Compare RX 590 vs RX 580 vs GTX 980 Ti Benchmarks

AMD Radeon RX 590
AMD Radeon RX 580
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti
AMD Radeon RX 590AMD Radeon RX 580NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti
Price $ 279$ 179$ 649
Year 201820172015
Maximum Recorded Temperature 82C75C83C
Max Fan Noise 43dB46dB53dB
Recommended Power Supply 575W535W600W
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89)Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99)Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz ($306.99)
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 FPS94 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 62 FPS55 FPS69 FPS
Average 4K Performance 36 FPS32 FPS41 FPS
Memory 8 GB8 GB6 GB
Overall Combination Score 82/10083/10064/100

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AMD Radeon RX 590
AMD Radeon RX 580
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
112
101
99
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
44
39
40
2018 Final Fantasy XV
68
62
68
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
72
65
66
2018 Forza Horizon 4
76
68
94
2018 Fallout 76
101
91
115
2018 Hitman 2
79
72
90
2018 Just Cause 4
60
52
61
2018 Monster Hunter: World
64
56
66
2018 Battlefield V
104
94
94
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
63
57
58
2017 Destiny 2
110
99
111
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
56
51
68
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
76
69
95
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
82
72
84
2017 For Honor
110
96
113
2017 Project CARS 2
78
68
80
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
94
82
97
2016 Overwatch
118
106
146
2016 Dishonored 2
57
49
58
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
66
60
80
2015 Total War: Attila
65
2015 Rocket League
320
279
328
2015 Need For Speed
89
77
91
2015 Project CARS
85
74
87
2014 Civilization: Beyond Earth
155
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
112
2014 Far Cry 4
92
2014 GRID Autosport
140
2014 Shadow of Mordor
120
2014 The Talos Principle
128
2013 Crysis 3
100
90
126
2013 Battlefield 4
90
81
119
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
220
191
225
2009 League of Legends
412
359
422

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AMD Radeon RX 590
AMD Radeon RX 580
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
71
64
58
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
37
33
32
2018 Final Fantasy XV
49
44
48
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
46
42
45
2018 Forza Horizon 4
63
57
79
2018 Fallout 76
71
64
76
2018 Hitman 2
51
46
59
2018 Just Cause 4
44
38
45
2018 Monster Hunter: World
45
39
46
2018 Battlefield V
78
70
75
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
45
41
46
2017 Destiny 2
94
85
95
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
43
39
52
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
49
45
62
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
60
52
61
2017 For Honor
64
56
66
2017 Project CARS 2
55
48
56
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
85
74
87
2016 Overwatch
81
73
101
2016 Dishonored 2
49
42
50
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
46
42
56
2015 Total War: Attila
46
2015 Rocket League
137
120
141
2015 Need For Speed
69
60
70
2015 Project CARS
65
57
67
2014 Civilization: Beyond Earth
115
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
78
2014 Far Cry 4
73
2014 GRID Autosport
119
2014 Shadow of Mordor
85
2014 The Talos Principle
95
2013 Crysis 3
46
42
83
2013 Battlefield 4
59
53
78
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
183
159
188
2009 League of Legends
229
199
235

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AMD Radeon RX 590
AMD Radeon RX 580
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
35
32
36
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
22
20
22
2018 Final Fantasy XV
29
26
28
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
26
23
23
2018 Forza Horizon 4
43
39
52
2018 Fallout 76
39
35
42
2018 Hitman 2
30
28
35
2018 Just Cause 4
23
20
24
2018 Monster Hunter: World
22
19
22
2018 Battlefield V
41
37
41
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
29
26
29
2017 Destiny 2
46
42
47
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
24
22
30
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
26
24
33
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
41
36
42
2017 For Honor
32
28
33
2017 Project CARS 2
46
40
47
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
71
62
73
2016 Overwatch
42
38
52
2016 Dishonored 2
38
34
39
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
22
20
28
2015 Total War: Attila
23
2015 Rocket League
64
56
66
2015 Need For Speed
46
40
47
2015 Project CARS
46
40
47
2014 Civilization: Beyond Earth
71
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
41
2014 Far Cry 4
41
2014 GRID Autosport
71
2014 Shadow of Mordor
48
2014 The Talos Principle
53
2013 Crysis 3
41
2013 Battlefield 4
57
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
165
144
169
2009 League of Legends
92
80
94

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 980 Ti / Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz

It is worth noting that the GTX 980 Ti is a very power hungry card and requires a decent power supply unit. In terms of memory, the GTX 980 Ti 's 6144 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. Deciding whether to invest so much money in a high-end GPU like GTX 980 Ti requires careful thought. In short the performance is exceptional, there's no question that this is one of the most powerful single GPU out there in 2015 .

Board Design

RX 590RX 580GTX 980 Ti
Board Number C944-41C940, D009-04PG600 SKU 30
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 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Slot Width Dual-slotDual-slotDual-slot
TDP 225 W185 W250 W

Clock Speeds

RX 590RX 580GTX 980 Ti
Boost Clock 1545 MHz1340 MHz1076 MHz
GPU Clock 1469 MHz1257 MHz1000 MHz
Memory Clock 2000 MHz 8000 MHz effective2000 MHz 8000 MHz effective1753 MHz 7012 MHz effective

Graphics Card

RX 590RX 580GTX 980 Ti
Bus Interface PCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
Generation Polaris (RX 500)Polaris (RX 500)GeForce 900
Launch Price 279 USD229 USD649 USD
Production ActiveActiveActive
Release Date Nov 15th, 2018Apr 18th, 2017Jun 2nd, 2015

Graphics Features

RX 590RX 580GTX 980 Ti
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 980 Ti
Architecture GCN 4.0GCN 4.0Maxwell 2.0
Die Size 244 mm²244 mm²601 mm²
GPU Name Polaris 30Polaris 20GM200
GPU Variant Polaris 30 XT (215-0922006)Polaris 20 XTX (215-0910038)GM200-310-A1
Process Size 12 nm14 nm28 nm
Transistors 5,700 million5,700 million8,000 million

Memory

RX 590RX 580GTX 980 Ti
Bandwidth 256.0 GB/s256.0 GB/s336.6 GB/s
Memory Bus 256 bit256 bit384 bit
Memory Size 8192 MB8192 MB6144 MB
Memory Type GDDR5GDDR5GDDR5

Render Config

RX 590RX 580GTX 980 Ti
Compute Units 3636
ROPs 323296
Shading Units 230423042816
TMUs 144144176

Theoretical Performance

RX 590RX 580GTX 980 Ti
FP16 (half) performance 7,119 GFLOPS (1:1)6,175 GFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance 7,119 GFLOPS (1:1)6,175 GFLOPS6,060 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance 445.0 GFLOPS (1:16)385.9 GFLOPS (1:16)189.4 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate 49.44 GPixel/s42.88 GPixel/s103.3 GPixel/s
Texture Rate 222.5 GTexel/s193.0 GTexel/s189.4 GTexel/s

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