AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Liquid vs AMD Radeon R9 M485X

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Liquid and AMD Radeon R9 M485X videocards for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Technical info, Video outputs and ports, Compatibility, dimensions and requirements, Memory, API support, Technologies. Benchmark videocards performance analysis: 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score, PassMark - G2D Mark, PassMark - G3D Mark.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Liquid

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 1 year(s) 2 month(s) later
  • Around 94% higher core clock speed: 1406 MHz vs 723 MHz
  • 4.6x more texture fill rate: 429.3 GTexel / s vs 92.54 GTexel / s
  • 2x more pipelines: 4096 vs 2048
  • 4.6x better floating-point performance: 13,738 gflops vs 2,961 gflops
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 14 nm vs 28 nm
  • Around 11% lower typical power consumption: 225 Watt vs 250 Watt
Launch date 8 August 2017 vs 15 May 2016
Core clock speed 1406 MHz vs 723 MHz
Texture fill rate 429.3 GTexel / s vs 92.54 GTexel / s
Pipelines 4096 vs 2048
Floating-point performance 13,738 gflops vs 2,961 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm vs 28 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 225 Watt vs 250 Watt

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon R9 M485X

  • 2.6x more memory clock speed: 5000 MHz vs 1890 MHz
Memory clock speed 5000 MHz vs 1890 MHz

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Liquid
GPU 2: AMD Radeon R9 M485X

Name AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Liquid AMD Radeon R9 M485X
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 7765
PassMark - G2D Mark 686
PassMark - G3D Mark 4842

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Liquid AMD Radeon R9 M485X

Essentials

Architecture GCN 5.0 GCN 3.0
Code name Vega 10 Amethyst
Launch date 8 August 2017 15 May 2016
Place in performance rating 54 55
Type Desktop Laptop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1677 MHz
Core clock speed 1406 MHz 723 MHz
Floating-point performance 13,738 gflops 2,961 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 28 nm
Pipelines 4096 2048
Texture fill rate 429.3 GTexel / s 92.54 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 225 Watt 250 Watt
Transistor count 5,000 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort No outputs

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0 x16 MXM-B (3.0)
Length 267 mm
Supplementary power connectors 2x 8-pin None
Laptop size large

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 8 GB 8 GB
Memory bandwidth 483.8 GB / s 160.0 GB / s
Memory bus width 2048 Bit 256 Bit
Memory clock speed 1890 MHz 5000 MHz
Memory type HBM2 GDDR5
Shared memory 0

API support

DirectX 12.0 (12_0)
OpenGL 4.5
Vulkan

Technologies

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