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RX Vega 56 & 64 are HERE! Are they HOT or NOT?

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AMD's new RX Vega graphics cards have FINALLY arrived, but can they live up to the hype, or are they just hot air? Share your mouse and keyboard between multiple computers with Synergy! Save 50% here: https://symless.com/synergy/linus24 Buy the RX Vega 64: On Amazon: http://geni.us/0n1e On Newegg: http://geni.us/7ULL Buy the RX Vega 64 Liquid Cooled: On Amazon: TBD - Not up yet On Newegg: http://geni.us/hxKwQnc Or buy a GTX 1080 instead: On Amazon: http://geni.us/2aGtkL On Newegg: http://geni.us/JNF3MX Buy the RX Vega 56: On Amazon: TBD - Not up yet On Newegg: TBD - Not up yet Or buy a GTX 1070 instead: On Amazon: http://geni.us/dm9F On Newegg: http://geni.us/dTvORQR Discuss on the forum: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/821772-ltt-rx-vega-56-64-are-here-are-they-hot-or-not/ Our Affiliates, Referral Programs, and Sponsors: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/75969-linus-tech-tips-affiliates-referral-programs-and-sponsors Linus Tech Tips merchandise at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/LinusTechTips/ Linus Tech Tips posters at http://crowdmade.com/linustechtips Our production gear: http://geni.us/cvOS Twitter - https://twitter.com/linustech Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/LinusTech Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/linustech Twitch - https://www.twitch.tv/linustech Intro Screen Music Credit: Title: Laszlo - Supernova Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKfxmFU3lWY iTunes Download Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/supernova/id936805712 Artist Link: https://soundcloud.com/laszlomusic Outro Screen Music Credit: Approaching Nirvana - Sugar High http://www.youtube.com/approachingnirvana Sound effects provided by http://www.freesfx.co.uk/sfx/
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Text Comments (6270)
Shangkha Brahma (3 hours ago)
Gabe newell😂
Oskar RC (11 hours ago)
If anything I would buy a Vega card purely for the looks of it. Love the design and the white.
random_ user (5 days ago)
I thought it was “vay-gah" not "veh-gah"
Vito Scaletta (6 days ago)
You’re hot
David Worley (8 days ago)
vega is real nice.. good 4k card.
Pink Lightning (8 days ago)
I'd just get the air cooled because I'd intend on putting it as part of a watercooling loop
Mark Brenner (15 days ago)
thank you for this video. I am on the fence with the 56 and the gtx 1070ti. even though its more expensive, i am considering the vega 56 because i have a wonderful 75 hz ultrawide 1080 p monitor. I want flawless 1080 p performance and i think this will deliver that for years to come. Will it?????
Matthew Bartlett (16 days ago)
Looks like AMD is committed to making competition on both the GPU AND CPU markets! Good! The more the better!
Krombopulos T (17 days ago)
Guys, im trying to build my first pc with 1000 bucks. right now i have rx580 on my list. but should i wait and see if vega 56 comes down to 400? or should i just start my build with the rx580. id love to play most games on 1440p
Daniel Asaph (22 days ago)
1:07 Vega Founders Edition kkkkkkkkkkkkk
Jorge Pais (25 days ago)
2:53 "at times apearing as kind of a 1070 ti"
Ayan Barnwal (1 month ago)
Undervolt vega. Just trust me.
ph am (1 month ago)
Vega 64 1080ti power consumption 1070 strength 1080 price
Diamond Gaming (1 month ago)
ph am Is it a good gpu?
trong_pro_tq (1 month ago)
Wait for navi lmao xD
Dark Strix (1 month ago)
holly shit now I believe on parallel universe 5:29 is the prove the science need
Neil Varia (1 month ago)
2:54 Linus predicted the release of the 1070ti
La Boonany (1 month ago)
just bought new gtx ☹️
Hi good to see its working for many but for mine rig its not i have 4 vega 56 and out of 4 it works only on 1 vega which gives around 1810-1830 Hsh and maintian temp of 65-72 celc but remaining 3 get heated 84-85 Celc and low down their Hsh speed around 1200-1400 which is low as compare 1800+ can you suggest me any tweak which can maintain all temperature cool like my 1st vega. Thanks
gwolf1985 (1 month ago)
put a vega on a intel . bet you wont I well thoe .
Marar Dragoș Eduard (1 month ago)
Cosmic Phantomz (1 month ago)
If I buy do I have to get a better processor
Sprunk Soda (1 month ago)
I think the GTX is more refined, less cuda cores but with higher clock speed is a great example.
PanDan Gaming (1 month ago)
Wtf i got a 64 for 350$ !
