Compare RX 590 vs GTX 1070 vs GTX 980 Ti Benchmarks

AMD Radeon RX 590
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti
AMD Radeon RX 590NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti
Price $ 279$ 359$ 649
Year 201820162015
Maximum Recorded Temperature 82C80C83C
Max Fan Noise 43dB48dB53dB
Recommended Power Supply 575W500W600W
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89)Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz ($334.99)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 FPS98 FPS94 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 62 FPS71 FPS69 FPS
Average 4K Performance 36 FPS42 FPS41 FPS
Memory 8 GB8 GB6 GB
Overall Combination Score 82/10083/10064/100

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AMD Radeon RX 590
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
112
111
99
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
44
47
40
2018 Final Fantasy XV
68
79
68
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
72
74
66
2018 Forza Horizon 4
76
96
94
2018 Fallout 76
101
121
115
2018 Hitman 2
79
94
90
2018 Just Cause 4
60
75
61
2018 Monster Hunter: World
64
80
66
2018 Battlefield V
104
99
94
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
63
68
58
2017 Destiny 2
110
130
111
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
56
80
68
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
76
97
95
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
82
103
84
2017 For Honor
110
138
113
2017 Project CARS 2
78
98
80
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
94
118
97
2016 Overwatch
118
150
146
2016 Dishonored 2
57
71
58
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
66
93
80
2015 Total War: Attila
65
2015 Rocket League
320
402
328
2015 Need For Speed
89
111
91
2015 Project CARS
85
107
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
92
126
2013 Battlefield 4
90
131
119
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
220
275
225
2009 League of Legends
412
516
422

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AMD Radeon RX 590
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
71
65
58
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
37
39
32
2018 Final Fantasy XV
49
55
48
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
46
49
45
2018 Forza Horizon 4
63
81
79
2018 Fallout 76
71
82
76
2018 Hitman 2
51
62
59
2018 Just Cause 4
44
55
45
2018 Monster Hunter: World
45
56
46
2018 Battlefield V
78
79
75
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
45
54
46
2017 Destiny 2
94
112
95
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
43
61
52
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
49
63
62
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
60
75
61
2017 For Honor
64
80
66
2017 Project CARS 2
55
69
56
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
85
107
87
2016 Overwatch
81
104
101
2016 Dishonored 2
49
61
50
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
46
63
56
2015 Total War: Attila
46
2015 Rocket League
137
172
141
2015 Need For Speed
69
86
70
2015 Project CARS
65
81
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
58
83
2013 Battlefield 4
59
85
78
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
183
229
188
2009 League of Legends
229
287
235

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AMD Radeon RX 590
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
35
29
36
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
22
26
22
2018 Final Fantasy XV
29
32
28
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
26
26
23
2018 Forza Horizon 4
43
54
52
2018 Fallout 76
39
45
42
2018 Hitman 2
30
36
35
2018 Just Cause 4
23
29
24
2018 Monster Hunter: World
22
27
22
2018 Battlefield V
41
44
41
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
29
31
29
2017 Destiny 2
46
56
47
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
24
35
30
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
26
34
33
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
41
52
42
2017 For Honor
32
40
33
2017 Project CARS 2
46
57
47
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
71
90
73
2016 Overwatch
42
53
52
2016 Dishonored 2
38
48
39
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
22
30
28
2015 Total War: Attila
23
2015 Rocket League
64
80
66
2015 Need For Speed
46
57
47
2015 Project CARS
46
57
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
28
41
2013 Battlefield 4
60
57
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
165
207
169
2009 League of Legends
92
115
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.

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 .

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 590GTX 1070GTX 980 Ti
Board Number C944-41PG411 SKU 20PG600 SKU 30
Length 9.5 inches 241 mm10.5 inches 267 mm10.5 inches 267 mm
Outputs 1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x DVI1x 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 W150 W250 W

Clock Speeds

RX 590GTX 1070GTX 980 Ti
Boost Clock 1545 MHz1683 MHz1076 MHz
GPU Clock 1469 MHz1506 MHz1000 MHz
Memory Clock 2000 MHz 8000 MHz effective2002 MHz 8008 MHz effective1753 MHz 7012 MHz effective

Graphics Card

RX 590GTX 1070GTX 980 Ti
Bus Interface PCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
Generation Polaris (RX 500)GeForce 1000GeForce 900
Launch Price 279 USD379 USD649 USD
Production ActiveActiveActive
Release Date Nov 15th, 2018Jun 10th, 2016Jun 2nd, 2015

Graphics Features

RX 590GTX 1070GTX 980 Ti
DirectX 12.0 (12_0)12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL 21.21.2
OpenGL 4.54.64.6
Shader Model 66.16.1
Vulkan 1.1.821.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

RX 590GTX 1070GTX 980 Ti
Architecture GCN 4.0PascalMaxwell 2.0
Die Size 244 mm²314 mm²601 mm²
GPU Name Polaris 30GP104GM200
GPU Variant Polaris 30 XT (215-0922006)GP104-200-A1GM200-310-A1
Process Size 12 nm16 nm28 nm
Transistors 5,700 million7,200 million8,000 million

Memory

RX 590GTX 1070GTX 980 Ti
Bandwidth 256.0 GB/s256.3 GB/s336.6 GB/s
Memory Bus 256 bit256 bit384 bit
Memory Size 8192 MB8192 MB6144 MB
Memory Type GDDR5GDDR5GDDR5

Render Config

RX 590GTX 1070GTX 980 Ti
Compute Units 36
ROPs 326496
Shading Units 230419202816
TMUs 144120176

Theoretical Performance

RX 590GTX 1070GTX 980 Ti
FP16 (half) performance 7,119 GFLOPS (1:1)101.0 GFLOPS (1:64)
FP32 (float) performance 7,119 GFLOPS (1:1)6,463 GFLOPS6,060 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance 445.0 GFLOPS (1:16)202.0 GFLOPS (1:32)189.4 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate 49.44 GPixel/s107.7 GPixel/s103.3 GPixel/s
Texture Rate 222.5 GTexel/s202.0 GTexel/s189.4 GTexel/s

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