Radeon RX Vega 56 vs GeForce GTX 1080

Radeon RX Vega 56
Memory: 8192Mb HBM2DESKTOP
Release date: 8 Aug 2017
Radeon RX Vega 56
GeForce GTX 1080
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5XDESKTOP
Release date: 27 May 2016
GeForce GTX 1080

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    116%

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 1080

16% higher gaming performance.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.

GeForce GTX 1080

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 1080

The GeForce GTX 1080 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (41 combinations of games and resolutions).



Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX Vega 56GeForce GTX 1080
GPU NameVega 10 (Vega 10 XL)vsGP104 (GP104-400-A1)
Fab Process14 nmvs16 nm
Die Size484 mm²vs314 mm²
Transistors12,500 millionvs7,200 million
Shaders3584vs2560
Compute Units56vs20
Core clock1156 MHzvs1607 MHz
ROPs64vs64
TMUs224vs160

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX Vega 56GeForce GTX 1080
Memory TypeHBM2vsGDDR5X
Bus Width2048 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed800 MHz
1600 MHz effective
vs1251 MHz
10008 MHz effective
Memory Size8192 Mbvs8192 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX Vega 56GeForce GTX 1080
TDP210 wattsvs180 watts
Release Date8 Aug 2017vs27 May 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    94.14 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    102.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    329.50 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    257.10 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    409.60 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    320.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    10544.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    8228.00 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 1080
    88

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    141
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    142

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    107
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    103

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    56
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    57

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality preset DirectX 12, windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    96
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    106

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality preset DirectX 12, windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    65
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    69

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality preset DirectX 12, windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    34
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    75
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    89

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    53
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    66

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    30
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    40

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    181
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    200

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    122
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    142

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    63
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    73

FPS (higher is better)

F1 2017

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    115
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    134

FPS (higher is better)

F1 2017

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    89
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    105

FPS (higher is better)

F1 2017

Ultra quality,TTA,Melbourne,Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    56
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    64

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    100
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    110

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    72
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    80

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    40
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    116
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    144

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    76
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    93

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    38
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    73
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    122
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    159

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    81
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    114

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    43
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    124
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    140

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    92
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    108

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    53
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    63

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    123
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    143

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    79
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    93

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    39
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    46

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 1080
    133

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 1080
    90

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 1080
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    110
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    121

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    80
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    48
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    55

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    90
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    105

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    67
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    82

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    39
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    48

FPS (higher is better)