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AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 vs AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000/3000)

AMD Radeon RX Vega 3

► remove from comparison 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.

AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000/3000)

► remove from comparison AMD Vega 6

The AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 is an integrated GPU for notebooks. It is used for the Ryzen 3 APUs, which were launched in early 2018. The GPU is based on the Vega architecture (5th generation GCN) and has 6 CUs (= 384 of the 704 shaders) clocked at up to 1100 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 DDR4-2400 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 Intel UHD Graphics 630. Therefore, only lower demanding games of 2016 should run in low detail settings 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.

AMD Radeon RX Vega 3AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000/3000)
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 6 384 @ 1.1 GHz
Vega 3 192 @ 0.6 - 1.2 GHz
Vega 2 compare 128 @ 1.1 GHz
Vega 10 compare 640 @ 1.3 GHz
Vega 9 compare 576 @ 1.3 GHz
Vega 8 compare 512 @ 1.2 GHz
Vega 6 384 @ 1.1 GHz
Vega 3 192 @ 0.6 - 1.2 GHz
Vega 2 compare 128 @ 1.1 GHz
CodenameVega Raven RidgeVega Raven Ridge
ArchitectureVegaVega
Pipelines192 - unified384 - unified
Core Speed600 - 1200 (Boost) MHz1100 (Boost) MHz
Shared Memorynono
APIDirectX 12_1DirectX 12_1
Power Consumption15 Watt15 Watt
Transistors4.5 Billion4.5 Billion
technology14 nm14 nm
FeaturesTiled Rasterization, Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)Tiled Rasterization, Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)
Date of Announcement07.01.2018 07.01.2018
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
CPU in Vega 6GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
AMD Ryzen 3 3350U4 x 2100 MHz, 15 W? MHz1200 MHz
AMD Ryzen 3 3300U4 x 2100 MHz, 15 W? MHz1200 MHz
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U4 x 2100 MHz, 15 W? MHz1200 MHz
min. - max.? MHz600 - 1200 MHz

