Average Bench: 91.1% (43rd of 661)

Based on 1,569 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]

Excellent average bench

The AMD Vega Frontier Edition averaged just 8.9% lower 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.


Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 111fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 120fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Vega Frontier Edition is just 18.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Vega Frontier Edition performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 93.3fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 168fps

Average Bench

(Based on 1,569 samples)
Min Avg Max
91 Lighting 111 121
81.9 Reflection 93.3 109
148 Parallax 168 189
89.4% 124 fps
Min Avg Max
80.9 MRender 87.4 91.4
111 Gravity 120 133
73.6 Splatting 106 126
93% 105 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:
Lighting 111
Reflection 107
Parallax 172
90% 130 fps
MRender 90.9
Gravity 122
Splatting 75.4
94% 96.2 fps
CLim: 1600 MHz, MLim: 945 MHz, Ram: 16GB, Driver: 21.3.2
Lighting 110
Reflection 106
Parallax 174
89% 130 fps
MRender 88.9
Gravity 122
Splatting 75.5
94% 95.6 fps
CLim: 1600 MHz, MLim: 945 MHz, Ram: 16GB, Driver: 21.Q1.1
Lighting 113
Reflection 107
Parallax 168
91% 130 fps
MRender 54.8
Gravity 102
Splatting 73.5
77% 76.9 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (MSRP ≈ $1000 @ launch in Jun '17)
AMD(1002 6B76) 98% 91% ± 5%
Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Air
AMD(1002 0B36) 2% 89% ± 6%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $1,706

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8 months ago.

much better video rendering in crossfire


1 month ago.



2 years ago.

gtx 1080 performance, but with 16gb vram


8 months ago.

+ GTX 1080/Vega 64 performance in games, TITAN Xp perf. in GPGPU, can reach Quadro P5000's perf. in CAD/DCC apps. + 16 GB dedicated VRAM (33% more than on a TITAN Xp, not to mention HBCC, but you need enough system RAM to benefit from that, at least 32 GB). + Stable drivers. +/- Acceptable noise levels. With factory settings and no OC, the Air-Cooled Vega FE it's not even louder than a reference GTX 1080. - High power consumption and temperatures under load.


22 months ago.

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


2 years ago.



3 years ago.


3 years ago.

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


3 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


18 months ago.

Targeted toward prosumers, this GPU has 16GB of HBM2 VRAM which is enough to handle heavyweight rendering which requires more than even 11GB of VRAM which is found on flagship Nvidia cards currently. This GPU performs similarly as Vega 64 yet priced double of the Vega 64 price which makes this GPU a poor choice for gamers.


23 months ago.

Never really had a purpose. Never was a good value.


2 years ago.

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


3 years ago.

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


11 months ago.

How are you keeping it under 40c with +200% Power Limit? I am running super hot with 360mm rads at only +50% Power Limit.

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