Sunny khan (2 months ago)
can u give me a graphics card
Flame Animation (2 months ago)
when they try to keep us miners from buying it yet it makes use about 150$ a month PER CARD when prices are up lmao. ROI is around 5 months I you sell your Monero when it's at 250$
Sebastian Lara (2 months ago)
Still can’t get an amd Vega gpu
nicholas dean (2 months ago)
Best price for gaming is still RX 580 tho :)
Lukas Tabery (2 months ago)
Jongtae Lee (2 months ago)
Is this the total watts of the card or the entire system
the2great2bob (2 months ago)
It's Ve-Ga not Va-Ga . :V
THExteam (2 months ago)
So the Vega GPU's are the more power hungry versions of the 1070 & 1080
LuckYy (2 months ago)
1080Ti>1080>Vega 64>1070Ti>Vega 56>1070>RX580>1060(6gb)>RX570>1060(3gb)>1050Ti>1050=RX560>RX550>1030 (No Titans included)
IronBat (2 months ago)
Is that cactus there just so he can knock it over?
J M N (2 months ago)
Can you test these cards with prepared3d flight simulator?.
MRDEADLYFPS (2 months ago)
2 Months away for Volta
James Li (2 months ago)
Vega is too late too little rip AMD
Hicham Gouchida (3 months ago)
Give me one please please please
Shawn Merwin (3 months ago)
I can’t find any Liquid cooled versions. I guess the miners are still ripping us off. I hope it crashes like the 1929 not for the guys that are trying to make a little money with old hardware. But the big miners that buy everything. They should just put some code it that doesn’t let it mine and put it on the box!
Shaun Jacobsen (3 months ago)
I feel like nearly none of those cards went to gamers over the last year.
CM Dell (3 months ago)
Wow, the card is almost as good as the Nvidia counterpart, but it runs hotter, wow, it's horrendous at overclocking because of this, it draws insane wattage. Just utter shite.
真逸 (3 months ago)
khalil selmi (3 months ago)
2:54 ok linus
Kyudo Kun (3 months ago)
I think AMD should increase their R&D budget for Radeon Tech division. They are obviously behind 3 times fold in the GPU market. And also please make their GPU more energy efficient next time, please!
MrNerdSmasher (3 months ago)
Vegga? Cregg ? .. at what point do you yanks want to just pronounce things correctly?
HirXeBomb (4 months ago)
I am pulling better fps in recent games with the Vega 64 then with the 1080. <3
DrUIz Boi (4 months ago)
Thank god for a 1070ti 15% of on newegg
Matthew Bay (4 months ago)
ASUS ROM(republic of Miners) stirx vega 64. Fuck those miners
AMD always made better products good performance fair prices they really kicked the green devil in the ass
jutubaeh (4 months ago)
hi end is an eq with accuphase önnit. ör a prötöllz card maybe ^ ^ ör maybe some öther statement -.-
Zeltic4G (4 months ago)
Zeltic4G (4 months ago)
sad it sucked
Mati MRQ (4 months ago)
AMD Vega 56 es realmente buena por 399 dolares y la Vega 64 tambien es buena alternativa a la gtx 1080 (la Vega deberia costar menos dinero) Pero no fue asi :(
Garrett Stater (4 months ago)
God damnit miners
Zeek M (4 months ago)
Tell you something else Lambo, the game industry is now pay to play. It's all over for gaming bro and no light at the end of that tunnel. It's only gotten more expensive and promises were never kept. It's time to punish. look at how many of the new chinese motherboards are failing.
Zeek M (4 months ago)
What you failed to mention here is HMB2 memory is from samsung china. I'm confident that once we wipe nVidia and china off the map we will be able to get back to kicking the game industry right smack in their nintendo switch.
Zeek M (4 months ago)
Why did you attempt to benchmark those cards with software not optimised for it's new features? I call bogus on those benchmarks , with the exception of the power draws looking correct. Doesn't really matter to me since my new policy is no more than $120 for any graphics card. And no more than 170 watt draw on power, and a strong policy of peltier cooling only.
alextheromanian (4 months ago)
bought my 1070 for 350 brand new...before assholes looked at nvidia for mining.
Benjamin Chen (4 months ago)
How much is Vega now? Especially in Canada?
RkS A (4 months ago)
Is it me or the Vega cards looks tooooooo gooooodddd
FR7 Galaxy (4 months ago)
Francisco Widmer (4 months ago)
It seems like the vega gpu's (56 and 64) are kicking butts in far cry 5.
Dylan G (4 months ago)
Heh... 2:54 10 bucks that this is what pushed Nvidia to make the 1070ti..
