Radeon RX Vega 64 vs GeForce GTX 1080

Radeon RX Vega 64
Memory: 8192Mb HBM2 DESKTOP
Release date: 8 Aug 2017
Radeon RX Vega 64
GeForce GTX 1080
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5X DESKTOP
Release date: 27 May 2016
GeForce GTX 1080

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    101%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon RX Vega 64

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

115 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon RX Vega 64 .
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 (36 combinations of games and resolutions).

Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX Vega 64 GeForce GTX 1080
GPU Name Greenland (Greenland XT) vs GP104 (GP104-400-A1)
Fab Process 14 nm vs 16 nm
Die Size 0 mm² vs 314 mm²
Transistors unknown vs 7,200 million
Shaders 4096 vs 2560
Compute Units 64 vs 20
Core clock 1250 MHz vs 1607 MHz
ROPs 64 vs 64
TMUs 256 vs 160

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX Vega 64 GeForce GTX 1080
Memory Type HBM2 vs GDDR5X
Bus Width 8192 bit vs 256 bit
Memory Speed 945 MHz
1890 MHz effective
vs 1251 MHz
10008 MHz effective
Memory Size 8192 Mb vs 8192 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX Vega 64 GeForce GTX 1080
TDP 295 watts vs 180 watts
Release Date 8 Aug 2017 vs 27 May 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    96.00 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    102.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    384.00 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    257.10 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    483.80 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    320.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    12288.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    8228.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better


Game benchmarks

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    149
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    145

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    113
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    98

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    62
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    100
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    106

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    74
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    69

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    38
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    86
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    89

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    63
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    66

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    37
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    40

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra,TSSAA8tx,Vsync off,VULKAN,Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    200
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    200

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra,TSSAA8tx,Vsync off,VULKAN,Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    157
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    140

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra,TSSAA8tx,Vsync off,VULKAN,Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    79
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    72

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    103
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    110

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    84
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    80

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    45
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    139
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    141

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    91
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    92

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    43
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    126
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    159

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    91
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    114

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    49
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

Max Detail,SMAA/SSAO,16:1 HQ-AF,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    141
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    134

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

Max Detail,SMAA/SSAO,16:1 HQ-AF,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    107
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    102

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

Max Detail,SMAA/SSAO,16:1 HQ-AF,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    62
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    59

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    141
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    143

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    92
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    93

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    46
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

DX12, Very High Details, Pure Hair On, HBAO+

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    130
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    133

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

DX12, Very High Details, Pure Hair On, HBAO+

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    90
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

DX12, Very High Details, Pure Hair On, HBAO+

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    46
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

DX12 , Ultra Quality,16x AF,Ambient Occlusion,Tessellation

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    126
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    121

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

DX12 , Ultra Quality,16x AF,Ambient Occlusion,Tessellation

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    93
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

DX12 , Ultra Quality,16x AF,Ambient Occlusion,Tessellation

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    55
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    55

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    103
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    105

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    79
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    82

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    44
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    48

FPS (higher is better)