AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 vs R6 M340DX

AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
AMD Radeon R6 M340DX

General info

Comparison of Radeon RX Vega 8 and Radeon R6 M340DX architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Vega
 
GCN
Code name
Vega Raven Ridge
 
Jet
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
26 October 2017
 
3 June 2015

Technical specs

Radeon RX Vega 8 and Radeon R6 M340DX'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 Radeon R6 M340DX's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
512
 
704
Boost Clock
1200 MHz
 
no data
Transistor count
no data
 
690 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
28 nm
Texture fill rate
no data
 
24.72 GTexel / s

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX Vega 8 and Radeon R6 M340DX 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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medium sized
Interface
no data
 
IGP

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX Vega 8 and Radeon R6 M340DX: 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
no data
 
DDR3
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX Vega 8 and Radeon R6 M340DX.
Display Connectors
no data
 
No outputs

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 8 and Radeon R6 M340DX, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12_1
 
DirectX 12, Shader 5.0
OpenGL
no data
 
4.6
Vulkan
-
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX Vega 8 and Radeon R6 M340DX. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RX Vega 8 3.94 +98%
R6 M340DX 1.99

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

RX Vega 8 113147 +89.9%
R6 M340DX 59574

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

RX Vega 8 15109 +69.1%
R6 M340DX 8935

3DMark Fire Strike Score

RX Vega 8 2132 +82.4%
R6 M340DX 1169

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

RX Vega 8 2319 +57.5%
R6 M340DX 1472

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

RX Vega 8 3535 +31.9%
R6 M340DX 2681

Unigine Heaven 3.0

RX Vega 8 27 +50%
R6 M340DX 18

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon RX Vega 8 and Radeon R6 M340DX are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 8

98% faster (about 2 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (26 October 2017 vs 3 June 2015)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Tiled Rasterization
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)

Advantages of AMD Radeon R6 M340DX

More pipelines (704 vs 512)
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

So, RX Vega 8 or R6 M340DX?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon RX Vega 8.
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