AMD Radeon VII vs ATI FireGL X1-128

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, release date and other general parameters.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Value for money (0-100)
2.63
 
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Architecture
Vega
 
Rage 8
GPU code name
Vega 20
 
R300
Market segment
Desktop
 
Workstation
Release date
7 February 2019
 
1 July 2002
Launch price (MSRP)
$699
 
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Price now
$649
 
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Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines / CUDA cores
3840
 
no data
Core clock speed
1400 MHz
 
325 MHz
Boost Clock
1750 MHz
 
no data
Transistor count
13,230 million
 
110 million
Manufacturing process technology
7 nm
 
150 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
295 Watt
 
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Texture fill rate
420.0
 
2.600

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon VII and FireGL X1-128 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
 
AGP 8x
Length
305 mm
 
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Supplementary power connectors
2x 8-pin
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed: 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
 
DDR
Maximum RAM amount
16 GB
 
128 MB
Memory bus width
4096 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
1000 MHz
 
620 MHz
Memory bandwidth
1024 GB/s
 
19.84 GB/s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon VII and FireGL X1-128. 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
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
 
2x DVI, 1x S-Video
HDMI
+
 
-

API support

APIs supported by Radeon VII and FireGL X1-128, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_1)
 
9.0 (9_0)
Shader Model
6.4
 
no data
OpenGL
4.6
 
2.0
OpenCL
2.0
 
N/A
Vulkan
1.2.131
 
N/A

Advantages of AMD Radeon VII

Much newer (7 February 2019 vs 1 July 2002)
Wider memory bus (4096 vs 256 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (1024 vs 19.84 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 150 nm)

Advantages of ATI FireGL X1-128

We are unaware of any advantages of ATI FireGL X1-128 over AMD Radeon VII.

So, VII or FireGL X1-128?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon VII and ATI FireGL X1-128. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Radeon VII is a desktop card while FireGL X1-128 is a workstation one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon VII and FireGL X1-128, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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