AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 videocard review

Radeon RX Vega 64 videocard released by AMD; release date: 7 August 2017. At the time of release, the videocard cost $499. The videocard is designed for desktop-computers and based on GCN 5.0 microarchitecture codenamed Vega 10.

Core clock speed - 1247 MHz. Boost clock speed - 1546 MHz. Texture fill rate - 395.80 GTexel/s. Pipelines - 8192. Floating-point performance - 12.7 TFLOPs. Manufacturing process technology - 14 nm. Transistors count - 12,500 million. Power consumption (TDP) - 295 Watt.

Memory type: HBM2. Maximum RAM amount - 8 GB. Memory bus width - 2048 bit. Memory clock speed - 1890 MHz. Memory bandwidth - 483.8 GB/s.

Benchmarks

PassMark
G3D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
21527
14651
PassMark
G2D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
1086
795
Geekbench
OpenCL
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
237214
204168
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Face Detection
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
562.775 mPixels/s
195.478 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Ocean Surface Simulation
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
5428.233 Frames/s
2129.009 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
41.556 Frames/s
14.889 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Video Composition
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
254.085 Frames/s
129.271 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Bitcoin Mining
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
1964.377 mHash/s
1328.033 mHash/s
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
27846 Frames
14326 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
20062 Frames
3715 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
48700 Frames
3357 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
27846.000 Fps
14326.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
20062.000 Fps
3715.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
48700.000 Fps
3357.000 Fps
3DMark Fire Strike
Graphics Score
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
17055
7350
Name Value
PassMark - G3D Mark 14651
PassMark - G2D Mark 795
Geekbench - OpenCL 204168
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection 195.478 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation 2129.009 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex 14.889 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition 129.271 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining 1328.033 mHash/s
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 14326 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 3715 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3357 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 14326.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 3715.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3357.000 Fps
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 7350

Games performance

Horizon Zero Dawn (2020)

Death Stranding (2020)

F1 2020 (2020)

Strange Brigade (2018)

Gears Tactics (2020)

Doom Eternal (2020)

Hunt Showdown (2020)

Escape from Tarkov (2020)

Red Dead Redemption 2 (2019)

Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order (2019)

Medium, 1920x1080116.00
High, 1920x1080103.00
Ultra, 1920x108089.00
QHD, 2560x144062.00
4K, 3840x216031.20

Need for Speed Heat (2019)

Low, 1280x720108.00
Medium, 1920x1080103.00
High, 1920x108096.00
Ultra, 1920x108084.00
QHD, 2560x144062.00
4K, 3840x216035.40

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2019 (2019)

Low, 1280x720192.00
Medium, 1920x1080147.00
High, 1920x1080121.00
Ultra, 1920x1080106.00
QHD, 2560x144078.00
4K, 3840x216044.30

GRID 2019 (2019)

Low, 1280x720198.00
Medium, 1920x1080147.00
High, 1920x1080112.00
Ultra, 1920x108082.00
QHD, 2560x144069.00
4K, 3840x216044.60

Ghost Recon Breakpoint (2019)

Low, 1280x72070.00
Medium, 1920x108068.00
High, 1920x108065.00
Ultra, 1920x108054.00
QHD, 2560x144045.00
4K, 3840x216025.00

FIFA 20 (2019)

Low, 1280x720302.00
Medium, 1920x1080302.00
High, 1920x1080285.00
Ultra, 1920x1080281.00
QHD, 2560x1440257.00
4K, 3840x2160175.00

Borderlands 3 (2019)

Low, 1280x720140.30
Medium, 1920x1080114.00
High, 1920x108078.00
Ultra, 1920x108058.10
QHD, 2560x144042.20
4K, 3840x216023.40

Control (2019)

Low, 1280x720231.00
Medium, 1920x108096.00
High, 1920x108067.00
QHD, 2560x144043.70
4K, 3840x216022.20

Total War: Three Kingdoms (2019)

F1 2019 (2019)

Low, 1280x720275.00
Medium, 1920x1080202.00
High, 1920x1080170.00
Ultra, 1920x1080124.00
QHD, 2560x144093.00
4K, 3840x216055.00

Rage 2 (2019)

Low, 1280x720228.00
Medium, 1920x1080125.00
High, 1920x1080109.00
Ultra, 1920x1080106.00
QHD, 2560x144069.00
4K, 3840x216033.50

Anno 1800 (2019)

Low, 1280x720111.00
Medium, 1920x1080111.00
High, 1920x108082.00
Ultra, 1920x108042.30
QHD, 2560x144029.30
4K, 3840x216017.10

The Division 2 (2019)