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy - Vega 3
4.8 pt (5%)
Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy - Vega 6
6.9 pt (8%)
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy Score
min: 223     avg: 407.4     median: 438 (2%)     max: 504 Points
min: 585     avg: 618     median: 617.5 (3%)     max: 650 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy Graphics
min: 196     avg: 361.9     median: 389 (2%)     max: 450 Points
min: 522     avg: 552     median: 551.5 (3%)     max: 581 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics
min: 41927     avg: 77485     median: 80755 (9%)     max: 95999 Points
94451 Points (11%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Graphics
min: 25789     avg: 41032     median: 42318 (6%)     max: 54893 Points
65778 Points (9%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Score
min: 3848     avg: 5991     median: 5815 (6%)     max: 7686 Points
min: 9963     avg: 10224     median: 10091 (11%)     max: 10619 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Graphics
min: 5005     avg: 8449     median: 8536 (3%)     max: 12278 Points
min: 15850     avg: 16926     median: 16787 (7%)     max: 18140 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Score
min: 662     avg: 1030     median: 1052.5 (3%)     max: 1385 Points
min: 1878     avg: 2000     median: 2025 (5%)     max: 2096 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Graphics
min: 726     avg: 1142     median: 1162 (2%)     max: 1522 Points
min: 2064     avg: 2207     median: 2245 (4%)     max: 2312 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Graphics
min: 41388     avg: 66040     median: 68288 (9%)     max: 85209 Points
min: 87019     avg: 87377     median: 87377 (12%)     max: 87735 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited
100%
1 Vega 3 +
2086 Points (16%)
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Graphics
100%
1 Vega 3 +
1996 Points (8%)
3DMark - 3DMark Wild Life Unlimited
100%
1 Vega 3 +
min: 1489     avg: 2264     median: 2328 (2%)     max: 2982 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Wild Life Extreme Unlimited
100%
1 Vega 3 +
min: 665     avg: 768     median: 758 (2%)     max: 880 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Night Raid
min: 1615     avg: 3731     median: 4131.5 (5%)     max: 5081 Points
6191 Points (7%)
3DMark - 3DMark Night Raid Graphics Score
min: 1774     avg: 4463     median: 4873.5 (3%)     max: 6369 Points
7661 Points (4%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Score
min: 1190     avg: 2038     median: 1947 (4%)     max: 5190 Points
min: 3049     avg: 3195     median: 3111 (6%)     max: 3425 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance GPU
min: 1108     avg: 1645     median: 1723.5 (2%)     max: 2046 Points
min: 2986     avg: 3101     median: 2991 (4%)     max: 3325 Points
3DMark Vantage
3DM Vant. Perf. total + AMD Radeon RX Vega 3
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. total
min: 5035     avg: 5441     median: 5440.5 (2%)     max: 5846 Points
3DM Vant. Perf. total + AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000/3000)
8189 Points (2%)
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX + AMD Radeon RX Vega 3
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX
min: 4303     avg: 4739     median: 4738.5 (3%)     max: 5174 Points
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX + AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000/3000)
7387 Points (5%)
3DMark 03 - 3DMark 03 - Standard
100%
1 Vega 3 +
27308 Points (14%)
3DMark 05 - 3DMark 05 - Standard
100%
1 Vega 3 +
15885 Points (17%)
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 3
3DMark 06
min: 8642     avg: 10327     median: 11103 (16%)     max: 11493 Points
3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000/3000)
12132 Points (17%)
3DMark 06 - Standard 1366x768 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000/3000)
3DMark 06
100%
1 Vega 6 +
11313 Points (16%)
3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x720 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000/3000)
3DMark 06
100%
1 Vega 6 +
11264 Points (16%)
3DMark 06 - Standard 1024x768 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000/3000)
3DMark 06
100%
1 Vega 6 +
10132 Points (14%)
Unigine Valley 1.0 - Unigine Valley 1.0 DX
100%
1 Vega 3 +
4.4 fps (2%)
Unigine Heaven 3.0 - Unigine Heaven 3.0 DX 11
100%
1 Vega 3 +
13.9 fps (5%)
Unigine Heaven 3.0 - Unigine Heaven 3.0 OpenGL
100%
1 Vega 3 +
9 fps (4%)
Unigine Heaven 2.1 - Heaven 2.1 high
100%
1 Vega 3 +
21.2 fps (4%)
Cinebench R10 Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) + AMD Radeon RX Vega 3
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit)
min: 5716     avg: 7120     median: 7401 (5%)     max: 7719 Points
Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) + AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000/3000)
7146 Points (5%)
Cinebench R11.5 Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit + AMD Radeon RX Vega 3
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit
min: 15.46     avg: 31.1     median: 38 (14%)     max: 39.47 fps
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit + AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000/3000)
min: 39.43     avg: 41.2     median: 41.1 (15%)     max: 42.86 fps
Cinebench R15
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit + AMD Radeon RX Vega 3
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit
min: 17.08     avg: 29     median: 28.2 (7%)     max: 39.11 fps
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit + AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000/3000)
min: 36.26     avg: 44.5     median: 46.4 (12%)     max: 50.7 fps
Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit + AMD Radeon RX Vega 3
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit
98 % (98%)
Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit + AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000/3000)
98 % (98%)
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
GFXBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 3
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 - GFXBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16
min: 39     avg: 62.5     median: 62.5 (2%)     max: 86 fps
GFXBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000/3000)
59.8 fps (2%)
GFXBench T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 3
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 - GFXBench T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16
min: 40     avg: 64.5     median: 64.5 (1%)     max: 89 fps
GFXBench T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000/3000)
164.6 fps (1%)
GFXBench 3.0 - GFXBench 3.0 Manhattan
100%
1 Vega 3 +
min: 19     avg: 22.3     median: 22.3 (6%)     max: 25.5 fps
GFXBench 3.0 - GFXBench 3.0 Manhattan Offscreen
100%
1 Vega 3 +
min: 20     avg: 23     median: 23 (2%)     max: 26 fps
GFXBench - GFXBench 5.0 Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Onscreen
100%
1 Vega 3 +
12 fps (5%)
GFXBench - GFXBench 5.0 Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Offscreen
100%
1 Vega 3 +
11 fps (1%)
GFXBench - GFXBench Car Chase Onscreen
100%
1 Vega 3 +
min: 11     avg: 16.2     median: 16.2 (0%)     max: 21.3 fps
GFXBench - GFXBench Car Chase Offscreen
100%
1 Vega 3 +
min: 10     avg: 15.8     median: 15.8 (0%)     max: 21.5 fps
Basemark GPU 1.2 - Basemark GPU 1.2 Vulkan Official Medium Offscreen 1080
100%
1 Vega 3 +
43 fps (4%)
Basemark GPU 1.2 - Basemark GPU 1.2 Vulkan Official High Offscreen 2160
100%
1 Vega 3 +
3.6 fps (1%)
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - LuxMark v2.0 Room GPU
min: 154     avg: 179.5     median: 179.5 (1%)     max: 205 Samples/s
241 Samples/s (1%)
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - LuxMark v2.0 Sala GPU
min: 292     avg: 346     median: 346 (1%)     max: 400 Samples/s
558 Samples/s (1%)
ComputeMark v2.1 - ComputeMark v2.1 Result
min: 933     avg: 1008     median: 1008 (2%)     max: 1083 Points
1790 Points (3%)
Power Consumption - Furmark Stress Test Power Consumption - external Monitor *
100%
1 Vega 3 +
min: 14.7     avg: 26.2     median: 28.8 (4%)     max: 32.6 Watt
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Power Consumption - The Witcher 3 Power Consumption - external Monitor *
100%
1 Vega 3 +
min: 10.1     avg: 18.3     median: 21.3 (3%)     max: 23.6 Watt
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Power Consumption - Witcher 3 Power Consumption *
100%
1 Vega 3 +
min: 25.4     avg: 28.6     median: 28.5 (6%)     max: 32 Watt
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Power Consumption - Witcher 3 ultra Power Efficiency
100%
1 Vega 3 +
min: 0.1394     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (0%)     max: 0.1929 Points per Watt
Power Consumption - Witcher 3 ultra Power Efficiency - external Monitor
100%
1 Vega 3 +
min: 0.1695     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (0%)     max: 0.23 Points per Watt
Clock Speed - GPU Clock Speed Furmark
100%
1 Vega 3 +
688 MHz (27%)

