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AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000/5000) vs AMD Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL vs AMD Radeon RX Vega 11

AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000/5000)

► remove from comparison AMD Vega 6

The AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 is an integrated GPU for notebooks. It is used in certain Ryzen 5 APUs of the Renoir generation (Ryzen 4000 Mobile), which were launched in early 2020. The iGPU is based on the Vega architecture (5th generation GCN) and has 6 CUs (= 384 of the 512 shaders) clocked at up to 1,500 MHz. Compared to the similar Radeon RX Vega 6 in the Raven Ridge generation (Ryzen 2000 Mobile), the GPU is clocked significantly higher (1.500 versus 1.100 MHz Boost).

The performance depends on the configured TDP (12-54 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 is clearly faster than the old RX Vega 6 thanks to the higher clock speed and faster main memory (if used). In first synthetic benchmarks, the Vega 6 was able to reach the performance of a dedicated GeForce MX150. In games it should be somewhere between a GeForce MX230 and MX150.

Thanks to the modern 7nm process and clever power-saving features, the power consumption is comparatively low (according to AMD), so the graphics adapter can also be used for slim and light notebooks.

AMD Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL

► remove from comparison AMD WX Vega M GL

The AMD Radeon WX Vega M GL 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. It is technically identical to the consumer Radeon RX Vega M GL. The AMD Radeon Pro (formerly known as FirePro) is the counterpart to the Quadro series from Nvidia and offers certified drivers for professional 3D applications (CAD and DCC).

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.

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.

AMD Radeon RX Vega 11

► remove from comparison AMD Vega 11

The AMD Radeon RX Vega 11 is an integrated GPU in the Ryzen desktop APUs (e.g. Ryzen 5 2400G) that were launched early 2018. The graphics card is based on the Vega architecture (5th generation GCN) and has all 11 CUs (=704 shaders) clocked at up to 1240 MHz (Ryzen 5 2400G). The GPU benefits 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.

According to a first 3DMark Fire Strike that was published by AMD, the Vega 11 offers a similiar theoretical performance as the older dedicated Radeon R9 M280X. In games the missing dedicated graphics memory may however prove to be a bottleneck. Therefore, modern and demanding games will only be playable in lowest settings and the APU is mostly intended for lower demanding games like Overwatch, Dota 2, ...

Thanks to the 14nm process and clever power-saving features, the power consumption is comparatively low. The high TDP of 65 Watt of the APU however should lead to a much higher power consumption compared to the mobile APUs with 15 Watt TDP.

AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000/5000)AMD Radeon Pro WX Vega M GLAMD Radeon RX Vega 11
AMD Radeon RX Vega Series
Vega 8 512 @ 2.1 GHz
Vega 7 448 @ 1.8 GHz
Vega 6 384 @ 0.4 - 1.5 GHz
Vega 5 320 @ 1.4 GHz
RX Vega 64 4096 @ 1.63 GHz2048 Bit @ 945 MHz
RX Vega 56 3584 @ 1.14 - 1.47 GHz409.6 Bit @ 800 MHz
Vega Mobile 1792 2048 Bit
Vega M GH 1536 @ 1.06 - 1.19 GHz
Vega M GL / 870 1280 @ 0.93 - 1.01 GHz
WX Vega M GL 1280 @ 0.93 - 1.01 GHz
Vega 11 704 @ 1.24 GHz
RX Vega 64 4096 @ 1.63 GHz2048 Bit @ 945 MHz
RX Vega 56 3584 @ 1.14 - 1.47 GHz409.6 Bit @ 800 MHz
Vega Mobile 1792 2048 Bit
Vega M GH 1536 @ 1.06 - 1.19 GHz
Vega M GL / 870 1280 @ 0.93 - 1.01 GHz
WX Vega M GL 1280 @ 0.93 - 1.01 GHz
Vega 11 704 @ 1.24 GHz
CodenameVega RenoirVega Kaby Lake-GVega Raven Ridge
ArchitectureVegaVegaVega
Pipelines384 - unified1280 - unified704 - unified
TMUs24
ROPs8
Core Speed400 - 1500 (Boost) MHz931 - 1011 (Boost) MHz1240 (Boost) MHz
Shared Memoryyesnono
APIDirectX 12_1, OpenGL 4.6, OpenCL 1.2, Vulkan 1.2DirectX 12_1DirectX 12_1
Power Consumption15 Watt65 Watt65 Watt
technology7 nm14 nm14 nm
FeaturesTiled Rasterization, Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)Tiled Rasterization, Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)Tiled Rasterization, Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)
Date of Announcement07.01.2020 07.01.2018 26.10.2017
PredecessorVega 6
Memory TypeHBM2
Max. Amount of Memory4 GB
Notebook Sizemedium sized
Transistors4.5 Billion
CPU in Vega 6GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H6 x 3000 MHz, 45 W? MHz1500 MHz
AMD Ryzen 5 4600HS6 x 3000 MHz, 35 W? MHz1500 MHz
AMD Ryzen 5 4600U6 x 2100 MHz, 15 W? MHz1500 MHz
min. - max.? MHz1500 - 1600 MHz
CPU in Vega 11GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G4 x 3600 MHz, 65 W? MHz1250 MHz
AMD Ryzen 7 3780U4 x 2300 MHz, 15 W? MHz1400 MHz
AMD Ryzen 7 2800H4 x 3300 MHz, 35 W? MHz1300 MHz
min. - max.? MHz1250 - 1600 MHz

