AMD Radeon RX 580
vs
AMD Radeon R9 FURY

AMD Radeon RX 580
AMD Radeon R9 FURY
RX 580 R9 FURY Difference
AMD Radeon RX 580 AMD Radeon R9 FURY
Price $ 179 $ 549 370 (207%)
Year 2017 2015 2 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 75C C
Max Fan Noise 46dB dB
Recommended Power Supply 535W 625W 90 (17%)
Benchmark CPU 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 (0%)
CPU Impact on FPS % 0% 0% 0 (0%)
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 78 FPS 71 FPS 7.4 (9%)
Average 1440p Performance 55 FPS 54 FPS 1.2 (2%)
Average 4K Performance 32 FPS 33 FPS 1.3 (4%)
Memory 8 GB 4 GB 4 (50%)
Overall Combination Score 83/100 68/100 15 (18%)
Our Verdict: Upgrading from R9 FURY to RX 580 is not recommended as it is less than 30% of improvement in performance. In general, a reasonable upgrade is between 30% and 50% or more to justify the purchase of new hardware. The price/performance ratio is much better for RX 580 .

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AMD Radeon RX 580
AMD Radeon R9 FURY
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
101
85
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
39
38
2018 Final Fantasy XV
62
65
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
65
51
2018 Just Cause 4
52
54
2018 Monster Hunter: World
56
58
2018 Battlefield V
94
83
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
57
55
2017 Destiny 2
99
105
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
72
74
2017 For Honor
96
99
2017 Project CARS 2
68
70
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
82
85
2016 Dishonored 2
49
51
2015 Rocket League
279
288
2015 Need For Speed
77
80
2015 Project CARS
74
77
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
191
198
2009 League of Legends
359
371

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AMD Radeon RX 580
AMD Radeon R9 FURY
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
64
50
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
33
30
2018 Final Fantasy XV
44
46
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
42
36
2018 Fallout 76
64
72
2018 Just Cause 4
38
40
2018 Monster Hunter: World
39
40
2018 Battlefield V
70
67
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
41
44
2017 Destiny 2
85
90
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
52
54
2017 For Honor
56
58
2017 Project CARS 2
48
49
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
74
77
2016 Dishonored 2
42
44
2015 Rocket League
120
124
2015 Need For Speed
60
62
2015 Project CARS
57
59
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
159
165
2009 League of Legends
199
206

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AMD Radeon RX 580
AMD Radeon R9 FURY
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
32
34
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
20
21
2018 Final Fantasy XV
26
27
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
23
18
2018 Fallout 76
35
40
2018 Just Cause 4
20
21
2018 Monster Hunter: World
19
19
2018 Battlefield V
37
26
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
26
28
2017 Destiny 2
42
45
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
36
37
2017 For Honor
28
29
2017 Project CARS 2
40
41
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
62
64
2016 Dishonored 2
34
35
2015 Rocket League
56
58
2015 Need For Speed
40
41
2015 Project CARS
40
41
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
144
148
2009 League of Legends
80
82

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.

AMD Radeon R9 FURY / Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz

At 1440p, R9 FURY can hit 50-60 fps on pretty much everything at ultra, just without antialiasing, less ambient occlusion and turned down shadows. It is worth noting that the R9 FURY is a very power hungry card and requires a decent power supply unit. With current 4096 MB RAM, the R9 FURY can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

RX 580 vs R9 FURY Specifications Comparison

Board Design

RX 580 R9 FURY
Board NumberC940, D009-04C88003
Outputs1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 8-pin2x 8-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP185 W275 W

Clock Speeds

RX 580 R9 FURY
GPU Clock1257 MHz1000 MHz
Memory Clock2000 MHz 8000 MHz effective500 MHz 1000 MHz effective

Graphics Card

RX 580 R9 FURY
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationPolaris (RX 500)Pirate Islands (R9 300)
Launch Price229 USD549 USD
ProductionActiveActive
Release DateApr 18th, 2017Jul 10th, 2015

Graphics Features

RX 580 R9 FURY
DirectX12.0 (12_0)12.0 (12_0)
OpenCL22
OpenGL4.54.5
Shader Model66
Vulkan1.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

RX 580 R9 FURY
ArchitectureGCN 4.0GCN 3.0
Die Size244 mm²596 mm²
GPU NamePolaris 20Fiji
GPU VariantPolaris 20 XTX (215-0910038)Fiji PRO CB (215-0862046)
Process Size14 nm28 nm
Transistors5,700 million8,900 million

Memory

RX 580 R9 FURY
Bandwidth256.0 GB/s512.0 GB/s
Memory Bus256 bit4096 bit
Memory Size8192 MB4096 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5HBM

Render Config

RX 580 R9 FURY
Compute Units3656
ROPs3264
Shading Units23043584
TMUs144224

Theoretical Performance

RX 580 R9 FURY
FP16 (half) performance6,175 GFLOPS (1:1)7,168 GFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance6,175 GFLOPS7,168 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance385.9 GFLOPS (1:16)448.0 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate42.88 GPixel/s64.00 GPixel/s
Texture Rate193.0 GTexel/s224.0 GTexel/s

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fakesquiggle 3 months ago
Hello everyone.

So I am planning to upgrade my GPU - I currently have an R9 280X and I'm torn between RX 580 8GB or R9 Fury 4GB. I can get both for around the same price here in my country.

I recently bought a 144hz monitor with FreeSync, and since I want to use this feature I won't be buying an Nvidia card.

I'll be gaming at 1080p. I play all sorts of games so I can't exactly tell you what I'm going to be playing the most. I've currently been playing Titanfall 2 and TERA but I'll certainly play higher demanding games after the upgrade.

I also want to upgrade my PSU (it's a Corsair VS450) as it seems to me it's either faulty or not keeping up with the rest of the hardware, as for the last year my pc has randomly shut off due to shortages (PSU safety measure).

My CPU is an i5-3340 and I have 8gb ram installed. What PSU should I get with these cards?

And one more thing: If I upgrade to an i7-3770k along with the GPU, what PSU should I get then?

Thank you in advance for taking the time to read this and help me if possible.
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fakesquiggle 2 months ago
polinko092 I agree with renz. While I'm a big fan of water cooling on GPUs, in your position, I would opt for the RX 580 over the Fury X.

Personal reasons:

I "suspect" that driver support is more robust and consistent for the RX 580.

resell: There are 10x more RX 580's sold on Ebay, than the Fury X.

acoustics: I seem to recall PC Perspective doing a past podcast mentioning this very unusual sound coming from the water pump of the Fury X, that did not alleviate with time.

power: 275 watt stock TDP is relatively high, considering it has an equivalent power draw to my 1080 Ti w/ the water pump.

I also agree with you about upgrading power supplies, regardless of which card you select. Personally I'm partial to the EVGA 650 P2 (and G2) PSUs. I'm not a fan of the newer EVGA G3 units, because their slightly shallower dimensions have necessitated a more aggressive fan curve; I don't like excess noise.

Addendum: You said "in your country", which makes me think that EVGA may not be available to you. FYI: Super Flower manufacturers the EVGA G2/P2/T2 models, and Seasonic manufacturers the GS/PS models of EVGA.
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