AMD Radeon Vega 8 Graphics of Ryzen 5 Processor. The AMD Radeon Vega 8 is an integrated graphics processor used in the AMD Ryzen 5-series main processors for laptops. The Radeon Vega 8 can be used for light gaming. It offers performance similar to basic graphics of common laptop processors, such as the Intel UHD graphics of the Intel Core CPUs. A step up in the AMD Radeon Vega line is the Vega 10 of the Ryzen 7 chips, offering improved performance, but still in the light gaming category.
AMD Radeon Vega 8 Graphics Benchmark
Here’s a benchmark test of the Radeon Vega 8 graphics processor, incorporated into the popular AMD Ryzen 5 3500U main processor. It’s compared to other widely used graphics processors for laptops.
Note: Performance and benchmark scores of the AMD Radeon Vega 8 may vary depending on factors such as the notebook’s other components (especially single-channel vs faster dual-channel RAM and speed of the main processor). Benchmark results and gameplay videos are good indicators of its performance.
Specifications of the AMD Radeon Vega 8
Here’s the specs sheet of the AMD Radeon Vega 8:
|GPU Name||AMD Radeon Vega 8|
|GPU Type||Integrated graphics (uses laptop’s RAM as video memory)|
|Number of Execution Units, Cores, Shaders||8|
|Core Clock Speed||1200 MHz|
|Memory Bus Width||128-bit
|Video Memory Size||Shared main memory, depends on system|
|Memory Type||DDR4 shared system memory|
|Video Memory Speed||Depends on system|
|Year of Release||2017