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AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000/5000)

AMD Vega 8

The AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 is an integrated GPU for notebooks. It is used for the Ryzen 7 APUs of the Renoir generation (Ryzen 4000 Mobile) and Cezanne (Ryzen 5000 Mobile). The GPU is based on the Vega architecture (5th generation GCN) and has 8 CUs (= 512 of the 704 shaders) clocked at up to 1,750 MHz (Ryzen 7 4800U) or 2,100 MHz (Ryzen 9 5980HX). 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). Compared to the similar Radeon RX Vega 8 in the Raven Ridge generation (Ryzen 2000 Mobile), the GPU is clocked significantly higher (1.750 versus 1.100 MHz Boost, +59%).

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 is clearly faster than the old RX Vega 8 thanks to the higher clock speed and faster main memory (if used). Still it is positioned in the entry level (compared to dedicated graphics cards) and only suited for low demanding games.

Thanks to the modern 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.

RX Vega 4000/5000 Series
Vega 8 512 @ 2.1 GHz
Vega 7 compare 448 @ 1.8 GHz
Vega 6 compare 384 @ 0.4 - 1.5 GHz
Vega 5 compare 320 @ 1.4 GHz
CodenameVega
ArchitectureVega
Pipelines512 - unified
Core Speed2100 (Boost) MHz
Shared Memoryno
APIDirectX 12_1
Power Consumption15 Watt
technology7 nm
FeaturesTiled Rasterization, Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)
Date of Announcement07.01.2020
CPU in Vega 8GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5750G8 x 3800 MHz, 65 W2000 MHz2000 MHz
AMD Ryzen 7 5700G8 x 3800 MHz, 65 W2000 MHz2000 MHz
AMD Ryzen 9 5980HX8 x 3300 MHz, 45 W? MHz2100 MHz
min. - max.? - 2000 MHz1750 - 2100 MHz

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy
11.5 pt (13%)
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy Score
min: 620     avg: 1300     median: 1310.5 (7%)     max: 1781 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy Graphics
min: 540     avg: 1142     median: 1150 (5%)     max: 1557 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics
min: 186037     avg: 260716     median: 287286 (38%)     max: 335708 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Graphics
min: 84227     avg: 108863     median: 101280 (14%)     max: 147236 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Score
min: 13147     avg: 22222     median: 21957 (27%)     max: 30291 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Graphics
min: 13941     avg: 26857     median: 26825 (11%)     max: 36134 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Score
min: 1572     avg: 3322     median: 3407 (9%)     max: 4590 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Graphics
min: 1694     avg: 3648     median: 3734 (7%)     max: 5041 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Graphics
min: 96941     avg: 152842     median: 130976 (17%)     max: 231980 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Wild Life Extreme Unlimited
min: 2089     avg: 2522     median: 2553 (5%)     max: 2913 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Night Raid
min: 13199     avg: 15382     median: 15417 (19%)     max: 18629 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Night Raid Graphics Score
min: 13637     avg: 16269     median: 16117 (9%)     max: 19703 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Score
min: 3353     avg: 6032     median: 5997 (12%)     max: 8050 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance GPU
min: 3459     avg: 5866     median: 5842 (8%)     max: 7591 Points
3DMark Vantage
3DM Vant. Perf. total +
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX +
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Standard 1366x768 +
3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 +
SPECviewperf 12
specvp12 sw-03 +
specvp12 snx-02 +
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 snx-02
min: 16.4     avg: 19.9     median: 20.5 (6%)     max: 22.2 fps
specvp12 showcase-01 +
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 showcase-01
min: 13.3     avg: 16.4     median: 15.9 (6%)     max: 22 fps
specvp12 mediacal-01 +
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 mediacal-01
min: 11.7     avg: 13.5     median: 13.6 (8%)     max: 15.3 fps
specvp12 maya-04 +
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 maya-04
min: 26.6     avg: 34.1     median: 33.7 (12%)     max: 43.5 fps
specvp12 energy-01 +
specvp12 creo-01 +
specvp12 catia-04 +
specvp12 3dsmax-05 +
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 3dsmax-05
min: 37.4     avg: 44.9     median: 45.3 (12%)     max: 53 fps
SPECviewperf 13 specvp13 sw-04 +
specvp13 snx-03 +
specvp13 showcase-02 +
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 showcase-02
min: 13.5     avg: 16.7     median: 17.3 (7%)     max: 22 fps
specvp13 medical-02 +
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 medical-02
min: 16.4     avg: 19.5     median: 19.2 (10%)     max: 21.7 fps
specvp13 maya-05 +
specvp13 energy-02 +
specvp13 creo-02 +
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 creo-02
min: 37.7     avg: 46.9     median: 45.5 (12%)     max: 59.3 fps
specvp13 catia-05 +
specvp13 3dsmax-06 +
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 3dsmax-06
min: 37.8     avg: 45     median: 46.8 (13%)     max: 52.9 fps
SPECviewperf 2020 specvp2020 solidworks-05 1080p +
specvp2020 snx-04 1080p +
specvp2020 medical-03 1080p +
specvp2020 maya-06 1080p +
specvp2020 energy-03 1080p +
specvp2020 creo-03 1080p +
specvp2020 catia-06 1080p +
specvp2020 3dsmax-07 1080p +
specvp2020 solidworks-05 4k +
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 solidworks-05 4k
min: 10.8     avg: 11.4     median: 11.1 (3%)     max: 12.2 fps
specvp2020 snx-04 4k +
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 snx-04 4k
min: 22     avg: 24.9     median: 24.8 (5%)     max: 27.8 fps
specvp2020 medical-03 4k +
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 medical-03 4k
min: 3.12     avg: 3.2     median: 3.2 (6%)     max: 3.34 fps
specvp2020 maya-06 4k +
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 maya-06 4k
min: 16.5     avg: 22     median: 22.4 (5%)     max: 26.6 fps
specvp2020 energy-03 4k +
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 energy-03 4k
min: 0.61     avg: 5.1     median: 4.3 (3%)     max: 11 fps
specvp2020 creo-03 4k +
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 creo-03 4k
min: 13.9     avg: 17     median: 16.9 (10%)     max: 20.4 fps
specvp2020 catia-06 4k +
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 catia-06 4k
min: 7.03     avg: 8.3     median: 8.3 (7%)     max: 9.53 fps
specvp2020 3dsmax-07 4k +
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 3dsmax-07 4k
min: 9.02     avg: 11.1     median: 11.7 (7%)     max: 12.1 fps
Cinebench R10 Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) +
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit)