Just a matter of days and Radeon RX Vega will be roaring loud. The graphics card is probably the most anticipated card from AMD and it has got a solid reason for that. The card even went on a tour to different cities of the world before the final showdown in SIGGRAPH 2017. The card has easily beaten Nvidia’s top-end GeForce GTX 1080 but the Ti version was said to be still ahead. But things have changed now pretty much.
The HardOCP has now conducted an independent recreation of the RX Vega + FreeSync and GTX 1080 Ti + G-Sync blind test and the results are awesome!
The Blind Test
For the test, the geeks took two identical systems with one running an AMD RX Vega while the other one running NVIDIA GTX 1080 Ti Founder’s Edition. As expected, the PC carrying Vega sported an ASUS MX34V monitor with FreeSync technology while the other one was attached to an ASUS PG348 monitor with G Sync technology. Both of them were running at a maximum refresh rate of 100Hz.
It was made sure by Kyle Bennett, the Editor In-Chief at HardOCP himself that both the PCs were running equally with the same specs. Top 10 Gaming journalists, Hardcore gamers, and other enthusiasts were invited to test the systems running a first person shooter game. The game that they played was DOOM at 3440×1440p resolution and here are the results.
- Six out of the ten participants felt both the systems on an equal level.
- One voted in the favor of NVIDIA GTX 1080 Ti system
- Three preferred the AMD RX Vega system
The plus point through which more people fell in favor of AMD was its ability to “track” targets better than that of NVIDIA GTX 1080 Ti. Moreover, they said that the focus on a moving target was better than the Nvidia’s.