AMD Radeon RX 590
vs
AMD Radeon RX 580

AMD Radeon RX 590
AMD Radeon RX 580
RX 590 RX 580 Difference
AMD Radeon RX 590 AMD Radeon RX 580
Price $ 279 $ 179 100 (44%)
Year 2018 2017 1 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 82C 75C 7 (9%)
Max Fan Noise 43dB 46dB 3.2 (7%)
Recommended Power Supply 575W 535W 40 (7%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89) Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99)
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 87 FPS 78 FPS 9.1 (11%)
Average 1440p Performance 62 FPS 55 FPS 6.4 (11%)
Average 4K Performance 36 FPS 32 FPS 3.9 (11%)
Memory 8 GB 8 GB 0 (0%)
Overall Combination Score 82/100 83/100 1 (1%)
Our Verdict: Upgrading from RX 580 to RX 590 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 590
AMD Radeon RX 580
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
44
39
2018 Battlefield V
104
94
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
112
101
2018 Fallout 76
101
91
2018 Final Fantasy XV
68
62
2018 Forza Horizon 4
76
68
2018 Hitman 2
79
72
2018 Just Cause 4
60
52
2018 Monster Hunter: World
64
56
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
72
65
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
63
57
2017 Dawn of War III
110
99
2017 Destiny 2
110
99
2017 For Honor
110
96
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
76
69
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
94
82
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
72
65
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
82
72
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
56
51
2017 Project CARS 2
78
68
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
72
65
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
61
55
2016 Battlefield 1
123
111
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
74
67
2016 Dishonored 2
57
49
2016 Doom
149
134
2016 F1 2016
100
90
2016 Hitman
105
95
2016 Overwatch
118
106
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
103
93
2016 The Division
81
73
2016 Total War: Warhammer
85
77
2015 DiRT Rally
122
110
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
66
60
2015 Need For Speed
89
77
2015 Project CARS
85
74
2015 Rocket League
320
279
2015 The Witcher 3
88
80
2013 Battlefield 4
90
81
2013 Crysis 3
100
90
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
220
191
2009 League of Legends
412
359

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AMD Radeon RX 590
AMD Radeon RX 580
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
37
33
2018 Battlefield V
78
70
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
71
64
2018 Fallout 76
71
64
2018 Final Fantasy XV
49
44
2018 Forza Horizon 4
63
57
2018 Hitman 2
51
46
2018 Just Cause 4
44
38
2018 Monster Hunter: World
45
39
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
46
42
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
45
41
2017 Dawn of War III
69
63
2017 Destiny 2
94
85
2017 For Honor
64
56
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
49
45
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
85
74
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
53
48
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
60
52
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
43
39
2017 Project CARS 2
55
48
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
55
50
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
57
51
2016 Battlefield 1
78
70
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
48
43
2016 Dishonored 2
49
42
2016 Doom
104
94
2016 F1 2016
78
71
2016 Hitman
75
68
2016 Overwatch
81
73
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
62
56
2016 The Division
56
50
2016 Total War: Warhammer
69
63
2015 DiRT Rally
85
77
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
46
42
2015 Need For Speed
69
60
2015 Project CARS
65
57
2015 Rocket League
137
120
2015 The Witcher 3
50
45
2013 Battlefield 4
59
53
2013 Crysis 3
46
42
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
183
159
2009 League of Legends
229
199

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AMD Radeon RX 590
AMD Radeon RX 580
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
22
20
2018 Battlefield V
41
37
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
35
32
2018 Fallout 76
39
35
2018 Final Fantasy XV
29
26
2018 Forza Horizon 4
43
39
2018 Hitman 2
30
28
2018 Just Cause 4
23
20
2018 Monster Hunter: World
22
19
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
26
23
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
29
26
2017 Dawn of War III
34
31
2017 Destiny 2
46
42
2017 For Honor
32
28
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
26
24
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
71
62
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
30
27
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
41
36
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
24
22
2017 Project CARS 2
46
40
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
40
36
2016 Battlefield 1
42
38
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
21
19
2016 Dishonored 2
38
34
2016 Doom
51
46
2016 F1 2016
46
41
2016 Overwatch
42
38
2016 Total War: Warhammer
32
29
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
22
20
2015 Need For Speed
46
40
2015 Project CARS
46
40
2015 Rocket League
64
56
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
165
144
2009 League of Legends
92
80

AMD Radeon RX 590 / Core i7-8700K

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. Tell us what you think.. Share your comments below!

AMD Radeon RX 580 / Core i7-7700K

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. Tell us what you think.. Share your comments below!

RX 590 vs RX 580 Specifications Comparison

Board Design

RX 590 RX 580
Board NumberC944-41C940, D009-04
Length9.5 inches 241 mm9.5 inches 241 mm
Outputs1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 8-pin1x 8-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP225 W185 W

Clock Speeds

RX 590 RX 580
Boost Clock1545 MHz1340 MHz
GPU Clock1469 MHz1257 MHz
Memory Clock2000 MHz 8000 MHz effective2000 MHz 8000 MHz effective

Graphics Card

RX 590 RX 580
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationPolaris (RX 500)Polaris (RX 500)
Launch Price279 USD229 USD
ProductionActiveActive
Release DateNov 15th, 2018Apr 18th, 2017

Graphics Features

RX 590 RX 580
DirectX12.0 (12_0)12.0 (12_0)
OpenCL22
OpenGL4.54.5
Shader Model66
Vulkan1.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

RX 590 RX 580
ArchitectureGCN 4.0GCN 4.0
Die Size244 mm²244 mm²
GPU NamePolaris 30Polaris 20
GPU VariantPolaris 30 XT (215-0922006)Polaris 20 XTX (215-0910038)
Process Size12 nm14 nm
Transistors5,700 million5,700 million

Memory

RX 590 RX 580
Bandwidth256.0 GB/s256.0 GB/s
Memory Bus256 bit256 bit
Memory Size8192 MB8192 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5GDDR5

Render Config

RX 590 RX 580
Compute Units3636
ROPs3232
Shading Units23042304
TMUs144144

Theoretical Performance

RX 590 RX 580
FP16 (half) performance7,119 GFLOPS (1:1)6,175 GFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance7,119 GFLOPS (1:1)6,175 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance445.0 GFLOPS (1:16)385.9 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate49.44 GPixel/s42.88 GPixel/s
Texture Rate222.5 GTexel/s193.0 GTexel/s

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