AMD Radeon VII videocard review

Radeon VII videocard released by AMD; release date: 7 February 2019. At the time of release, the videocard cost $699. The videocard is designed for desktop-computers and based on GCN 5.1 microarchitecture codenamed Vega 20.

Core clock speed - 1400 MHz. Boost clock speed - 1750 MHz. Texture fill rate - 432.24 GT/s. Pipelines - 3840. Manufacturing process technology - 7 nm. Transistors count - 13,230 million. Power consumption (TDP) - 300 Watt.

Memory type: HBM2. Maximum RAM amount - 16 GB. Memory bus width - 4096 Bit. Memory clock speed - 2000 MHz. Memory bandwidth - 1024 GB/s.

Benchmarks

PassMark
G3D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
21571
16887
PassMark
G2D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
1086
778
Geekbench
OpenCL
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
237214
86727
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Face Detection
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
562.775 mPixels/s
203.130 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Ocean Surface Simulation
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
5451.006 Frames/s
4562.198 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
41.461 Frames/s
21.558 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Video Composition
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
254.085 Frames/s
69.153 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Bitcoin Mining
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
1964.377 mHash/s
460.964 mHash/s
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
27846 Frames
11162 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
21281 Frames
3721 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
48700 Frames
3359 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
27846.000 Fps
11162.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
21281.000 Fps
3721.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
48700.000 Fps
3359.000 Fps
3DMark Fire Strike
Graphics Score
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
17055
8882
Name Value
PassMark - G3D Mark 16887
PassMark - G2D Mark 778
Geekbench - OpenCL 86727
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection 203.130 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation 4562.198 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex 21.558 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition 69.153 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining 460.964 mHash/s
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 11162 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 3721 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3359 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 11162.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 3721.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3359.000 Fps
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 8882

Games performance

Dirt Rally 2.0 (2019)

Low, 1280x720249.40
Medium, 1920x1080180.40
High, 1920x1080164.60
Ultra, 1920x1080106.50
QHD, 2560x144083.30
4K, 3840x216052.50

Anthem (2019)

Low, 1280x720113.20
Medium, 1920x1080100.30
High, 1920x108093.80
Ultra, 1920x108090.50
QHD, 2560x144082.80
4K, 3840x216048.30

Metro Exodus (2019)

Low, 1280x720146.10
Medium, 1920x1080113.70
High, 1920x108082.80
Ultra, 1920x108067.20
QHD, 2560x144055.80
4K, 3840x216037.40

Far Cry New Dawn (2019)

Low, 1280x720107.00
Medium, 1920x108095.00
High, 1920x108092.00
Ultra, 1920x108083.00
QHD, 2560x144083.00
4K, 3840x216061.00

Just Cause 4 (2018)

Low, 1280x720119.00
Medium, 1920x1080113.00
High, 1920x1080102.00
Ultra, 1920x1080101.00
4K, 3840x216045.70

Darksiders III (2018)

Low, 1280x720183.00
Medium, 1920x1080138.00
High, 1920x1080125.00
Ultra, 1920x1080119.00
4K, 3840x216044.20

Farming Simulator 19 (2018)

Low, 1280x720180.00
Medium, 1920x1080166.00
High, 1920x1080121.00
Ultra, 1920x1080111.00
4K, 3840x216051.10

Battlefield V (2018)

Low, 1280x720183.00
Medium, 1920x1080136.00
High, 1920x1080137.00
Ultra, 1920x1080127.00
4K, 3840x216073.00

Fallout 76 (2018)

Low, 1280x72059.90
Medium, 1920x108059.90
High, 1920x108059.90
Ultra, 1920x108059.90
4K, 3840x216059.20

Hitman 2 (2018)

Low, 1280x72088.00
Medium, 1920x108092.00
High, 1920x108084.00
Ultra, 1920x108082.00
4K, 3840x216052.90

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 (2018)

Low, 1280x720220.00
Medium, 1920x1080160.00
High, 1920x1080153.00
Ultra, 1920x1080146.00
4K, 3840x216058.10

Assassin's Creed Odyssey (2018)

Low, 1280x72082.00
Medium, 1920x108076.00
High, 1920x108070.00
Ultra, 1920x108063.00
4K, 3840x216044.00

Forza Horizon 4 (2018)

Low, 1280x720188.00
Medium, 1920x1080163.00
High, 1920x1080157.00
Ultra, 1920x1080130.00
4K, 3840x216077.00

FIFA 19 (2018)

Low, 1280x720227.00
Medium, 1920x1080227.00
High, 1920x1080227.00
Ultra, 1920x1080227.00
4K, 3840x2160208.00

Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018)

Low, 1280x720137.00
Medium, 1920x1080120.00
High, 1920x1080116.00
Ultra, 1920x1080110.00
4K, 3840x216044.00

F1 2018 (2018)

Low, 1280x720220.00
Medium, 1920x1080196.00
High, 1920x1080149.00
Ultra, 1920x1080133.00
4K, 3840x216071.00

