Radeon Vega 8 vs GeForce GTX 660

Radeon Vega 8
Memory: 0Mb System SharedDESKTOP
Release date: 13 Feb 2018
Radeon Vega 8
GeForce GTX 660
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 6 Sep 2012
GeForce GTX 660

Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon Vega 8

75 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GTX 660 .
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 660

Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.

GeForce GTX 660

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 660

Based on theoretical specifications.



Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon Vega 8GeForce GTX 660
GPU NameRaven Ridge ()vsGK106 (GK106-400-A1)
Fab Process14 nmvs28 nm
Die Size210 mm²vs221 mm²
Transistors4,940 millionvs2,540 million
Shaders512vs960
Compute Units8vs5
Core clock300 MHzvs980 MHz
ROPs16vs24
TMUs32vs80

Memory Configuration

Radeon Vega 8GeForce GTX 660
Memory TypeSystem SharedvsGDDR5
Bus WidthSystem Sharedvs192 bit
Memory SpeedSystem Sharedvs1502 MHz
6008 MHz effective
Memory Size0 Mbvs2048 Mb

Additional details

Radeon Vega 8GeForce GTX 660
TDP65 wattsvs140 watts
Release Date13 Feb 2018vs6 Sep 2012

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon Vega 8
    17.60 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 660
    19.60 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon Vega 8
    35.20 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 660
    78.40 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon Vega 8
    0.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 660
    144.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon Vega 8
    1126.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 660
    1882.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better