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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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Much wider memory bus 2,048 bit vs 352 bit More than 5.8x wider memory bus
Lower TDP 175W vs 250W 30% lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GTX 1080 Ti

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti

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Much higher effective memory clock speed 11,008 MHz vs 1,560 MHz More than 7x higher effective memory clock speed
Higher clock speed 1,480 MHz vs 1,250 MHz Around 20% higher clock speed
Significantly higher pixel rate 139.2 GPixel/s vs 86.4 GPixel/s More than 60% higher pixel rate
More memory 11,264 MB vs 8,196 MB More than 35% more memory
Better floating-point performance 11,340 GFLOPS vs 9,677 GFLOPS More than 15% better floating-point performance
Higher texture rate 354.4 GTexel/s vs 302.4 GTexel/s More than 15% higher texture rate
More render output processors 88 vs 64 24 more render output processors
Higher turbo clock speed 1,582 MHz vs 1,350 MHz More than 15% higher turbo clock speed
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,376 MHz vs 780 MHz More than 75% higher memory clock speed

Features Key features of the Radeon Pro Vega 56  vs GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 

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 1080 Ti
139.2 GPixel/s

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

Radeon Pro Vega 56
302.4 GTexel/s
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
354.4 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon Pro Vega 56
9,677 GFLOPS
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
11,340 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


Radeon Pro Vega 56  vs
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 
GPU brand AMD Nvidia
GPU name Vega 10 GP102
Clock speed 1,250 MHz 1,480 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,350 MHz 1,582 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 3,584 3,584
Texture mapping units 224 224
Render output processors 64 88
Pixel rate 86.4 GPixel/s 139.2 GPixel/s
Texture rate 302.4 GTexel/s 354.4 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 9,677 GFLOPS 11,340 GFLOPS


Radeon Pro Vega 56  vs
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 
Memory clock speed 780 MHz 1,376 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 1,560 MHz 11,008 MHz
Memory bus 2,048 bit 352 bit
Memory 8,196 MB 11,264 MB

noise and power

TDP 175W 250W


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