Launched around mid-2017, ASUS ROG just recently dropped a big bomb during
With all the craze happening with Nvidia RTX 20-series card, was it a good move for ASUS to drop the price of their Radeon Vega series? Does this mean we will be seeing the
AMD”s Radeon cards were well received during launch, to the point that it was hardly found on the shelves after a few weeks. It really didn’t help that the Mining Boom happened during late 2017 and had
The ASUS AMD STRIX Vega64 is based on the Vega architecture built on a 14nm and features 4096 stream processors with 64 compute units. It features a custom PCB with a tri-fan cooler that tries to keep the temps under wraps.
- MaxContact Technology that is 2X more contact with GPU for improved thermal transfer.
- Patented Wing-Blade IP5X-Certified Fans for maximum airflow and longer fan lifespan.
- ASUS FanConnect II equips with hybrid controlled fan headers for optimal system cooling.
- Industry Only Auto-Extreme Technology with Super Alloy Power II delivers premium quality and best reliability.
- ASUS Aura Sync RGB LED synchronization enables a gaming system personalization.
- VR-friendly HDMI ports let you enjoy VR experiences anytime without having to swap cables.
- GPU Tweak II with XSplit Gamecaster provides intuitive performance tweaking and real-time streaming.
|CPU||Intel Core i9 7900X|
|RAM||2x 8GB GIGABYTE DDR4 32000 MHz|
|Motherboard||AORUS X299 Gaming|
|Cooler||Kraken X62 Water Cooling Fan|
|Storage||512 GB Micron_1100_MTFDDAV512TBN|
|PSU||Thermaltake Smart RGB 700w|
|OS||Windows 10 Pro 64-bit|
The ASUS ROG STRIX Radeon RX Vega64 show stronger performance in lower resolutions and still manages to competitive framerates under the brutal, 4K pushing Ultra test. Although, there are significant differences between the Nvidia RTX 20-series from our previous benchmarks and the AMD Radeon RX Vega 64, coming in at the price of
TimeSpy results show better performance compared to the previous. Resulting in decent scores at the default 1440p test, but Extreme’s 4K again puts a dent in the card. This shows better optimization for ASUS ROG STRIX Radeon RX Vega64 with the use of DirectX12.
In terms of gaming, the ASUS ROG STRIX Radeon RX Vega64 does surprisingly well with Grand Theft Auto V, showing great frame rates even at the highest level of eye candy in 1080p.
Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V is one of the best games to benchmark with. This game makes any capable PC cower in fear. However, the AMD STRIX Radeon Vega64 manages perfectly playable frame rates.
As 2018 comes to a close, AMD once again introduces a major feature update for their graphics drivers, Radon Software. AMD’s Adrenalin 2019 Edition bring improvements and further integrations with AMD Link and Radeon Overlay. New features include the capability to game stream to a mobile device or VR headset, powered by ReLive and AMD Link.
Check out how to set up the AMD Link in our previous article.
Wattman has been further improved with their overlay and AMD Link. With Overlay’s new “
The AMD Link makes it easier to launch games simply by tapping the icon which will launch the game from your tablet or PC. Utilizing any Bluetooth controller connected to the mobile device. The in-game menu also allows keyboard input as well as streaming on secondary monitors or only partial contents on the active window.
ASUS has definitely done a great job in calling the drop of price on the ASUS ROG STRIX Radeon RX Vega64 last October. That being said, ASUS gave AMD the ability to be all it can be. From being a card with great design to performance.
While this is currently AMD’s biggest and brightest available in the Philippine market, 4K at max settings is just out of reach most of the time. Despite going head-to-head with our Founders Edition cards, it still didn’t make it enough to be able to play 4K easily. If affordability and performance
In terms of Software, the recent update of the Adrenalin 2019 Edition has definitely made things easier for streamers. Streamers are now able to use a tablet or phone with AMD link as their secondary screen. This is something that varies based on the streamer’s style or workflow.
We are very hopeful to see what AMD has in store for their consumers in the coming year.