Radeon_RX_Vega_64_Air_XT_8GB
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB

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How well can the Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB run games
24 Jun 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

A true powerhouse, the Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB will run even the most demanding game system requirements released today. All games with system requirements of DirectX 12 or lower are met by this card.

Here is a quick game performance synopsis for the AAA games played in 2019. In particular we focus on how well the Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB runs at Ultra graphics settings and what frames per second it is getting at 1080p, 1440p and 4K monitor resolutions. Of the 1000 most demanding recommended specs found in game requirements today, this gpu is more powerful than the graphics requirement of 985 games in todays list.

Running at 1080p this card gets a reasonable frame rate from Cyberpunk 2077 with 53 FPS on Ultra. Then we take a look at eFootball PES 2020 which returns a strong 112 FPS. Another title that we looked at is the popular Borderlands 3 which we saw getting a good 67 FPS.

Moving screen sizes up to 1440p we ran Cyberpunk 2077 on the Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB to see that it got a playable set of frame rates. Here are the low to ultra results at 1440p - L: 107FPS, M: 84FPS, H: 57FPS, U: 40FPS. Other popular game to test at 1440p with this card was eFootball PES 2020 which seemed playable in performance netting an Ultra FPS of 85 FPS. And then took a look at Borderlands 3 where its Ultra 1440p Frame rates were playable at 51FPS. After a look at the popular games running at 1440p with the Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB, this is a solid performer with higher resolution modern gaming. This graphics card can also bump up to 4K gaming regularly with the latest games still being capable of high or ultra graphics settings at this level.

How many years will the Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB in your PC? No graphics card upgrade required for 2 to 3 years of meeting top end game system requirements

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 20 Series GeForce RTX 2080, which has 21% better performance and can run 998 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
107 FPS
High
The Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB was released on the 30 Jul 2017
Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 83.6 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

83.6 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 106.1 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

106.1 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 125.5 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

125.5 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 87.9 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

87.9 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 76.4 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

76.4 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 63.7 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

63.7 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 77.8 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

77.8 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 102.9 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

102.9 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 132.7 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

132.7 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 97.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

97.7 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 83.3 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

83.3 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 59.3 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

59.3 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 82.8 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

82.8 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 98.5 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

98.5 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 98.4 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

98.4 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 237.6 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

237.6 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 60.7 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

60.7 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 69 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

69 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 110 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

110 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 133.7 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

133.7 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 63.4 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

63.4 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 132.3 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

132.3 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 78.2 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

78.2 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 105.9 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

105.9 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 60.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

60.7 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 144.6 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

144.6 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 66.7 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

66.7 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 55.6 FPS on Control

Control

55.6 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 84.5 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

84.5 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 120.1 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

120.1 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 79 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

79 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 68 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

68 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 91.3 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

91.3 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 59.8 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

59.8 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 60.3 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

60.3 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 43.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

43.3 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 120.2 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

120.2 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 101.3 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

101.3 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 60.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

60.9 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 43.4 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

43.4 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 75.6 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

75.6 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 81.1 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

81.1 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 111 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

111 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 60.3 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

60.3 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 46.7 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

46.7 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 103.9 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

103.9 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 78.1 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

78.1 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 48.4 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

48.4 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 101.6 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

101.6 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 82.8 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

82.8 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 75.6 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

75.6 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 53.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

53.5 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 101.2 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

101.2 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 57.6 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

57.6 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 33.4 FPS on Control

Control

33.4 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 82.7 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

82.7 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 95.7 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

95.7 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 39 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

39 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 68 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

68 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 29 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

29 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 30.8 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

30.8 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 46.6 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

46.6 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 30.4 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

30.4 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 33.8 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

33.8 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 14.8 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

14.8 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 46.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

46.5 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 30.8 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

30.8 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 38.5 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

38.5 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 27.4 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

27.4 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 39.1 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

39.1 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 33.9 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

33.9 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 37.6 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

37.6 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 62.1 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

62.1 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 29 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

29 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 25.1 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

25.1 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 37 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

37 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 46.3 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

46.3 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 21.1 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

21.1 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 61 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

61 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 34 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

34 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 57.6 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

57.6 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 29.8 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

29.8 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 50.1 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

50.1 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 25.7 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

25.7 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 16.7 FPS on Control

Control

16.7 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 44.2 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

44.2 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB gets 53.4 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

53.4 FPS
AMD PC game performance check Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB
GPU
Architecture
Vega 10 XT
Process
14nm
TMUs
256
Texture Rate
384 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
96 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
4096
Driver Support
-
Release Price
$399.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
3840x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
8192 MB
Memory Speed
500 MHz
Memory Bus
2048 Bit
Memory Type
HBM-2
Memory Bandwidth
256GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
0
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
4
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1500 MHz
Power
Max Power
300 Watts
PSU
600 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
2x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
16 GB
Best Resolution
3840 x 2160
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Resolution Performance
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Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB is an Enthusiast gaming Graphics Card based on the Fourth (4.0) Revision of the Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture.


Architecture
The Vega 10 Pro GPU offers support for HBM-2 Memory, DirectX 12.0 and Open GL 4.5.
While the Radeon RX Vega Eclipse and Nova use a slightly faster Vega 10 XT GPU, the Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB will still likely offer performance faster than a GeForce GTX 1070 yet slower than a GTX 1080.


Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB GPU has 64 Compute Units activated, offering 4096 Shader Processing Units, 256 TMUs and 64 ROPs. This puts its performance roughly in line with $350 GeForce GTX 1070.


GPU
The Central Unit is clocked at 1500MHz.


Memory: Speed
The GPU is equipped with stacked HBM-2 Memory and accesses the Frame Buffer through a 2048-bit memory interface.


Memory: Frame Buffer
The GPU can fill up a Memory Pool of up to 8GB. Under most circumstances, this only proves useful in certain 3D Games whose Settings Require Large Amounts of Memory.
However,the GPU itself is aimed for 1440p Gaming. The RX Vega Core's performance at this resolution should be excellent, however users with 4K displays may find it bottlenecks performance.


Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 300W, it requires at least a 600W PSU with two available 8-pin connectors.


Performance
Radeon RX Vega Core 8GB competes with the GeForce GTX 1070 8GB, which is available for $349.
However, the ultra-wide HBM2 memory may offer the Radeon RX Vega an advantage at higher resolutions.


System Suggestions
Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB HBM2 is best suited for resolutions up to and including 2560 x1440 (1440p). We recommend a Very Strong Processor and at least 16GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.is


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A few specs and other details need correcting:
- Central unit is clocked at 1257 MHz
- Boost clock is 1546 MHz
- Memory speed is 945 MHz on a 2048-bit bus, not 500 MHz on a 512-bit bus
- TDP is 295W, not 300W
- MSRP is $499 - the 56's MSRP is $399
- There are no 'XT' and 'XTX' variants of Vega 64; just standard (and limited) Vega 64, and then the liquid version
- 256 TMUs and 64 ROPs
- 4096 KB L2 Cache
- Performance is on par with the GTX 1080

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