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Radeon RX Vega 56 vs Radeon Vega Frontier Edition

Intro

The Radeon RX Vega 56 features clock speeds of 1156 MHz on the GPU, and 1600 MHz on the 8192 MB of HBM2 RAM. It features 3584 SPUs as well as 224 Texture Address Units and 64 ROPs.

Compare those specifications to the Radeon Vega Frontier Edition, which has a core clock speed of 1382 MHz and a HBM2 memory speed of 1890 MHz. It also makes use of a 2048-bit memory bus, and uses a 14 nm design. It is comprised of 4096 SPUs, 256 Texture Address Units, and 64 ROPs.

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Benchmarks

These are real-world performance benchmarks that were submitted by Hardware Compare users. The scores seen here are the average of all benchmarks submitted for each respective test and hardware.

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics Score

Radeon Vega Frontier Edition 21404 points
Radeon RX Vega 56 21011 points
Difference: 393 (2%)

Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Power Consumption (Max TDP)

Radeon RX Vega 56 210 Watts
Radeon Vega Frontier Edition 300 Watts
Difference: 90 Watts (43%)

Memory Bandwidth

Theoretically, the Radeon Vega Frontier Edition should perform just a bit faster than the Radeon RX Vega 56 overall. (explain)

Radeon Vega Frontier Edition 495452 MB/sec
Radeon RX Vega 56 419430 MB/sec
Difference: 76022 (18%)

Texel Rate

The Radeon Vega Frontier Edition will be much (about 37%) faster with regards to AF than the Radeon RX Vega 56. (explain)

Radeon Vega Frontier Edition 353792 Mtexels/sec
Radeon RX Vega 56 258944 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 94848 (37%)

Pixel Rate

The Radeon Vega Frontier Edition is a bit (approximately 20%) faster with regards to AA than the Radeon RX Vega 56, and also will be capable of handling higher screen resolutions better. (explain)

Radeon Vega Frontier Edition 88448 Mpixels/sec
Radeon RX Vega 56 73984 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 14464 (20%)

Please note that the above 'benchmarks' are all just theoretical - the results were calculated based on the card's specifications, and real-world performance may (and probably will) vary at least a bit.

Price Comparison

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Radeon RX Vega 56

Amazon.com

Radeon Vega Frontier Edition

Amazon.com

Please note that the price comparisons are based on search keywords - sometimes it might show cards with very similar names that are not exactly the same as the one chosen in the comparison. We do try to filter out the wrong results as best we can, though.

Specifications

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Model Radeon RX Vega 56 Radeon Vega Frontier Edition
Manufacturer AMD AMD
Year September 2017 June 2017
Code Name Vega 10 XL Vega 10 XTX
Memory 8192 MB 16384 MB
Core Speed 1156 MHz 1382 MHz
Memory Speed 1600 MHz 1890 MHz
Power (Max TDP) 210 watts 300 watts
Bandwidth 419430 MB/sec 495452 MB/sec
Texel Rate 258944 Mtexels/sec 353792 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 73984 Mpixels/sec 88448 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 3584 4096
Texture Mapping Units 224 256
Render Output Units 64 64
Bus Type HBM2 HBM2
Bus Width 2048-bit 2048-bit
Fab Process 14 nm 14 nm
Transistors 12500 million 12500 million
Bus PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
DirectX Version DirectX 12.0 DirectX 12.0
OpenGL Version OpenGL 4.5 OpenGL 4.5

Memory Bandwidth: Memory bandwidth is the maximum amount of information (in units of MB per second) that can be transported past the external memory interface within a second. It is calculated by multiplying the bus width by its memory clock speed. If it uses DDR memory, the result should be multiplied by 2 again. If it uses DDR5, multiply by ANOTHER 2x. The better the card's memory bandwidth, the faster the card will be in general. It especially helps with AA, HDR and high resolutions.

Texel Rate: Texel rate is the maximum amount of texture map elements (texels) that can be processed in one second. This figure is calculated by multiplying the total amount of texture units of the card by the core speed of the chip. The higher this number, the better the graphics card will be at texture filtering (anisotropic filtering - AF). It is measured in millions of texels in a second.

Pixel Rate: Pixel rate is the maximum number of pixels that the graphics chip can possibly write to the local memory in one second - measured in millions of pixels per second. The figure is calculated by multiplying the amount of colour ROPs by the clock speed of the card. ROPs (Raster Operations Pipelines - also sometimes called Render Output Units) are responsible for outputting the pixels (image) to the screen. The actual pixel fill rate also depends on many other factors, especially the memory bandwidth of the card - the lower the bandwidth is, the lower the ability to get to the maximum fill rate.

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Radeon RX Vega 56

Amazon.com

Radeon Vega Frontier Edition

Amazon.com

Please note that the price comparisons are based on search keywords - sometimes it might show cards with very similar names that are not exactly the same as the one chosen in the comparison. We do try to filter out the wrong results as best we can, though.

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