Radeon Vega 8 vs GeForce GT 730 GDDR5

Radeon Vega 8
Memory: 0Mb System SharedDESKTOP
Release date: 13 Feb 2018
Radeon Vega 8
GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 18 Jun 2014
GeForce GT 730 GDDR5


Reasons to consider Radeon Vega 8

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

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 730 GDDR5

Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Radeon Vega 8

HWBench recommends Radeon Vega 8

Based on theoretical specifications.


Core Configuration

Radeon Vega 8GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
GPU NameRaven Ridge ()vsGK208 ()
Fab Process14 nmvs28 nm
Die Size210 mm²vs87 mm²
Transistors4,940 millionvsunknown
Compute Units8vs2
Core clock300 MHzvs902 MHz

Memory Configuration

Radeon Vega 8GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
Memory TypeSystem SharedvsGDDR5
Bus WidthSystem Sharedvs64 bit
Memory SpeedSystem Sharedvs1253 MHz
5012 MHz effective
Memory Size0 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

Radeon Vega 8GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
TDP65 wattsvs38 watts
Release Date13 Feb 2018vs18 Jun 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon Vega 8
    17.60 GP/s
  • GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
    7.22 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon Vega 8
    35.20 GT/s
  • GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
    14.43 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon Vega 8
    0.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
    40.10 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon Vega 8
    1126.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
    692.70 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better