AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
vs
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2060

RX VEGA 56 GTX 2060 Difference
AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2060
Price $ 349 $ 399 50 (13%)
Year 2017 2018 1 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 75C 75C 0 (0%)
Max Fan Noise 55dB 46dB 9.7 (19%)
Recommended Power Supply 560W 500W 60 (11%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99) Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89)
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 102 FPS 10.2 (10%)
Average 1440p Performance 70 FPS 74 FPS 4.3 (6%)
Average 4K Performance 39 FPS 42 FPS 2.3 (6%)
Memory 8 GB 8 GB 0 (0%)
Overall Combination Score 81/100 83/100 2 (2%)

Our Verdict: Upgrading from RX VEGA 56 to GTX 2060 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
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2060
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
53
49
2018 Battlefield V
116
104
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
122
117
2018 Fallout 76
96
127
2018 Final Fantasy XV
72
83
2018 Forza Horizon 4
84
101
2018 Hitman 2
75
99
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
81
78
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
54
71
2017 Dawn of War III
95
106
2017 Destiny 2
119
137
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
84
101
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
65
80
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
67
84
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
74
78
2016 Battlefield 1
126
123
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
73
64
2016 Doom
170
155
2016 F1 2016
100
109
2016 Overwatch
130
157
2016 Total War: Warhammer
92
97
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
79
97

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AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2060
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
34
41
2018 Battlefield V
86
83
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
77
68
2018 Fallout 76
82
86
2018 Final Fantasy XV
51
58
2018 Forza Horizon 4
71
85
2018 Hitman 2
49
65
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
54
52
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
49
57
2017 Dawn of War III
84
73
2017 Destiny 2
102
118
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
55
66
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
58
59
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
51
64
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
61
62
2016 Battlefield 1
95
92
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
50
45
2016 Doom
118
106
2016 F1 2016
90
85
2016 Overwatch
90
109
2016 Total War: Warhammer
69
71
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
55
66

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AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2060
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
24
27
2018 Battlefield V
47
46
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
33
31
2018 Fallout 76
45
47
2018 Final Fantasy XV
30
34
2018 Forza Horizon 4
47
57
2018 Hitman 2
29
38
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
28
27
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
32
33
2017 Dawn of War III
43
38
2017 Destiny 2
51
59
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
29
35
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
35
34
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
29
37
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
52
52
2016 Battlefield 1
53
50
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
26
24
2016 Doom
62
55
2016 F1 2016
57
53
2016 Overwatch
46
56
2016 Total War: Warhammer
39
40
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

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2060 / Core i7-8700K

It is clear that the GTX 2060 is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. In terms of memory, the GTX 2060 '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 2018 . View Current Price List

RX VEGA 56 vs GTX 2060 Specifications Comparison

Board Design

RX VEGA 56 GTX 2060
Length10.5 inches 267 mm9.5 inches 241 mm
Outputs1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x USB Type-C
Power Connectors2x 8-pin1x 6-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP210 W120 W

Clock Speeds

RX VEGA 56 GTX 2060
Boost Clock1474 MHz1560 MHz
GPU Clock1138 MHz1410 MHz
Memory Clock800 MHz 1600 MHz effective1750 MHz 14000 MHz effective

Graphics Card

RX VEGA 56 GTX 2060
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationVega (RX Vega)GeForce 2000
ProductionActiveUnreleased
Release DateAug 14th, 20172018

Graphics Features

RX VEGA 56 GTX 2060
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 2060
ArchitectureGCN 5.0Turing
Die Size510 mm²unknown
GPU NameVega 10TU116
Process Size14 nm12 nm
Transistors12,500 millionunknown

Memory

RX VEGA 56 GTX 2060
Bandwidth409.6 GB/s224.0 GB/s
Memory Bus2048 bit128 bit
Memory Size8192 MB8192 MB
Memory TypeHBM2GDDR6

Render Config

RX VEGA 56 GTX 2060
ROPs6432
Shading Units35841536
TMUs224128

Theoretical Performance

RX VEGA 56 GTX 2060
FP16 (half) performance21,131 GFLOPS (2:1)9,585 GFLOPS (2:1)
FP32 (float) performance10,566 GFLOPS4,792 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance660.4 GFLOPS (1:16)149.8 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate94.34 GPixel/s49.92 GPixel/s
Texture Rate330.2 GTexel/s199.7 GTexel/s