Radeon RX Vega 56 Overview

Radeon RX Vega 56
Memory: 8192Mb HBM2DESKTOP
Release date: 8 Aug 2017
Radeon RX Vega 56

Core Configuration

GPU Vega 10
Architecture 105
Shaders : TMUs : ROPs 3584 : 224 : 64
Performance 10544.00 GFLOPs

Memory Configuration

Memory Size 8192 Mb
Memory Bus Width 2048 bit
Memory Speed 800 MHz
1600 MHz effective
Memory Bandwidth 409.60 Gb/s

Summary

Relative performance

  • GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
    181%
  • GeForce RTX 2080
    150%
  • Geforce GTX TITAN Xp
    148%
  • GeForce GTX TITAN X (Pascal)
    140%
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    138%
  • GeForce RTX 2070
    117%
  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    113%
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    110%
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    101%
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    89%
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    82%
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    80%
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    73%
  • Radeon R9 390X
    72%
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    71%
  • Radeon RX 580
    70%
  • Radeon RX 480
    65%
  • Radeon R9 390
    64%
  • GeForce GTX 980
    64%
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    63%
  • Radeon RX 570
    61%
  • Radeon RX 470
    59%
  • GeForce GTX 970
    53%
  • GeForce GTX 780 Ti
    50%
  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    37%
  • GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB
    35%
  • Radeon R9 285
    33%
  • Radeon RX 460
    32%
  • GeForce GTX 1050
    31%

Performance summary, based on benchmarks charts.

The Radeon RX Vega 56 is a graphics card released by AMD on 8 Aug 2017. The graphics card houses the Vega 10 die, based on the 105 architecture which packs 12,500 million transistors on a 14 nm, 484 mm2 die.

Radeon RX Vega 56 pros and cons

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


Specifications


Compared to similar performing cards

Radeon RX Vega 56GeForce GTX 1070 TiRadeon RX Vega 64GeForce GTX 1070GeForce GTX 1080
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Shader units35842432409619202560
ROPs6464646464
Graphics processorVega 10GP104Vega 10GP104GP104
Process size14 nm16 nm14 nm16 nm16 nm
Memory8192 Mb HBM2 (800 MHz
1600 MHz effective)
8192 Mb GDDR5 (2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective)
8192 Mb HBM2 (945 MHz
1890 MHz effective)
8192 Mb GDDR5 (2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective)
8192 Mb GDDR5X (1251 MHz
10008 MHz effective)
Memory bus width2048 bit256 bit2048 bit256 bit256 bit
Memory bandwidth409.60 Gb/s256.30 Gb/s483.80 Gb/s256.30 Gb/s320.00 Gb/s
Release date8 Aug 201726 Oct 20178 Aug 201710 Jun 201627 May 2016

Benchmarks

Star Wars Battlefront II

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    132
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    132
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    122
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    118
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    117

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    102
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    95
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    91
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    90
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    82

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    57
  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    55
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    48
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    47
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    41

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    137
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    127
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    116
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    115
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    103

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    100
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    91
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    85
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    81
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    73

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    68
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    53
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    51
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    46
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    41

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    106
  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    100
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    97
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    96
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    86

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    74
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    69
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    65
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    64
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    56

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    38
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    36
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    34
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    33
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    28

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    127
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    116
  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    115
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    109
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    107

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    94
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    85
  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    84
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    77
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    76

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    54
  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    50
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    48
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    44
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    110
  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    106
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    104
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    101
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    93

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    87
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    81
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    74
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    73
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    67

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    46
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    42
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    39
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    38
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    91
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    87
  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    78
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    77
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    60
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    58
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    55
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    51
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    30
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    28
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    27
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    25
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    22

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    111
  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    108
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    102
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    98
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    87

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    84
  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    84
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    78
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    76
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    67

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    51
  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    50
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    48
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    46
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    40

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    130
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    114
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    109
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    103
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    91

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    92
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    79
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    79
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    75
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    63

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    54
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    48
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    47
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    46
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    39

FPS (higher is better)