AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition vs RX 5600M
Comparison of Radeon Vega Frontier Edition and Radeon RX 5600M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
Navi / RDNA
27 June 2017
7 January 2020
Launch price (MSRP)
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.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
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.
PCIe 3.0 x16
PCIe 4.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon Vega Frontier Edition and Radeon RX 5600M.
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
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.
APIs supported by Radeon Vega Frontier Edition and Radeon RX 5600M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 12, Shader 6.4
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
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?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition and AMD Radeon RX 5600M. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Radeon Vega Frontier Edition is a desktop card while Radeon RX 5600M is a notebook one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon Vega Frontier Edition and Radeon RX 5600M, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.