BlackGymkhana (4 months ago)
AMD fanboy motto: Waiting...
SnacKing (4 months ago)
notice....the 1080ti had to be taken out of the convo. That thing is a complete monster. Gaming overkill. if you run it in SLI you are insane.
EnderBoss123 (4 months ago)
Hot or not? More like hot and not
Steve Sumo (4 months ago)
LMAO I came back & watched the video again just for the intro, it was hilarious.
Craig Dirty .Dority (4 months ago)
AMD is on the right track. They are doing a lot more then NVidia to combat miners. Which is nothing.
Fam. Bernstein (5 months ago)
Did you saw these tdp frome the Amd Cards hahahahaha
Frosch Reiniger (5 months ago)
i was very disapointed with the vega 64 liquid, gets beaten by gtx1080ti so i bought that one even though i like amd and build an amd pc
Nvidia with there Titan V and Founders Editionz and of course AMD with there Frontiers Edition and Vega also with a V in it, they all play with us i fell we all pay more for this shit as expected so no one wins for me >P
Johfunu T (5 months ago)
Very disappointing. It’s good for competition I guess but that’s about it.
Daniel Souza (5 months ago)
LMAO shit overpriced card 345w are you fucking kidding me? 1080 destroys it with 190w only
MarginalSC (5 months ago)
This video is so hilarious in retrospect.
DakotahBill99 (5 months ago)
Fucking miners.
shardsforme (5 months ago)
U had a great opportunity to compare the seamlessness of the video with synergy
MarcusEvonblade ! (5 months ago)
Any one selling a vega 56 at non shitcoin prices
Hades sixfeetunder (5 months ago)
i hear that voices 0:01 everyday ! im building i new ryzen 1700x and i dont know wich one and when i should buy the gpu ! April maybe ..?
Wong Wai-Kit (5 months ago)
gabe wins
luis ramirez (5 months ago)
*If only you could find a Vega Card at msrp and in stock ;(*
RAhul Patkar (5 months ago)
can u tell me for cryptoCurrency ETH and XMR Coin mining RX VEGA 56 is good or NVIDEA GTX 1060/1070/1080?
Dainius Vyšniauskas (4 months ago)
Nah, get something like a Voodoo 2. Leave the ADM and NVidia cards for normal users.
Pum-Pum Dolz Puente (5 months ago)
just be happy with your life, taking the trash out before. Go forth to your dreams, and don't let anything get in your way, get some balls
Jeff Chao (5 months ago)
5 months later...everyone wishes they can get them @ $599.
Zygster Gaming (5 months ago)
Ok, lets talk about a FAIR gaming comparison between Nvidia and AMD, How about using games that Weren't optimized for Nvidia cards by the Developer. Almost every game you guys do a comparison for has been optimized for Nvidia cards.
Zygster Gaming (2 months ago)
@ brandon pringle, my Dumb AMD was the first Company to hit the 3.0 Ghz mark. as for Nvidia, I had 2 P.C.s both for gaming, one had 2 GTX 1080 ti cards, which when the fried they took out the memory to processor bridge, and the memory. the other P.C. had a GTX 1050 ti, that when it fried it took out not only the Memory to Processor Bridge, and memory, it also fried the PCI/Processor Bridge. (they all failed very dramatically, releasing that secret blue smoke, which is difficult to do with an Asus Mil Spec board) I rebuilt the systems, installed 2 AMD RX580's in one, and an AMD RX560 on the other. (Mind you I have 2 other machines running old ATI Graphics cards that still run like new, along with a box of Failed Nvidia cards dating back to the Windows 98 era) Nivida doesn't share their source code, like AMD does, and Nvidia is pushing Game Devs to ONLY optimize for Nvidia G.P.U.s (which was my original post here.) You can not make a fair comparison between the two cards IF the games you are using are ONLY optimized for Nvida GPUs which the ones shown in this test ARE! Nivida doesn't give a damn about their customers, nor do their care about gamers, because if they did, they would do something about the Miners buying up all the graphics cards, and jacking prices up so that no one can afford them except miners. Nvidia's only goal is to own the monopoly on graphics cards.
brandon pringle (3 months ago)
your dumb amd is staying afloat but the optimization is not really a factor i had a gtx 1080 my daughter poured juice in my pc while i was at work fried it but i took another chance with amd after being burned 4 times from bad products and got a rx580 8 gb thought it would be bad ass but it almost caught fire had terrible frame rates did costume fan curve updated drivers had one of the best 580s and it was terrible tons of power bad performance was forced to buy a gtx 1060 after and it out performs it in everything i throw at it and uses less power and im over clocking the shit out of my little 1060 waiting till 2020 for intells gpu but i do hope that intel and amd come together to make a gpu to combat the nvidia bullshit as of late
Patrick Jackson (5 months ago)
Realllllly should've gotten one when they came out, still sitting on my nano
Wan E (6 months ago)
It is power sucker.. Shit!!!
