AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
vs
NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN X

AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN X
RX Vega 56 GTX TITAN X Difference
AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN X
Price $ 351.0 $ 739.0 388 (111%)
Year 2017 2015 2 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 75C 83C 8 (11%)
Max Fan Noise 55.2dB 52.4dB 2.8 (5%)
Recommended Power Supply 560W 600W 40 (7%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99) Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz ($306.99)
CPU Impact on FPS +0.0 FPS +0.0 FPS 0 (0%)
CPU Impact on FPS % 0.0% 0.0% 0 (0%)
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 97.9 FPS 102.4 FPS 4.5 (5%)
Average 1440p Performance 73.4 FPS 74.4 FPS 1 (1%)
Average 4K Performance 43.5 FPS 44.4 FPS 0.9 (2%)
Memory 8 GB 12 GB 4 (50%)
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 4.1 $ 9.8 5.7 (139%)
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 5.4 $ 13.4 8 (148%)
4K Cost Per Frame $ 9.2 $ 22.5 13.3 (145%)
Overall Combination Score 81/100 54/100 27 (33%)
Our Verdict: Upgrading from RX Vega 56 to GTX TITAN X 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. The price/performance ratio is much better for RX Vega 56 .

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AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN X
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
116.6
108.0
2019 Anthem
67.6
69.6
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
99.1
102.0
2019 Resident Evil 2
118.5
121.2
2019 Metro Exodus
52.8
54.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
89.0
100.0
2018 Fallout 76
101.7
138.0
2018 Hitman 2
79.5
108.0
2018 Just Cause 4
76.3
65.5
2018 Monster Hunter: World
82.1
70.6
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
71.0
70.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
89.0
100.1
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
105.5
90.7
2017 For Honor
140.7
121.0
2017 Project CARS 2
99.7
85.7
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
120.8
103.8
2016 Overwatch
138.0
155.4
2016 Dishonored 2
72.7
62.5
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
83.6
82.4
2015 Rocket League
410.6
352.8
2015 Need For Speed
113.9
97.8
2015 Project CARS
109.1
93.7
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
281.7
241.9
2009 League of Legends
528.0
453.6

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AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN X
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
86.9
80.4
2019 Anthem
53.6
55.2
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
76.9
79.2
2019 Resident Evil 2
79.9
81.6
2019 Metro Exodus
41.0
42.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
75.1
84.0
2018 Hitman 2
51.9
70.0
2018 Just Cause 4
56.3
48.4
2018 Monster Hunter: World
57.4
49.4
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
54.2
54.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
57.8
65.1
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
76.3
65.5
2017 For Honor
82.1
70.6
2017 Project CARS 2
70.3
60.5
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
109.1
93.7
2016 Overwatch
94.9
107.1
2016 Dishonored 2
62.1
53.4
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
58.0
58.2
2015 Rocket League
176.0
151.2
2015 Need For Speed
88.0
75.6
2015 Project CARS
83.3
71.6
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
234.7
201.6
2009 League of Legends
293.3
252.0

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AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN X
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
46.6
48.0
2019 Anthem
29.2
30.0
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
40.8
42.0
2019 Resident Evil 2
39.4
40.2
2019 Metro Exodus
25.9
26.4
2018 Forza Horizon 4
49.8
56.0
2018 Hitman 2
30.8
41.0
2018 Just Cause 4
29.4
25.2
2018 Monster Hunter: World
27.5
23.7
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
30.8
30.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
31.2
35.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
52.8
45.4
2017 For Honor
41.0
35.3
2017 Project CARS 2
58.7
50.4
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
91.4
78.6
2016 Overwatch
49.0
55.3
2016 Dishonored 2
49.3
42.3
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
30.3
28.6
2015 Rocket League
82.1
70.6
2015 Need For Speed
58.7
50.4
2015 Project CARS
58.7
50.4
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
211.2
181.4
2009 League of Legends
117.3
100.8

AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 / 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. In short the performance is exceptional, there's no question that this is one of the most powerful single GPU out there in 2017 .

NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN X / i7-4790K

In terms of cost, pricing clearly is a genuine issue here and the price of GTX TITAN X is simply ridiculous. It is worth noting that the GTX TITAN X is a very power hungry card and requires a decent power supply unit. In terms of memory, the GTX TITAN X 's 12288 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. In short the performance is exceptional, there's no question that this is one of the most powerful single GPU out there in 2015 .

RX Vega 56 vs GTX TITAN X Specifications Comparison

Board Design

RX Vega 56 GTX TITAN X
Board NumberD050-03PG600
Length10.5 inches 267 mm10.5 inches 267 mm
Outputs1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors2x 8-pin1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP210 W250 W

Clock Speeds

RX Vega 56 GTX TITAN X
Boost Clock1474 MHz1089 MHz
GPU Clock1138 MHz1000 MHz
Memory Clock800 MHz 1600 MHz effective1753 MHz 7012 MHz effective

Graphics Card

RX Vega 56 GTX TITAN X
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationVega (RX Vega)GeForce 900
Launch Price399 USD999 USD
ProductionActiveActive
Release DateAug 14th, 2017Mar 17th, 2015

Graphics Features

RX Vega 56 GTX TITAN X
DirectX12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL21.2
OpenGL4.64.6
Shader Model6.16.1
Vulkan1.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

RX Vega 56 GTX TITAN X
ArchitectureGCN 5.0Maxwell 2.0
Die Size510 mm²601 mm²
GPU NameVega 10GM200
GPU VariantVega 10 XL (215-0894216)GM200-400-A1
Process Size14 nm28 nm
Transistors12,500 million8,000 million

Memory

RX Vega 56 GTX TITAN X
Bandwidth409.6 GB/s336.6 GB/s
Memory Bus2048 bit384 bit
Memory Size8192 MB12288 MB
Memory TypeHBM2GDDR5

Render Config

RX Vega 56 GTX TITAN X
ROPs6496
Shading Units35843072
TMUs224192

Theoretical Performance

RX Vega 56 GTX TITAN X
FP32 (float) performance10,566 GFLOPS6,691 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance660.4 GFLOPS (1:16)209.1 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate94.34 GPixel/s104.5 GPixel/s
Texture Rate330.2 GTexel/s209.1 GTexel/s

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