AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL vs R9 M395

AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL
AMD Radeon R9 M395

General info

Comparison of Radeon RX Vega M GL and Radeon R9 M395 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN 4.0
 
GCN
Code name
Polaris 22
 
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Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
1 February 2018
 
9 June 2015

Technical specs

Radeon RX Vega M GL and Radeon R9 M395'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 M395's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1280
 
1792
Core clock speed
931 MHz
 
834 MHz
Boost Clock
1011 MHz
 
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Transistor count
5,000 million
 
5000 Million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
65 Watt
 
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Texture fill rate
80.88
 
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Floating-point performance
2,588 gflops
 
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX Vega M GL and Radeon R9 M395 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
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large
Bus support
no data
 
PCIe 3.0
Interface
IGP
 
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Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX Vega M GL and Radeon R9 M395: 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
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
1024 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
1400 MHz
 
1250 MHz
Memory bandwidth
179.2 GB/s
 
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Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX Vega M GL and Radeon R9 M395. 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
No outputs
 
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Eyefinity
-
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega M GL and Radeon R9 M395. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
FreeSync
-
 
+
HD3D
-
 
+
PowerTune
-
 
+
DualGraphics
-
 
+
TrueAudio
-
 
+
ZeroCore
-
 
+
Switchable graphics
-
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega M GL and Radeon R9 M395, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_0)
 
DirectX® 12
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.4
OpenCL
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Not Listed
Vulkan
-
 
+
Mantle
-
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX Vega M GL and Radeon R9 M395. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RX Vega M GL 15.13
R9 M395 22.83 +50.9%

Passmark

RX Vega M GL 3283
R9 M395 4954 +50.9%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon RX Vega M GL and Radeon R9 M395. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
no data
 
336 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon RX Vega M GL and Radeon R9 M395 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL

Much newer (1 February 2018 vs 9 June 2015)
Wider memory bus (1024 vs 256 bit)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Tiled Rasterization
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)

Advantages of AMD Radeon R9 M395

50.9% faster (about 1.5 times) in synthetic tests
More pipelines (1792 vs 1280)
DirectX 12
OpenCL 1.2 (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
OpenGL 4.3 (Open Graphics Library - an API for 3D graphics and GPUs usage)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
EyefinitySupport
FreeSync
HD3DMenu
PowerTuneMenu
DualGraphics
TrueAudioMenu
ZeroCoreMenu
SwitchableGraphics
MantleMenu

So, RX Vega M GL or R9 M395?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon R9 M395.
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