AMD Radeon RX Vega 2

AMD Vega 2

The AMD Radeon RX Vega 2 is an integrated GPU for laptops. It is used for the entry level Athlon Silver 3050U APUs, which were launched in early 2020. The GPU is based on the Vega architecture (5th generation GCN) and has 2 CUs (= 128 of the 704 shaders) clocked at up to 1100 MHz. The performance depends on the configured TDP (12-25 W at launch), the clocks, the cooling, and the memory configuration). The GPU should benefit from fast dual-channel DDR4-2400 RAM (contrary to DDR4-2133 single-channel, which is also possible).

The Vega architecture offers some improvements over the Polaris generation and now supports DirectX 12 Feature Level 12_1. More information is available in our dedicated article about the Raven Ridge architecture.

The performance should be clearly lower than the Radeon RX Vega 3 with 3 CUs and therefore in the lowest performance region of modern GPUs. That means, demanding current games may not be playable fluently.

Thanks to the 12nm process and clever power-saving features, the power consumption is comparatively low (according to AMD), so the graphics card can also be used for slim and light notebooks.

AMD Radeon RX Vega Series
RX Vega 64 compare 4096 @ 1630 MHz2048 Bit @ 945 MHz
RX Vega 56 compare 3584 @ 1138 - 1474 MHz409.6 Bit @ 800 MHz
Vega Mobile compare 1792 2048 Bit
Vega M GH compare 1536 @ 1063 - 1190 MHz
Vega M GL / 870 compare 1280 @ 931 - 1011 MHz
WX Vega M GL compare 1280 @ 931 - 1011 MHz
Vega 11 compare 704 @ 1240 MHz
Vega 10 compare 640 @ 1300 MHz
Vega 9 compare 576 @ 1300 MHz
Vega 8 compare 512 @ 1200 MHz
Vega 6 R4000 compare 384 @ 1500 MHz
Vega 6 compare 384 @ 1100 MHz
Vega 3 compare 192 @ 1000 MHz
Vega 2 128 @ 1100 MHz
CodenameVega Raven Ridge
Pipelines128 - unified
Core Speed1100 (Boost) MHz
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 12_1
Transistor Count4500 Million
technology12 nm
FeaturesTiled Rasterization, Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)
Date of Announcement07.01.2018
CPU in Vega 2GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
AMD Athlon Silver 3050U2 x 2300 MHz, 15 W? MHz1100 MHz


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Notebook reviews with AMD Radeon RX Vega 2 graphics card

HP 14s-dk1001au: AMD Athlon Silver 3050U, 14", 1.5 kg
  External Review » HP 14s-dk1001au

HP 15s-eq1015ns: AMD Athlon Silver 3050U, 15.6", 1.7 kg
  External Review » HP 15s-eq1015ns

HP 15s-eq1019ns: AMD Athlon Silver 3050U, 15.6", 1.7 kg
  External Review » HP 15s-eq1019ns

HP 15s-eq1023ns: AMD Athlon Silver 3050U, 15.6", 1.7 kg
  External Review » HP 15s-eq1023ns

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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2020-01- 7)