AMD Radeon RX Vega videocard review

Radeon RX Vega videocard released by AMD; release date: 1 April 2017. At the time of release, the videocard cost $599.99. The videocard is designed for desktop-computers and based on GCN 1.3 microarchitecture codenamed Greenland.

Core clock speed - 1000 MHz. Boost clock speed - 1200 MHz. Texture fill rate - 307.2 GTexel / s. Pipelines - 4096. Floating-point performance - 9,830 gflops. Manufacturing process technology - 14 nm. Power consumption (TDP) - 225 Watt.

Memory type: HBM2. Maximum RAM amount - 8 GB. Memory bus width - 2048 Bit. Memory clock speed - 2000 MHz. Memory bandwidth - 512 GB / s.

Benchmarks

PassMark
G3D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
21630
12297
PassMark
G2D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
1086
882
Geekbench
OpenCL
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
250916
237214
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Face Detection
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
503.150 mPixels/s
203.683 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Ocean Surface Simulation
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
5428.233 Frames/s
3962.076 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
41.556 Frames/s
18.022 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Video Composition
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
251.688 Frames/s
215.219 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Bitcoin Mining
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
1790.000 mHash/s
1296.186 mHash/s
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
27846 Frames
2094 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
23076 Frames
2391 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
49002 Frames
8455 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
27846.000 Fps
2094.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
23076.000 Fps
2391.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
49002.000 Fps
8455.000 Fps
Name Value
PassMark - G3D Mark 12297
PassMark - G2D Mark 882
Geekbench - OpenCL 237214
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection 203.683 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation 3962.076 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex 18.022 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition 215.219 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining 1296.186 mHash/s
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 2094 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 2391 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 8455 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 2094.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 2391.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 8455.000 Fps

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture GCN 1.3
Code name Greenland
Launch date 1 April 2017
Launch price (MSRP) $599.99
Place in performance rating 30
Price now $409.99
Type Desktop
Value for money (0-100) 38.94

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1200 MHz
Core clock speed 1000 MHz
Floating-point performance 9,830 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Pipelines 4096
Texture fill rate 307.2 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 225 Watt

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 267 mm
Supplementary power connectors 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 8 GB
Memory bandwidth 512 GB / s
Memory bus width 2048 Bit
Memory clock speed 2000 MHz
Memory type HBM2