Monster Hunter World (2018)

Low, 1280x720120.00
Medium, 1920x1080117.00
High, 1920x1080116.00
Ultra, 1920x108094.00
4K, 3840x216033.50

The Crew 2 (2018)

Low, 1280x72060.00
Medium, 1920x108060.00
High, 1920x108060.00
Ultra, 1920x108060.00
4K, 3840x216041.00

Far Cry 5 (2018)

Low, 1280x720118.00
Medium, 1920x108099.00
High, 1920x108095.00
Ultra, 1920x108091.00
4K, 3840x216059.00

Kingdom Come: Deliverance (2018)

Low, 1280x720134.00
Medium, 1920x1080116.00
High, 1920x108090.00
Ultra, 1920x108071.00
4K, 3840x216030.80

Fortnite (2018)

Low, 1280x720197.00
Medium, 1920x1080195.00
High, 1920x1080154.00
Ultra, 1920x1080114.00
4K, 3840x216044.40

Assassin's Creed Origins (2017)

Low, 1280x72075.00
Medium, 1920x108070.00
High, 1920x108068.00
Ultra, 1920x108063.00
4K, 3840x216049.00

Destiny 2 (2017)

Low, 1280x720147.00
Medium, 1920x1080136.00
High, 1920x1080134.00
Ultra, 1920x1080112.00
4K, 3840x216051.00

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) (2017)

Low, 1280x720161.00
Medium, 1920x1080157.00
High, 1920x1080158.00
Ultra, 1920x1080143.00
4K, 3840x216058.00

Dirt 4 (2017)

Low, 1280x720324.00
Medium, 1920x1080255.00
High, 1920x1080224.00
Ultra, 1920x1080150.00
4K, 3840x216084.00

Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017)

Low, 1280x720127.00
Medium, 1920x108088.00
High, 1920x108082.00
Ultra, 1920x108049.00
4K, 3840x216042.00

For Honor (2017)

Low, 1280x720226.00
Medium, 1920x1080169.00
High, 1920x1080159.00
Ultra, 1920x1080121.00
4K, 3840x216064.00

Battlefield 1 (2016)

Low, 1280x720187.00
Medium, 1366x768169.00
High, 1920x1080153.00
Ultra, 1920x1080138.00
4K, 3840x216082.00

Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)

Low, 1280x720124.00
Medium, 1366x768120.00
High, 1920x1080109.00
Ultra, 1920x108070.00
4K, 3840x216047.00

Overwatch (2016)

Low, 1280x720300.00
Medium, 1366x768226.00
High, 1920x1080226.00
Ultra, 1920x1080128.00
4K, 3840x2160101.00

The Division (2016)

Low, 1280x720203.00
Medium, 1366x768174.00
High, 1920x1080117.00
Ultra, 1920x108091.00
4K, 3840x216060.00

Far Cry Primal (2016)

Low, 1280x720125.00
Medium, 1920x1080111.00
High, 1920x1080101.00
Ultra, 1920x108094.00
4K, 3840x216069.00

Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)

Low, 1024x768232.00
Medium, 1366x768163.00
High, 1920x1080105.00
Ultra, 1920x108089.00
4K, 3840x216056.30

Rainbow Six Siege (2015)

Low, 1024x768227.00
Medium, 1366x768225.00
High, 1920x1080200.00
Ultra, 1920x1080190.00
4K, 3840x216093.00

The Witcher 3 (2015)

Low, 1024x768223.00
Medium, 1366x768208.00
High, 1920x1080139.00
Ultra, 1920x108075.00
4K, 3840x216054.30

GTA V (2015)

Low, 1024x768169.00
Medium, 1366x768163.00
High, 1920x1080142.00
Ultra, 1920x1080115.00
4K, 3840x216081.00

Battlefield 4 (2013)

Low, 1024x768199.10
Medium, 1366x768199.80
High, 1366x768199.80
Ultra, 1920x1080180.60
4K, 3840x216070.40

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture GCN 5.1
Code name Vega 20
Design AMD Radeon 2nd generation Vega
GCN generation 5th Gen
Launch date 7 February 2019
Launch price (MSRP) $699
Place in performance rating 59
Price now $699.99
Type Desktop
Value for money (0-100) 32.74

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1750 MHz
Compute units 60
Core clock speed 1400 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 3.46 TFLOPs
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 27.7 TFLOPs
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 13.8 TFLOPs
Pipelines 3840
Pixel fill rate 115.26 GP/s
Stream Processors 3840
Texture fill rate 432.24 GT/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 300 Watt
Transistor count 13,230 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
DisplayPort count 3
DisplayPort support
HDMI
VGA

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 305 mm
Recommended system power (PSU) 750 W
Supplementary power connectors 2x 8-pin

API support

DirectX 12.0
OpenCL 2.0
OpenGL 4.6
Vulkan

Memory

High bandwidth memory (HBM)
Maximum RAM amount 16 GB
Memory bandwidth 1024 GB/s
Memory bus width 4096 Bit
Memory clock speed 2000 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