Average Bench: 90.7% (27th of 625)

Based on 844 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 9.3% 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) 320fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 354fps

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Vega Frontier Edition is 23.5%. 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) 226fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 182fps

Average Bench

(Based on 844 samples)
Min Avg Max
234 Lighting 320 367
211 Reflection 226 234
473 Parallax 523 605
91.7% 356 fps
Min Avg Max
174 MRender 182 187
329 Gravity 354 403
275 Splatting 285 293
89.2% 274 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 330
Reflection 225
Parallax 538
94% 364 fps
MRender 180
Gravity 359
Splatting 286
90% 275 fps
CLim: 1600 MHz, MLim: 945 MHz, Ram: 16GB, Driver:
Lighting 333
Reflection 222
Parallax 506
94% 354 fps
MRender 185
Gravity 362
Splatting 288
91% 278 fps
CLim: 1600 MHz, MLim: 945 MHz, Ram: 16GB, Driver: 19.10.2
Lighting 324
Reflection 226
Parallax 497
91% 349 fps
MRender 184
Gravity 351
Splatting 288
89% 274 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $1000 @ launch in Jun '17)
AMD(1002 6B76) 99% 91% ± 7%
Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Air
AMD(1002 0B36) 1% 93% ± 0%
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Gaming 91%
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Desktop 108%
Workstation 129%

Motherboard: Asus ROG ZENITH EXTREME - $25

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $1,909

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2 month ago.

much better video rendering in crossfire


10 months ago.

gtx 1080 performance, but with 16gb vram


1 month ago.



4 months ago.

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


17 months ago.



2 years ago.

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


2 years ago.


2 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


5 months ago.

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


27 days 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.


10 months ago.

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


2 years ago.

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


7 months ago.

Put a waterblock on it, load LC FE bios on it, and power play mod the power limit to 200% and you've got yourself a silent rocket with a ton of VRAM. FE becomes very stable and happy to OC if you keep it under 40c

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