AMD Radeon Vega: Benchmarks reveal performance compared to the GTX 1080

What performance really reaches the Radeon Vega AMD compared to Nvidia's graphics cards now? After the launch of the Frontier Edition this question can finally be answered.

2709AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition: The new high-end graphics card

AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition tested in 3DMark

Expectations for high-end graphics card Radeon Vega AMD are big. High performance at an affordable price you could wish for - similar to the Ryzen processors. The sale of the professional graphics card Radeon Vega Frontier Edition has just begun and there have also occasionally been the first buyers will receive a model. The integrated at the factory Gaming mode reduces this probably the threshold to use the GPU benchmarks and games, for which she is actually not intended. Accordingly, we can look at the first benchmark results and compare them to the competition.

AMD Radeon-Vega Frontier Edition 3DMarkSource:

The first Vega graphics card achieved in 3DMark test, therefore, a value of 17,152 points. In order for the high-end graphics card from AMD is slightly higher than the performance of the GeForce GTX 1080 from Nvidia, which comes to 16,881 points. The GTX 1080 Ti, so the uprated model achieved a better value. A titanium Xp, the flagship graphics card from Nvidia, the Vega Frontier Edition comes at least not approach. While AMD takes its time with the RX Vega, the prices of GeForce GTX fall 1080 and other models more and more:

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If the data are really meaningful?

Since currently the spirits argue. The Radeon Vega Frontier Edition is intended for professional use - not to play. AMD has done no favors in order to integrate a gaming mode, which is now also tested. The version for normal gamers will appear as Radeon RX Vega. This could of course have optimizations that concentrate on the games.

The now published benchmark is at least a guideline in which performance areas, the Vega graphics cards will move. But in fact we have to wait until AMD RX Vega imagines, called the prices and then begins with the sale of us. Independent reviews for Frontier Edition there is not yet well.

Source: klaudiuszkaczmarzyk, 3dmark via heise


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