AMD Radeon RX VEGA 6
vs
AMD Radeon R9 M270X

AMD Radeon RX VEGA 6
AMD Radeon R9 M270X
RX VEGA 6 R9 M270X Difference
AMD Radeon RX VEGA 6 AMD Radeon R9 M270X
Price $ 1,119.0 $ 1,016.0 103 (9%)
Year 2018 2015 3 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 57C 66C 9 (16%)
Max Fan Noise 36.2dB 48.3dB 12.1 (33%)
Recommended Power Supply 50W 50W 0 (0%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99) *closest mobile equivalent* Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz ($248.98) *closest mobile equivalent*
CPU Impact on FPS +0.0 FPS +0.0 FPS 0 (0%)
CPU Impact on FPS % 0.0% 0.0% 0 (0%)
Benchmark Quality Settings High Quality Settings High Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 46.1 FPS 59.3 FPS 13.2 (29%)
Average 1440p Performance 27.0 FPS 34.9 FPS 7.9 (29%)
Average 4K Performance 13.5 FPS 18.6 FPS 5.1 (38%)
Memory 1 GB 2 GB 1 (100%)
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 100.8 $ 41.8 59 (59%)
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 139.9 $ 63.9 76 (54%)
4K Cost Per Frame $ 248.7 $ 105.8 142.9 (57%)
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Our Verdict: Upgrading from RX VEGA 6 to R9 M270X is not recommended as it is less than 30% of improvement in performance. In general, a reasonable upgrade is between 30% and 50% or more to justify the purchase of new hardware. The price/performance ratio is much better for R9 M270X .

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AMD Radeon RX VEGA 6
AMD Radeon R9 M270X
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
39
44.0
48
53.9
2019 Anthem
36
40.8
42
47.2
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
39
43.5
47
52.8
2019 Resident Evil 2
42
47.5
55
61.9
2019 Metro Exodus
36
40.6
42
47.0
2019 World War Z
45
50.0
55
61.6
2019 Gears of War 5
38
43.1
47
52.4
2019 F1 2019
40
45.2
51
56.9
2019 GreedFall
39
44.2
49
54.7
2019 Borderlands 3
37
41.4
43
48.8
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
42
47.4
55
61.6
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
35
39.8
40
45.2
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
38
42.5
45
51.1
2018 Just Cause 4
38
43.1
47
52.3
2018 Monster Hunter: World
39
43.7
48
53.6
2018 Strange Brigade
43
48.1
56
63.1
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
41
46.2
53
58.9
2017 For Honor
44
49.9
60
66.9
2017 Project CARS 2
41
45.6
51
57.6
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
43
47.8
56
62.4
2016 Dishonored 2
38
42.7
46
51.5
2015 Rocket League
70
78.4
115
128.1
2015 Need For Speed
42
47.1
54
60.8
2015 Project CARS
41
46.6
53
59.7
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
50
56.1
72
80.2
2013 Crysis 3
41
46.0
58
65.4
2013 Battlefield 4
43
47.9
55
62.2
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
58
64.8
88
98.8
2009 League of Legends
81
90.8
139
154.7

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AMD Radeon RX VEGA 6
AMD Radeon R9 M270X
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
20
25.7
26
33.1
2019 Anthem
18
23.6
22
28.7
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
20
25.6
26
32.9
2019 Resident Evil 2
22
27.5
29
37.1
2019 Metro Exodus
18
23.3
22
28.3
2019 World War Z
24
30.0
30
38.4
2019 Gears of War 5
19
24.9
25
31.6
2019 F1 2019
20
26.2
27
34.5
2019 GreedFall
20
25.6
26
33.2
2019 Borderlands 3
18
23.5
22
28.7
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
22
27.9
30
38.2
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
18
22.9
21
27.4
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
19
24.9
25
31.6
2018 Just Cause 4
20
25.0
25
31.7
2018 Monster Hunter: World
20
25.1
25
32.0
2018 Strange Brigade
22
28.1
30
38.6
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
21
27.1
29
36.3
2017 For Honor
22
27.7
30
37.6
2017 Project CARS 2
21
26.5
28
35.0
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
24
30.6
34
43.7
2016 Dishonored 2
20
25.5
26
33.1
2015 Rocket League
30
37.6
47
58.9
2015 Need For Speed
22
28.3
31
39.0
2015 Project CARS
22
27.8
30
37.9
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
26
32.7
38
48.3
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
35
43.8
57
72.2
2009 League of Legends
40
50.0
68
85.5

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AMD Radeon RX VEGA 6
AMD Radeon R9 M270X
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
9
13.0
12
17.4
2019 Anthem
8
11.5
9
14.2
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
8
12.5
11
16.3
2019 Resident Evil 2
9
13.2
12
17.9
2019 Metro Exodus
8
11.7
10
14.9
2019 World War Z
10
15.3
14
20.2
2019 Gears of War 5
8
12.7
11
17.0
2019 F1 2019
9
13.6
13
18.8
2019 GreedFall
8
11.7
10
14.9
2019 Borderlands 3
7
11.4
9
14.1
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
10
14.3
14
20.4
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
8
11.5
10
14.3
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
8
12.7
11
17.0
2018 Just Cause 4
8
12.1
10
15.6
2018 Monster Hunter: World
8
11.9
10
15.2
2018 Strange Brigade
9
14.0
13
19.6
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
10
14.6
14
21.0
2017 For Honor
9
13.3
12
18.3
2017 Project CARS 2
10
15.2
15
22.3
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
13
18.7
20
29.7
2016 Dishonored 2
9
14.2
14
20.2
2015 Rocket League
12
17.7
19
27.6
2015 Need For Speed
10
15.2
15
22.3
2015 Project CARS
10
15.2
15
22.3
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
10
15.3
15
22.6
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
21
31.3
39
56.9
2009 League of Legends
14
21.4
24
35.6
RX VEGA 6 vs R9 M270X with i7-7700K vs i7-3770K at 1080p and high vs high settings
RX VEGA 6 vs R9 M270X with i7-7700K vs i7-3770K at 1440p and high vs high settings
RX VEGA 6 vs R9 M270X with i7-7700K vs i7-3770K at 4K and high vs high settings

AMD Radeon RX VEGA 6 / i7-7700K

In terms of cost, pricing clearly is a genuine issue here and the price of RX VEGA 6 is simply ridiculous. With current 1024 MB RAM, the RX VEGA 6 can have serious memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. With regards to max load temperature, the RX VEGA 6 's cooling is excellent at keeping it cool and under control.

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AMD Radeon R9 M270X / i7-3770K

In terms of cost, pricing clearly is a genuine issue here and the price of R9 M270X is simply ridiculous. With current 2048 MB RAM, the R9 M270X can have serious memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. This combination between R9 M270X and Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz has less than 8% bottleneck in many games and is perfect match to avoid FPS loss. This combination between R9 M270X and Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz is a perfect match to avoid FPS loss. With current 2048 MB RAM, the R9 M270X can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

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