AMD Radeon VII vs NVIDIA GeForce 805A

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)
4.06
 
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Architecture
Vega
 
Kepler 2.0
GPU code name
Vega 20
 
GK208
Market segment
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
7 February 2019
 
22 July 2014
Launch price (MSRP)
$699
 
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Price now
$601
 
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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
 
192
Core clock speed
1400 MHz
 
719 MHz
Boost Clock
1750 MHz
 
758 MHz
Transistor count
13,230 million
 
915 million
Manufacturing process technology
7 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
295 Watt
 
15 Watt
Texture fill rate
420.0
 
12.13
Floating-point performance
no data
 
297.6 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon VII and GeForce 805A 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
 
PCIe 3.0 x8
Length
305 mm
 
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Supplementary power connectors
2x 8-pin
 
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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
 
DDR3
Maximum RAM amount
16 GB
 
1 GB
Memory bus width
4096 Bit
 
64 Bit
Memory clock speed
1000 MHz
 
2002 MHz
Memory bandwidth
1024 GB/s
 
16.02 GB/s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon VII and GeForce 805A. 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
 
No outputs
HDMI
+
 
-

API support

APIs supported by Radeon VII and GeForce 805A, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_1)
 
12 (11_0)
Shader Model
6.4
 
5.1
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
OpenCL
2.0
 
1.2
Vulkan
1.2.131
 
1.1.126
CUDA
-
 
3.5

Advantages of AMD Radeon VII

Much newer (7 February 2019 vs 22 July 2014)
Wider memory bus (4096 vs 64 bit)
More pipelines (3840 vs 192)
Higher memory bandwidth (1024 vs 16.02 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 28 nm)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 805A

Less power hungry (15 vs 295 watts)

So, VII or 805A?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon VII and NVIDIA GeForce 805A. We've got no test results to judge.
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