Twister_T _35 (6 months ago)
*Cough *cough Volta *cough *cough
Thomas Bate (6 months ago)
I REALLY want a liquid cooled Vega 64 but its so expensive.
Bob_is_my_boy (5 months ago)
even if the cards were MSRP you would be so much better of getting a 1080ti... just saying ;)
dr. whet farts (6 months ago)
once amd stops using garbage hbm on their cards they will be able to compete again. hbm drives price up like crazy. gddr6 is here. ampere will use gddr6 and launches in 2 months. poor amd..
Buff Barnaby (6 months ago)
My 1060 is only 120 watts MAX !
Buff Barnaby (6 months ago)
Ampere here soon.
nick graytown (6 months ago)
why radeon pro vega very high than vega 64
Earth Science Official (6 months ago)
This young boy has an extremely squeaky voice and he sounds exactly like Alvin the Chipmunk!
typical twat (6 months ago)
thot or not
Lexthex (6 months ago)
I would have bought one of those packs now I wish they still sold them😕
Sid'sGaming (6 months ago)
AMD just beat the crap out of 1070 ,if vega 64 is of a lower price than 1070 .i would go for it...Also,I dont mean to counter OR offend the publisher in any way.But i think comparing the performance of two gpu in accounts of thermal throttling is not right given that,both the gpus are based on two completely different microarchitecture and most importantly (the stream processor count is significantly more in vega 64 as compared to 1080,so if 1080 has 2500 stream processors clocked at say, 1.8 ghz at full load and amd has 3800 stream processors clocked at say 1.4 ghz ,TO GIVE THE SAME EQUIVALENT GRAPHICS PERFORMANCE (so of course it will be little bit hot, and throttle a bit but it gives the equivalent performance) .Then these two cannot be compared .. AND ALSO FPS DIFFERENCE OF 3-5 fps Comes in the equivalence threshhold and one cannot say 1080 is better if it outputs 87 FPS and AMD is not good if it outputs 83 FPS on the same task ,as a computer science student i would say these two are equivalent ..And finally about some people criticizing AMD for consuming more power and saying it cannot make cards having lower tdp,Who the hell do you think you are to criticize AMD and its GPU's(ALTHOUGH ITS UR CHOICE to buy) but u still dont have the right to criticize..AND i would also say that a amd has really optiimized their vega architecture as u can see both 1080 and vega 64 runs at almost same temps at full LOADS..and oh! thanks for the bench LINUS,U ROCK!!!!!!!!!
Luka TO (5 months ago)
Sid'sGaming calm down and stop being a fanboy
Sumit Chowdhury (6 months ago)
With usual underclocks+undervolts which the entire vega community is doing didn't work for me to gain 2000+ h/s.. I had to do my own clocks & increase the power limit to 20%. This gave me stable 2050+ h/s per vega but however the temps are between 65-70 degrees. Are these temps safe for the long run (2+ yrs) ??? What are the safest temps for long term vega mining ? Im willing to bear electricity charges by cooling the ambience in AC and that's how im managing the temps between 65-70....Please advice..... @Linus Tech Tips Thanks !!
Bob_is_my_boy (5 months ago)
omg... you bought the card not knowing what a GPU even is... you just wanted to get into mining huh? yes 65 - 70c long run is more safe, even 80c would be safe for the long run.
YouTube5000 (6 months ago)
Freakin amd cards draw more energy than a 3rd world country.
Ly canroc (2 months ago)
YouTube5000 So none?
RealGaben [Warzoxx] (6 months ago)
Navi probably better than Volta and Vega
SyncF (4 months ago)
RealGaben [Warzoxx] Navi will be dogshit just like Vega. AMD cannot compete with Nvidia in GPUs, Radeon Technologies is shite. At least they’ve definitely shaken up Intel for some competition. But don’t expect a single decent “enthusiast” grade GPU from AMD until they’ve decided to put some serious money into Radeon Technologies group.
Bob_is_my_boy (5 months ago)
if we rewind to about 2016 people were saying that exact sentence exept it went something more like this "Vega probably better than pascal and Polaris" and we see how that went... AMD always overhypes their GPUs
R. Rod. (6 months ago)
Aaaaaand they are gone .
Juan Morales (6 months ago)
Sheesh they sucked the dick off Nvidia in the GTX 1080 and here they’re like fuck AMD

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