AMD Radeon Vega Frontier lands in the hands of the first owner

Published: 28th Jun 2017, 12:17 GMT   Comments

Who was the first person to post Vega 3DMark results? A guy named #define from WCCFTech comment section.

AMD Radeon Vega Frontier pictured and tested

AMD made a mistake by not providing any sample to reviewers. As a result, the first benchmarks result are from a random user, who is not even familiar with Radeon Settings and doesn’t even have proper PSU (550W) for Vega. However, that is what we have for now. I guess that’s better than nothing. Here are the first photos of the retail sample, most likely purchased through ScanUK.

 

AMD Radeon Vega Frontier packaging:

AMD Radeon Pro settings (Vega in professional mode):

Testing platform used:

AMD Radeon Vega Frontier GPU-Z screenshot

Vega Frontier has a device ID of 6863. The GPU-Z 2.1.0 does not fully support Vega yet, hence the missing specs. According to GPUZ the memory is not made by Hynix or Samsung, the HBM2 in Vega is manufactured by Micron (but that’s probably just a mistake).

AMD Radeon Vega Frontier 3DMark Fire Strike

If these values are correct, then we are looking at performance comparable to GeForce GTX 1080. Vega Frontier was running in ‘gaming mode’.

AMD Radeon Vega Frontier 3DMark Fire Strike Performance
Graphics CardCore ClockMemory Clock3DMark Fire Strike GPU Score
MSI GTX 1080 TI Gaming X*1924 MHz1390 MHz
 
29425
MSI GTX 1080 Gaming X*1924 MHz1263 MHz
 
22585
AMD Radeon Vega Frontier #1*1600 MHz945 MHz
 
21202
AMD Radeon Vega Frontier #2*1600 MHz945 MHz
 
22916
AMD Radeon Vega Frontier #3*1528 MHz945 MHz
 
21421
AMD Radeon Vega Frontier #4*1602 MHz945 MHz
 
22986
AMD Radeon Vega Frontier #5*1682 MHz945 MHz
 
22304
AMD Radeon Vega Frontier #6* 1602 MHz945 MHz
 
21818
AMD Radeon Vega Frontier #7* 1602 MHz945 MHz
 
22654
AMD Radeon Vega Frontier #8* 1602 MHz945 MHz
 
21292
AMD Radeon Vega Frontier #9*1528 MHz945 MHz
 
21056
AMD Radeon Vega Frontier #10*1602 MHz945 MHz
 
22088
AMD Radeon Vega Frontier #11*1602 MHz945 MHz
 
22035
AMD Radeon Vega Frontier #12*1602 MHz945 MHz
 
22963
COLORFUL GTX 10701797 MHz2002 MHz
 
18561
* Gaming Mode

 

AMD Radeon Vega Frontier 3DMark Fire Strike Extreme
Graphics CardCore ClockMemory Clock3DMark Fire Strike GPU Score
MSI GTX 1080 TI Gaming X*1924 MHz1390 MHz
 
14401
AMD Radeon Vega Frontier #1*1602 MHz945 MHz
 
10585
MSI GTX 1080 Gaming X*1924 MHz1263 MHz
 
10048
COLORFUL GTX 10701797 MHz2002 MHz
 
8865
* Gaming Mode
AMD Radeon Vega Frontier 3DMark Fire Strike Ultra
Graphics CardCore ClockMemory Clock3DMark Fire Strike GPU Score
MSI GTX 1080 TI Gaming X*1924 MHz1390 MHz
 
7160
MSI GTX 1080 Gaming X*1924 MHz1924 MHz
 
5431
AMD Radeon Vega Frontier #1*1602 MHz945 MHz
 
5336
COLORFUL GTX 10701797 MHz2002 MHz
 
4421
* Gaming Mode

Result 1: 21202 GPU Score / Result 2: 22916 GPU Score

Result 3: 21421 GPU Score / Result 4: 22986 GPU Score

Result 5: 22304 GPU Score / Result 6: 21818 GPU Score

Fire Strike Extreme and Ultra:

All credits and a crate of virtual beer go to #define. You can find the thread and follow latest ‘developments’ at WCCFTech.

Update: First unboxing video of Vega Frontier is out:




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