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy - Vega 6
9.9 pt (11%)
Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy - WX Vega M GL
11.4 pt (13%)
Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy - Vega 11
9.8 pt (11%)
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy Score
min: 744     avg: 926     median: 967 (5%)     max: 1047 Points
2213 Points (11%)
min: 886     avg: 1075     median: 1127 (6%)     max: 1212 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy Graphics
min: 650     avg: 807     median: 839 (4%)     max: 932 Points
2062 Points (9%)
min: 786     avg: 936     median: 935.5 (4%)     max: 1085 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics
100%
1 Vega 6 +
min: 137743     avg: 177571     median: 182608 (24%)     max: 198255 Points
min: 149941     avg: 160025     median: 157382 (21%)     max: 175397 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Graphics
100%
1 Vega 6 +
min: 87431     avg: 93120     median: 91806.5 (13%)     max: 101435 Points
min: 69751     avg: 87099     median: 87098.5 (12%)     max: 104446 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Score
min: 13166     avg: 15561     median: 15263 (19%)     max: 18326 Points
19765 Points (24%)
min: 13263     avg: 14436     median: 14579 (18%)     max: 15323 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Graphics
min: 15227     avg: 20754     median: 22109 (9%)     max: 24163 Points
38986 Points (16%)
min: 17047     avg: 20261     median: 20847.5 (8%)     max: 22303 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Score
min: 1921     avg: 2419     median: 2548.5 (6%)     max: 2941 Points
6253 Points (15%)
min: 2219     avg: 2934     median: 3038.5 (7%)     max: 3264 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Graphics
min: 2122     avg: 2663     median: 2797.5 (5%)     max: 3239 Points
7333 Points (12%)
min: 3476     avg: 3523     median: 3494 (6%)     max: 3599 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Graphics
min: 120174     avg: 129382     median: 130846 (17%)     max: 137125 Points
53170 Points (7%)
min: 88177     avg: 108334     median: 108334 (14%)     max: 128491 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Night Raid
100%
1 Vega 6 +
min: 10201     avg: 10899     median: 10867 (13%)     max: 11659 Points
8516 Points (10%)
3DMark - 3DMark Night Raid Graphics Score
100%
1 Vega 6 +
min: 11414     avg: 12078     median: 11961 (7%)     max: 12977 Points
9324 Points (5%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Score
min: 3531     avg: 4372     median: 4504.5 (9%)     max: 4978 Points
9731 Points (20%)
min: 4277     avg: 5210     median: 5350 (11%)     max: 5635 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance GPU
min: 3401     avg: 4144     median: 4301 (6%)     max: 4713 Points
10020 Points (14%)
min: 4337     avg: 5213     median: 5483 (8%)     max: 5549 Points
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Score Unknown Settings + AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000/5000)
3DMark 06
100%
1 Vega 6 +
14216 Points (21%)
3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000/5000)
3DMark 06
100%
1 Vega 6 +
min: 14216     avg: 15580     median: 14700 (22%)     max: 17824 Points
3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
140%
1 Vega 11 +
20608 Points (31%)
Unigine Valley 1.0 - Unigine Valley 1.0 DX
100%
1 Vega 6 +
7.3 fps (3%)
Unigine Heaven 3.0 - Unigine Heaven 3.0 DX 11
100%
1 Vega 6 +
25.4 fps (8%)
Unigine Heaven 3.0 - Unigine Heaven 3.0 OpenGL
100%
1 Vega 6 +
22.9 fps (10%)
Unigine Heaven 2.1 - Heaven 2.1 high
100%
1 Vega 6 +
36.8 fps (7%)
SPECviewperf 12
specvp12 sw-03 + AMD Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 sw-03
75.2 fps (33%)
specvp12 snx-02 + AMD Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 snx-02
60 fps (17%)
specvp12 showcase-01 + AMD Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 showcase-01
38.3 fps (12%)
specvp12 mediacal-01 + AMD Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 mediacal-01
19.9 fps (12%)
specvp12 maya-04 + AMD Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 maya-04
42.8 fps (15%)
specvp12 energy-01 + AMD Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 energy-01
2.9 fps (7%)
specvp12 creo-01 + AMD Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 creo-01
57.4 fps (31%)
specvp12 catia-04 + AMD Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 catia-04
64.4 fps (22%)
Cinebench R10 Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) + AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000/5000)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit)
