Average Bench: 114% (11th of 593)

Based on 244 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6863 Model: Radeon Vega Frontier Edition

The Radeon Vega Frontier Edition GPU is AMD's first graphics card with the new Vega architecture which features next-generation compute units (nCUs). AMD have designed Vega to handle the increasing data and computational demands from game creation to rendering simulations to video processing to AI. The Radeon Vega Frontier Edition comes with 64 nCUs yielding 4096 stream processors with which it can process up to 13.1 TFLOPS. Also, it has a high-bandwidth cache controller and 16GB of ultra fast HBM2 RAM and supports an 8K display. This first Vega GPU is aimed at professional workstation users and although it is not a gaming card, its game performance benchmarks are underwhelming albeit good. It broadly matches the performance of NVIDIA's now year old GTX 1080, but at nearly twice the price ($550 for the 1080 versus a list price of $1000 for the air-cooled Vega Frontier Edition). There is also a water-cooled edition of the Vega Frontier which commands an additional $500 premium on the list price. There will be gaming variants of Vega based cards available shortly and, depending on their entry price, these may prove to be more interesting to the consumer/gamer market. [Jul '17 GPUPro]

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Outstanding average bench

The AMD Vega Frontier Edition averaged 13.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the AMD Vega Frontier Edition near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 337fps
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 296fps

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Vega Frontier Edition is 61.9%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the AMD Vega Frontier Edition performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 222fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 179fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 244 samples)
Min Avg Max
190 Lighting 296 376
188 Reflection 222 238
199 Parallax 503 648
115% 340 fps
Min Avg Max
159 MRender 179 188
198 Gravity 337 410
198 Splatting 279 296
113% 265 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 1660 MHz, MLim: 1100 MHz, Ram: 16GB, Driver: 18.7.1
Lighting 398
Reflection 245
Parallax 647
151% 430 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 418
Splatting 308
133% 307 fps
CLim: 1602 MHz, MLim: 945 MHz, Ram: 16GB, Driver: 18.8.1
Lighting 326
Reflection 236
Parallax 618
134% 393 fps
MRender 185
Gravity 371
Splatting 296
122% 284 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,231,107 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 244 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $1000 @ launch in Jun '17)
AMD(1002 6B76) 100% 114% ± 15%
Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Air
100-506061
NeweggUS $8552 months
EbayUS $90016 mins
AMD(1002 0B36) 0% 119% ± 0%
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Typical Vega Frontier Edition Builds (Compare 1,607 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 114%
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Desktop
Desktop 140%
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Workstation
Workstation 152%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG ZENITH EXTREME - $430

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $2,243

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Good

25 days ago.

much better video rendering in crossfire


Excellent

24 days ago.

gtx 1080 performance, but with 16gb vram


Excellent

11 months ago.

AS FAST AS HELL AND BETTER THAN NVIDIA QUADRO


Excellent

2 months ago.

1070 IS BETTER???? IN???? WTF IS WRONG WITH THIS BENCHMARK SITE???? WHO SAY THAT INSINE STUPID LIES????


Poor

13 months ago.

double core than the 1080, 300w tdp and a too low cost/benefice (1000$¡)


Good

13 months ago.


Terrible

10 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Terrible

12 months ago.

Overpriced with bad energy efficiency and the worst cooling system in the world. Its as loud as a hair dryer under load.


Poor

1 month ago.

I have a Co-worker, and he has told me many times that it can not out due a 1080, due to the cards tremendous heat dissipation issue and power requirements. I have played on his PC and while during normal game-play I noticed the card running to 100% causing stutters and many other problems that I'm not very fond of, and that even a 1070 or Ti can overcome. That also being my first time using a AMD CPU (Ryzen 2600) and GPU for that day being.


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