AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 vs R7 M275DX

AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
AMD Radeon R7 M275DX

General info

Comparison of Radeon RX Vega 8 and Radeon R7 M275DX architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Vega
 
GCN
Code name
Vega Raven Ridge
 
no data
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
26 October 2017
 
4 June 2014

Technical specs

Radeon RX Vega 8 and Radeon R7 M275DX'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 R7 M275DX's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
512
 
896
Boost Clock
1200 MHz
 
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Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
28 nm

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX Vega 8 and Radeon R7 M275DX 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
no data
 
medium sized

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX Vega 8 and Radeon R7 M275DX: 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
-
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 8 and Radeon R7 M275DX. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
AppAcceleration
-
 
+
Enduro
-
 
+
Eyefinity
no data
 
+
PowerPlay
no data
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 8 and Radeon R7 M275DX, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12_1
 
DirectX 12, Shader 5.0

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX Vega 8 and Radeon R7 M275DX. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RX Vega 8 2.36
R7 M275DX 2.99 +26.7%

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

RX Vega 8 113147 +31%
R7 M275DX 86346

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

RX Vega 8 14724 +31.9%
R7 M275DX 11160

3DMark Fire Strike Score

RX Vega 8 2132 +41.5%
R7 M275DX 1507

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

RX Vega 8 2319 +20%
R7 M275DX 1932

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

RX Vega 8 3535
R7 M275DX 3553 +0.5%

3DMark Vantage Performance

RX Vega 8 10294 +23.9%
R7 M275DX 8309

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon RX Vega 8 and Radeon R7 M275DX are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 8

Much newer (26 October 2017 vs 4 June 2014)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Tiled Rasterization
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)

Advantages of AMD Radeon R7 M275DX

26.7% faster in synthetic tests
More pipelines (896 vs 512)
App Acceleration
PowerPlay
AMD PowerTune technology
AMD ZeroCore Power technology
Enduro (saves battery charge by automatically switching between an integrated and discrete AMD GPU depending on workload. Similar to NVIDIA Optimus)
Eyefinity (allows using several displays with an AMD GPU)
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
AMD App Acceleration

So, RX Vega 8 or R7 M275DX?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon R7 M275DX.
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