AMD Radeon VII: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon VII

Summary

AMD started Radeon VII sales 7 February 2019 at a recommended price of $699. This is high-end Vega architecture desktop card based on 7 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 305 mm. Two 8-pin power connectors are required, and power consumption is at 295 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 72.19 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile.

General info

Of Radeon VII's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
6.36
 
Architecture
Vega
 
Code name
Vega 20
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
7 February 2019
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$699
 
Price now
$630
 
of 10560 (Quadro GV100)

Technical specs

Radeon VII's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon VII's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
3840
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
1400 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1750 MHz
 
Transistor count
13,230 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
7 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
295 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon VII's 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).
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
Length
305 mm
 
Supplementary power connectors
2x 8-pin
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon VII: 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
 
Memory bus width
4096 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
1000 MHz
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon VII.
Display Connectors
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
 

API support

APIs supported by Radeon VII, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12_1
 
OpenGL
4.6
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon VII. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

72.19

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

417729

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

137677

3DMark Fire Strike Score

20451

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

27476

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

37881

3DMark Vantage Performance

62128

Passmark

14187

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon VII is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon VII from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

Advices and comments

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