min: 9223     avg: 9968     median: 9780 (7%)     max: 10900 Points
Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) + AMD Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL
9667 Points (7%)
Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) + AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
min: 10880     avg: 11001     median: 11001 (8%)     max: 11122 Points
Cinebench R11.5 Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit + AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000/5000)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit
min: 37.2     avg: 40.6     median: 37.7 (14%)     max: 46.9 fps
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit + AMD Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL
108.9 fps (40%)
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit + AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
min: 59.7     avg: 65     median: 65 (24%)     max: 70.3 fps
Cinebench R15
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit + AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000/5000)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit
min: 47.5     avg: 58.1     median: 53.8 (14%)     max: 75.1 fps
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit + AMD Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL
132.5 fps (36%)
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit + AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
min: 80.1     avg: 80.2     median: 80.1 (22%)     max: 80.4 fps
Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit + AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000/5000)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit
98 % (98%)
Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit + AMD Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL
98 % (98%)
Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit + AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
98 % (98%)
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
GFXBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000/5000)
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 - GFXBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16
100%
1 Vega 6 +
59.6 fps (2%)
GFXBench T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000/5000)
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 - GFXBench T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16
100%
1 Vega 6 +
166.2 fps (1%)
GFXBench - GFXBench Car Chase Onscreen
100%
1 Vega 6 +
38.9 fps (1%)
GFXBench - GFXBench Car Chase Offscreen
100%
1 Vega 6 +
39.3 fps (0%)
Basemark GPU 1.2 - Basemark GPU 1.2 Vulkan Official Medium Offscreen 1080
100%
1 Vega 6 +
82.6 fps (7%)
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - LuxMark v2.0 Room GPU
min: 368     avg: 382.5     median: 382.5 (2%)     max: 397 Samples/s
845 Samples/s (4%)
min: 447     avg: 465     median: 465 (2%)     max: 483 Samples/s
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - LuxMark v2.0 Sala GPU
750 Samples/s (1%)
1567 Samples/s (3%)
min: 1019     avg: 1074     median: 1074 (2%)     max: 1129 Samples/s
ComputeMark v2.1 - ComputeMark v2.1 Result
min: 2362     avg: 2411     median: 2410.5 (5%)     max: 2459 Points
967 Points (2%)
min: 3392     avg: 3425     median: 3425 (7%)     max: 3458 Points
Power Consumption - Furmark Stress Test Power Consumption - external Monitor *
100%
1 Vega 6 +
min: 24.6     avg: 31.2     median: 31.5 (5%)     max: 37.7 Watt
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min: 78.7     avg: 89.3     median: 89.3 (14%)     max: 99.9 Watt
Power Consumption - The Witcher 3 Power Consumption - external Monitor *
100%
1 Vega 6 +
min: 27.5     avg: 33.1     median: 36.2 (5%)     max: 37 Watt
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min: 63.1     avg: 76.1     median: 74.7 (10%)     max: 90.5 Watt
Power Consumption - Witcher 3 Power Consumption *
100%
1 Vega 6 +
min: 32     avg: 36.2     median: 34.1 (7%)     max: 44 Watt
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82.2 Watt (18%)
90.5 Watt (20%)
Power Consumption - Witcher 3 ultra Power Efficiency
100%
1 Vega 6 +
min: 0.2765     avg: 0.3     median: 0.3 (0%)     max: 0.3138 Points per Watt
0.3 Points per Watt (0%)
Power Consumption - Witcher 3 ultra Power Efficiency - external Monitor
100%
1 Vega 6 +
min: 0.273     avg: 0.3     median: 0.3 (0%)     max: 0.352 Points per Watt
0.2 Points per Watt (0%)
Clock Speed - GPU Clock Witcher 3 ultra
100%
1 Vega 6 +
1500 MHz (75%)
1240 MHz (62%)
Clock Speed - GPU Clock Speed Furmark
100%
1 Vega 6 +
min: 1327     avg: 1503     median: 1500 (59%)     max: 1715 MHz
1240 MHz (49%)

