Compare RX 590 vs RX 580 vs GTX 1070 Benchmarks

AMD Radeon RX 590
AMD Radeon RX 580
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
AMD Radeon RX 590AMD Radeon RX 580NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Price $ 246.0$ 152.0$ 299.0
Year 201820172016
Maximum Recorded Temperature 82C75C80C
Max Fan Noise 42.5dB45.7dB48.2dB
Recommended Power Supply 575W535W500W
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89)Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99)Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz ($334.99)
CPU Impact on FPS +0.0 FPS+0.0 FPS+0.0 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % 0.0%0.0%0.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality SettingsUltra Quality SettingsUltra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 85.0 FPS75.5 FPS96.5 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 60.3 FPS53.6 FPS70.3 FPS
Average 4K Performance 34.9 FPS30.8 FPS41.4 FPS
Memory 8 GB8 GB8 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 3.3$ 3.0$ 4.1
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 4.6$ 4.3$ 5.7
4K Cost Per Frame $ 8.0$ 7.4$ 9.6
Overall Combination Score 84/10080/10083/100

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AMD Radeon RX 590
AMD Radeon RX 580
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
81.0
63.0
99.0
2019 Anthem
52.2
40.6
63.8
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
76.5
59.5
93.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
92.4
80.5
115.8
2019 Metro Exodus
41.2
35.9
51.6
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
112.1
101.2
111.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
43.5
39.3
47.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
68.2
61.6
79.0
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
71.9
64.9
74.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
75.5
68.2
96.0
2018 Fallout 76
101.1
91.3
120.7
2018 Hitman 2
79.2
71.5
94.0
2018 Just Cause 4
59.5
51.8
74.6
2018 Monster Hunter: World
64.0
55.8
80.3
2018 Battlefield V
103.5
93.5
99.0
2017 Dawn of War III
110.0
99.3
101.2
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
71.7
64.8
75.8
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
63.3
57.2
68.0
2017 Destiny 2
109.6
99.0
130.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
56.0
50.6
80.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
75.9
68.5
96.6
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
82.4
71.7
103.2
2017 For Honor
109.8
95.6
137.6
2017 Project CARS 2
77.8
67.7
97.5
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
94.2
82.1
118.1
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
71.6
64.7
66.2
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
74.3
67.1
61.3
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
61.4
55.4
73.8
2016 Doom
148.7
134.3
147.8
2016 F1 2016
99.9
90.2
103.3
2016 Hitman
105.0
94.8
93.8
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
102.6
92.6
114.8
2016 The Division
80.7
72.9
83.1
2016 Total War: Warhammer
85.1
76.9
92.8
2016 Battlefield 1
123.0
111.1
117.4
2016 Overwatch
117.7
106.3
149.8
2016 Dishonored 2
56.7
49.4
71.1
2015 DiRT Rally
121.6
109.8
148.3
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
66.4
60.0
92.7
2015 The Witcher 3
88.1
79.5
83.3
2015 Rocket League
320.3
279.0
401.5
2015 Need For Speed
88.8
77.3
111.3
2015 Project CARS
85.1
74.1
106.7
2013 Crysis 3
99.9
90.2
92.3
2013 Battlefield 4
89.8
81.1
130.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
219.6
191.3
275.3
2009 League of Legends
411.8
358.6
516.1

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AMD Radeon RX 590
AMD Radeon RX 580
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
60.3
46.9
73.7
2019 Anthem
41.4
32.2
50.6
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
59.4
46.2
72.6
2019 Resident Evil 2
62.2
54.2
78.0
2019 Metro Exodus
32.0
27.9
40.1
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
70.6
63.8
65.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
36.5
33.0
39.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
48.7
44.0
55.0
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
46.3
41.8
49.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
63.3
57.2
81.0
2018 Fallout 76
70.6
63.8
82.0
2018 Hitman 2
51.2
46.2
62.0
2018 Just Cause 4
43.9
38.3
55.1
2018 Monster Hunter: World
44.8
39.1
56.2
2018 Battlefield V
77.9
70.4
79.0
2017 Dawn of War III
69.4
62.7
69.4
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
53.2
48.1
56.4
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
45.1
40.7
54.0
2017 Destiny 2
93.8
84.7
112.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
42.6
38.5
61.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
49.4
44.7
63.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
59.5
51.8
74.6
2017 For Honor
64.0
55.8
80.3
2017 Project CARS 2
54.9
47.8
68.8
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
85.1
74.1
106.7
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
54.8
49.5
60.7
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
47.5
42.9
42.4
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
56.5
51.0
59.3
2016 Doom
103.5
93.5
101.0
2016 F1 2016
78.1
70.5
81.0
2016 Hitman
74.8
67.5
69.4
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
62.1
56.1
75.5
2016 The Division
55.5
50.2
59.4
2016 Total War: Warhammer
69.4
62.7
67.9
2016 Battlefield 1
77.8
70.3
87.7
2016 Overwatch
81.0
73.2
103.6
2016 Dishonored 2
48.5
42.2
60.8
2015 DiRT Rally
84.8
76.6
105.6
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
46.3
41.8
63.1
2015 The Witcher 3
49.6
44.8
62.0
2015 Rocket League
137.3
119.5
172.1
2015 Need For Speed
68.6
59.8
86.0
2015 Project CARS
65.0
56.6
81.4
2013 Crysis 3
46.4
41.9
58.1
2013 Battlefield 4
58.5
52.8
84.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
183.0
159.4
229.4
2009 League of Legends
228.8
199.3
286.8

