AMD Radeon Pro Vega 16 vs ATI Radeon HD 3850 X2

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon Pro Vega 16 and ATI Radeon HD 3850 X2 videocards for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Technical info, Video outputs and ports, Compatibility, dimensions and requirements, API support, Memory. Benchmark videocards performance analysis: GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps), Geekbench - OpenCL, PassMark - G2D Mark, PassMark - G3D Mark.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon Pro Vega 16

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 10 year(s) 7 month(s) later
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 14 nm vs 55 nm
  • Around 87% lower typical power consumption: 75 Watt vs 140 Watt
  • Around 45% higher memory clock speed: 2400 MHz vs 1656 MHz
  • Around 59% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 672 vs 422
  • 5.7x better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 4683 vs 822
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 14 November 2018 vs 4 April 2008
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm vs 55 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 75 Watt vs 140 Watt
Memory clock speed 2400 MHz vs 1656 MHz
Benchmarks
PassMark - G2D Mark 672 vs 422
PassMark - G3D Mark 4683 vs 822

Reasons to consider the ATI Radeon HD 3850 X2

  • 2.2x more core clock speed: 669 MHz vs 300 MHz
Core clock speed 669 MHz vs 300 MHz

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon Pro Vega 16
GPU 2: ATI Radeon HD 3850 X2

PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
672
422
PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
4683
822
Name AMD Radeon Pro Vega 16 ATI Radeon HD 3850 X2
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 8870
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 8870
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3711
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3711
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3359
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3359
Geekbench - OpenCL 22367
PassMark - G2D Mark 672 422
PassMark - G3D Mark 4683 822

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon Pro Vega 16 ATI Radeon HD 3850 X2

Essentials

Architecture GCN 5.0 TeraScale
Code name Vega 12 RV670
Launch date 14 November 2018 4 April 2008
Place in performance rating 210 216
Type Workstation Desktop
Launch price (MSRP) $349

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1190 MHz
Core clock speed 300 MHz 669 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 55 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 75 Watt 140 Watt
Floating-point performance 2x 428.2 gflops
Pipelines 2x 320
Texture fill rate 2x 10.7 GTexel / s billion / sec
Transistor count 666 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors No outputs 2x DVI, 1x S-Video

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 2.0 x16
Length 267 mm

API support

DirectX 12.0 (12_1) 10.0
OpenGL 4.6 3.3

Memory

Memory clock speed 2400 MHz 1656 MHz
Maximum RAM amount 2x 512 MB
Memory bandwidth 2x 53.0 GB / s
Memory bus width 2x 256 Bit
Memory type GDDR3