RX 580 with i7-3970X benchmarks at Ultra Quality settings

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. This combination between RX 580 and Intel Core i7-3970X @ 3.50GHz has less than 8% bottleneck in many games and is perfect match to avoid FPS loss. This combination between RX 580 and Intel Core i7-3970X @ 3.50GHz is a perfect match to avoid FPS loss.

 RX 580 with i7-3970X benchmarks at Ultra Quality settings
AMD Radeon RX 580
Price $ 151.0
Year 2017
Maximum Recorded Temperature 75C
Max Fan Noise 45.7dB
Recommended Power Supply 535W
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-3970X @ 3.50GHz ($953.99)
CPU Impact on FPS -9.3 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % -10.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 67.9 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 48.1 FPS
Average 4K Performance 27.5 FPS
Memory 8 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 3.4
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 4.8
4K Cost Per Frame $ 8.3
Series RX 580
Overall Combination Score 80/100 Excellent

Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

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Resolution 1920x1080

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
49
55.6
2019 Anthem
31
35.8
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
46
52.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
62
71.0
2019 Metro Exodus
27
31.7
2019 World War Z
70
80.3
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
78
89.3
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
30
34.6
2018 Final Fantasy XV
47
54.4
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
50
57.3
2018 Forza Horizon 4
53
60.2
2018 Fallout 76
71
80.6
2018 Hitman 2
55
63.1
2018 Just Cause 4
40
45.7
2018 Monster Hunter: World
43
49.2
2018 Battlefield V
72
82.5
2017 Dawn of War III
77
87.6
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
50
57.2
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
44
50.5
2017 Destiny 2
77
87.4
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
39
44.6
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
53
60.5
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
55
63.3
2017 For Honor
74
84.4
2017 Project CARS 2
52
59.7
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
63
72.4
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
50
57.1
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
52
59.2
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
43
48.9
2016 Doom
104
118.5
2016 F1 2016
70
79.6
2016 Hitman
73
83.7
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
72
81.7
2016 The Division
56
64.3
2016 Total War: Warhammer
59
67.8
2016 Battlefield 1
86
98.0
2016 Overwatch
82
93.8
2016 Dishonored 2
38
43.6
2015 DiRT Rally
85
96.9
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
46
52.9
2015 The Witcher 3
61
70.2
2015 Rocket League
217
246.1
2015 Need For Speed
60
68.2
2015 Project CARS
57
65.4
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
105
119.6
2013 Crysis 3
70
79.6
2013 Battlefield 4
63
71.5
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
148
168.8
2009 League of Legends
279
316.5

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
33
41.4
2019 Anthem
22
28.4
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
32
40.8
2019 Resident Evil 2
38
47.8
2019 Metro Exodus
19
24.6
2019 World War Z
46
58.6
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
45
56.3
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
23
29.1
2018 Final Fantasy XV
31
38.8
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
29
36.9
2018 Forza Horizon 4
40
50.5
2018 Fallout 76
45
56.3
2018 Hitman 2
32
40.8
2018 Just Cause 4
27
33.8
2018 Monster Hunter: World
27
34.5
2018 Battlefield V
49
62.1
2017 Dawn of War III
44
55.3
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
33
42.4
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
28
35.9
2017 Destiny 2
59
74.7
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
27
34.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
31
39.4
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
36
45.7
2017 For Honor
39
49.2
2017 Project CARS 2
33
42.2
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
52
65.4
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
34
43.7
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
30
37.9
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
36
45.0
2016 Doom
66
82.5
2016 F1 2016
49
62.2
2016 Hitman
47
59.6
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
39
49.5
2016 The Division
35
44.3
2016 Total War: Warhammer
44
55.3
2016 Battlefield 1
49
62.0
2016 Overwatch
51
64.5
2016 Dishonored 2
29
37.2
2015 DiRT Rally
54
67.6
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
29
36.9
2015 The Witcher 3
31
39.5
2015 Rocket League
84
105.5
2015 Need For Speed
42
52.8
2015 Project CARS
39
49.9
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
61
77.4
2013 Crysis 3
29
37.0
2013 Battlefield 4
37
46.6
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
112
140.6
2009 League of Legends
140
175.8

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
17
24.7
2019 Anthem
10
15.4
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
15
21.6
2019 Resident Evil 2
16
23.6
2019 Metro Exodus
10
15.4
2019 World War Z
23
33.7
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
19
28.1
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
12
17.5
2018 Final Fantasy XV
16
23.3
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
14
20.4
2018 Forza Horizon 4
23
34.0
2018 Fallout 76
21
31.1
2018 Hitman 2
17
24.3
2018 Just Cause 4
12
17.6
2018 Monster Hunter: World
11
16.5
2018 Battlefield V
23
33.0
2017 Dawn of War III
19
27.4
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
16
24.0
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
16
23.3
2017 Destiny 2
25
36.9
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
13
19.4
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
14
21.1
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
22
31.7
2017 For Honor
17
24.6
2017 Project CARS 2
24
35.1
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
38
54.9
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
11
16.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
22
32.0
2016 Doom
28
40.7
2016 F1 2016
25
36.3
2016 Total War: Warhammer
17
25.2
2016 Battlefield 1
23
33.4
2016 Overwatch
23
33.3
2016 Dishonored 2
20
29.6
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
12
17.5
2015 Rocket League
34
49.2
2015 Need For Speed
24
35.1
2015 Project CARS
24
35.1
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
25
35.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
88
126.6
2009 League of Legends
49
70.3
RX 580 with i7-3970X at 1080p and Ultra Quality settings
RX 580 with i7-3970X at 1440p and Ultra Quality settings
RX 580 with i7-3970X at 4K and Ultra Quality settings

