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.

AMD Radeon Vega 8 Benchmark

You can watch Vega 8 gameplay videos in the Reviews, Q&A, and Videos section below on this page.

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). However, 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

Number of Execution Units, Cores, Shaders


Core Clock Speed

1200 MHz

Memory Bus Width



Video Memory Size

Shared main memory, depends on system

Memory Type

DDR4 shared system memory

Video Memory Speed

Depends on system

Production Technology


Year of Release



Written by Dan on June 15, 2019

User reviews and Q&A on the AMD Radeon Vega 8

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  1. Vega 8 - Ryzen 5 3500U Gameplays


    Gameplays on the Vega 8 graphics of the Ryzen 5 3500U: Fortnite, PUBG, GTA 5, CoD, Battlefield, CS:GO, Dota, and more.

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