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AMD Radeon RX 590
AMD Radeon RX 580
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
36.0
28.0
44.0
2019 Anthem
22.5
17.5
27.5
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
31.5
24.5
38.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
30.7
26.7
38.4
2019 Metro Exodus
20.1
17.5
25.2
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
35.3
31.9
29.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
21.9
19.8
26.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
29.2
26.4
32.0
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
25.6
23.1
26.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
42.6
38.5
54.0
2018 Fallout 76
39.0
35.2
45.0
2018 Hitman 2
30.4
27.5
36.0
2018 Just Cause 4
22.9
19.9
28.7
2018 Monster Hunter: World
21.5
18.7
27.0
2018 Battlefield V
41.4
37.4
44.0
2017 Dawn of War III
34.3
31.0
36.2
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
30.1
27.2
32.7
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
29.2
26.4
31.0
2017 Destiny 2
46.3
41.8
56.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
24.4
22.0
35.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
26.4
23.9
33.6
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
41.2
35.9
51.6
2017 For Honor
32.0
27.9
40.1
2017 Project CARS 2
45.8
39.8
57.4
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
71.4
62.2
89.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
41.6
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
20.7
18.7
22.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
40.2
36.3
49.4
2016 Doom
51.0
46.1
52.5
2016 F1 2016
45.6
41.1
50.5
2016 Hitman
40.2
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
39.0
2016 The Division
32.8
2016 Total War: Warhammer
31.7
28.6
38.1
2016 Battlefield 1
41.9
37.8
47.3
2016 Overwatch
41.8
37.7
53.2
2016 Dishonored 2
38.4
33.5
48.2
2015 DiRT Rally
53.2
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
21.9
19.8
29.7
2015 The Witcher 3
35.4
2015 Rocket League
64.0
55.8
80.3
2015 Need For Speed
45.8
39.8
57.4
2015 Project CARS
45.8
39.8
57.4
2013 Crysis 3
28.0
2013 Battlefield 4
60.3
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
164.7
143.5
206.5
2009 League of Legends
91.5
79.7
114.7

AMD Radeon RX 590 / Core i7-8700K

It is clear that the RX 590 is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. The price/performance ratio is excellent for RX 590 against the competition in budget mid-range cards. It is worth noting that the RX 590 is a very power hungry card and requires a decent power supply unit. In terms of memory, the RX 590 's 8192 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks.

AMD Radeon RX 580 / Core i7-7700K

At 1440p, RX 580 can hit 50-60 fps on pretty much everything at ultra, just without antialiasing, less ambient occlusion and turned down shadows. It is clear that the RX 580 is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. The price/performance ratio is excellent for RX 580 against the competition in budget mid-range cards. In terms of memory, the RX 580 's 8192 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 / Core i7-6700K

It is clear that the GTX 1070 is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. In terms of memory, the GTX 1070 's 8192 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. In short the performance is exceptional, there's no question that this is one of the most powerful single GPU out there in 2016 .

Board Design

RX 590RX 580GTX 1070
Board Number C944-41C940, D009-04PG411 SKU 20
Length 9.5 inches 241 mm9.5 inches 241 mm10.5 inches 267 mm
Outputs 1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors 1x 8-pin1x 8-pin1x 8-pin
Slot Width Dual-slotDual-slotDual-slot
TDP 225 W185 W150 W

Clock Speeds

RX 590RX 580GTX 1070
Boost Clock 1545 MHz1340 MHz1683 MHz
GPU Clock 1469 MHz1257 MHz1506 MHz
Memory Clock 2000 MHz 8000 MHz effective2000 MHz 8000 MHz effective2002 MHz 8008 MHz effective

Graphics Card

RX 590RX 580GTX 1070
Bus Interface PCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
Generation Polaris (RX 500)Polaris (RX 500)GeForce 1000
Launch Price 279 USD229 USD379 USD
Production ActiveActiveActive
Release Date Nov 15th, 2018Apr 18th, 2017Jun 10th, 2016

Graphics Features

RX 590RX 580GTX 1070
DirectX 12.0 (12_0)12.0 (12_0)12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL 221.2
OpenGL 4.54.54.6
Shader Model 666.1
Vulkan 1.1.821.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

RX 590RX 580GTX 1070
Architecture GCN 4.0GCN 4.0Pascal
Die Size 244 mm²244 mm²314 mm²
GPU Name Polaris 30Polaris 20GP104
GPU Variant Polaris 30 XT (215-0922006)Polaris 20 XTX (215-0910038)GP104-200-A1
Process Size 12 nm14 nm16 nm
Transistors 5,700 million5,700 million7,200 million

Memory

RX 590RX 580GTX 1070
Bandwidth 256.0 GB/s256.0 GB/s256.3 GB/s
Memory Bus 256 bit256 bit256 bit
Memory Size 8192 MB8192 MB8192 MB
Memory Type GDDR5GDDR5GDDR5

Render Config

RX 590RX 580GTX 1070
Compute Units 3636
ROPs 323264
Shading Units 230423041920
TMUs 144144120

Theoretical Performance

RX 590RX 580GTX 1070
FP16 (half) performance 7,119 GFLOPS (1:1)6,175 GFLOPS (1:1)101.0 GFLOPS (1:64)
FP32 (float) performance 7,119 GFLOPS (1:1)6,175 GFLOPS6,463 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance 445.0 GFLOPS (1:16)385.9 GFLOPS (1:16)202.0 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate 49.44 GPixel/s42.88 GPixel/s107.7 GPixel/s
Texture Rate 222.5 GTexel/s193.0 GTexel/s202.0 GTexel/s

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