NVIDIA TITAN V vs AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition

NVIDIA TITAN V
AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition

General info

Comparison of TITAN V and Radeon Vega Frontier Edition architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
n/d
 
29.62
Architecture
Volta
 
GCN 5.0
Code name
GV100
 
Vega 10
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
7 December 2017
 
27 June 2017
Launch price (MSRP)
$2,999
 
$999
Price now
$3299
 
$600

Technical specs

TITAN V and Radeon Vega Frontier Edition's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of TITAN V and Radeon Vega Frontier Edition's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
5120
 
4096
Core clock speed
1200 MHz
 
1382 MHz
Boost Clock
1455 MHz
 
1600 MHz
Transistor count
21,100 million
 
12,500 million
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
250 Watt
 
300 Watt
Texture fill rate
465.6 GTexel / s
 
409.6 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
14,899 gflops
 
13,107 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on TITAN V and Radeon Vega Frontier Edition 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
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
267 mm
 
267 mm
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
 
2x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on TITAN V and Radeon Vega Frontier Edition: 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
 
HBM2
Maximum RAM amount
12 GB
 
16 GB
Memory bus width
3072 Bit
 
2048 Bit
Memory clock speed
1696 MHz
 
1890 MHz
Memory bandwidth
652.8 GB / s
 
483.8 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

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

API support

APIs supported by TITAN V and Radeon Vega Frontier Edition, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (12_1)
 
12.0 (12_1)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
Vulkan
+
 
-

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of TITAN V and Radeon Vega Frontier Edition. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

TITAN V 78.67 +37.7%
Vega Frontier Edition 57.15

Passmark

TITAN V 17125 +55.7%
Vega Frontier Edition 10997

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of TITAN V and Radeon Vega Frontier Edition. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
79 Mh/s
 
n/d
Siacoin / SC (Sia)
3.44 Gh/s
 
n/d
Monero / XMR (CryptoNight)
1.45 kh/s
 
n/d
Zcash / ZEC (Equihash)
884 Sol/s
 
n/d

Gaming performance

Let's see how good TITAN V and Radeon Vega Frontier Edition are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA TITAN V

37.7% faster in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (7 December 2017 vs 27 June 2017)
Wider memory bus (3072 vs 2048 bit)
More pipelines (5120 vs 4096)
Higher memory bandwidth (652.8 vs 483.8 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 14 nm)
Less power hungry (250 vs 300 watts)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition

Cheaper ($999 vs $2999)

So, TITAN V or Vega Frontier Edition?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA TITAN V.
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