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AMD Radeon RX Vega 3

AMD Vega 3

The AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 is an integrated GPU for laptops. It is used for the entry level Ryzen 3 APUs, which were launched in early 2018. The GPU is based on the Vega architecture (5th generation GCN) and has 3 CUs (= 192 of the 704 shaders) clocked at up to 1200 MHz (depending on the model). 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.

Currently we estimate a performance around a GeForce 910M. Therefore, demanding current games may not be playable fluently.

Thanks to the 14nm 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.

RX Vega 2000/3000 Series

Vega 10 compare 640 @ 1.3 GHz
Vega 9 compare 576 @ 1.3 GHz
Vega 8 compare 512 @ 1.2 GHz
Vega 6 compare 384 @ 1.1 GHz
Vega 3 192 @ 0.6 - 1.2 GHz
Vega 2 compare 128 @ 1.1 GHz
CodenameVega Raven Ridge
ArchitectureVega
Pipelines192 - unified
Core Speed600 - 1200 (Boost) MHz
Shared Memoryno
APIDirectX 12_1
Power Consumption15 Watt
Transistor Count4.5 Billion
technology14 nm
FeaturesTiled Rasterization, Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)
Date of Announcement07.01.2018
CPU in Vega 3GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U2 x 2600 MHz, 15 W? MHz1200 MHz
AMD Ryzen Embedded R1606G2 x 2600 MHz, 15 W? MHz1200 MHz
AMD Ryzen 3 3200U2 x 2600 MHz, 15 W? MHz1200 MHz
min. - max.? MHz600 - 1200 MHz

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy
0.5 pt (2%)
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy Score
min: 223     avg: 415.4     median: 441.5 (1%)     max: 504 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy Graphics
min: 196     avg: 371.8     median: 393 (1%)     max: 450 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics
min: 41927     avg: 77485     median: 80755 (9%)     max: 95999 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Graphics
min: 25789     avg: 41032     median: 42318 (5%)     max: 54893 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Score
min: 3848     avg: 6096     median: 6044 (6%)     max: 7686 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Graphics
min: 5005     avg: 8533     median: 8536 (2%)     max: 12278 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Score
min: 662     avg: 1041     median: 1065.5 (2%)     max: 1385 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Graphics
min: 726     avg: 1155     median: 1171.5 (1%)     max: 1522 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Graphics
min: 41388     avg: 66040     median: 68288 (8%)     max: 85209 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Graphics
1996 Points (6%)
3DMark - 3DMark Wild Life Unlimited
min: 1489     avg: 2264     median: 2328 (1%)     max: 2982 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Wild Life Extreme Unlimited
min: 665     avg: 768     median: 758 (1%)     max: 880 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Night Raid
min: 1615     avg: 3731     median: 4131.5 (4%)     max: 5081 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Night Raid Graphics Score
min: 1774     avg: 4463     median: 4873.5 (2%)     max: 6369 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Score
min: 1190     avg: 2033     median: 1947 (3%)     max: 5190 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance GPU
min: 1108     avg: 1674     median: 1723.5 (1%)     max: 2048 Points
3DMark Vantage
3DM Vant. Perf. total +
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX +
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 +
3DMark 06
min: 8642     avg: 10327     median: 11103 (15%)     max: 11493 Points
Cinebench R10 Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) +