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AMD Radeon RX Vega Mobile vs AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 vs AMD Radeon RX Vega 64

AMD Radeon RX Vega Mobile

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The AMD Radeon Vega Mobile is a dedicated graphics card for laptops. It most likely uses the same chip as the Kaby-Lake-G graphics part. Rumors currently speak of 28 CUs (= 1792 shaders) instead of the 24 CUs in the Kaby-Lake-G top model. The clock speed should be also around 1 GHz. As graphics memory, the GPU most likely also uses 4 GB HMB2.

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 power consumption should be similar to the Kaby-Lake-G chips (altough this may be more efficient due to power sharing and distribution). The Kaby-Lake-G is rated at 100 Watt including a 35-45 Watt processor.

The Radeon Vega Mobile was announced one day before CES at a press event by Lisa Su

AMD Radeon RX Vega 56

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AMD’s Radeon RX Vega 56 is a high-end desktop GPU that was first introduced in August of 2017. It is based on the Vega architecture (Vega 10) and equipped with fast HBM2 VRAM. When it was first introduced, it was the second fastest AMD GPU available, only bested by the RX Vega 64 that launched on the very same day. At the time of writing, both GPUs have been replaced by their respective Radeon VII successors.

The RX Vega 56 reference design features 56 CUs running at 1,138-1,474 MHz (Boost) and 8 GB of HBM2 VRAM running at 800 MHz connected via a 2,048-bit memory bus resulting in a memory bandwidth of 409.6 GB/s.

Features

Vega 10 is still produced in a 10-nm manufacturing process. The die consists of roughly 12.5 billion transistors and measures 495 mm2 in size. The newer Vega 20 chip, which AMD’s current Radeon VII is based on, features around 13.2 billion transistors. Applications have access to a total of 3,584 shaders, but the GPU lacks the dedicated Raytracing and Tensor cores that can be found on Nvidia’s latest RTX generation of GPUs.

Performance

Performance-wise, the RX Vega 56 is comparable to an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070, and thus best categorized as upper middle-class. Games released in 2018 and 2019 should run perfectly fine and smooth in high details on WQHD (2560 x 1440).

Power Consumption

According to AMD, the RX Vega 56’s maximum power consumption is 210 W. Given the GTX 1070’s power consumption of just 150 W, the Vega 56 cannot keep up with its direct competitor in regards to performance-per-watt ratio.

AMD Radeon RX Vega 64

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The AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 is a high-end desktop graphics card that was announced in August 2017. It uses the Vega 10 chip and is the top model of the AMD desktop graphics cards (through 2018). It offers 64 CUs clocked at 1247 - 1546 MHz (Boost) and 8 GB HBM2 graphics memory. In games, the Vega 64 offers a similar performance as a Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 on average.

AMD Radeon RX Vega MobileAMD Radeon RX Vega 56AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Radeon RX Vega Series
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
Vega 10 640 @ 1.3 GHz
Vega 9 576 @ 1.3 GHz
Vega 8 512 @ 1.2 GHz
Vega 6 384 @ 0.4 - 1.5 GHz
Vega 6 384 @ 1.1 GHz
Vega 3 192 @ 0.6 - 1.2 GHz
Vega 2 128 @ 1.1 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
Vega 10 640 @ 1.3 GHz
Vega 9 576 @ 1.3 GHz
Vega 8 512 @ 1.2 GHz
Vega 6 384 @ 0.4 - 1.5 GHz
Vega 6 384 @ 1.1 GHz
Vega 3 192 @ 0.6 - 1.2 GHz
Vega 2 128 @ 1.1 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
Vega 10 640 @ 1.3 GHz
Vega 9 576 @ 1.3 GHz
Vega 8 512 @ 1.2 GHz
Vega 6 384 @ 0.4 - 1.5 GHz
Vega 6 384 @ 1.1 GHz
Vega 3 192 @ 0.6 - 1.2 GHz
Vega 2 128 @ 1.1 GHz
CodenameVega MobileVegaVega
ArchitectureVegaVegaVega
Pipelines1792 - unified3584 - unified4096 - unified
Memory Bus Width2048 Bit409.6 Bit2048 Bit
Memory TypeHBM2HBM2HBM2
Max. Amount of Memory4 GB8 GB8 GB
Shared Memorynonono
APIDirectX 12_1DirectX 12_1, Shader 6.2, OpenGL 4.6DirectX 12_1, Shader 6.2, OpenGL 4.6
Power Consumption90 Watt210 Watt
technology14 nm14 nm14 nm
Notebook Sizemedium sized
Date of Announcement07.01.2018 14.08.2017 14.08.2017
Core Speed1138 - 1474 (Boost) MHz1630 MHz
Memory Speed800 MHz945 MHz
Transistors12.5 Billion12.5 Billion
Features64 ROPs, 224 TMUs64 ROPs, 256 TMUs

