AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL
Radeon RX Vega M GL
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  • Interface IGP
  • Core clock speed 931 MHz
  • Max video memory 4 GB
  • Memory type HBM2
  • Memory clock speed 1400 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2018
Performance 8.97

Summary

AMD started Radeon RX Vega M GL sales 1 February 2018. This is GCN 4.0 architecture notebook card based on 14 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 4 GB of HBM2 memory clocked at 1.4 GHz are supplied, and together with 1024 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 179.2 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is an integrated video card. Power consumption is at 65 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at

8.97%

of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090.

General info

Some basic facts about Radeon RX Vega M GL: architecture, market segment, release date etc.

Place in performance rating372
Value for money2.57
ArchitectureGCN 4.0 (2016−2020)
GPU code namePolaris 22
Market segmentLaptop
Release date1 February 2018 (4 years ago)
Current price$1307 of 49999 (A100 SXM4)
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Technical specs

Radeon RX Vega M GL's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon RX Vega M GL's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores1280of 18432 (AD102)
Core clock speed931 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Boost clock speed1011 MHzof 3599 (Radeon RX 7990 XTX)
Number of transistors5,000 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology14 nmof 4 (GeForce RTX 4080 Ti)
Thermal design power (TDP)65 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate80.88of 969.9 (H100 SXM5 96 GB)
Floating-point performance2,588 gflopsof 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX Vega M GL's 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.

InterfaceIGP

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX Vega M GL: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM instead.

Memory typeHBM2
Maximum RAM amount4 GBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width1024 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed1400 MHzof 22400 (GeForce RTX 4080)
Memory bandwidth179.2 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)
Shared memory-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX Vega M GL. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference graphics cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model, while non-reference desktop models can (though not necessarily will) bear a different set of video ports.

Display ConnectorsNo outputs

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega M GL, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12 (12_0)
Shader Model6.4
OpenGL4.6
OpenCL2.0
Vulkan1.2.131

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of Radeon RX Vega M GL. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

RX Vega M GL 8.97
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Passmark

This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

Benchmark coverage: 26%

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Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon RX Vega M GL is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 18−20
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 18−20
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 8−9

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon RX Vega M GL performance compared to nearest competitors among notebook video cards.


NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon RX Vega M GL from NVIDIA is GeForce GT 755M SLI, which is slower by 1% and lower by 5 positions in our rating.

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