Average Benchmarks AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 → 100% n=25

Average Benchmarks AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000/3000) → 152% n=25

- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

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
100%
Vega 3:
16  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 3:
8  fps
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 3:
32.1 fps  fps
154%
Vega 6:
49.5 fps  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 3:
10.6 fps  fps
96%
Vega 6:
10.2 fps  fps
Far Cry 6

Far Cry 6

2021
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 3:
17  fps
106%
Vega 6:
18  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 3:
5  fps
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 3:
21.5 fps  fps
92%
Vega 6:
19.8 fps  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 3:
7.6 fps  fps
110%
Vega 6:
8.4 fps  fps
FIFA 22

FIFA 22

2021
low 1280x720
Vega 6:
44.4 fps  fps
med. 1920x1080
Vega 6:
26.2 fps  fps
high 1920x1080
Vega 6:
24.6 fps  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Vega 6:
21.3 fps  fps
New World

New World

2021
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 3:
9.4 fps  fps
109%
Vega 6:
10.2 fps  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 3:
4.8 fps  fps
Deathloop

Deathloop

2021
low 1280x720
Vega 6:
11.6 fps  fps
F1 2021

F1 2021

2021
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 3:
32.8  fps
131%
Vega 6:
43  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 3:
15.8  fps
119%
Vega 6:
18.8  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
Vega 3:
11  fps
144%
Vega 6:
15.8  fps
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 3:
38.5 fps  fps
105%
Vega 6:
40.5 fps  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 3:
21.7 fps  fps
101%
Vega 6:
21.9 fps  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
Vega 3:
18.2 fps  fps
99%
Vega 6:
18.1 fps  fps
Days Gone

Days Gone

2021
low 1280x720
Vega 6:
11.4 fps  fps
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 3:
22.2 fps  fps
107%
Vega 6:
23.7 fps  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Vega 3:
13.7 fps  fps
112%
Vega 6:
15.3 fps  fps
low 1280x720
Vega 6:
19 fps  fps
Outriders

Outriders

2021
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 3:
23.6 fps  fps
89%
Vega 6:
20.9 fps  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 3:
11.7 fps  fps
100%
Vega 6:
11.7 fps  fps
high 1920x1080
Vega 6:
8.2 fps  fps
Hitman 3

Hitman 3

2021
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 3:
21.2  fps
158%
Vega 6:
33.5  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 3:
8.3  fps
152%
Vega 6:
12.6  fps
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 3:
8.2 fps  fps
130%
Vega 6:
10.6 fps  fps
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 3:
17  fps
106%
Vega 6:
18  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 3:
7  fps
129%
Vega 6:
9  fps
high 1920x1080
Vega 6:
8  fps
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 3:
14.5 fps  fps
126%
Vega 6:
18.2 fps  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 3:
fps  fps
141%
Vega 6:
fps  fps
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 3:
16  fps
94%
Vega 6:
15  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 3:
6  fps
133%
Vega 6:
8  fps
high 1920x1080
Vega 6:
7  fps
Dirt 5

Dirt 5

2020
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 3:
15.7  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 3:
5.5  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
Vega 3:
4.1  fps
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 3:
11.3 fps  fps
131%
Vega 6:
14.8 fps  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 3:
6.3 fps  fps
139%
Vega 6:
8.7 fps  fps
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 3:
34.9 fps  fps
104%
Vega 6:
36.4 fps  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 3:
11.9 fps  fps
104%
Vega 6:
12.4 fps  fps
high 1920x1080
Vega 6:
10.7 fps  fps
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 3:
9.2 fps  fps
122%
Vega 6:
11.3 fps  fps
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 3:
19.5 fps  fps
122%
Vega 6:
23.8 fps