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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon Pro Vega 56

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon Pro Vega 56

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Significantly better floating-point performance 9,677 GFLOPS vs 5,783 GFLOPS More than 65% better floating-point performance
Significantly higher texture rate 302.4 GTexel/s vs 180.7 GTexel/s More than 65% higher texture rate
Significantly more shading units 3,584 vs 1,920 1664 more shading units
Significantly more texture mapping units 224 vs 120 104 more texture mapping units
Much wider memory bus 2,048 bit vs 256 bit 8x wider memory bus
Front view of GeForce GTX 1070

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Generic GeForce GTX 1070

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Much higher effective memory clock speed 8,008 MHz vs 1,560 MHz Around 5.2x higher effective memory clock speed
Higher clock speed 1,506 MHz vs 1,250 MHz More than 20% higher clock speed
Much higher memory clock speed 2,002 MHz vs 780 MHz More than 2.5x higher memory clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 1,683 MHz vs 1,350 MHz Around 25% higher turbo clock speed
Slightly higher pixel rate 96.4 GPixel/s vs 86.4 GPixel/s More than 10% higher pixel rate
Lower TDP 150W vs 175W Around 15% lower TDP

Features Key features of the Radeon Pro Vega 56  vs GeForce GTX 1070 

pixel rate Number of pixels a graphics card can render to the screen every second

Radeon Pro Vega 56
86.4 GPixel/s
GeForce GTX 1070
96.4 GPixel/s

texture rate Speed at which a graphics card can perform texture mapping

Radeon Pro Vega 56
302.4 GTexel/s
GeForce GTX 1070
180.7 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon Pro Vega 56
9,677 GFLOPS
GeForce GTX 1070
5,783 GFLOPS

shading units Subcomponents of the gpu, these run in parallel to enable fast pixel shading

texture mapping units Built into each gpu, these resize and rotate bitmaps for texturing scenes

render output processors GPU commponents responsible for transform pixels as they flow between memory buffers

Specifications Full list of technical specs

gpu

Radeon Pro Vega 56  vs
GeForce GTX 1070 
GPU brand AMD Nvidia
GPU name Vega 10 GP104
Clock speed 1,250 MHz 1,506 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,350 MHz 1,683 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 1.5 GHz 8 GB

raw performance

Shading units 3,584 1,920
Texture mapping units 224 120
Render output processors 64 64
Pixel rate 86.4 GPixel/s 96.4 GPixel/s
Texture rate 302.4 GTexel/s 180.7 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 9,677 GFLOPS 5,783 GFLOPS

memory

Radeon Pro Vega 56  vs
GeForce GTX 1070 
Memory clock speed 780 MHz 2,002 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 1,560 MHz 8,008 MHz
Memory bus 2,048 bit 256 bit
Memory 8,196 MB 8,192 MB

noise and power

TDP 175W 150W

Comments

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is the rx vega only 175 watts? That's impressive if correct but I'm not too sure that's right. Amd cards usually are high in watts while Nvidia usually much lower. No real difference between 150 and 175 watts and if that's true Amd has upped their game.
lol tdp
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