AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL vs R9 M295X

AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL
AMD Radeon R9 M295X

General info

Comparison of Radeon RX Vega M GL and Radeon R9 M295X architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN 4.0
 
GCN 3
Code name
Polaris 22
 
Tonga
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
1 February 2018
 
16 October 2014

Technical specs

Radeon RX Vega M GL and Radeon R9 M295X'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 M GL and Radeon R9 M295X's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1280
 
2048
Core clock speed
931 MHz
 
n/d
Boost Clock
1011 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
5,000 million
 
5,000 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
65 Watt
 
250 Watt
Texture fill rate
80.88 GTexel / s
 
92.54 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
2,588 gflops
 
2,961 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX Vega M GL and Radeon R9 M295X 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
n/d
 
large
Bus support
n/d
 
PCIe 3.0
Interface
IGP
 
MXM-B (3.0)
Supplementary power connectors
n/d
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX Vega M GL and Radeon R9 M295X: 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
HBM2
 
Not Listed
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
n/d
Memory bus width
1024 Bit
 
n/d
Memory clock speed
1400 MHz
 
n/d
Memory bandwidth
204.8 GB / s
 
160.0 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX Vega M GL and Radeon R9 M295X.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega M GL and Radeon R9 M295X. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
FreeSync
-
 
+
HD3D
-
 
+
PowerTune
-
 
+
DualGraphics
-
 
+
ZeroCore
-
 
+
Switchable graphics
-
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega M GL and Radeon R9 M295X, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (12_0)
 
Not Listed
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.4
OpenCL
n/d
 
Not Listed
Mantle
-
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX Vega M GL and Radeon R9 M295X. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RX Vega M GL 19.60 +1.6%
R9 M295X 19.30

Passmark

RX Vega M GL 5232 +1.6%
R9 M295X 5150

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon RX Vega M GL and Radeon R9 M295X. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
n/d
 
392 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon RX Vega M GL and Radeon R9 M295X are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL

1.6% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (1 February 2018 vs 16 October 2014)
Higher memory bandwidth (204.8 vs 160 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (65 vs 250 watts)
Tiled Rasterization
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)

Advantages of AMD Radeon R9 M295X

More pipelines (2048 vs 1280)
FreeSync
HD3DMenu
PowerTuneMenu
DualGraphics
ZeroCoreMenu
SwitchableGraphics
MantleMenu

So, RX Vega M GL or R9 M295X?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL and AMD Radeon R9 M295X. The differences in performance seem too small.
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