Compare RX 590 vs RX Vega 56 vs GTX 980 Ti Benchmarks

AMD Radeon RX 590
AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti
AMD Radeon RX 590AMD Radeon RX Vega 56NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti
Price $ 279$ 349$ 649
Year 201820172015
Maximum Recorded Temperature 82C75C83C
Max Fan Noise 43dB55dB53dB
Recommended Power Supply 575W560W600W
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 FPS93 FPS94 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 62 FPS70 FPS69 FPS
Average 4K Performance 36 FPS42 FPS41 FPS
Memory 8 GB8 GB6 GB
Overall Combination Score 82/10081/10064/100

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AMD Radeon RX 590
AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
112
122
99
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
44
53
40
2018 Final Fantasy XV
68
72
68
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
72
81
66
2018 Forza Horizon 4
76
84
94
2018 Fallout 76
101
96
115
2018 Hitman 2
79
75
90
2018 Just Cause 4
60
72
61
2018 Monster Hunter: World
64
78
66
2018 Battlefield V
104
116
94
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
63
54
58
2017 Destiny 2
110
119
111
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
56
67
68
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
76
84
95
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
82
100
84
2017 For Honor
110
133
113
2017 Project CARS 2
78
94
80
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
94
114
97
2016 Overwatch
118
130
146
2016 Dishonored 2
57
69
58
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
66
79
80
2015 Total War: Attila
65
2015 Rocket League
320
388
328
2015 Need For Speed
89
107
91
2015 Project CARS
85
103
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
126
2013 Battlefield 4
90
119
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
220
266
225
2009 League of Legends
412
498
422

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AMD Radeon RX 590
AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
71
77
58
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
37
34
32
2018 Final Fantasy XV
49
51
48
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
46
54
45
2018 Forza Horizon 4
63
71
79
2018 Fallout 76
71
82
76
2018 Hitman 2
51
49
59
2018 Just Cause 4
44
53
45
2018 Monster Hunter: World
45
54
46
2018 Battlefield V
78
86
75
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
45
49
46
2017 Destiny 2
94
102
95
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
43
51
52
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
49
55
62
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
60
72
61
2017 For Honor
64
78
66
2017 Project CARS 2
55
66
56
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
85
103
87
2016 Overwatch
81
90
101
2016 Dishonored 2
49
59
50
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
46
55
56
2015 Total War: Attila
46
2015 Rocket League
137
166
141
2015 Need For Speed
69
83
70
2015 Project CARS
65
79
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
83
2013 Battlefield 4
59
78
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
183
221
188
2009 League of Legends
229
277
235

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AMD Radeon RX 590
AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
35
33
36
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
22
24
22
2018 Final Fantasy XV
29
30
28
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
26
28
23
2018 Forza Horizon 4
43
47
52
2018 Fallout 76
39
45
42
2018 Hitman 2
30
29
35
2018 Just Cause 4
23
28
24
2018 Monster Hunter: World
22
26
22
2018 Battlefield V
41
47
41
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
29
32
29
2017 Destiny 2
46
51
47
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
24
29
30
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
26
29
33
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
41
50
42
2017 For Honor
32
39
33
2017 Project CARS 2
46
55
47
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
71
86
73
2016 Overwatch
42
46
52
2016 Dishonored 2
38
47
39
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
22
29
28
2015 Total War: Attila
23
2015 Rocket League
64
78
66
2015 Need For Speed
46
55
47
2015 Project CARS
46
55
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
199
169
2009 League of Legends
92
111
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 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 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 Vega 56GTX 980 Ti
Board Number C944-41D050-03PG600 SKU 30
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 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Slot Width Dual-slotDual-slotDual-slot
TDP 225 W210 W250 W

Clock Speeds

RX 590RX Vega 56GTX 980 Ti
Boost Clock 1545 MHz1474 MHz1076 MHz
GPU Clock 1469 MHz1138 MHz1000 MHz
Memory Clock 2000 MHz 8000 MHz effective800 MHz 1600 MHz effective1753 MHz 7012 MHz effective

Graphics Card

RX 590RX Vega 56GTX 980 Ti
Bus Interface PCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
Generation Polaris (RX 500)Vega (RX Vega)GeForce 900
Launch Price 279 USD399 USD649 USD
Production ActiveActiveActive
Release Date Nov 15th, 2018Aug 14th, 2017Jun 2nd, 2015

Graphics Features

RX 590RX Vega 56GTX 980 Ti
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 980 Ti
Architecture GCN 4.0GCN 5.0Maxwell 2.0
Die Size 244 mm²510 mm²601 mm²
GPU Name Polaris 30Vega 10GM200
GPU Variant Polaris 30 XT (215-0922006)Vega 10 XL (215-0894216)GM200-310-A1
Process Size 12 nm14 nm28 nm
Transistors 5,700 million12,500 million8,000 million

Memory

RX 590RX Vega 56GTX 980 Ti
Bandwidth 256.0 GB/s409.6 GB/s336.6 GB/s
Memory Bus 256 bit2048 bit384 bit
Memory Size 8192 MB8192 MB6144 MB
Memory Type GDDR5HBM2GDDR5

Render Config

RX 590RX Vega 56GTX 980 Ti
Compute Units 3656
ROPs 326496
Shading Units 230435842816
TMUs 144224176

Theoretical Performance

RX 590RX Vega 56GTX 980 Ti
FP16 (half) performance 7,119 GFLOPS (1:1)21,131 GFLOPS (2:1)
FP32 (float) performance 7,119 GFLOPS (1:1)10,566 GFLOPS6,060 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance 445.0 GFLOPS (1:16)660.4 GFLOPS (1:16)189.4 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate 49.44 GPixel/s94.34 GPixel/s103.3 GPixel/s
Texture Rate 222.5 GTexel/s330.2 GTexel/s189.4 GTexel/s

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