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AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Watercooled

Graphics Processor
Vega 10
Cores
4096
TMUs
256
ROPs
64
Memory Size
16 GB
Memory Type
HBM2
Bus Width
2048 bit
GPU Chip
GPU
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Cooler
Cooler
The Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Watercooled is an enthusiast-class professional graphics card by AMD, launched in July 2017. Built on the 14 nm process, and based on the Vega 10 graphics processor, in its Vega 10 XTX LCS variant, the card supports DirectX 12. The Vega 10 graphics processor is a large chip with a die area of 495 mm² and 12,500 million transistors. It features 4096 shading units, 256 texture mapping units, and 64 ROPs. AMD has paired 16 GB HBM2 memory with the Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Watercooled, which are connected using a 2048-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 1382 MHz, which can be boosted up to 1600 MHz, memory is running at 945 MHz.
Being a dual-slot card, the AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Watercooled draws power from 2x 8-pin power connectors, with power draw rated at 375 W maximum. Display outputs include: 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort. Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Watercooled is connected to the rest of the system using a PCI-Express 3.0 x16 interface. The card measures 267 mm in length, 111 mm in width, and features a dual-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 1489 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
Vega 10
GPU Variant
Vega 10 XTX LCS
Architecture
GCN 5.0
Foundry
GlobalFoundries
Process Size
14 nm
Transistors
12,500 million
Die Size
495 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Jul 13th, 2017
Generation
Radeon Pro
(Vega)
Production
Active
Launch Price
1,489 USD
Bus Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16

Relative Performance

1%
GeForce 210
2%
GeForce 9400 GT
2%
Radeon HD 4550
3%
Radeon HD 5450
3%
Radeon HD 6450
3%
GeForce GT 520
4%
GeForce GT 220
5%
GeForce GT 430
5%
Radeon HD 5570
6%
Radeon HD 4670
6%
GeForce GT 440
6%
GeForce GT 240
7%
GeForce 9600 GT
7%
Radeon HD 5670
8%
GeForce GT 640
8%
GeForce 9800 GT
9%
Radeon HD 6670
9%
Radeon HD 4830
9%
Radeon HD 4770
10%
Radeon HD 4850
10%
GeForce GTS 250
10%
GeForce GTS 450
11%
Radeon HD 5750
12%
Radeon HD 7750
12%
Radeon HD 5770
13%
GeForce GTX 260
13%
Radeon HD 4870
13%
Radeon Vega 8
13%
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
13%
GeForce GTX 650
14%
Radeon HD 5830
15%
Radeon HD 6790
15%
Radeon HD 4890
15%
GeForce GTX 460
15%
Radeon RX Vega 11
16%
GeForce GT 1030
16%
GeForce GTX 275
16%
Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
16%
GeForce GTX 280
16%
GeForce GTX 465
17%
Radeon HD 6850
17%
GeForce GTX 285
19%
Radeon HD 5850
19%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti
19%
Radeon HD 7790
20%
Radeon RX 550
20%
GeForce GTX 470
20%
Radeon HD 6870
22%
Radeon HD 5870
22%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
23%
Radeon HD 4870 X2
23%
GeForce GTX 750 Ti
23%
Radeon HD 6950
24%
GeForce GTX 295
24%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost
24%
Radeon HD 7850
25%
GeForce GTX 480
26%
Radeon HD 6970
26%
Radeon R7 265
27%
Radeon RX 460
27%
Radeon R7 370
27%
GeForce GTX 660
27%
GeForce GTX 570
28%
Radeon RX 560
29%
GeForce GTX 950
30%
Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
30%
Radeon R9 270X
31%
GeForce GTX 660 Ti
31%
GeForce GTX 580
31%
GeForce GTX 1050
31%
Radeon HD 7950
32%
Radeon HD 5970
33%
GeForce GTX 760
35%
GeForce GTX 670
36%
GeForce GTX 960
37%
Radeon R9 380
37%
Radeon R9 285
37%
Radeon HD 7970
38%
GeForce GTX 680
39%
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
40%
GeForce GTX 770
41%
Radeon HD 6990
42%
Radeon R9 280X
42%
GeForce GTX 590
42%
Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
47%
GeForce GTX 780
48%
GeForce GTX 1650
51%
Radeon RX 470
52%
Radeon R9 290
55%
Radeon RX 570
56%
Radeon R9 390
56%
Radeon R9 290X
57%
GeForce GTX 970
57%
GeForce GTX TITAN
58%
GeForce GTX 780 Ti
59%
Radeon R9 390X
59%
Radeon HD 7990
60%
Radeon RX 480
60%
GeForce GTX 690
62%
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
63%
Radeon RX 5500 OEM
63%
Radeon RX 580
64%
Radeon RX 5500 XT
65%
GeForce GTX 980
65%
GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER
66%
Radeon R9 FURY
68%
Radeon RX 590
72%
Radeon R9 295X2
72%
GeForce GTX 1660
73%
Radeon R9 FURY X
75%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti
76%
GeForce GTX TITAN X
81%
GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
83%
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
83%
GeForce GTX 1070
89%
Radeon RX Vega 56
94%
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
97%
Radeon RX Vega 64
98%
GeForce GTX 1080
98%
GeForce RTX 2060
100%
Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Watercooled
102%
Radeon RX 5700
110%
GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER
114%
GeForce RTX 2070
117%
Radeon RX 5700 XT
118%
Radeon VII
121%
TITAN X Pascal
125%
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
126%
GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER
134%
GeForce RTX 2080
142%
GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER
157%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
Performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

Base Clock
1382 MHz
Boost Clock
1600 MHz
Memory Clock
945 MHz
1890 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size
16 GB
Memory Type
HBM2
Memory Bus
2048 bit
Bandwidth
483.8 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
4096
TMUs
256
ROPs
64
Compute Units
64
L1 Cache
16 KB (per CU)
L2 Cache
4 MB

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
102.4 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
409.6 GTexel/s
FP16 (half) performance
26.21 TFLOPS (2:1)
FP32 (float) performance
13.11 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance
819.2 GFLOPS (1:16)

Board Design

Slot Width
Dual-slot
Length
267 mm
10.5 inches
Width
111 mm
4.4 inches
TDP
375 W
Suggested PSU
750 W
Outputs
1x HDMI
3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors
2x 8-pin
Board Number
D050-12

Graphics Features

DirectX
12 (12_1)
OpenGL
4.6
OpenCL
2.0
Vulkan
1.1.125
Shader Model
6.4

Vega 10 GPU Notes

Architecture Codename: Vega
Codename: Greenland
CLRX Version: GCN 1.4
Graphics/Compute: GFX9 (gfx900) / (gfx901)
Display Core Engine: 12.0
Unified Video Decoder: 7.0
Video Compression Engine: 4.0