Average Bench: 114% (18th of 611)

Based on 407 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 14.0% 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. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 298fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 335fps

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Vega Frontier Edition is 60.9%. 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) 221fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 180fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 407 samples)
Min Avg Max
188 Lighting 298 372
180 Reflection 221 240
199 Parallax 504 638
115% 341 fps
Min Avg Max
162 MRender 180 190
198 Gravity 335 407
194 Splatting 278 301
113% 264 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 1600 MHz, MLim: 945 MHz, Ram: 16GB, Driver: 19.3.1
Lighting 340
Reflection 234
Parallax 550
129% 375 fps
MRender 184
Gravity 378
Splatting 290
122% 284 fps
CLim: 1600 MHz, MLim: 945 MHz, Ram: 16GB, Driver: 18.7.1
Lighting 331
Reflection 216
Parallax 536
125% 361 fps
MRender 174
Gravity 364
Splatting 264
116% 268 fps
CLim: 1452 MHz, MLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 16GB, Driver: 18.6.1
Lighting 198
Reflection 197
Parallax 198
61% 198 fps
MRender 166
Gravity 198
Splatting 198
79% 187 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $1000 @ launch in Jun '17)
AMD(1002 6B76) 98% 114% ± 16%
Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Air
100-506061
NeweggUS $8559 months
EbayUS $99515 mins
AMD(1002 0B36) 2% 117% ± 3%
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Typical Vega Frontier Edition Builds (Compare 13,372 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
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Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $188

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,482

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Good

8 months ago.

much better video rendering in crossfire


Excellent

2 months ago.

gtx 1080 performance, but with 16gb vram


Excellent

18 months ago.

AS FAST AS HELL AND BETTER THAN NVIDIA QUADRO


Good

11 days ago.

well .. this price buy now i pride buyed rtx 2070


Excellent

9 months ago.

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


Poor

20 months ago.

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


Good

20 months ago.


Terrible

18 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Poor

2 months ago.

Better options than this. Also, still high power draw.


Terrible

19 months ago.

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


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