Radeon Vega 8 vs Radeon HD 6930

Radeon Vega 8
Memory: 0Mb System SharedDESKTOP
Release date: 13 Feb 2018
Radeon Vega 8
Radeon HD 6930
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 1 Dec 2011
Radeon HD 6930

Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon Vega 8

121 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon HD 6930 .
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 Radeon HD 6930

Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

No clear winner declared

We have no data to declare a winner at this time.


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon Vega 8Radeon HD 6930
GPU NameRaven Ridge ()vsCayman (Cayman CE)
Fab Process14 nmvs40 nm
Die Size210 mm²vs389 mm²
Transistors4,940 millionvs2,640 million
Shaders512vs1280
Compute Units8vs20
Core clock300 MHzvs750 MHz
ROPs16vs32
TMUs32vs80

Memory Configuration

Radeon Vega 8Radeon HD 6930
Memory TypeSystem SharedvsGDDR5
Bus WidthSystem Sharedvs256 bit
Memory SpeedSystem Sharedvs1200 MHz
4800 MHz effective
Memory Size0 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

Radeon Vega 8Radeon HD 6930
TDP65 wattsvs186 watts
Release Date13 Feb 2018vs1 Dec 2011

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon Vega 8
    17.60 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 6930
    24.00 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon Vega 8
    35.20 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 6930
    60.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon Vega 8
    0.00 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 6930
    154.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon Vega 8
    1126.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 6930
    1920.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better