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AMD Radeon RX Vega 5

AMD Vega 5

The AMD Radeon RX Vega 5 is an integrated GPU for notebooks. It is used for the Ryzen 3 4000 APUs, which were launched in early 2020. The GPU is based on the Vega architecture (5th generation GCN) and has 5 CUs (= 320 shaders) clocked at up to 1400 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 DDR4-3200 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 slightly below or on par with the older Radeon RX Vega 6 (6 CUs but lower clock speeds). Therefore, only a few modern games like Fifa 20 or F1 2019 should be able to run in lowest detail settings.

Thanks to the 7nm 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.

ManufacturerAMD
AMD Radeon RX Vega 4000 Series
Vega 8 R4000 compare 512 @ 1.75 GHz
Vega 7 compare 448 @ 1.6 GHz
Vega 5 320 @ 1.4 GHz
CodenameVega
ArchitectureVega
Pipelines320 - unified
Core Speed1400 (Boost) MHz
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 12_1
technology7 nm
FeaturesTiled Rasterization, Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)
Date of Announcement07.01.2020
CPU in Vega 5GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 4450U4 x 2500 MHz, 15 W? MHz1400 MHz
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U4 x 2700 MHz, 15 W? MHz1400 MHz
min. - max.? MHz1400 MHz

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy
10.9 pt (12%)
3DMark Vantage
3DM Vant. Perf. total +
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX +
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 +
Cinebench R15
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit +
Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit +
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 +
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 +
- 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
64.1  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
24  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
15.2  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
low 1280x720
32.3  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
12.2  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
40.6  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
18.5  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
15.6  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
low 1280x720
28.8  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
13.2  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
8  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
med. 1920x1080
18.3  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
14.3  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
12.3  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
31.5  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
16.1  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
14  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
GRID 2019

GRID 2019

2019
low 1280x720
46.7  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
22.2  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
13.9  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
low 1280x720
24  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
13  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
12  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
FIFA 20

FIFA 20

2019
low 1280x720
92.5  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
66  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
58  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
49.3  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
low 1280x720
37.5  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
14.8  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
9  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Additional Benchmarks
Very Low Overall Quality (DX11) 1920x1080
21.8
Control

Control

2019
low 1280x720
31.4  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
9.6  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
F1 2019

F1 2019

2019
low 1280x720
53  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
22  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
20  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
18  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
low 1280x720
43.3  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
12.5  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
8  fps    + Compare