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy - RX Vega 56
45 pt (49%)
Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy - RX Vega 64
47.1 pt (51%)
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy Score
6746 Points (35%)
min: 6608     avg: 7202     median: 7334 (38%)     max: 7656 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy Graphics
6482 Points (30%)
min: 6530     avg: 7044     median: 7109 (33%)     max: 7284 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics
412820 Points (55%)
min: 332816     avg: 408594     median: 392304 (52%)     max: 475862 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Graphics
332764 Points (46%)
min: 243835     avg: 338219     median: 338532 (46%)     max: 399420 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Score
47018 Points (57%)
min: 22286     avg: 44807     median: 44176 (54%)     max: 58590 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Graphics
125359 Points (51%)
min: 60794     avg: 120201     median: 127374 (52%)     max: 156190 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Score
17098 Points (43%)
min: 15462     avg: 18346     median: 18368 (46%)     max: 20443 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Graphics
20759 Points (39%)
min: 19234     avg: 22136     median: 22501 (42%)     max: 23194 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Graphics
369880 Points (49%)
min: 316482     avg: 378748     median: 373630 (50%)     max: 455994 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Night Raid
min: 46306     avg: 49567     median: 49136.5 (59%)     max: 53688 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Night Raid Graphics Score
min: 84003     avg: 87687     median: 88567 (49%)     max: 89609 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Score
22937 Points (46%)
min: 19439     avg: 23210     median: 22898 (46%)     max: 26995 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance GPU
29086 Points (42%)
min: 27881     avg: 30407     median: 30823.5 (44%)     max: 31989 Points
3DMark Vantage
3DM Vant. Perf. total + AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. total
54586 Points (45%)
3DM Vant. Perf. total + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
min: 42364     avg: 55557     median: 55262 (46%)     max: 66923 Points
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX + AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX
54416 Points (42%)
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
min: 51293     avg: 57962     median: 55977 (43%)     max: 66528 Points
3DMark 03 - 3DMark 03 - Standard
134946 Points (71%)
min: 125659     avg: 153703     median: 140159 (73%)     max: 191287 Points
3DMark 05 - 3DMark 05 - Standard
34785 Points (49%)
min: 28932     avg: 35209     median: 31420 (44%)     max: 50024 Points
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
3DMark 06
36286 Points (55%)
3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
min: 30042     avg: 37389     median: 36216 (55%)     max: 45133 Points
Unigine Valley 1.0 - Unigine Valley 1.0 DX
76.4 fps (33%)
min: 74.6     avg: 79.1     median: 79.2 (35%)     max: 81.8 fps
SPECviewperf 12
specvp12 sw-03 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 sw-03
74.1 fps (32%)
specvp12 sw-03 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
min: 72.4     avg: 78.9     median: 80.9 (35%)     max: 82.5 fps
specvp12 snx-02 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 snx-02
22.6 fps (6%)
specvp12 snx-02 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
min: 19.57     avg: 23.6     median: 22.7 (6%)     max: 28.85 fps
specvp12 mediacal-01 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 mediacal-01
45.6 fps (28%)
specvp12 mediacal-01 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
min: 42.46     avg: 47.9     median: 49.7 (30%)     max: 51 fps
specvp12 maya-04 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 maya-04
85.5 fps (30%)
specvp12 maya-04 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
min: 74.5     avg: 89.9     median: 84.1 (30%)     max: 105.4 fps
specvp12 energy-01 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 energy-01
11.2 fps (28%)
specvp12 energy-01 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
min: 5.21     avg: 11.4     median: 12.2 (31%)     max: 12.74 fps
specvp12 creo-01 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 creo-01
53.1 fps (28%)
specvp12 creo-01 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
min: 52.1     avg: 57.7     median: 58 (31%)     max: 62.5 fps
specvp12 catia-04 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 catia-04
141.1 fps (48%)
