VII vs R4 Graphics

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)
18.66
 
no data
Architecture
Vega
 
GCN 2.0
GPU code name
Vega 20
 
Beema
Market segment
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
7 February 2019
 
11 June 2014
Launch price (MSRP)
$699
 
no data
Price now
$127
 
$425

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
 
128
Core clock speed
1400 MHz
 
800 MHz
Boost Clock
1750 MHz
 
no data
Transistor count
13,230 million
 
930 million
Manufacturing process technology
7 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
295 Watt
 
15 Watt
Texture fill rate
420.0
 
6.400
Floating-point performance
no data
 
204.8 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon VII and Radeon R4 Graphics 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
 
IGP
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
 
System Shared
Maximum RAM amount
16 GB
 
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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 Radeon VII and Radeon R4 Graphics. 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 Radeon R4 Graphics, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX
12 (12_1)
 
12 (12_0)
Shader Model
6.4
 
6.3
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
OpenCL
2.0
 
2.0
Vulkan
1.2.131
 
1.2.131

Advantages of AMD Radeon VII

Much newer (7 February 2019 vs 11 June 2014)

Cheaper ($127.00 USD vs $425.00 USD)

More pipelines (3840 vs 128)

Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 28 nm)

Advantages of AMD Radeon R4 Graphics

Less power hungry (15 vs 295 watts)

So, VII or R4 Graphics?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon VII and AMD Radeon R4 Graphics. We've got no test results to judge.

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