Compare RX 590 vs RX Vega 56 vs GTX 1070 Benchmarks

AMD Radeon RX 590
AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
AMD Radeon RX 590AMD Radeon RX Vega 56NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Price $ 279$ 349$ 359
Year 201820172016
Maximum Recorded Temperature 82C75C80C
Max Fan Noise 43dB55dB48dB
Recommended Power Supply 575W560W500W
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 FPS93 FPS98 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 62 FPS70 FPS71 FPS
Average 4K Performance 36 FPS42 FPS42 FPS
Memory 8 GB8 GB8 GB
Overall Combination Score 82/10081/10083/100

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AMD Radeon RX 590
AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
112
122
111
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
44
53
47
2018 Final Fantasy XV
68
72
79
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
72
81
74
2018 Forza Horizon 4
76
84
96
2018 Fallout 76
101
96
121
2018 Hitman 2
79
75
94
2018 Just Cause 4
60
72
75
2018 Monster Hunter: World
64
78
80
2018 Battlefield V
104
116
99
2017 Dawn of War III
110
95
101
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
72
65
76
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
63
54
68
2017 Destiny 2
110
119
130
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
56
67
80
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
76
84
97
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
82
100
103
2017 For Honor
110
133
138
2017 Project CARS 2
78
94
98
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
94
114
118
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
72
66
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
74
73
61
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
61
74
74
2016 Doom
149
170
148
2016 F1 2016
100
100
103
2016 Hitman
105
94
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
103
115
2016 The Division
81
83
2016 Total War: Warhammer
85
92
93
2016 Battlefield 1
123
126
117
2016 Overwatch
118
130
150
2016 Dishonored 2
57
69
71
2015 DiRT Rally
122
148
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
66
79
93
2015 The Witcher 3
88
83
2015 Rocket League
320
388
402
2015 Need For Speed
89
107
111
2015 Project CARS
85
103
107
2013 Crysis 3
100
92
2013 Battlefield 4
90
131
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
220
266
275
2009 League of Legends
412
498
516

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AMD Radeon RX 590
AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
71
77
65
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
37
34
39
2018 Final Fantasy XV
49
51
55
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
46
54
49
2018 Forza Horizon 4
63
71
81
2018 Fallout 76
71
82
82
2018 Hitman 2
51
49
62
2018 Just Cause 4
44
53
55
2018 Monster Hunter: World
45
54
56
2018 Battlefield V
78
86
79
2017 Dawn of War III
69
84
69
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
53
58
56
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
45
49
54
2017 Destiny 2
94
102
112
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
43
51
61
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
49
55
63
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
60
72
75
2017 For Honor
64
78
80
2017 Project CARS 2
55
66
69
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
85
103
107
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
55
61
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
48
50
42
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
57
61
59
2016 Doom
104
118
101
2016 F1 2016
78
90
81
2016 Hitman
75
69
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
62
76
2016 The Division
56
59
2016 Total War: Warhammer
69
69
68
2016 Battlefield 1
78
95
88
2016 Overwatch
81
90
104
2016 Dishonored 2
49
59
61
2015 DiRT Rally
85
106
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
46
55
63
2015 The Witcher 3
50
62
2015 Rocket League
137
166
172
2015 Need For Speed
69
83
86
2015 Project CARS
65
79
81
2013 Crysis 3
46
58
2013 Battlefield 4
59
85
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
183
221
229
2009 League of Legends
229
277
287

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AMD Radeon RX 590
AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
35
33
29
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
22
24
26
2018 Final Fantasy XV
29
30
32
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
26
28
26
2018 Forza Horizon 4
43
47
54
2018 Fallout 76
39
45
45
2018 Hitman 2
30
29
36
2018 Just Cause 4
23
28
29
2018 Monster Hunter: World
22
26
27
2018 Battlefield V
41
47
44
2017 Dawn of War III
34
43
36
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
30
35
33
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
29
32
31
2017 Destiny 2
46
51
56
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
24
29
35
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
26
29
34
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
41
50
52
2017 For Honor
32
39
40
2017 Project CARS 2
46
55
57
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
71
86
90
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
42
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
21
26
23
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
40
52
49
2016 Doom
51
62
53
2016 F1 2016
46
57
51
2016 Hitman
40
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
39
2016 The Division
33
2016 Total War: Warhammer
32
39
38
2016 Battlefield 1
42
53
47
2016 Overwatch
42
46
53
2016 Dishonored 2
38
47
48
2015 DiRT Rally
53
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
22
29
30
2015 The Witcher 3
35
2015 Rocket League
64
78
80
2015 Need For Speed
46
55
57
2015 Project CARS
46
55
57
2013 Crysis 3
28
2013 Battlefield 4
60
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
165
199
207
2009 League of Legends
92
111
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 Vega 56 / Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz

It is clear that the RX Vega 56 is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. It is worth noting that the RX Vega 56 is a very power hungry card and requires a decent power supply unit. In terms of memory, the RX Vega 56 '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 2017 .

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 Vega 56GTX 1070
Board Number C944-41D050-03PG411 SKU 20
Length 9.5 inches 241 mm10.5 inches 267 mm10.5 inches 267 mm
Outputs 1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors 1x 8-pin2x 8-pin1x 8-pin
Slot Width Dual-slotDual-slotDual-slot
TDP 225 W210 W150 W

Clock Speeds

RX 590RX Vega 56GTX 1070
Boost Clock 1545 MHz1474 MHz1683 MHz
GPU Clock 1469 MHz1138 MHz1506 MHz
Memory Clock 2000 MHz 8000 MHz effective800 MHz 1600 MHz effective2002 MHz 8008 MHz effective

Graphics Card

RX 590RX Vega 56GTX 1070
Bus Interface PCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
Generation Polaris (RX 500)Vega (RX Vega)GeForce 1000
Launch Price 279 USD399 USD379 USD
Production ActiveActiveActive
Release Date Nov 15th, 2018Aug 14th, 2017Jun 10th, 2016

Graphics Features

RX 590RX Vega 56GTX 1070
DirectX 12.0 (12_0)12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL 221.2
OpenGL 4.54.64.6
Shader Model 66.16.1
Vulkan 1.1.821.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

RX 590RX Vega 56GTX 1070
Architecture GCN 4.0GCN 5.0Pascal
Die Size 244 mm²510 mm²314 mm²
GPU Name Polaris 30Vega 10GP104
GPU Variant Polaris 30 XT (215-0922006)Vega 10 XL (215-0894216)GP104-200-A1
Process Size 12 nm14 nm16 nm
Transistors 5,700 million12,500 million7,200 million

Memory

RX 590RX Vega 56GTX 1070
Bandwidth 256.0 GB/s409.6 GB/s256.3 GB/s
Memory Bus 256 bit2048 bit256 bit
Memory Size 8192 MB8192 MB8192 MB
Memory Type GDDR5HBM2GDDR5

Render Config

RX 590RX Vega 56GTX 1070
Compute Units 3656
ROPs 326464
Shading Units 230435841920
TMUs 144224120

Theoretical Performance

RX 590RX Vega 56GTX 1070
FP16 (half) performance 7,119 GFLOPS (1:1)21,131 GFLOPS (2:1)101.0 GFLOPS (1:64)
FP32 (float) performance 7,119 GFLOPS (1:1)10,566 GFLOPS6,463 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance 445.0 GFLOPS (1:16)660.4 GFLOPS (1:16)202.0 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate 49.44 GPixel/s94.34 GPixel/s107.7 GPixel/s
Texture Rate 222.5 GTexel/s330.2 GTexel/s202.0 GTexel/s

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