AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition vs RX 5600M

AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition
AMD Radeon RX 5600M

General info

Comparison of Radeon Vega Frontier Edition and Radeon RX 5600M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Value for money (0-100)
10.18
 
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Architecture
GCN 5.0
 
Navi / RDNA
Code name
Vega 10
 
Navi 10
Type
Desktop
 
Laptop
Release date
27 June 2017
 
7 January 2020
Launch price (MSRP)
$999
 
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Price now
$1666
 
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Technical specs

Radeon Vega Frontier Edition and Radeon RX 5600M's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon Vega Frontier Edition and Radeon RX 5600M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
4096
 
2304
Core clock speed
1382 MHz
 
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Boost Clock
1600 MHz
 
1265 MHz
Transistor count
12,500 million
 
10,300 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
7 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
300 Watt
 
150 Watt
Texture fill rate
409.6
 
182.2
Floating-point performance
13,107 gflops
 
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon Vega Frontier Edition and Radeon RX 5600M 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). For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Laptop size
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medium sized
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 4.0 x16
Length
267 mm
 
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Supplementary power connectors
2x 8-pin
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon Vega Frontier Edition and Radeon RX 5600M: 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
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
16 GB
 
6 GB
Memory bus width
2048 Bit
 
192 Bit
Memory clock speed
1890 MHz
 
12000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
483.8 GB/s
 
288.0 GB/s
Shared memory
no data
 
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon Vega Frontier Edition and Radeon RX 5600M.
Display Connectors
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
 
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon Vega Frontier Edition and Radeon RX 5600M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
HDMI 2.0b
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API support

APIs supported by Radeon Vega Frontier Edition and Radeon RX 5600M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_1)
 
DirectX 12, Shader 6.4
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6

Advantages of AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition

Wider memory bus (2048 vs 192 bit)
More pipelines (4096 vs 2304)
Higher memory bandwidth (483.8 vs 288 GB/s)

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 5600M

Much newer (7 January 2020 vs 27 June 2017)
Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 14 nm)
Less power hungry (150 vs 300 watts)
DisplayPort 1.4 w/DFSC
HDMI 2.0b
Radeon Media Engine (H.264 4K150 decode, 4K90 encode / H.265 4K90 decode, 4K60 encode / VP9 4K90 decode)

So, Vega Frontier Edition or RX 5600M?

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Be aware that Radeon Vega Frontier Edition is a desktop card while Radeon RX 5600M is a notebook one.
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