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AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL / 870

AMD Vega M GL / 870

The AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL or Radeon RX Vega 870 (according to Dell) is an integrated GPU in the slower Intel Kaby-Lake-G SoC. It combines a Kaby-Lake processor, a Vega graphics card and 4 GB HBM2 memory on a single package. The graphics card offers 20 CUs (1280 shaders) and is clocked from 931 - 1011 MHz.

Currently it looks like the GPU is a mixture of Polaris (Shaders?) and Vega (HBM memory controller at least). E.g. the graphics card is called Polaris 22 internally. Detailed information on the Vega architecture can be found in our dedicated article about the Raven Ridge architecture.

The performance of the Vega M GL should be between the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti according to benchmarks from Intel. Therefore, it should be well suited for 1080p and high resolution gaming.

The power consumption should be quite similar to a dedicated Vega Mobile GPU, but due to the small form factor, smaller laptops can be built with the Kaby-Lake-G SoC. The TDP is specified at 65 Watt for the whole package including GPU, CPU and HBM2 memory.

ManufacturerAMD
AMD Radeon RX Vega Series
RX Vega 64 compare 4096 @ 1.63 GHz2048 Bit @ 945 MHz
RX Vega 56 compare 3584 @ 1.14 - 1.47 GHz409.6 Bit @ 800 MHz
Vega Mobile compare 1792 2048 Bit
Vega M GH compare 1536 @ 1.06 - 1.19 GHz
Vega M GL / 870 1280 @ 0.93 - 1.01 GHz
WX Vega M GL compare 1280 @ 0.93 - 1.01 GHz
Vega 11 compare 704 @ 1.24 GHz
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 @ 1.5 GHz
Vega 6 compare 384 @ 1.1 GHz
Vega 3 compare 192 @ 1 GHz
Vega 2 compare 128 @ 1.1 GHz
CodenameVega Kaby Lake-G
ArchitectureVega
Pipelines1280 - unified
Core Speed931 - 1011 (Boost) MHz
Memory TypeHBM2
Max. Amount of Memory4096 MB
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 12_1
technology14 nm
FeaturesTiled Rasterization, Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)
Notebook Sizemedium sized
Date of Announcement07.01.2018
CPU in Vega M GL / 870GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Intel Core i7-8706G4 x 3100 MHz, 65 W931 MHz1011 MHz
Intel Core i7-8705G4 x 3100 MHz, 65 W931 MHz1011 MHz
Intel Core i5-8305G4 x 2800 MHz, 65 W931 MHz1011 MHz
min. - max.931 MHz1011 MHz

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy
19.9 pt (21%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Score
min: 15911     avg: 19226     median: 19473 (26%)     max: 21322 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Score
min: 5879     avg: 6114     median: 6225 (16%)     max: 6280 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Graphics
min: 7059     avg: 7254     median: 7329 (15%)     max: 7355 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Score
min: 9104     avg: 9465     median: 9380 (24%)     max: 9890 Points
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 +
SPECviewperf 12
specvp12 sw-03 +
specvp12 snx-02 +
specvp12 showcase-01 +
specvp12 mediacal-01 +
specvp12 maya-04 +
specvp12 energy-01 +
specvp12 creo-01 +
specvp12 catia-04 +
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 +
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
172.7  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
57.7  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
39.4  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
27.4  fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
18.4  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
8.8  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
low 1280x720
83.4  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
46.7  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
27  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
low 1280x720
90.6  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
35.3  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
29.5  fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
18.9  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
low 1280x720
97.9  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
45.2  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
34.3  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
29.8  fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
20.8  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
9.5  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
low 1280x720
69.1  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
34.9  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
20.6  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
12.1  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
med. 1920x1080
47.7  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
39.3  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
32  fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
20.8  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
9.9  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
low 1280x720
64.9  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
43.7  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
36.7  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
30.5  fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
22.1  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
11.5  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.