AMD Radeon VII vs NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 Ultra

General info

Comparison of Radeon VII and GeForce FX 5600 Ultra architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Value for money (0-100)
3.73
 
no data
Architecture
Vega
 
Rankine
Code name
Vega 20
 
NV31
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
7 February 2019
 
17 March 2003
Launch price (MSRP)
$699
 
$199
Price now
$601
 
$154

Technical specs

Radeon VII and GeForce FX 5600 Ultra'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 and GeForce FX 5600 Ultra's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
3840
 
no data
Core clock speed
1400 MHz
 
400 MHz
Boost Clock
1750 MHz
 
no data
Transistor count
13,230 million
 
80 million
Manufacturing process technology
7 nm
 
130 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
295 Watt
 
no data
Texture fill rate
420.0
 
1.600

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon VII and GeForce FX 5600 Ultra 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
 
191 mm
Supplementary power connectors
2x 8-pin
 
1x Molex

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon VII and GeForce FX 5600 Ultra: 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
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
1000 MHz
 
800 MHz
Memory bandwidth
1024 GB/s
 
12.8 GB/s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon VII and GeForce FX 5600 Ultra. 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
 
1x DVI, 1x VGA, 1x S-Video
HDMI
+
 
-

API support

APIs supported by Radeon VII and GeForce FX 5600 Ultra, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_1)
 
9.0a
Shader Model
6.4
 
no data
OpenGL
4.6
 
1.5 (2.1)
OpenCL
2.0
 
N/A
Vulkan
1.2.131
 
N/A

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon VII and GeForce FX 5600 Ultra. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Passmark

Radeon VII 17008 +99947.1%
FX 5600 Ultra 17

Advantages of AMD Radeon VII

Much newer (7 February 2019 vs 17 March 2003)
Wider memory bus (4096 vs 128 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (1024 vs 12.8 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 130 nm)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 Ultra

Cheaper ($154.00 USD vs $601.00 USD)

So, VII or FX 5600 Ultra?

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