Average Bench: 110% (29th of 665)

Based on 9,019 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 66AF Model: AMD Radeon VII

The widely anticipated (albeit currently not widely available) prosumer AMD Radeon VII is finally available. It features a next generation Vega 20 GPU which is based on a 7nm manufacturing process, compared to 14nm in the first generation flagship: the RX Vega 64. The Radeon VII has a massive 16GB of expensive high-bandwidth memory (HBM2) which offers a decent degree of future proofing and also makes it a good choice for memory hungry applications, however most current games do not require more than the 8GB that comes with both NVIDIA's RTX 2080 and AMD’s RX Vega 64. The Radeon VII has fewer cores than the RX Vega 64 (3840 vs 4096) but clock speeds have been boosted up to 1800 MHz compared to 1546 MHz in the RX Vega 64, the net result is 13.8 TFLOPS single precision computations (versus 13.4 TFLOPS for the RX Vega 64). On the negative side, the Radeon VII is designed with three cooling fans which can get noisy and early software drivers are reported to be buggy. Whilst there is a modest 16% performance advantage over the RX Vega 64, initial benchmarks indicate that the Radeon VII has an effective speed which is 6% short of the similarly priced RTX 2080.  [Feb '19 GPUPro]

Outstanding average bench

The AMD Radeon-VII averaged 10.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the AMD Radeon-VII near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 133fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 148fps

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Radeon-VII is 20%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Radeon-VII performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 110fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 211fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,019 samples)
Min Avg Max
119 Lighting 133 144
78.6 Reflection 110 123
191 Parallax 211 230
107% 151 fps
Min Avg Max
93.3 MRender 105 111
138 Gravity 148 155
80 Splatting 84.5 89.2
114% 112 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Lighting 138
Reflection 113
Parallax 230
112% 160 fps
MRender 107
Gravity 151
Splatting 84.9
116% 114 fps
Lighting 133
Reflection 120
Parallax 207
107% 153 fps
MRender 106
Gravity 148
Splatting 84.8
114% 113 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,935,486 GPUs tested.

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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (MSRP ≈ $700 @ launch in Feb '19)
AMD(1002 081E) 100% 110% ± 9%
Sapphire Radeon VII 16GB
21291-01-40G
Asus Radeon VII 16GB
RADEONVII-16G
AmazonUS $84121 months
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Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $1,398

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 Comments

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3 months ago.

trash drivers, avoid like the plague.


Excellent

19 days ago.

best gpu amd ever made besides the hd7970


Good

9 months ago.

Cheaper than RTX 2080, and it will be hackintosh-compatible


Excellent

3 months ago.

Decent card for gaming, Great card for mining.


Excellent

6 months ago.

With waterblock Barrow 2088mhz average, 0db~ GPU top


Good

13 days ago.

With 16GB of VRAM, this GPU is the best for 4K editing or rendering while being capable of gaming at 4K. Higher power consumption than the competing Nvidia RTX 2080 though.


Excellent

5 months ago.

WOWW Alixce, essa placa é incrível, ty aqui kkkk


Good

8 months ago.

Best AMD GPU ever created, and it can do both gaming and productivity really well, and offering a cheaper price than it's competitor


Terrible

11 months ago.

it doesnt stand out as a gaming card


Poor

23 months ago.

good performance for a good price


Good

2 years ago.


Excellent

4 months ago.

16 GB is killer for this Price.


Average

19 months ago.

16gb vram hbm2 really good , but chipset very slow for this , in games card working as 2070 super , costs as 2080


Excellent

22 months ago.

Being more of the sub-700 USD productivity/compute beast compared to gaming beast. With 16GB of HBM2 VRAM and 3840 compute units plus 1 TB/s of bandwith and 13.44 TFLOPS of FP32, this GPU may power your next productivity, computing and mining rig better than before! I advise against buying this GPU thanks to the comparatively high power consumption, heat generation plus similar gaming performance to the recent AMD RX 5700 XT make it a no-go today for most users unless if you need computing power that's very big and are into heavy computing, productivity or wants to mine cryptocurrency.


Excellent

2 years ago.

I wish I could buy one.


Poor

2 years ago.

Terrible price. Currently, it may offer the second or third best performance for a consumer-grade GPU (depending on who you ask), but AMD and/or its AIB partners (even though they're all reference cards) will make you pay dearly for it. In terms of value, it is atrocious, even factoring in its excellent performance. Had this card been priced at around $500 (USD) like the cards it is ultimately meant to replace (GTX 1080, Vega 64 or even Fury X), it would still be a poor value, but it would be far more compelling than it is at current prices.


Average

2 years ago.

amd could have cut the price down to like 550 and it would be fine


Terrible

18 months ago.

discontinued, this video card was supposed to be directed towards creatives. and it delivered... blue screens. error codes. high fan noises, from the TRIPLE fan layout. discontinuation after 5 months. the 2080 SUPER being priced the same, with higher performance and hardware-accelerated ray-tracing. no PCIe gen4. and the list goes on. the only good things about it are the high memory, new 7nm architecture, and 1TB/s memory bandwidth. and for the high price of $841 (at the time of writing [probably increased by the discontinuation]), just buy the 2080 SUPER.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Good card slightly warm under 100 load


Excellent

20 months ago.

Faster bus speeds, mines really well and no isusses gaming on it. I love ReLive once I got it working just the way I need it.


Good

2 years ago.

Mining beast. Video editing beast. Gaming - OK! I like this card because of it's overall blend an massive amount of memory, but not necessarily a good gaming card on it's own, but wow, it is a multi-faceted beast.


Excellent

12 months ago.

It may be one hell of a furnace, pulling nearly 350w with my overclock but I love it. AMD just needs to step their game up with the drivers.


Good

2 years ago.

Radeon VII finally brings crucial competition to Nvidia's doorstep. It doesn't crush the RTX 2080, but as with Ryzen, it doesn't need to. Consumers now have a choice as to which GPU they should buy, especially if the need a more workstation-focused card.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Clear rich graphics and smooth.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Far and away one of the best cards AMD has made


Excellent

2 years ago.

At the time of purchase, the Radeon VII was about $150 cheaper than RTX 2080 cards with decent cooling. Stock performance for 1440p 100+ Hz is fantastic. It's a loud GPU but I wear headphones so I seldom notice its sound.


Average

2 years ago.

Its a video render dream fro the price with the 16gbs if hbm2 mem but the gaming is lacking so its better for people who have more to do then just gaming.


Excellent

21 months ago.

I LOVE IT :) 16 GO HBM2 32" QHD Pow Pow Pow :D 750€ :D


Excellent

16 months ago.

This card has met my expectations, it chews through all games and work loads put up against it flawlessly.


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