GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of Vega Frontier vs RX 580 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

9.6

Overall Score

Winner
AMD Radeon Vega Frontier 

GPUBoss recommends the AMD Radeon Vega Frontier  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon Vega Frontier

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon Vega Frontier

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Much more memory 16,384 MB vs 8,192 MB 2x more memory
Much higher memory bandwidth 483.8 GB/s vs 256 GB/s Around 90% higher memory bandwidth
Much better floating-point performance 13,107 GFLOPS vs 6,175 GFLOPS More than 2x better floating-point performance
Better PassMark score 10,659 vs 7,781 More than 35% better PassMark score
Much higher texture rate 409.6 GTexel/s vs 193 GTexel/s More than 2x higher texture rate
Significantly higher pixel rate 102.4 GPixel/s vs 42.88 GPixel/s Around 2.5x higher pixel rate
Higher clock speed 1,382 MHz vs 1,257 MHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Significantly more shading units 4,096 vs 2,304 1792 more shading units
Significantly more texture mapping units 256 vs 144 112 more texture mapping units
Significantly more render output processors 64 vs 32 Twice as many render output processors
Significantly better face detection score 207.58 mPixels/s vs 126.41 mPixels/s Around 65% better face detection score
Significantly more compute units 64 vs 36 28 more compute units
Much wider memory bus 2,048 bit vs 256 bit 8x wider memory bus
Higher turbo clock speed 1,600 MHz vs 1,340 MHz Around 20% higher turbo clock speed
Significantly better PassMark direct compute score 7,371 vs 3,923 Around 90% better PassMark direct compute score
Front view of Radeon RX 580

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon RX 580

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Much higher effective memory clock speed 8,000 MHz vs 1,890 MHz Around 4.2x higher effective memory clock speed
Much higher memory clock speed 2,000 MHz vs 945 MHz More than 2x higher memory clock speed
Significantly lower TDP 185W vs 300W Around 40% lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon Vega Frontier vs RX 580

PassMark Industry standard benchmark for overall graphics card performanceData courtesy Passmark

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon Vega Frontier
1,584.82 mHash/s
Radeon RX 580
656.93 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon Vega Frontier
207.58 mPixels/s
Radeon RX 580
126.41 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon Vega Frontier
4,474.64 frames/s
Radeon RX 580
2,199.63 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon Vega Frontier
836.96 mInteraction/s
Radeon RX 580
856.18 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon Vega Frontier
18.76 frames/s
Radeon RX 580
11.33 frames/s

Video composition Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon Vega Frontier
181.11 frames/s
Radeon RX 580
127.91 frames/s

PassMark Direct Compute Measures performance of general-purpose computing using Microsoft DirectCompute

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