NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2060
vs
AMD Radeon RX Vega 56

GTX 2060 RX VEGA 56 Difference
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2060 AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
Price $ 399 $ 349 50 (13%)
Year 2018 2017 1 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 75C 75C 0 (0%)
Max Fan Noise 46dB 55dB 9.7 (19%)
Recommended Power Supply 500W 560W 60 (11%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89) 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 102 FPS 92 FPS 10.2 (10%)
Average 1440p Performance 74 FPS 70 FPS 4.3 (6%)
Average 4K Performance 42 FPS 39 FPS 2.3 (6%)
Memory 8 GB 8 GB 0 (0%)
Overall Combination Score 83/100 81/100 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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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2060
AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
49
53
2018 Battlefield V
104
116
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
117
122
2018 Fallout 76
127
96
2018 Final Fantasy XV
83
72
2018 Forza Horizon 4
101
84
2018 Hitman 2
99
75
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
78
81
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
71
54
2017 Dawn of War III
106
95
2017 Destiny 2
137
119
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
101
84
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
80
65
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
84
67
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
78
74
2016 Battlefield 1
123
126
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
64
73
2016 Doom
155
170
2016 F1 2016
109
100
2016 Overwatch
157
130
2016 Total War: Warhammer
97
92
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
97
79

2560x1440

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

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2060
AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
27
24
2018 Battlefield V
46
47
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
31
33
2018 Fallout 76
47
45
2018 Final Fantasy XV
34
30
2018 Forza Horizon 4
57
47
2018 Hitman 2
38
29
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
27
28
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
33
32
2017 Dawn of War III
38
43
2017 Destiny 2
59
51
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
35
29
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
34
35
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
37
29
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
52
52
2016 Battlefield 1
50
53
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
24
26
2016 Doom
55
62
2016 F1 2016
53
57
2016 Overwatch
56
46
2016 Total War: Warhammer
40
39
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
31
29

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

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

GTX 2060 vs RX VEGA 56 Specifications Comparison

Board Design

GTX 2060 RX VEGA 56
Length9.5 inches 241 mm10.5 inches 267 mm
Outputs1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x USB Type-C1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 6-pin2x 8-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP120 W210 W

Clock Speeds

GTX 2060 RX VEGA 56
Boost Clock1560 MHz1474 MHz
GPU Clock1410 MHz1138 MHz
Memory Clock1750 MHz 14000 MHz effective800 MHz 1600 MHz effective

Graphics Card

GTX 2060 RX VEGA 56
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationGeForce 2000Vega (RX Vega)
ProductionUnreleasedActive
Release Date2018Aug 14th, 2017

Graphics Features

GTX 2060 RX VEGA 56
DirectX12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL1.22
OpenGL4.64.6
Shader Model6.16.1
Vulkan1.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

GTX 2060 RX VEGA 56
ArchitectureTuringGCN 5.0
Die Sizeunknown510 mm²
GPU NameTU116Vega 10
Process Size12 nm14 nm
Transistorsunknown12,500 million

Memory

GTX 2060 RX VEGA 56
Bandwidth224.0 GB/s409.6 GB/s
Memory Bus128 bit2048 bit
Memory Size8192 MB8192 MB
Memory TypeGDDR6HBM2

Render Config

GTX 2060 RX VEGA 56
ROPs3264
Shading Units15363584
TMUs128224

Theoretical Performance

GTX 2060 RX VEGA 56
FP16 (half) performance9,585 GFLOPS (2:1)21,131 GFLOPS (2:1)
FP32 (float) performance4,792 GFLOPS10,566 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance149.8 GFLOPS (1:32)660.4 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate49.92 GPixel/s94.34 GPixel/s
Texture Rate199.7 GTexel/s330.2 GTexel/s