Radeon RX Vega 56 vs GeForce GTX 1070

Radeon RX Vega 56
Memory: 8192Mb HBM2DESKTOP
Release date: 8 Aug 2017
Radeon RX Vega 56
GeForce GTX 1070
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 10 Jun 2016
GeForce GTX 1070

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    104%
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon RX Vega 56

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports FreeSync.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports TrueAudio.

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1070

60 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 .
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.

No clear winner declared

These graphics cards seems to have comparable performance based on the game benchmark suite used (41 combinations of games and resolutions).



Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX Vega 56GeForce GTX 1070
GPU NameVega 10 (Vega 10 XL)vsGP104 (GP104-200-A1)
Fab Process14 nmvs16 nm
Die Size484 mm²vs314 mm²
Transistors12,500 millionvs7,200 million
Shaders3584vs1920
Compute Units56vs15
Core clock1156 MHzvs1506 MHz
ROPs64vs64
TMUs224vs120

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX Vega 56GeForce GTX 1070
Memory TypeHBM2vsGDDR5
Bus Width2048 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed800 MHz
1600 MHz effective
vs2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective
Memory Size8192 Mbvs8192 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX Vega 56GeForce GTX 1070
TDP210 wattsvs150 watts
Release Date8 Aug 2017vs10 Jun 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    94.14 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    96.40 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    329.50 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    180.70 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    409.60 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    256.30 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    10544.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    5783.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better


Game benchmarks

Ashes Of The Singularity

High Quality Mode, 8 millon samples, 2xMSAA, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    79
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    141
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    119

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    107
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    87

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    56
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality preset DirectX 12, windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    96
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    86

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality preset DirectX 12, windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    65
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    56

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality preset DirectX 12, windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    34
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    28

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    75
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    70

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    53
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    52

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    30
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra, TSSAA 8tx, ASync on, Vsync off, VULKAN, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    181
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    179

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra, TSSAA 8tx, ASync on, Vsync off, VULKAN, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    122
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    124

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra, TSSAA 8tx, ASync on, Vsync off, VULKAN, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    63
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    64

FPS (higher is better)

F1 2017

Ultra quality,TTA,Melbourne,DirectX11,Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    115
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    121

FPS (higher is better)

F1 2017

Ultra quality,TTA,Melbourne,DirectX11,Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    89
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    88

FPS (higher is better)

F1 2017

Ultra quality,TTA,Melbourne,Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    56
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    100
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    94

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    72
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    65

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    40
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    116
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    126

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    76
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    79

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    38
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    41

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    73
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    122
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    152

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    81
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    101

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    43
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

Ultra quality,16:1 HQ-AF,DirectX 12, windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    124
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    121

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

Ultra quality,16:1 HQ-AF,DirectX 12, windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    92
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    87

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

Ultra quality,16:1 HQ-AF,DirectX 12, windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    53
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    52

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    123
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    117

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    79
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    74

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    39
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

Very High Details, Pure Hair On, FXAA/HBAO+ enabled, 16x AF, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    112
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    111

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

Very High Details, Pure Hair On, FXAA/HBAO+ enabled, 16x AF, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    75
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    73

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

Very High Details, Pure Hair On, FXAA/HBAO+ enabled, 16x AF, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    40
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    38

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    110
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    96

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    80
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    72

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    48
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    40

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    90
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    83

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    67
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    65

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    39
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    39

FPS (higher is better)