Radeon Vega Frontier Edition vs GeForce GTX 1080

Radeon Vega Frontier Edition
Memory: 16384Mb HBM2 DESKTOP
Release date: 27 Jun 2017
Radeon Vega Frontier Edition
GeForce GTX 1080
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5X DESKTOP
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.

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 Edition GeForce GTX 1080
GPU Name Vega 10 (Vega 10 XT) vs GP104 (GP104-400-A1)
Fab Process 14 nm vs 16 nm
Die Size 490 mm² vs 314 mm²
Transistors unknown vs 7,200 million
Shaders 4096 vs 2560
Compute Units 64 vs 20
Core clock 1500 MHz vs 1607 MHz
ROPs 64 vs 64
TMUs 256 vs 160

Memory Configuration

Radeon Vega Frontier Edition GeForce GTX 1080
Memory Type HBM2 vs GDDR5X
Bus Width 2048 bit vs 256 bit
Memory Speed 945 MHz
1890 MHz effective
vs 1251 MHz
10008 MHz effective
Memory Size 16384 Mb vs 8192 Mb

Additional details

Radeon Vega Frontier Edition GeForce GTX 1080
TDP 300 watts vs 180 watts
Release Date 27 Jun 2017 vs 27 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