AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 vs R6 M340DX
Comparison of Radeon RX Vega 8 and Radeon R6 M340DX architecture, market type and release date.
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.
Manufacturing process technology
Texture fill rate
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.
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.
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX Vega 8 and Radeon R6 M340DX.
APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 8 and Radeon R6 M340DX, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 12, Shader 5.0
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
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)
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 Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)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.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon RX Vega 8 and Radeon R6 M340DX, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.