AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
vs
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080

AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
RX Vega 64 GTX 1080 Difference
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
Price $ 419.0 $ 522.0 103 (25%)
Year 2017 2016 1 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 86C 83C 3 (3%)
Max Fan Noise 56.3dB 51.6dB 4.7 (8%)
Recommended Power Supply 645W 530W 115 (18%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99) Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz ($334.99)
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 108.4 FPS 115.8 FPS 7.4 (7%)
Average 1440p Performance 80.8 FPS 84.8 FPS 4 (5%)
Average 4K Performance 47.4 FPS 50.0 FPS 2.6 (5%)
Memory 8 GB 8 GB 0 (0%)
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 4.6 $ 4.3 0.3 (7%)
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 6.2 $ 5.9 0.3 (5%)
4K Cost Per Frame $ 10.5 $ 10.0 0.5 (5%)
Overall Combination Score 79/100 80/100 1 (1%)
Our Verdict: Upgrading from RX Vega 64 to GTX 1080 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 64
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
107
119.0
105
117.0
2019 Anthem
62
69.6
67
75.4
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
91
102.0
99
110.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
113
125.7
118
131.6
2019 Metro Exodus
50
56.0
52
58.6
2019 World War Z
126
141.0
102
114.0
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
121
135.0
123
137.0
2018 F1 2018
117
130.2
104
116.6
2018 Far Cry 5
95
106.0
93
104.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
51
57.0
53
59.8
2018 Final Fantasy XV
69
77.4
77
86.2
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
81
90.0
81
91.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
81
91.0
105
117.0
2018 Fallout 76
121
134.8
130
145.0
2018 Hitman 2
94
105.0
101
113.0
2018 Just Cause 4
72
80.9
76
84.7
2018 Monster Hunter: World
78
87.1
82
91.2
2018 Battlefield V
112
125.0
108
121.0
2017 Dawn of War III
99
110.3
97
108.2
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
58
65.3
81
90.0
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
49
55.0
72
81.0
2017 Shadow of War
93
104.0
95
105.8
2017 Total War: Warhammer II
69
77.3
73
82.1
2017 Wolfenstein II
153
170.2
126
140.8
2017 Destiny 2
116
129.0
139
155.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
65
73.0
85
95.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
82
91.7
105
116.9
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
100
112.0
105
117.3
2017 For Honor
134
149.4
140
156.4
2017 Project CARS 2
95
105.8
99
110.8
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
115
128.2
120
134.2
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
74
82.7
67
75.0
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
77
85.7
80
89.4
2016 Doom
169
188.5
160
178.7
2016 F1 2016
94
105.4
111
123.6
2016 Total War: Warhammer
91
101.6
98
109.3
2016 Battlefield 1
126
140.9
128
142.4
2016 Overwatch
127
142.1
163
181.3
2016 Dishonored 2
69
77.2
72
80.8
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
75
83.7
100
111.4
2015 Rocket League
392
435.8
410
456.0
2015 Need For Speed
108
120.8
113
126.4
2015 Project CARS
104
115.8
109
121.2
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
190
211.6
199
221.5
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
268
298.8
281
312.7
2009 League of Legends
504
560.2
527
586.3

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AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
72
90.0
69
87.1
2019 Anthem
44
55.2
47
59.8
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
63
79.2
68
85.8
2019 Resident Evil 2
67
84.7
70
88.6
2019 Metro Exodus
34
43.6
36
45.6
2019 World War Z
82
102.9
66
83.2
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
70
88.0
63
79.0
2018 F1 2018
80
101.1
74
93.0
2018 Far Cry 5
67
84.0
64
81.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
34
43.0
35
44.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
44
55.8
50
62.7
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
48
61.0
49
62.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
61
77.0
78
98.0
2018 Fallout 76
77
97.0
80
101.0
2018 Hitman 2
55
69.0
59
74.0
2018 Just Cause 4
47
59.8
50
62.5
2018 Monster Hunter: World
48
61.0
51
63.8
2018 Battlefield V
76
95.0
77
97.0
2017 Dawn of War III
72
91.2
68
86.0
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
47
59.2
53
67.1
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
42
53.0
51
64.0
2017 Shadow of War
56
70.9
55
69.8
2017 Total War: Warhammer II
45
57.3
46
58.1
2017 Wolfenstein II
94
117.7
77
96.4
2017 Destiny 2
88
110.0
106
133.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
44
56.0
57
72.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
47
59.5
61
76.3
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
64
80.9
67
84.7
2017 For Honor
69
87.1
72
91.2
2017 Project CARS 2
59
74.7
62
78.2
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
92
115.8
96
121.2
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
45
56.4
41
52.2
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
57
71.6
59
74.5
2016 Doom
111
139.1
99
124.7
2016 F1 2016
78
98.0
77
97.2
2016 Total War: Warhammer
62
77.7
66
83.7
2016 Battlefield 1
86
107.7
82
102.9
2016 Overwatch
78
98.0
100
125.3
2016 Dishonored 2
52
66.0
55
69.1
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
47
59.4
61
77.4
2015 Rocket League
149
186.8
156
195.5
2015 Need For Speed
74
93.4
78
97.7
2015 Project CARS
70
88.4
74
92.5
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
109
137.0
114
143.3
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
199
249.0
208
260.6
2009 League of Legends
248
311.2
260
325.8

