Radeon RX Vega 56 vs Radeon RX 580

Radeon RX Vega 56
Memory: 8192Mb HBM2DESKTOP
Release date: 8 Aug 2017
Radeon RX Vega 56
Radeon RX 580
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 1 Apr 2017
Radeon RX 580

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    140%
  • Radeon RX 580
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon RX Vega 56

40% higher gaming performance.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports FreeSync.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports TrueAudio.

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 580

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

Radeon RX Vega 56

HWBench recommends Radeon RX Vega 56

The Radeon RX Vega 56 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (77 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX Vega 56Radeon RX 580
GPU NameVega 10 (Vega 10 XL)vsEllesmere (Ellesmere XT)
Fab Process14 nmvs14 nm
Die Size484 mm²vs232 mm²
Transistors12,500 millionvs5,700 million
Shaders3584vs2304
Compute Units56vs36
Core clock1156 MHzvs1120 MHz
ROPs64vs32
TMUs224vs144

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX Vega 56Radeon RX 580
Memory TypeHBM2vsGDDR5
Bus Width2048 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed800 MHz
1600 MHz effective
vs2000 MHz
8000 MHz effective
Memory Size8192 Mbvs8192 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX Vega 56Radeon RX 580
TDP210 wattsvs150 watts
Release Date8 Aug 2017vs1 Apr 2017

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    94.14 GP/s
  • Radeon RX 580
    40.50 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    329.50 GT/s
  • Radeon RX 580
    182.30 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    409.60 GB/s
  • Radeon RX 580
    256.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    10544.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon RX 580
    5834.00 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
  • Radeon RX 580
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    107
  • Radeon RX 580
    73

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    82
  • Radeon RX 580
    54

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

Ultra quality TTA DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    76
  • Radeon RX 580
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    76
  • Radeon RX 580
    53

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    65
  • Radeon RX 580
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    53
  • Radeon RX 580
    38

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    122
  • Radeon RX 580
    86

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    74
  • Radeon RX 580
    53

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX 11,Windows 10x64 build 1809

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    76
  • Radeon RX 580
    54

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    72
  • Radeon RX 580
    52

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    76
  • Radeon RX 580
    56

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    57
  • Radeon RX 580
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    81
  • Radeon RX 580
    61

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    92
  • Radeon RX 580
    67

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    51
  • Radeon RX 580
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    45
  • Radeon RX 580
    30

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    61
  • Radeon RX 580
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    79
  • Radeon RX 580
    60

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
  • Radeon RX 580
    54

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    54
  • Radeon RX 580
    38

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    80
  • Radeon RX 580
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    90
  • Radeon RX 580
    64

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    85
  • Radeon RX 580
    60

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    67
  • Radeon RX 580
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

Main Leben! quality preset- Vulkan Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    79
  • Radeon RX 580
    59

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    141
  • Radeon RX 580
    106

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

Ultra quality TTA DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    98
  • Radeon RX 580
    64

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    109
  • Radeon RX 580
    74

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    96
  • Radeon RX 580
    71

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    75
  • Radeon RX 580
    53

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    181
  • Radeon RX 580
    138

FPS (higher is better)

F1 2017

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    115
  • Radeon RX 580
    79

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    101
  • Radeon RX 580
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX 11,Windows 10x64 build 1809

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    103
  • Radeon RX 580
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    100
  • Radeon RX 580
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    116
  • Radeon RX 580
    87

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    75
  • Radeon RX 580
    56

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    122
  • Radeon RX 580
    89

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    124
  • Radeon RX 580
    91

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    75
  • Radeon RX 580
    60

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    58
  • Radeon RX 580
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    88
  • Radeon RX 580
    61

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    123
  • Radeon RX 580
    93

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
  • Radeon RX 580
    80

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    81
  • Radeon RX 580
    59

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    110
  • Radeon RX 580
    80

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    118
  • Radeon RX 580
    94

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    116
  • Radeon RX 580
    84

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    90
  • Radeon RX 580
    63

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

Main Leben! quality preset- Vulkan Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    114
  • Radeon RX 580
    86

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    56
  • Radeon RX 580
    38

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    47
  • Radeon RX 580
    31

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

Ultra quality TTA DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    46
  • Radeon RX 580
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    43
  • Radeon RX 580
    30

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    34
  • Radeon RX 580
    22

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    30
  • Radeon RX 580
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    63
  • Radeon RX 580
    43

FPS (higher is better)

F1 2017

Ultra quality,TTA,Melbourne,Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    56
  • Radeon RX 580
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    39
  • Radeon RX 580
    27

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX 11,Windows 10x64 build 1809

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    41
  • Radeon RX 580
    28

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    40
  • Radeon RX 580
    28

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    38
  • Radeon RX 580
    27

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    35
  • Radeon RX 580
    25

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    43
  • Radeon RX 580
    31

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    53
  • Radeon RX 580
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    25
  • Radeon RX 580
    18

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    29
  • Radeon RX 580
    19

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    36
  • Radeon RX 580
    24

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    39
  • Radeon RX 580
    28

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
  • Radeon RX 580
    28

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    28
  • Radeon RX 580
    19

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    48
  • Radeon RX 580
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    48
  • Radeon RX 580
    33

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    51
  • Radeon RX 580
    36

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    39
  • Radeon RX 580
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

Main Leben! quality preset- Vulkan Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    47
  • Radeon RX 580
    33

FPS (higher is better)