Radeon Vega 8 vs GeForce GTX 560

Radeon Vega 8
Memory: 0Mb System Shared DESKTOP
Release date: 13 Feb 2018
Radeon Vega 8
GeForce GTX 560
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 17 May 2011
GeForce GTX 560

Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon Vega 8

85 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GTX 560 .
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 GTX 560

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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 GTX 560
GPU Name Raven Ridge () vs GF114 (GF114-325-A1)
Fab Process 14 nm vs 40 nm
Die Size 210 mm² vs 332 mm²
Transistors 4,940 million vs 1,950 million
Shaders 512 vs 336
Compute Units 8 vs 7
Core clock 300 MHz vs 810 MHz
ROPs 16 vs 32
TMUs 32 vs 56

Memory Configuration

Radeon Vega 8 GeForce GTX 560
Memory Type System Shared vs GDDR5
Bus Width System Shared vs 256 bit
Memory Speed System Shared vs 1000 MHz
4000 MHz effective
Memory Size 0 Mb vs 1024 Mb

Additional details

Radeon Vega 8 GeForce GTX 560
TDP 65 watts vs 150 watts
Release Date 13 Feb 2018 vs 17 May 2011

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon Vega 8
    17.60 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 560
    11.30 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon Vega 8
    35.20 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 560
    45.40 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon Vega 8
    0.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 560
    128.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon Vega 8
    1126.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 560
    1089.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better