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AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
33
48.0
36
52.0
2019 Anthem
21
30.0
22
32.5
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
29
42.0
31
45.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
29
41.7
30
43.7
2019 Metro Exodus
19
27.4
20
28.7
2019 World War Z
41
59.2
33
47.9
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
26
38.0
24
35.0
2018 F1 2018
42
61.0
41
59.1
2018 Far Cry 5
31
45.0
29
42.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
21
30.0
21
31.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
21
31.1
24
34.6
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
21
31.0
23
33.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
35
51.0
45
65.0
2018 Fallout 76
37
53.0
39
56.0
2018 Hitman 2
28
40.0
30
44.0
2018 Just Cause 4
21
31.1
22
32.6
2018 Monster Hunter: World
20
29.3
21
30.6
2018 Battlefield V
37
53.0
36
52.0
2017 Dawn of War III
35
50.5
31
45.1
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
27
38.6
27
39.9
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
23
34.0
28
41.0
2017 Shadow of War
29
42.1
27
39.9
2017 Total War: Warhammer II
20
29.2
21
31.4
2017 Wolfenstein II
48
69.4
41
59.8
2017 Destiny 2
38
55.0
46
67.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
22
32.0
28
41.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
22
32.2
28
40.6
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
39
56.0
41
58.6
2017 For Honor
30
43.6
31
45.6
2017 Project CARS 2
43
62.2
45
65.1
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
67
97.1
71
101.6
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
21
30.4
19
28.2
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
41
59.2
42
61.1
2016 Doom
51
73.4
46
66.0
2016 F1 2016
45
64.6
43
62.1
2016 Total War: Warhammer
31
45.3
33
47.8
2016 Battlefield 1
41
59.0
39
56.4
2016 Overwatch
35
50.4
45
64.4
2016 Dishonored 2
36
52.3
38
54.7
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
21
31.1
26
37.6
2015 Rocket League
60
87.1
63
91.2
2015 Need For Speed
43
62.2
45
65.1
2015 Project CARS
43
62.2
45
65.1
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
44
63.5
46
66.5
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
156
224.1
164
234.5
2009 League of Legends
87
124.5
91
130.3
RX Vega 64 vs GTX 1080 with i7-7700K vs i7-6700K at 1080p and ultra vs ultra settings
RX Vega 64 vs GTX 1080 with i7-7700K vs i7-6700K at 1440p and ultra vs ultra settings
RX Vega 64 vs GTX 1080 with i7-7700K vs i7-6700K at 4K and ultra vs ultra settings

AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 / i7-7700K

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 .

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 / i7-6700K

With some tuning, the GTX 1080 makes the most sense for gamers with 4K monitors. Though serious gamers hardly play at 4k. In terms of memory, the GTX 1080 '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 2016 .

RX Vega 64 vs GTX 1080 Specifications Comparison

Board Design

RX Vega 64 GTX 1080
Board NumberD05001PG413 SKU 0
Length11 inches 279 mm10.5 inches 267 mm
Outputs1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors2x 8-pin1x 8-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP295 W180 W

Clock Speeds

RX Vega 64 GTX 1080
Boost Clock1536 MHz1733 MHz
GPU Clock1200 MHz1607 MHz
Memory Clock945 MHz 1890 MHz effective1251 MHz 10008 MHz effective

Graphics Card

RX Vega 64 GTX 1080
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationVega (RX Vega)GeForce 1000
Launch Price499 USD599 USD
ProductionActiveActive
Release DateAug 7th, 2017May 27th, 2016

Graphics Features

RX Vega 64 GTX 1080
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 64 GTX 1080
ArchitectureGCN 5.0Pascal
Die Size510 mm²314 mm²
GPU NameVega 10GP104
GPU VariantVega 10 XT (215-0894200)GP104-400-A1
Process Size14 nm16 nm
Transistors12,500 million7,200 million

Memory

RX Vega 64 GTX 1080
Bandwidth483.8 GB/s320.3 GB/s
Memory Bus2048 bit256 bit
Memory Size8192 MB8192 MB
Memory TypeHBM2GDDR5X

Render Config

RX Vega 64 GTX 1080
ROPs6464
Shading Units40962560
TMUs256160

Theoretical Performance

RX Vega 64 GTX 1080
FP16 (half) performance25,166 GFLOPS (2:1)138.6 GFLOPS (1:64)
FP32 (float) performance12,583 GFLOPS8,873 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance786.4 GFLOPS (1:16)277.3 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate98.30 GPixel/s110.9 GPixel/s
Texture Rate393.2 GTexel/s277.3 GTexel/s

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