GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of RX Vega 56 vs 1080 among all GPUs

Gaming

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more

Computing

Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more

8.7

Overall Score

Winner
AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon RX Vega 56

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon RX Vega 56

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Significantly higher memory bandwidth 409.6 GB/s vs 224.4 GB/s Around 85% higher memory bandwidth
Better floating-point performance 10,544 GFLOPS vs 8,228 GFLOPS Around 30% better floating-point performance
Much wider memory bus 2,048 bit vs 256 bit 8x wider memory bus
Higher texture rate 329.5 GTexel/s vs 257.1 GTexel/s Around 30% higher texture rate
More shading units 3,584 vs 2,560 1024 more shading units
More texture mapping units 224 vs 160 64 more texture mapping units
Front view of GeForce GTX 1080

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080

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Much higher effective memory clock speed 10,008 MHz vs 1,600 MHz More than 6.2x higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly higher clock speed 1,607 MHz vs 1,156 MHz Around 40% higher clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 1,733 MHz vs 1,471 MHz Around 20% higher turbo clock speed
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,251 MHz vs 800 MHz More than 55% higher memory clock speed
Slightly higher pixel rate 102.8 GPixel/s vs 94.14 GPixel/s Around 10% higher pixel rate
Better ocean surface simulation score 2,049.56 frames/s vs 1,769.36 frames/s More than 15% better ocean surface simulation score
Lower TDP 180W vs 210W Around 15% lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon RX Vega 56 vs GeForce GTX 1080

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX Vega 56
1,108.39 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 1080
1,056.01 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX Vega 56
183.78 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 1080
241.33 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX Vega 56
1,769.36 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1080
2,049.56 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX Vega 56
1,086.94 mInteraction/s
GeForce GTX 1080
1,492.18 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX Vega 56
12.8 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1080
13.71 frames/s

Video composition Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX Vega 56
110.37 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1080
156.38 frames/s

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