AMD Radeon RX Vega XT vs AMD Radeon R9 390 X2

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon RX Vega XT and AMD Radeon R9 390 X2 videocards for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Technical info, Video outputs and ports, Compatibility, dimensions and requirements, Memory, API support. Benchmark videocards performance analysis: Geekbench - OpenCL, CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s).

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon RX Vega XT

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 1 year(s) 11 month(s) later
  • Around 50% higher core clock speed: 1500 MHz vs 1000 MHz
  • Around 30% better floating-point performance: 13,353 gflops vs 2x 5,120 gflops
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 14 nm vs 28 nm
  • 2.6x lower typical power consumption: 225 Watt vs 580 Watt
Launch date 8 August 2017 vs 3 September 2015
Core clock speed 1500 MHz vs 1000 MHz
Floating-point performance 13,353 gflops vs 2x 5,120 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm vs 28 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 225 Watt vs 580 Watt

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon R9 390 X2

  • 5.2x more texture fill rate: 2x 160.0 GTexel / s billion / sec vs 417.3 GTexel / s
  • Around 25% higher pipelines: 2x 2560 vs 4096
  • 2x more maximum memory size: 2x 8 GB vs 8 GB
  • 2.9x more memory clock speed: 5400 MHz vs 1890 MHz
Texture fill rate 2x 160.0 GTexel / s billion / sec vs 417.3 GTexel / s
Pipelines 2x 2560 vs 4096
Maximum memory size 2x 8 GB vs 8 GB
Memory clock speed 5400 MHz vs 1890 MHz

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon RX Vega XT
GPU 2: AMD Radeon R9 390 X2

Name AMD Radeon RX Vega XT AMD Radeon R9 390 X2
Geekbench - OpenCL 196748
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 21.128

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon RX Vega XT AMD Radeon R9 390 X2

Essentials

Architecture GCN 5.0 GCN 2.0
Code name Vega 10 Grenada
Launch date 8 August 2017 3 September 2015
Place in performance rating 15 12
Type Desktop Desktop
Launch price (MSRP) $1,399

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1630 MHz
Core clock speed 1500 MHz 1000 MHz
Floating-point performance 13,353 gflops 2x 5,120 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 28 nm
Pipelines 4096 2x 2560
Texture fill rate 417.3 GTexel / s 2x 160.0 GTexel / s billion / sec
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 225 Watt 580 Watt
Transistor count 6,200 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort 2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 267 mm
Supplementary power connectors 2x 8-pin 4x 8-pin

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 8 GB 2x 8 GB
Memory bandwidth 483.8 GB / s 2x 345.6 GB / s
Memory bus width 2048 Bit 2x 512 Bit
Memory clock speed 1890 MHz 5400 MHz
Memory type HBM2 GDDR5

API support

DirectX 12.0 (12_0)
OpenGL 4.5