GeForce RTX 2060 vs Radeon RX Vega 56

GeForce RTX 2060
Memory: 6144Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 15 Jan 2019
GeForce RTX 2060
Radeon RX Vega 56
Memory: 8192Mb HBM2DESKTOP
Release date: 8 Aug 2017
Radeon RX Vega 56

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    104%
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce RTX 2060

50 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon RX Vega 56 .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports DirectX Raytracing (DXR)
Supports Deep Learning Super-Sampling (DLSS)

Reasons to consider Radeon RX Vega 56

Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports FreeSync.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports TrueAudio.

No clear winner declared

These graphics cards seems to have comparable performance based on the game benchmark suite used (42 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce RTX 2060Radeon RX Vega 56
GPU NameTU106 (TU106-200A-KA-A1)vsVega 10 (Vega 10 XL)
Fab Process12 nmvs14 nm
Die Size445 mm²vs484 mm²
Transistors10,800 millionvs12,500 million
Shaders1920vs3584
Compute Units30vs56
Core clock1365 MHzvs1156 MHz
ROPs48vs64
TMUs120vs224

Memory Configuration

GeForce RTX 2060Radeon RX Vega 56
Memory TypeGDDR6vsHBM2
Bus Width192 bitvs2048 bit
Memory Speed1750 MHz
14000 MHz effective
vs800 MHz
1600 MHz effective
Memory Size6144 Mbvs8192 Mb

Additional details

GeForce RTX 2060Radeon RX Vega 56
TDP160 wattsvs210 watts
Release Date15 Jan 2019vs8 Aug 2017

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    80.64 GP/s
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    94.14 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    201.60 GT/s
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    329.50 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    336.00 GB/s
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    409.60 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    6451.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    10544.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    103
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    108

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

Ultra quality TTA DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    103
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    98

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    123
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    109

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    96
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    96

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    103
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    101

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX 11,Windows 10x64 build 1809

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    106
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    103

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    123
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    122

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    89
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra detail, 16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    55
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    93
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    88

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Detail, Pure Hair On, HBAO+, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    86
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    81

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    131
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    118

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    109
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    116

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    106
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    80
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    82

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

Ultra quality TTA DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    79
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    76

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    90
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    76

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    64
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    65

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    76
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    74

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX 11,Windows 10x64 build 1809

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    80
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    76

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    105
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    81

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    57
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    51

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra detail, 16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    42
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    65
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    61

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Detail, Pure Hair On, HBAO+, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    57
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    54

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    84
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    79
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    85

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    76
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    67

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    36
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

Ultra quality TTA DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    48
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    50
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    33
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    39
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX 11,Windows 10x64 build 1809

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    43
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    41

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    56
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    28
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    25

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra detail, 16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    26
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    39
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Detail, Pure Hair On, HBAO+, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    29
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    28

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    48
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    45
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    51

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    41
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    39

FPS (higher is better)