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 $ 279$ 179$ 359
Year 201820172016
Maximum Recorded Temperature 82C75C80C
Max Fan Noise 43dB46dB48dB
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 FPS+0 FPS+0 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % 0%0%0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality SettingsUltra Quality SettingsUltra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 87 FPS78 FPS98 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 62 FPS55 FPS71 FPS
Average 4K Performance 36 FPS32 FPS42 FPS
Memory 8 GB8 GB8 GB
Overall Combination Score 82/10083/10083/100

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AMD Radeon RX 590
AMD Radeon RX 580
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
112
101
111
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
44
39
47
2018 Final Fantasy XV
68
62
79
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
72
65
74
2018 Forza Horizon 4
76
68
96
2018 Fallout 76
101
91
121
2018 Hitman 2
79
72
94
2018 Just Cause 4
60
52
75
2018 Monster Hunter: World
64
56
80
2018 Battlefield V
104
94
99
2017 Dawn of War III
110
99
101
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
72
65
76
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
63
57
68
2017 Destiny 2
110
99
130
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
56
51
80
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
76
69
97
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
82
72
103
2017 For Honor
110
96
138
2017 Project CARS 2
78
68
98
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
94
82
118
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
72
65
66
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
74
67
61
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
61
55
74
2016 Doom
149
134
148
2016 F1 2016
100
90
103
2016 Hitman
105
95
94
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
103
93
115
2016 The Division
81
73
83
2016 Total War: Warhammer
85
77
93
2016 Battlefield 1
123
111
117
2016 Overwatch
118
106
150
2016 Dishonored 2
57
49
71
2015 DiRT Rally
122
110
148
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
66
60
93
2015 The Witcher 3
88
80
83
2015 Rocket League
320
279
402
2015 Need For Speed
89
77
111
2015 Project CARS
85
74
107
2013 Crysis 3
100
90
92
2013 Battlefield 4
90
81
131
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
220
191
275
2009 League of Legends
412
359
516

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AMD Radeon RX 590
AMD Radeon RX 580
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
71
64
65
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
37
33
39
2018 Final Fantasy XV
49
44
55
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
46
42
49
2018 Forza Horizon 4
63
57
81
2018 Fallout 76
71
64
82
2018 Hitman 2
51
46
62
2018 Just Cause 4
44
38
55
2018 Monster Hunter: World
45
39
56
2018 Battlefield V
78
70
79
2017 Dawn of War III
69
63
69
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
53
48
56
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
45
41
54
2017 Destiny 2
94
85
112
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
43
39
61
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
49
45
63
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
60
52
75
2017 For Honor
64
56
80
2017 Project CARS 2
55
48
69
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
85
74
107
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
55
50
61
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
48
43
42
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
57
51
59
2016 Doom
104
94
101
2016 F1 2016
78
71
81
2016 Hitman
75
68
69
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
62
56
76
2016 The Division
56
50
59
2016 Total War: Warhammer
69
63
68
2016 Battlefield 1
78
70
88
2016 Overwatch
81
73
104
2016 Dishonored 2
49
42
61
2015 DiRT Rally
85
77
106
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
46
42
63
2015 The Witcher 3
50
45
62
2015 Rocket League
137
120
172
2015 Need For Speed
69
60
86
2015 Project CARS
65
57
81
2013 Crysis 3
46
42
58
2013 Battlefield 4
59
53
85
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
183
159
229
2009 League of Legends
229
199
287

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AMD Radeon RX 590
AMD Radeon RX 580
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
35
32
29
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
22
20
26
2018 Final Fantasy XV
29
26
32
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
26
23
26
2018 Forza Horizon 4
43
39
54
2018 Fallout 76
39
35
45
2018 Hitman 2
30
28
36
2018 Just Cause 4
23
20
29
2018 Monster Hunter: World
22
19
27
2018 Battlefield V
41
37
44
2017 Dawn of War III
34
31
36
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
30
27
33
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
29
26
31
2017 Destiny 2
46
42
56
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
24
22
35
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
26
24
34
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
41
36
52
2017 For Honor
32
28
40
2017 Project CARS 2
46
40
57
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
71
62
90
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
42
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
21
19
23
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
40
36
49
2016 Doom
51
46
53
2016 F1 2016
46
41
51
2016 Hitman
40
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
39
2016 The Division
33
2016 Total War: Warhammer
32
29
38
2016 Battlefield 1
42
38
47
2016 Overwatch
42
38
53
2016 Dishonored 2
38
34
48
2015 DiRT Rally
53
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
22
20
30
2015 The Witcher 3
35
2015 Rocket League
64
56
80
2015 Need For Speed
46
40
57
2015 Project CARS
46
40
57
2013 Crysis 3
28
2013 Battlefield 4
60
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
165
144
207
2009 League of Legends
92
80
115

AMD Radeon RX 590 / Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz

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 @ 4.20GHz

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 @ 4.00GHz

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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