AMD Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL


The AMD Radeon WX Vega M GL is an integrated GPU in the slower Intel Kaby-Lake-G SoC. It combines a Kaby-Lake processor, a Vega graphics card and 4 GB HBM2 memory on a single package. The graphics card offers 20 CUs (1280 shaders) and is clocked from 931 - 1011 MHz. It is technically identical to the consumer Radeon RX Vega M GL. The AMD Radeon Pro (formerly known as FirePro) is the counterpart to the Quadro series from Nvidia and offers certified drivers for professional 3D applications (CAD and DCC).

Currently it looks like the GPU is a mixture of Polaris (Shaders?) and Vega (HBM memory controller at least). E.g. the graphics card is called Polaris 22 internally. Detailed information on the Vega architecture can be found in our dedicated article about the Raven Ridge architecture.

The performance of the Vega M GL should be between the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti.

The power consumption should be quite similar to a dedicated Vega Mobile GPU, but due to the small form factor, smaller laptops can be built with the Kaby-Lake-G SoC. The TDP is specified at 65 Watt for the whole package including GPU, CPU and HBM2 memory.

AMD Radeon RX Vega Series
RX Vega 64 (compare) 4096 @ 1630 MHz2048 Bit @ 945 MHz
RX Vega 56 (compare) 3584 @ 1138 - 1474 (Boost) MHz409.6 Bit @ 800 MHz
Vega Mobile (compare) 1792 2048 Bit
Vega M GH (compare) 1536 @ 1063 - 1190 (Boost) MHz
Vega M GL / 870 (compare) 1280 @ 931 - 1011 (Boost) MHz
WX Vega M GL 1280 @ 931 - 1011 (Boost) MHz
Vega 11 (compare) 704 @ 1240 (Boost) MHz
Vega 10 (compare) 640 @ 1300 (Boost) MHz
Vega 9 (compare) 576 @ 1300 (Boost) MHz
Vega 8 (compare) 512 @ 1100 (Boost) MHz
Vega 6 (compare) 384 @ 1100 (Boost) MHz
Vega 3 (compare) 192 @ 1000 (Boost) MHz
CodenameVega Kaby Lake-G
Pipelines1280 - unified
Core Speed931 - 1011 (Boost) MHz
Memory TypeHBM2
Max. Amount of Memory4096 MB
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 12_1
technology14 nm
FeaturesTiled Rasterization, Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)
Notebook Sizemedium sized
Date of Announcement07.01.2018


SPECviewperf 12
Solidworks (sw-03) 1900x1060 +
Siemens NX (snx-02) 1900x1060 +
Showcase (showcase-01) 1900x1060 +
Medical (medical-01) 1900x1060 +
Maya (maya-04) 1900x1060 +
Energy (energy-01) 1900x1060 +
Creo (creo-01) 1900x1060 +
Catia (catia-04) 1900x1060 +
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit +
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit +
Cinebench R15
OpenGL 64Bit +
Ref. Match 64Bit +
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailed information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

low 1280x720
44  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
33  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
27  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
17  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
10  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
low 1280x720
82  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
37  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
33  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
28  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
8  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
F1 2018

F1 2018

low 1280x720
107  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
65  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
54  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
34  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
15  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
low 1280x720
63  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
32.5  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
21.8  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
8.3  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.