Low, 1280x720157.00
Medium, 1920x1080126.00
High, 1920x108098.00
Ultra, 1920x108078.00
QHD, 2560x144058.00
4K, 3840x216032.00

Dirt Rally 2.0 (2019)

Low, 1280x720202.80
Medium, 1920x1080160.00
High, 1920x1080141.20
Ultra, 1920x108089.70
QHD, 2560x144069.30
4K, 3840x216041.50

Anthem (2019)

Low, 1280x720107.00
Medium, 1920x108094.00
High, 1920x108094.00
Ultra, 1920x108093.00
QHD, 2560x144073.00
4K, 3840x216040.90

Metro Exodus (2019)

Low, 1280x720144.50
Medium, 1920x108095.40
High, 1920x108068.40
Ultra, 1920x108056.40
QHD, 2560x144045.70
4K, 3840x216045.70

Far Cry New Dawn (2019)

Low, 1280x720123.00
Medium, 1920x1080105.00
High, 1920x1080101.00
Ultra, 1920x108091.00
QHD, 2560x144079.00
4K, 3840x216045.00

Apex Legends (2019)

Low, 1280x720144.00
Medium, 1920x1080144.00
High, 1920x1080133.00
Ultra, 1920x1080131.00
QHD, 2560x144093.00
4K, 3840x216052.10

Just Cause 4 (2018)

Low, 1280x720115.70
Medium, 1920x1080108.00
High, 1920x108093.20
Ultra, 1920x108092.30
4K, 3840x216036.40

Darksiders III (2018)

Low, 1280x720190.10
Medium, 1920x1080123.20
High, 1920x1080109.00
Ultra, 1920x108099.40
4K, 3840x216035.80

Farming Simulator 19 (2018)

Low, 1280x720189.70
Medium, 1920x1080140.60
High, 1920x1080118.70
Ultra, 1920x1080100.00
4K, 3840x216041.50

Battlefield V (2018)

Low, 1280x720194.40
Medium, 1920x1080161.40
High, 1920x1080145.70
Ultra, 1920x1080138.70
4K, 3840x216059.30

Fallout 76 (2018)

Low, 1280x72060.00
Medium, 1920x108060.00
High, 1920x108059.80
Ultra, 1920x108059.80
4K, 3840x216049.30

Hitman 2 (2018)

Low, 1280x72086.40
Medium, 1920x108082.20
High, 1920x108081.70
Ultra, 1920x108072.00
4K, 3840x216046.70

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 (2018)

Low, 1280x720252.90
Medium, 1920x1080186.30
High, 1920x1080174.20
Ultra, 1920x1080166.20
4K, 3840x216058.80

Assassin's Creed Odyssey (2018)

Low, 1280x72089.50
Medium, 1920x108080.50
High, 1920x108067.50
Ultra, 1920x108050.50
4K, 3840x216028.50

Forza Horizon 4 (2018)

Low, 1280x720232.50
Medium, 1920x1080166.50
High, 1920x1080157.50
Ultra, 1920x1080127.50
QHD, 2560x144098.00
4K, 3840x216065.50

FIFA 19 (2018)

Low, 1280x720322.50
Medium, 1920x1080320.50
High, 1920x1080294.20
Ultra, 1920x1080287.80
4K, 3840x2160161.40

Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018)

Low, 1280x720161.50
Medium, 1920x1080113.50
High, 1920x1080103.00
Ultra, 1920x108090.50
QHD, 2560x144061.50
4K, 3840x216032.00

F1 2018 (2018)

Low, 1280x720203.00
Medium, 1920x1080178.00
High, 1920x1080147.00
Ultra, 1920x1080118.00
4K, 3840x216052.00

Monster Hunter World (2018)

Low, 1280x720116.10
Medium, 1920x1080107.40
High, 1920x1080101.10
Ultra, 1920x108080.30
4K, 3840x216027.20

The Crew 2 (2018)

Low, 1280x72060.00
Medium, 1920x108060.00
High, 1920x108060.00
Ultra, 1920x108060.00
4K, 3840x216035.90

Far Cry 5 (2018)

Low, 1280x720124.50
Medium, 1920x1080110.00
High, 1920x1080104.00
Ultra, 1920x108098.00
QHD, 2560x144080.50
4K, 3840x216044.00

X-Plane 11.11 (2018)

Low, 1280x72083.00
Medium, 1920x108073.00
High, 1920x108061.50
4K, 3840x216047.75

Kingdom Come: Deliverance (2018)

Low, 1280x720126.30
Medium, 1920x1080111.60
High, 1920x108086.10
Ultra, 1920x108067.30
4K, 3840x216027.10

Final Fantasy XV Benchmark (2018)

