AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
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AMD Radeon RX Vega 64

RX VEGA 56 RX VEGA 64 Difference
AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
Price $ 349 $ 439 90 (23%)
Year 2017 2017 0 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 75C 86C 11 (14%)
Max Fan Noise 55dB 56dB 1.1 (2%)
Recommended Power Supply 560W 645W 85 (14%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99) Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99)
CPU Impact on FPS +0 FPS +0 FPS 0 (0%)
CPU Impact on FPS % 0% 0% 0 (0%)
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 92 FPS 106 FPS 13.7 (14%)
Average 1440p Performance 70 FPS 80 FPS 10.3 (14%)
Average 4K Performance 39 FPS 46 FPS 6.1 (14%)
Memory 8 GB 8 GB 0 (0%)
Overall Combination Score 81/100 79/100 2 (2%)

Our Verdict: Upgrading from RX VEGA 56 to RX VEGA 64 is not recommended as it is less than 30% of improvement in performance. In general, a reasonable upgrade is between 30% and 50% or more to justify the purchase of new hardware.

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AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
53
57
2018 Battlefield V
116
125
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
122
135
2018 Fallout 76
96
135
2018 Final Fantasy XV
72
77
2018 Forza Horizon 4
84
91
2018 Hitman 2
75
105
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
81
90
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
54
55
2017 Dawn of War III
95
110
2017 Destiny 2
119
129
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
84
92
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
65
65
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
67
73
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
74
86
2016 Battlefield 1
126
141
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
73
83
2016 Doom
170
189
2016 F1 2016
100
105
2016 Overwatch
130
142
2016 Total War: Warhammer
92
102
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
79
84

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AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
34
43
2018 Battlefield V
86
95
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
77
88
2018 Fallout 76
82
97
2018 Final Fantasy XV
51
56
2018 Forza Horizon 4
71
77
2018 Hitman 2
49
69
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
54
61
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
49
53
2017 Dawn of War III
84
91
2017 Destiny 2
102
110
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
55
60
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
58
59
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
51
56
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
61
72
2016 Battlefield 1
95
108
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
50
56
2016 Doom
118
139
2016 F1 2016
90
98
2016 Overwatch
90
98
2016 Total War: Warhammer
69
78
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
55
59

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AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
24
30
2018 Battlefield V
47
53
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
33
38
2018 Fallout 76
45
53
2018 Final Fantasy XV
30
31
2018 Forza Horizon 4
47
51
2018 Hitman 2
29
40
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
28
31
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
32
34
2017 Dawn of War III
43
51
2017 Destiny 2
51
55
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
29
32
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
35
39
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
29
32
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
52
59
2016 Battlefield 1
53
59
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
26
30
2016 Doom
62
73
2016 F1 2016
57
65
2016 Overwatch
46
50
2016 Total War: Warhammer
39
45
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
29
31

AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 / Core i7-7700K

It is clear that the RX VEGA 56 is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. It is worth noting that the RX VEGA 56 is a very power hungry card and requires a decent power supply unit. In terms of memory, the RX VEGA 56 's 8192 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. View Current Price List

AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 / Core i7-7700K

With some tuning, the RX VEGA 64 makes the most sense for gamers with 4K monitors. Though serious gamers hardly play at 4k. It is worth noting that the RX VEGA 64 is a very power hungry card and requires a decent power supply unit. In terms of memory, the RX VEGA 64 's 8192 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. It is important to know that RX VEGA 64 's max load temperature is very high and might require custom cooling solutions. In short the performance is exceptional, there's no question that this is one of the most powerful single GPU out there in 2017 . View Current Price List

RX VEGA 56 vs RX VEGA 64 Specifications Comparison

Board Design

RX VEGA 56 RX VEGA 64
Board NumberD050-03D05001
Length10.5 inches 267 mm11 inches 279 mm
Outputs1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors2x 8-pin2x 8-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP210 W295 W

Clock Speeds

RX VEGA 56 RX VEGA 64
Boost Clock1474 MHz1536 MHz
GPU Clock1138 MHz1200 MHz
Memory Clock800 MHz 1600 MHz effective945 MHz 1890 MHz effective

Graphics Card

RX VEGA 56 RX VEGA 64
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationVega (RX Vega)Vega (RX Vega)
Launch Price399 USD499 USD
ProductionActiveActive
Release DateAug 14th, 2017Aug 7th, 2017

Graphics Features

RX VEGA 56 RX VEGA 64
DirectX12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL22
OpenGL4.64.6
Shader Model6.16.1
Vulkan1.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

RX VEGA 56 RX VEGA 64
ArchitectureGCN 5.0GCN 5.0
Die Size510 mm²510 mm²
GPU NameVega 10Vega 10
GPU VariantVega 10 XL (215-0894216)Vega 10 XT (215-0894200)
Process Size14 nm14 nm
Transistors12,500 million12,500 million

Memory

RX VEGA 56 RX VEGA 64
Bandwidth409.6 GB/s483.8 GB/s
Memory Bus2048 bit2048 bit
Memory Size8192 MB8192 MB
Memory TypeHBM2HBM2

Render Config

RX VEGA 56 RX VEGA 64
Compute Units5664
ROPs6464
Shading Units35844096
TMUs224256

Theoretical Performance

RX VEGA 56 RX VEGA 64
FP16 (half) performance21,131 GFLOPS (2:1)25,166 GFLOPS (2:1)
FP32 (float) performance10,566 GFLOPS12,583 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance660.4 GFLOPS (1:16)786.4 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate94.34 GPixel/s98.30 GPixel/s
Texture Rate330.2 GTexel/s393.2 GTexel/s