AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 vs ATI Mobility HD 5870

AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870

General info

Comparison of Radeon RX Vega 8 and Mobility Radeon HD 5870 architecture, market type and release date.
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Value for money (0-100)
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12.82
Architecture
Vega
 
TeraScale 2
Code name
Vega Raven Ridge
 
Broadway
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
26 October 2017
 
7 January 2010
Price now
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$173

Technical specs

Radeon RX Vega 8 and Mobility Radeon HD 5870's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon RX Vega 8 and Mobility Radeon HD 5870's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
512
 
800
Core clock speed
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700 MHz
Boost Clock
1200 MHz
 
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Transistor count
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1,040 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
40 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
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50 Watt
Texture fill rate
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28.00
Floating-point performance
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1,120.0 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX Vega 8 and Mobility Radeon HD 5870 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Laptop size
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large
Interface
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MXM-B (3.0)

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX Vega 8 and Mobility Radeon HD 5870: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
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GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
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1 GB
Memory bus width
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128 Bit
Memory clock speed
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4000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
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64 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX Vega 8 and Mobility Radeon HD 5870. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
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Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 8 and Mobility Radeon HD 5870. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
HDMI 1.3a
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API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 8 and Mobility Radeon HD 5870, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12_1
 
11.2 (11_0)
OpenGL
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4.4

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX Vega 8 and Mobility Radeon HD 5870. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RX Vega 8 8.00
ATI Mobility HD 5870 8.10 +1.3%

3DMark Vantage Performance

RX Vega 8 10294 +28.7%
ATI Mobility HD 5870 7999

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon RX Vega 8 and Mobility Radeon HD 5870 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 8

Much newer (26 October 2017 vs 7 January 2010)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 40 nm)
Tiled Rasterization
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)

Advantages of ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870

1.3% faster in synthetic tests
More pipelines (800 vs 512)
Eyefinity (up to 6 displays)
HD Audio (Dolby True HD, DTS HD)
HDMI 1.3a
Avivo HD (UVD2.2)

So, RX Vega 8 or Mobility HD 5870?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 and ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870. The differences in performance seem too small.
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