Low, 1280x720143.75
Medium, 1920x108088.15
High, 1920x108058.90
4K, 3840x216027.90

Star Wars Battlefront 2 (2017)

Low, 1280x720198.30
Medium, 1920x1080150.80
High, 1920x1080130.00
Ultra, 1920x1080108.10
4K, 3840x216037.10

Need for Speed Payback (2017)

Low, 1280x720118.40
Medium, 1920x1080110.50
High, 1920x1080106.00
Ultra, 1920x1080102.30
4K, 3840x216049.60

Call of Duty WWII (2017)

Low, 1280x720187.20
Medium, 1920x1080184.90
High, 1920x1080122.90
Ultra, 1920x1080115.50
4K, 3840x216064.10

Assassin's Creed Origins (2017)

Low, 1280x72080.50
Medium, 1920x108075.00
High, 1920x108073.50
Ultra, 1920x108066.50
4K, 3840x216034.00

F1 2017 (2017)

Low, 1280x720208.50
Medium, 1920x1080180.50
High, 1920x1080164.00
Ultra, 1920x1080129.00
4K, 3840x216055.50

Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017)

Low, 1280x720113.50
Medium, 1920x108085.40
High, 1920x108082.90
Ultra, 1920x108052.60
4K, 3840x216037.60

For Honor (2017)

Low, 1280x720276.20
Medium, 1920x1080161.40
High, 1920x1080158.00
Ultra, 1920x1080123.70
4K, 3840x216049.00

Battlefield 1 (2016)

Low, 1280x720196.90
Medium, 1366x768182.20
High, 1920x1080157.25
Ultra, 1920x1080141.40
4K, 3840x216062.90

Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)

Low, 1280x720115.90
Medium, 1366x768113.30
High, 1920x108097.30
Ultra, 1920x108052.10
4K, 3840x216035.50

The Division (2016)

Low, 1280x720205.30
Medium, 1366x768171.40
High, 1920x1080121.80
Ultra, 1920x108098.90
4K, 3840x216050.50

Far Cry Primal (2016)

Low, 1280x720115.00
Medium, 1920x1080104.00
High, 1920x108094.00
Ultra, 1920x108087.00
4K, 3840x216049.00

Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)

Low, 1024x768272.75
Medium, 1366x768189.25
High, 1920x1080114.80
Ultra, 1920x108095.55
4K, 3840x216048.10

Rainbow Six Siege (2015)

Low, 1024x768328.85
Medium, 1366x768281.60
High, 1920x1080247.90
Ultra, 1920x1080211.10
4K, 3840x216079.35

Dota 2 Reborn (2015)

Low, 1280x720163.70
Medium, 1366x768154.00
High, 1920x1080150.25
Ultra, 1920x1080138.40
4K, 3840x216096.20

The Witcher 3 (2015)

Low, 1024x768296.15
Medium, 1366x768221.05
High, 1920x1080132.45
Ultra, 1920x108077.15
4K, 3840x216048.00

Battlefield 4 (2013)

Low, 1024x768199.80
Medium, 1366x768199.70
High, 1366x768199.90
Ultra, 1920x1080137.40
4K, 3840x216072.90

BioShock Infinite (2013)

Low, 1280x720297.30
Medium, 1366x768259.70
High, 1366x768233.30
Ultra, 1920x1080163.00

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture GCN 5.0
Code name Vega 10
Design Radeon RX Vega Series
Launch date 7 August 2017
Launch price (MSRP) $499
Place in performance rating 43
Price now $449.99
Type Desktop
Value for money (0-100) 41.07

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1546 MHz
Compute units 64
Core clock speed 1247 MHz
Floating-point performance 12.7 TFLOPs
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 840 GFLOPs
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 26.7 TFLOPs
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 13.4 TFLOPs
Pipelines 8192
Pixel fill rate 98.90 GP/s
Render output units 64
Stream Processors 4096
Texture fill rate 395.80 GTexel/s
Texture Units 256
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 295 Watt
Transistor count 12,500 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
DisplayPort support
Dual-link DVI support
HDMI
VGA

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 279 mm
Recommended system power (PSU) 750 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 2x 8-pin

API support

DirectX 12
OpenCL 2.0
OpenGL 4.5
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 8 GB
Memory bandwidth 483.8 GB/s
Memory bus width 2048 bit
Memory clock speed 1890 MHz
Memory type HBM2

Technologies

AMD Eyefinity
AMD Radeon™ Chill
AMD Radeon™ ReLive
FreeSync
PowerTune
TressFX
TrueAudio
Unified Video Decoder (UVD)
Video Code Engine (VCE)
Virtual Super Resolution (VSR)
VR Ready
ZeroCore