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AMD Radeon VII

Graphics Processor
Vega 20
Cores
3840
TMUs
240
ROPs
64
Memory Size
16 GB
Memory Type
HBM2
Bus Width
4096 bit
GPU Chip
GPU
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The Radeon VII is a enthusiast-class graphics card by AMD, launched in February 2019. Built on the 7 nm process, and based on the Vega 20 graphics processor, in its Vega 20 XT variant, the card supports DirectX 12.0. The Vega 20 graphics processor is a large chip with a die area of 331 mm² and 13,230 million transistors. It features 3840 shading units, 240 texture mapping units and 64 ROPs. AMD has placed 16,384 MB HBM2 memory on the card, which are connected using a 4096-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 1400 MHz, which can be boosted up to 1750 MHz, memory is running at 1000 MHz.
Being a dual-slot card, the AMD Radeon VII draws power from 2x 8-pin power connectors, with power draw rated at 295 W maximum. Display outputs include: 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort. Radeon VII is connected to the rest of the system using a PCI-Express 3.0 x16 interface. The card measures 305 mm in length, and features a dual-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 699 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
Vega 20
GPU Variant
Vega 20 XT
Architecture
GCN 5.1
Foundry
TSMC
Process Size
7 nm
Transistors
13,230 million
Die Size
331 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Feb 7th, 2019
Generation
Vega II
(Radeon VII)
Production
Active
Launch Price
699 USD
Current Price
Amazon / Newegg
Bus Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16

Relative Performance

1%
GeForce 210
1%
GeForce 9400 GT
2%
Radeon HD 4550
2%
Radeon HD 5450
3%
Radeon HD 6450
3%
GeForce GT 520
3%
GeForce GT 220
4%
GeForce GT 430
4%
Radeon HD 5570
5%
Radeon HD 4670
5%
GeForce GT 440
5%
GeForce GT 240
6%
GeForce 9600 GT
6%
Radeon HD 5670
7%
GeForce GT 640
7%
GeForce 9800 GT
7%
Radeon HD 6670
7%
Radeon HD 4830
8%
Radeon HD 4770
8%
Radeon HD 4850
9%
GeForce GTS 250
9%
GeForce GTS 450
9%
Radeon HD 5750
10%
Radeon HD 7750
11%
Radeon HD 5770
11%
GeForce GTX 260
11%
Radeon HD 4870
11%
Radeon Vega 8
11%
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
11%
GeForce GTX 650
12%
Radeon HD 5830
12%
Radeon HD 6790
13%
Radeon HD 4890
13%
GeForce GTX 460
13%
Radeon RX Vega 11
13%
GeForce GT 1030
13%
GeForce GTX 275
13%
Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
13%
GeForce GTX 280
14%
GeForce GTX 465
14%
Radeon HD 6850
15%
GeForce GTX 285
16%
Radeon HD 5850
16%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti
16%
Radeon HD 7790
17%
Radeon RX 550
17%
GeForce GTX 470
17%
Radeon HD 6870
18%
Radeon HD 5870
19%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
19%
Radeon HD 4870 X2
19%
GeForce GTX 750 Ti
20%
Radeon HD 6950
20%
GeForce GTX 295
21%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost
21%
Radeon HD 7850
21%
GeForce GTX 480
22%
Radeon HD 6970
22%
Radeon R7 265
23%
Radeon RX 460
23%
Radeon R7 370
23%
GeForce GTX 660
23%
GeForce GTX 570
23%
Radeon RX 560
25%
GeForce GTX 950
25%
Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
26%
Radeon R9 270X
26%
GeForce GTX 660 Ti
26%
GeForce GTX 580
26%
GeForce GTX 1050
26%
Radeon HD 7950
27%
Radeon HD 5970
28%
GeForce GTX 760
30%
GeForce GTX 670
30%
GeForce GTX 960
31%
Radeon R9 380
31%
Radeon R9 285
32%
Radeon HD 7970
32%
GeForce GTX 680
33%
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
34%
GeForce GTX 770
34%
Radeon HD 6990
35%
Radeon R9 280X
36%
GeForce GTX 590
36%
Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
40%
GeForce GTX 780
41%
GeForce GTX 1650
44%
Radeon RX 470
44%
Radeon R9 290
47%
Radeon RX 570
47%
Radeon R9 390
47%
Radeon R9 290X
48%
GeForce GTX 970
49%
GeForce GTX TITAN
49%
GeForce GTX 780 Ti
50%
Radeon R9 390X
50%
Radeon HD 7990
51%
Radeon RX 480
51%
GeForce GTX 690
54%
Radeon RX 580
55%
GeForce GTX 980
55%
Radeon R9 FURY
55%
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
58%
Radeon RX 590
61%
Radeon R9 295X2
61%
GeForce GTX 1660
62%
Radeon R9 FURY X
63%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti
65%
GeForce GTX TITAN X
70%
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
70%
GeForce GTX 1070
75%
Radeon RX Vega 56
80%
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
82%
Radeon RX Vega 64
83%
GeForce GTX 1080
83%
GeForce RTX 2060
86%
Radeon RX 5700
93%
GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER
97%
GeForce RTX 2070
99%
Radeon RX 5700 XT
100%
Radeon VII
103%
TITAN X Pascal
106%
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
107%
GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER
114%
GeForce RTX 2080
120%
GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER
133%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080

