AMD Radeon VII vs ATI R481

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.

Place in our rating
 
not rated
Value for money (0-100)
2.62
 
no data
Architecture
Vega
 
R400
GPU code name
Vega 20
 
R481
Market segment
Desktop
 
Desktop
Launch date
7 February 2019 (2 years ago)
 
no data (2021 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)
$699
 
no data
Price now
$136
 
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Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock speeds, 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
 
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Core clock speed
1400 MHz
 
no data
Boost clock
1750 MHz
 
no data
Transistor count
13,230 million
 
160 million
Manufacturing process technology
7 nm
 
130 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)
295 Watt
 
no data
Texture fill rate
420.0
 
no data

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on 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
 
no data
Length
305 mm
 
no data
Supplementary power connectors
2x 8-pin
 
no data

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
 
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Maximum RAM amount
16 GB
 
no data
Memory bus width
4096 Bit
 
no data
Memory clock speed
1000 MHz
 
no data
Memory bandwidth
1024 GB/s
 
no data

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones. OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

Display Connectors
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
 
no data
HDMI
+
 
-

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX
12 (12_1)
 
9.0b (9_2)
Shader Model
6.4
 
no data
OpenGL
4.6
 
2.1
OpenCL
2.0
 
N/A
Vulkan
1.2.131
 
N/A

Advantages of AMD Radeon VII

Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 130 nm)

Advantages of ATI R481

We are unaware of any advantages of ATI R481 over AMD Radeon VII.

So, VII or R481?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon VII and ATI R481. We've got no test results to judge.

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