Average Bench: 107% (16th of 596)

Based on 3,234 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 687F 56 Models: Radeon RX Vega, Radeon(TM) RX Vega

The Radeon RX Vega 56 is the weakest member of AMD's Vega GPU family. The Vega architecture is built on 14 nm silicon and contains next-generation compute units (nCUs). Each NCU houses 64 steam processors, of which the Vega 56 has 3584 vs. 4096 in the Vega 64. The new architecture employs 8GB of second generation high-bandwidth memory (HBM2) which is able cope with more data, more quickly than previously. Although the Vega 56 has 12.5% less processing units, users have found that by flashing an RX 64 Bios into an RX 56 card allows a 10% increase in OC headroom which effectively brings a BIOS flashed RX 56 onto par with a stock RX 64 and just 12.5% slower than a fully overclocked RX 64. This would be great news if the RX 56 were available at its MSRP of $399 as it would then be both cheaper and faster than a GTX 1070, but current market prices for the RX Vega 56 are closer to $550. The GPU market is still unbalanced (AMD GPUs in particular) as a result of the ongoing Ethereum mining frenzy which has depleted global GPU inventory to the lowest levels in recent memory. [Oct '17 GPUPro]


Outstanding average bench

The AMD RX Vega 56 averaged 7.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the AMD RX Vega 56 near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 279fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 300fps

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD RX Vega 56 is 49.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the AMD RX Vega 56 performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 223fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 179fps

Average Bench

(Based on 3,234 samples)
Min Avg Max
162 Lighting 279 339
192 Reflection 223 241
199 Parallax 466 567
107% 323 fps
Min Avg Max
169 MRender 179 190
200 Gravity 300 347
208 Splatting 281 303
107% 254 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 1592 MHz, MLim: 800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.11.1
Lighting 260
Reflection 235
Parallax 545
112% 347 fps
MRender 184
Gravity 327
Splatting 296
114% 269 fps
PowerColor(148C 2388) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1590 MHz, MLim: 800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.11.1
Lighting 276
Reflection 229
Parallax 494
110% 333 fps
MRender 182
Gravity 305
Splatting 292
110% 260 fps
Device(1DA2 E376) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1592 MHz, MLim: 900 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.11.1
Lighting 185
Reflection 184
Parallax 187
57% 185 fps
MRender 180
Gravity 185
Splatting 185
77% 183 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $400 @ launch in Aug '17)
PowerColor(148C 2388) 23% 109% ± 12%
Device(1DA2 E376) 17% 107% ± 18%
MSI(1462 3681) 14% 104% ± 13%
MSI RX Vega 56 8GB Gaming Air Boost
RX Vega 56 Air Boost 8G OC
AmazonUS $43916 mins
EbayUS $45020 mins
Asus(1043 0555) 14% 110% ± 14%
AMD(1002 0B36) 12% 104% ± 8%
Device(1DA2 E37F) 6% 112% ± 10%
AMD(1002 6B76) 6% 103% ± 19%
Sapphire RX Vega 56 8GB
XFX RX Vega 56 8GB
Gigabyte RX Vega 56 8GB
XFX(1682 9C30) 5% 103% ± 9%
Gigabyte(1458 230C) 3% 112% ± 5%
Gigabyte RX Vega 56 8GB OC
AmazonUS $42116 mins
EbayUS $49519 mins
NeweggUS $5053 months
ASRock(1849 1001) 0% 77% ± 0%
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Gaming 95%
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Desktop 75%
Workstation 72%

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B350-F GAMING - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $881

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Added 13 months ago.


10 months ago.

Free sync monitor from AGON (gaming 144hz


3 days ago.

It's very good for the price that I've paid for it. Much better deal than other cards in the pricerange, considering how much cheaper FreeSync is. Open Source Linux drivers are also a huge plus, and this baby overclocks like a charm!


12 hrs ago.

i lik veri much


26 days ago.

Massive upgrade from gtx 670 =)


3 months ago.

better than the 1070, if only the vega 64 was like the 56


16 days ago.

good gpu for its price and is as just good as any 1070 gtx which has atleast $100 more in price


1 month ago.

I have this graphic card.. And i can't complain about it. Just love it 3


5 months ago.

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13 months ago.


3 months ago.

Undervolt and get the best out of it!


12 months ago.

Full disclosure, my Vega 64 is a Vega 56 running the Vega 64 BIOS. After flashing I feel as though I got a much better GPU than AMD intended. With the voltage bump on the HBM2 I can stay super stable at 1020mhz and with some substantial undervolting my Vega 56 performs above Vega 64 stock speeds and trades blows with the GTX 1080 in some games. The reference design is very robust overclocks nicely (albeit loudly). A desperately needed entry in AMDs line-up for those of us with Freesync monitors.


1 month ago.

Love this card, I have the Strix version and its rock solid at 1100mv 1652mhz with memory at 920mhz. My benchmarks place it right next to a 3rd party GTX1080. I upgraded from 2 RX580s in Crossfire.

Reaching its prime
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