Radeon Vega Frontier Edition vs GeForce GTX 1080

Radeon Vega Frontier Edition
Memory: 16384Mb HBM2DESKTOP
Release date: 27 Jun 2017
Radeon Vega Frontier Edition
GeForce GTX 1080
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5XDESKTOP
Release date: 27 May 2016
GeForce GTX 1080

Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon Vega Frontier Edition

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 1080

120 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon Vega Frontier Edition .
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.

No clear winner declared

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



Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon Vega Frontier EditionGeForce GTX 1080
GPU NameVega 10 (Vega 10 XT)vsGP104 (GP104-400-A1)
Fab Process14 nmvs16 nm
Die Size490 mm²vs314 mm²
Transistorsunknownvs7,200 million
Shaders4096vs2560
Compute Units64vs20
Core clock1500 MHzvs1607 MHz
ROPs64vs64
TMUs256vs160

Memory Configuration

Radeon Vega Frontier EditionGeForce GTX 1080
Memory TypeHBM2vsGDDR5X
Bus Width2048 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed945 MHz
1890 MHz effective
vs1251 MHz
10008 MHz effective
Memory Size16384 Mbvs8192 Mb

Additional details

Radeon Vega Frontier EditionGeForce GTX 1080
TDP300 wattsvs180 watts
Release Date27 Jun 2017vs27 May 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon Vega Frontier Edition
    102.40 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    102.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon Vega Frontier Edition
    409.60 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    257.10 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon Vega Frontier Edition
    483.80 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    320.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon Vega Frontier Edition
    13107.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    8228.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better