Radeon Vega 8 vs GeForce GTS 450

Radeon Vega 8
Memory: 0Mb System Shared DESKTOP
Release date: 13 Feb 2018
Radeon Vega 8
GeForce GTS 450
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 13 Sep 2010
GeForce GTS 450

Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon Vega 8

41 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GTS 450 .
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 GTS 450

Supports PhysX.
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Radeon Vega 8

HWBench recommends Radeon Vega 8

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon Vega 8 GeForce GTS 450
GPU Name Raven Ridge () vs GF106 (GF106-250-KA-A1)
Fab Process 14 nm vs 40 nm
Die Size 210 mm² vs 238 mm²
Transistors 4,940 million vs 1,170 million
Shaders 512 vs 192
Compute Units 8 vs 4
Core clock 300 MHz vs 783 MHz
ROPs 16 vs 16
TMUs 32 vs 32

Memory Configuration

Radeon Vega 8 GeForce GTS 450
Memory Type System Shared vs GDDR5
Bus Width System Shared vs 128 bit
Memory Speed System Shared vs 902 MHz
3608 MHz effective
Memory Size 0 Mb vs 1024 Mb

Additional details

Radeon Vega 8 GeForce GTS 450
TDP 65 watts vs 106 watts
Release Date 13 Feb 2018 vs 13 Sep 2010

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon Vega 8
    17.60 GP/s
  • GeForce GTS 450
    6.26 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon Vega 8
    35.20 GT/s
  • GeForce GTS 450
    25.10 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon Vega 8
    0.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTS 450
    57.70 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon Vega 8
    1126.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTS 450
    601.30 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better