specvp12 catia-04 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
min: 150.6     avg: 155.7     median: 157.1 (54%)     max: 162.2 fps
specvp12 3dsmax-05 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 3dsmax-05
144.8 fps (39%)
specvp12 3dsmax-05 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
min: 128.9     avg: 145.1     median: 144.5 (39%)     max: 158.9 fps
specvp12 showcase-01 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 showcase-01
min: 110.3     avg: 112.5     median: 110.9 (42%)     max: 115.3 fps
SPECviewperf 13 specvp13 sw-04 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 sw-04
91 fps (42%)
specvp13 sw-04 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
min: 92.8     avg: 100.4     median: 100.5 (46%)     max: 113 fps
specvp13 snx-03 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 snx-03
40.8 fps (6%)
specvp13 snx-03 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
min: 37     avg: 42.8     median: 41.1 (6%)     max: 51.5 fps
specvp13 medical-02 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 medical-02
66.5 fps (36%)
specvp13 medical-02 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
min: 30.86     avg: 51.9     median: 38.3 (21%)     max: 73.8 fps
specvp13 maya-05 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 maya-05
182.1 fps (32%)
specvp13 maya-05 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
min: 195.6     avg: 204.4     median: 200.7 (35%)     max: 217 fps
specvp13 energy-02 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 energy-02
22.8 fps (17%)
specvp13 energy-02 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
min: 7.55     avg: 20     median: 23 (17%)     max: 23.88 fps
specvp13 creo-02 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 creo-02
104.3 fps (27%)
specvp13 creo-02 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
min: 107.1     avg: 109.4     median: 109.2 (28%)     max: 112 fps
specvp13 catia-05 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 catia-05
209.1 fps (45%)
specvp13 catia-05 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
min: 225.1     avg: 236.2     median: 236 (50%)     max: 251 fps
specvp13 3dsmax-06 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 3dsmax-06
145.2 fps (39%)
specvp13 3dsmax-06 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
min: 130.4     avg: 145.7     median: 140.8 (38%)     max: 159.6 fps
specvp13 showcase-02 + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 showcase-02
min: 108.2     avg: 112.6     median: 110.9 (42%)     max: 118 fps
SPECviewperf 2020 specvp2020 solidworks-05 4k + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 solidworks-05 4k
57.5 fps (17%)
specvp2020 snx-04 4k + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 snx-04 4k
35.1 fps (7%)
specvp2020 medical-03 4k + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 medical-03 4k
15 fps (29%)
specvp2020 maya-06 4k + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 maya-06 4k
123 fps (28%)
specvp2020 energy-03 4k + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 energy-03 4k
28.8 fps (21%)
specvp2020 creo-03 4k + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 creo-03 4k
37.5 fps (23%)
specvp2020 catia-06 4k + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 catia-06 4k
28.5 fps (23%)
specvp2020 3dsmax-07 4k + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 3dsmax-07 4k
36.7 fps (22%)
Cinebench R10 Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit)
min: 13019     avg: 15704     median: 14194 (60%)     max: 19940 Points
Cinebench R11.5 Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit
min: 100.4     avg: 120.7     median: 108.9 (40%)     max: 158.5 fps
Cinebench R15
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit
min: 117.7     avg: 153.5     median: 135.3 (36%)     max: 213.7 fps
Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit + AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit
min: 95     avg: 97.8     median: 98 (98%)     max: 98 %
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - LuxMark v2.0 Room GPU
2384 Samples/s (11%)
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - LuxMark v2.0 Sala GPU
5459 Samples/s (10%)
ComputeMark v2.1 - ComputeMark v2.1 Result
17030 Points (33%)
Power Consumption - Furmark Stress Test Power Consumption - external Monitor *
329.4 Watt (51%)
Power Consumption - The Witcher 3 Power Consumption - external Monitor *
345.6 Watt (48%)
min: 353.6     avg: 386.3     median: 378.2 (53%)     max: 441 Watt
Power Consumption - Witcher 3 ultra Power Efficiency - external Monitor
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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.