Average Benchmarks AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000/5000) → 100% n=16

Average Benchmarks AMD Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL → 186% n=16

Average Benchmarks AMD Radeon RX Vega 11 → 121% n=16

- 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.

Vampire Bloodhunt

Vampire Bloodhunt

2022
low 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
17.6 fps  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
16.4 fps  fps
Ghostwire Tokyo

Ghostwire Tokyo

2022
low 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
10.5 fps  fps
Tiny Tina's Wonderlands

Tiny Tina's Wonderlands

2022
low 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
18.8  fps
med. 1920x1080
Vega 6:
0 (!)  fps
low 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
11.2  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
9.2  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
6.4  fps
low 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
35.3  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
24.9  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
21.3  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
13.6  fps
low 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
16.7 fps  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
13  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
12  fps
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 6:
69.6 fps  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
25.3 fps  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
18 fps  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
14.4 fps  fps
QHD 2560x1440
Vega 6:
0 (!)  fps
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 6:
26  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
12  fps
Far Cry 6

Far Cry 6

2021
low 1280x720
Vega 6:
0 (!)  fps
FIFA 22

FIFA 22

2021
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 6:
85.1 fps  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
44.5 fps  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
41.7 fps  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
34.3 fps  fps
QHD 2560x1440
100%
Vega 6:
27.5 fps  fps
4K 3840x2160
Vega 6:
0 (!)  fps
F1 2021

F1 2021

2021
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 6:
31.9  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
14.3  fps
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 6:
50.8 fps  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
30 fps  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
26.1 fps  fps
Days Gone

Days Gone

2021
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 6:
25.8 fps  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
14.3 fps  fps
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 6:
40.4 fps  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
20 fps  fps
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 6:
14.2 fps  fps
Outriders

Outriders

2021
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 6:
26.7 fps  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
18.8 fps  fps
Hitman 3

Hitman 3

2021
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 6:
39.1  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
14.9  fps
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 6:
12.9 fps 18.9 fps ~ 16 fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
8.1 fps  fps
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 6:
13 32 ~ 23 fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
15  fps
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 6:
36.3  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
10.6  fps
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 6:
18 28 ~ 23 fps
med. 1920x1080
Vega 6:
0 (!)  fps
Dirt 5

Dirt 5

2020
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 6:
19.3 34.4 ~ 27 fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
9.3 13.9 ~ 12 fps
high 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
11.3  fps
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 6:
26 26.3 fps ~ 26 fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
13.3 fps 14 ~ 14 fps
high 1920x1080
Vega 6:
0 (!)  fps
FIFA 21

FIFA 21

2020
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 6:
93.4 fps  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
61.5 fps  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
50 fps  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
41.8 fps  fps
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 6:
61.6 fps 81.1 ~ 71 fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
28.6 fps 34.1 ~ 31 fps
high 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
23.6 fps 27.9 ~ 26 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
20.6 fps 26.8 ~ 24 fps
low 1280x720
100%
Vega 6:
24.8 fps 27.5 ~ 26 fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
Vega 6:
10.3 fps 11.6 ~ 11 fps