AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 vs Intel UHD Graphics 630

AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
Intel UHD Graphics 630

General info

Comparison of Radeon RX Vega 8 and UHD Graphics 630 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Vega
 
Generation 9.5
Code name
Vega Raven Ridge
 
Coffee Lake GT2
Type
Laptop
 
Desktop
Release date
26 October 2017
 
1 September 2017

Technical specs

Radeon RX Vega 8 and UHD Graphics 630'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 UHD Graphics 630's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
512
 
184
Core clock speed
no data
 
300 MHz
Boost Clock
1200 MHz
 
1150 MHz
Transistor count
no data
 
189 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
14 nm+++
Power consumption (TDP)
no data
 
15 Watt
Texture fill rate
no data
 
26.45
Floating-point performance
no data
 
460.8 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX Vega 8 and UHD Graphics 630 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility). 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.
Interface
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PCIe 3.0 x1

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX Vega 8 and UHD Graphics 630: 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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System Shared
Shared memory
-
 
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX Vega 8 and UHD Graphics 630. 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.
Display Connectors
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No outputs

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 8 and UHD Graphics 630. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Quick Sync
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API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 8 and UHD Graphics 630, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12_1
 
12 (12_1)
OpenGL
no data
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX Vega 8 and UHD Graphics 630. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RX Vega 8 8.00 +45.7%
UHD Graphics 630 5.49

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

RX Vega 8 113147 +2.3%
UHD Graphics 630 110557

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

RX Vega 8 15109 +51.2%
UHD Graphics 630 9994

3DMark Fire Strike Score

RX Vega 8 2141 +92%
UHD Graphics 630 1115

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

RX Vega 8 2328 +92.2%
UHD Graphics 630 1211

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

RX Vega 8 3511 +99.3%
UHD Graphics 630 1762

3DMark Vantage Performance

RX Vega 8 10294 +33.6%
UHD Graphics 630 7704

Unigine Heaven 3.0

RX Vega 8 27 +42.1%
UHD Graphics 630 19

Passmark

RX Vega 8 1737 +45.7%
UHD Graphics 630 1192

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon RX Vega 8 and UHD Graphics 630 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 8

45.7% faster in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (26 October 2017 vs 1 September 2017)
More pipelines (512 vs 184)
Tiled Rasterization
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)

Advantages of Intel UHD Graphics 630

Quick Sync (hardware acceleration of video encoding and decoding for Intel CPUs. Speeds up video encoding by times, but at the cost of somewhat lower quality)

So, RX Vega 8 or UHD Graphics 630?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon RX Vega 8.
Be aware that Radeon RX Vega 8 is a notebook card while UHD Graphics 630 is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon RX Vega 8 and UHD Graphics 630, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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