F1 2021

F1 2021

2021
low 1280x720
RX Vega 64:
389  fps
med. 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
212  fps
high 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
180  fps
ultra 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
115  fps
QHD 2560x1440
RX Vega 64:
86  fps
4K 3840x2160
RX Vega 64:
51  fps
low 1280x720
RX Vega 64:
144 fps  fps
med. 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
144 fps  fps
high 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
143 fps  fps
QHD 2560x1440
RX Vega 64:
143 fps  fps
4K 3840x2160
RX Vega 64:
98.4 fps  fps
Days Gone

Days Gone

2021
low 1280x720
RX Vega 64:
181 fps  fps
med. 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
97.2 fps  fps
high 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
71.4 fps  fps
ultra 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
52 fps  fps
QHD 2560x1440
RX Vega 64:
29.4 fps  fps
4K 3840x2160
RX Vega 64:
136 fps  fps
low 1280x720
RX Vega 64:
95.8 fps  fps
ultra 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
107 fps  fps
QHD 2560x1440
RX Vega 64:
105 fps  fps
4K 3840x2160
RX Vega 64:
70.9 fps  fps
low 1280x720
RX Vega 64:
326 fps  fps
med. 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
145 fps  fps
high 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
141 fps  fps
ultra 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
121 fps  fps
QHD 2560x1440
RX Vega 64:
78.8 fps  fps
4K 3840x2160
RX Vega 64:
43 fps  fps
Outriders

Outriders

2021
low 1280x720
RX Vega 64:
165 fps  fps
med. 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
134 fps  fps
high 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
104 fps  fps
ultra 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
88.2 fps  fps
QHD 2560x1440
RX Vega 64:
59.7 fps  fps
4K 3840x2160
RX Vega 64:
29.3 fps  fps
Hitman 3

Hitman 3

2021
low 1280x720
RX Vega 64:
286  fps
med. 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
148  fps
high 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
134  fps
ultra 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
125  fps
QHD 2560x1440
RX Vega 64:
85  fps
4K 3840x2160
RX Vega 64:
47  fps
low 1280x720
RX Vega 64:
116 fps  fps
med. 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
68.7 fps  fps
high 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
54.5 fps  fps
ultra 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
47.1 fps  fps
QHD 2560x1440
RX Vega 64:
30.7 fps  fps
4K 3840x2160
RX Vega 64:
14.3 fps  fps
low 1280x720
RX Vega 64:
97  fps
med. 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
81  fps
high 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
77  fps
ultra 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
73  fps
QHD 2560x1440
RX Vega 64:
57  fps
4K 3840x2160
RX Vega 64:
38  fps
low 1280x720
RX Vega 64:
87.5 fps  fps
med. 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
84.2 fps  fps
high 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
81.1 fps  fps
ultra 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
73.2 fps  fps
QHD 2560x1440
RX Vega 64:
49.7 fps  fps
4K 3840x2160
RX Vega 64:
25.6 fps  fps
low 1280x720
RX Vega 64:
159 fps  fps
med. 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
102 fps  fps
high 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
88 fps  fps
ultra 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
68.1 fps  fps
QHD 2560x1440
RX Vega 64:
50.1 fps  fps
4K 3840x2160
RX Vega 64:
28.1 fps  fps
low 1280x720
RX Vega 64:
116  fps
med. 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
83  fps
high 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
69  fps
ultra 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
60  fps
QHD 2560x1440
RX Vega 64:
47  fps
4K 3840x2160
RX Vega 64:
28  fps
Dirt 5

Dirt 5

2020
low 1280x720
RX Vega 64:
158  fps
med. 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
98.6  fps
high 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
81.3  fps
ultra 1920x1080
RX Vega 64:
70.5  fps
QHD 2560x1440
RX Vega 64:
56.1  fps
4K 3840x2160
RX Vega 64:
36.2  fps
low 1280x720
RX Vega 64:
139 fps