AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Liquid Cooling vs ATI Radeon HD 4850 X2

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Liquid Cooling and ATI Radeon HD 4850 X2 videocards for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Technical info, Video outputs and ports, Compatibility, dimensions and requirements, API support, Memory, Technologies. 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), PassMark - G3D Mark, PassMark - G2D Mark.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Liquid Cooling

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 8 year(s) 9 month(s) later
  • 2.2x more core clock speed: 1406 MHz vs 625 MHz
  • 1908x more texture fill rate: 429.30 GTexel/s vs 2x 25 GTexel / s billion / sec
  • 2.6x more pipelines: 4096 vs 2x 800
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 14 nm vs 55 nm
  • 8x more maximum memory size: 8 GB vs 2x 512 MB
Launch date 7 August 2017 vs 7 November 2008
Core clock speed 1406 MHz vs 625 MHz
Texture fill rate 429.30 GTexel/s vs 2x 25 GTexel / s billion / sec
Pipelines 4096 vs 2x 800
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm vs 55 nm
Maximum memory size 8 GB vs 2x 512 MB

Reasons to consider the ATI Radeon HD 4850 X2

  • 146x better floating-point performance: 2x 1,000.0 gflops vs 13.7 TFLOPs
  • Around 38% lower typical power consumption: 250 Watt vs 345 Watt
  • Around 5% higher memory clock speed: 1990 MHz vs 1890 MHz
Floating-point performance 2x 1,000.0 gflops vs 13.7 TFLOPs
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 250 Watt vs 345 Watt
Memory clock speed 1990 MHz vs 1890 MHz

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Liquid Cooling
GPU 2: ATI Radeon HD 4850 X2

Name AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Liquid Cooling ATI Radeon HD 4850 X2
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 19324
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 19324
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3723
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3723
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3362
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3362
PassMark - G3D Mark 1132
PassMark - G2D Mark 542

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Liquid Cooling ATI Radeon HD 4850 X2

Essentials

Architecture GCN 5.0 TeraScale
Code name Vega 10 R700
Design Radeon RX Vega Series
Launch date 7 August 2017 7 November 2008
Launch price (MSRP) $699 $420
Place in performance rating 127 132
Type Desktop Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1677 MHz
Compute units 64
Core clock speed 1406 MHz 625 MHz
Floating-point performance 13.7 TFLOPs 2x 1,000.0 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 55 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 4096 2x 800
Pixel fill rate 107.30 GP/s
Render output units 64
Stream Processors 4096
Texture fill rate 429.30 GTexel/s 2x 25 GTexel / s billion / sec
Texture Units 256
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 345 Watt 250 Watt
Transistor count 12,500 million 956 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort 4x DVI, 1x S-Video
DisplayPort support
Dual-link DVI support
HDMI
VGA

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 2.0 x16
Length 282 mm 267 mm
Recommended system power (PSU) 1000 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 2x 8-pin 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin

API support

DirectX 12 10.1
OpenCL 2.0
OpenGL 4.5 3.3
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 8 GB 2x 512 MB
Memory bandwidth 483.8 GB/s 2x 63.7 GB / s
Memory bus width 2048 bit 2x 256 Bit
Memory clock speed 1890 MHz 1990 MHz
Memory type HBM2 GDDR3

Technologies

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