Clock Speeds

Base Clock
1400 MHz
Boost Clock
1750 MHz
Memory Clock
1000 MHz
2000 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size
16 GB
Memory Type
HBM2
Memory Bus
4096 bit
Bandwidth
1,024 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
3840
TMUs
240
ROPs
64
Compute Units
60
L1 Cache
16 KB (per CU)
L2 Cache
4 MB

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
112.0 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
420.0 GTexel/s
FP16 (half) performance
26.88 TFLOPS (2:1)
FP32 (float) performance
13.44 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance
3.360 TFLOPS (1:4)

Board Design

Slot Width
Dual-slot
Length
12 inches
305 mm
TDP
295 W
Outputs
1x HDMI
3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors
2x 8-pin
Board Number
D360-37

Graphics Features

DirectX
12.0 (12_1)
OpenGL
4.6
OpenCL
2.0
Vulkan
1.1.119
Shader Model
6.4

Card Notes

Base Clock: 1400 MHz
Boost Clock: 1750 MHz
Peak Clock: 1800 MHz

Vega 20 GPU Notes

Architecture Codename: Vega
Codename: Moonshot (Aruba)
CLRX Version: GCN 1.4.1
Graphics/Compute: GFX9 (gfx906) / (gfx907)
Display Core Engine: 12.1
Unified Video Decoder: 7.2
Video Compression Engine: 4.1

Retail boards based on this design (13)

Name GPU Clock Boost Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
Alienware Radeon VII 1400 MHz 1750 MHz 1000 MHz
AMD Radeon VII 50th Anniversary 1400 MHz 1750 MHz 1000 MHz
ASRock Phantom Gaming X Radeon VII 1400 MHz 1750 MHz 1000 MHz
ASUS Radeon VII 1400 MHz 1750 MHz 1000 MHz
Dataland Radeon VII 1400 MHz 1750 MHz 1000 MHz
GIGABYTE Radeon VII 1400 MHz 1750 MHz 1000 MHz
HIS Radeon VII 1400 MHz 1750 MHz 1000 MHz
KUROTOSHIKOU Radeon VII 1400 MHz 1750 MHz 1000 MHz
MSI Radeon VII 1400 MHz 1750 MHz 1000 MHz
PowerColor Radeon VII 1400 MHz 1750 MHz 1000 MHz
Sapphire Radeon VII 1400 MHz 1750 MHz 1000 MHz
VisionTek Radeon VII 1400 MHz 1750 MHz 1000 MHz
XFX Radeon VII Triple Fan 1400 MHz 1750 MHz 1000 MHz