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AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000)

AMD Vega 8 R4000

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), which were announced in early 2020. 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). 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.

ManufacturerAMD
AMD Radeon RX Vega 4000 Series
Vega 8 R4000 512 @ 1750 MHz
Vega 7 compare 448 @ 1600 MHz
Vega 5 compare 320 @ 1400 MHz
CodenameVega Raven Ridge
ArchitectureVega
Pipelines512 - unified
Core Speed1750 (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 8 R4000GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
AMD Ryzen 9 4900H8 x 3300 MHz, 45 W? MHz1750 MHz
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS8 x 3000 MHz, 35 W? MHz1750 MHz
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U8 x 1800 MHz, 15 W? MHz1750 MHz
min. - max.? MHz1750 MHz

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy
16.1 pt (18%)
3DMark Vantage
3DM Vant. Perf. total +
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX +
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 +
Cinebench R10 Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) +
Cinebench R11.5 Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit +
Cinebench R15
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit +
Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit +
- 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
60.1  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
22.9  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
12.7  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
9  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
F1 2019

F1 2019

2019
low 1280x720
84  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
36  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
32  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
28  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
low 1280x720
66.4  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
20.2  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
13.4  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
9.1  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
low 1280x720
44  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
21  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
17  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
10  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
low 1280x720
39.3  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
17  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
11.9  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
10  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
low 1280x720
80.8  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
34.7  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
26.6  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
24  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
low 1280x720
59  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
21  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
19  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
16  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Strange Brigade

Strange Brigade

2018
low 1280x720
79.7 fps  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
32.5 fps  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
27.4 fps