Radeon Vega 8 vs Radeon R3 Graphics IGP (APU A6-6200)

Radeon Vega 8
Memory: 0Mb System SharedDESKTOP
Release date: 13 Feb 2018
Radeon Vega 8
Radeon R3 Graphics IGP (APU A6-6200)
Memory: 0Mb System SharedDESKTOP
Release date: 28 Jan 2015
Radeon R3 Graphics IGP (APU A6-6200)

Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon Vega 8

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
Based on an outdated architecture (AMD GCN), there may be no performance optimizations for current games and applications

Reasons to consider Radeon R3 Graphics IGP (APU A6-6200)

50 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon Vega 8 .

Radeon Vega 8

HWBench recommends Radeon Vega 8

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon Vega 8Radeon R3 Graphics IGP (APU A6-6200)
GPU NameRaven Ridge ()vsMullins ()
Fab Process14 nmvs28 nm
Die Size210 mm²vs0 mm²
Transistors4,940 millionvsunknown
Shaders512vs128
Compute Units8vs2
Core clock300 MHzvs267 MHz
ROPs16vs4
TMUs32vs8

Memory Configuration

Radeon Vega 8Radeon R3 Graphics IGP (APU A6-6200)
Memory TypeSystem SharedvsSystem Shared
Bus WidthSystem SharedvsSystem Shared
Memory SpeedSystem SharedvsSystem Shared
Memory Size0 Mbvs0 Mb

Additional details

Radeon Vega 8Radeon R3 Graphics IGP (APU A6-6200)
TDP65 wattsvs15 watts
Release Date13 Feb 2018vs28 Jan 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon Vega 8
    17.60 GP/s
  • Radeon R3 Graphics IGP (APU A6-6200)
    1.07 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon Vega 8
    35.20 GT/s
  • Radeon R3 Graphics IGP (APU A6-6200)
    2.14 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon Vega 8
    0.00 GB/s
  • Radeon R3 Graphics IGP (APU A6-6200)
    0.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon Vega 8
    1126.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R3 Graphics IGP (APU A6-6200)
    68.35 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better