RX 580 Specifications

RX 580 Board Design

Board NumberC940, D009-04
Length9.5 inches 241 mm
Outputs1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 8-pin
Slot WidthDual-slot
TDP185 W

RX 580 Clock Speeds

Boost Clock1340 MHz
GPU Clock1257 MHz
Memory Clock2000 MHz 8000 MHz effective

RX 580 Graphics Card

Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationPolaris (RX 500)
Launch Price229 USD
ProductionActive
Release DateApr 18th, 2017

RX 580 Graphics Features

DirectX12.0 (12_0)
OpenCL2
OpenGL4.5
Shader Model6
Vulkan1.1.82

RX 580 Graphics Processor

ArchitectureGCN 4.0
Die Size244 mm²
GPU NamePolaris 20
GPU VariantPolaris 20 XTX (215-0910038)
Process Size14 nm
Transistors5,700 million

RX 580 Memory

Bandwidth256.0 GB/s
Memory Bus256 bit
Memory Size8192 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5

RX 580 Render Config

Compute Units36
ROPs32
Shading Units2304
TMUs144

RX 580 Theoretical Performance

FP16 (half) performance6,175 GFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance6,175 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance385.9 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate42.88 GPixel/s
Texture Rate193.0 GTexel/s

Critics Reviews

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AMD Radeon RX 580 specs. Based on the same Polaris 10 graphics core as RX 480, this is a respun version based on a third-gen iteration of the 14nm FinFET product produced by AMD.
AMD Radeon RX 580 The 580 may be a rebadge, but it’s certainly no pushover ... RX 480. Final verdict. Ultimately the RX 580 is a card for those looking to upgrade to something capable of playing ...
The AMD Radeon RX 580 and RX 570 are built around AMD’s Polaris 20 GPU, which is an updated revision of Polaris 10. Although it is very similar to the Polaris 10 used on the RX 480, AMD tells us ...
That's right: the Radeon RX 580 8GB isn't new by any meaningful measure. It's an updated version of last year's Radeon RX 480, based on the same Ellesmere GPU under AMD's Polaris umbrella.
At the high end is AMD’s new midrange contender, the Radeon RX 580. Like the RX 480 before it, this is a fully enabled Polaris 10 GPU. Taking advantage of their manufacturing gains, AMD is ...
The Radeon RX 580 is basically the Radeon RX 480 with a new name, but that still makes it the best mainstream graphics card around. Sapphire's custom Nitro+ design is stellar.
AMD Radeon RX 580 – Specs and Buying Options. The reference specification of the RX 580 is a 1340MHz boost clock speed paired with either 4GB or 8GB of GDDR5 memory. This is a decent upgrade ...
The AMD Radeon RX 500 series cards, as previously confirmed, will include the Radeon RX 580 (Polaris 10), Radeon RX 570 (Polaris 10), Radeon RX 560 (Polaris 11) and the Radeon RX 550 (Polaris 12).

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K 2 weeks ago
This is an "on paper" comparison and NOT the REAL TESTED comparison.i have the fx 8320e and r7 370 and get 45+ frames on every game.had a gtx 970 (rx 480 equivalent) and got 60 easy.
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immatureminds 1 month ago
you fucking baboons lyeing about pentium g4560 paired with rx580 on rainbow six. 40fps on 1080p??? WTF I HAVE THAT COMBO AND I GET 90FPS+ WTFFFF
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Axel 1 month ago
I have an RX 580 8 gb with ryzen 3 2200g and 8 gb of ram 2666 mhz. i usually get frame drops and assasins creed unity plays at 48 frames with medium graphics lol
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silverhelpless 1 month ago
@Axel usar placa de vídeo com processador final G, faz sua placa funcionar pela metade! troca esse processador! coloca um X ou sem nada
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Alex 2 months ago
Ok, i understood 8gb ram but at what speed? I have ryzen 3 2200g and rx 580 8gb combo with 8gb Gskill ripjaws 2400 Mhz and i get in League of legends at ultra 1080p around 120 fps. Wouod the ram speed be the problem?
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Diego 2 months ago
The RX 580 and FX 6300 works fine. This says that on Ultra quality you'll only get about 20 FPS, that's not true. I have this combo and on Fortnite I get about 80 FPS on Epic at 1080p. On Apex Legends I get about 100 FPS also on max settings.
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Zordan 2 months ago
I have i5 3350p cpu, with gtx 960 4gb G1, should i go rx 570/ rx 580/ or some nvidia?
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bigchungus5000 2 months ago
the rx 580 is great..glad i chose it iver gtx 1060
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TJ 3 months ago
The RX 580 is awesome I'm using it with ryzen 2600 and I'm playing every AAA idle at Altra at 60 frames a second easy even Fallout 4 modded to death which would lag down my other system to like 10 frames per second is a stationary 60
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endnotetokahee 6 months ago
GTX 1060 6gb or RX 580 8gb?
I need help choosing between these GPUs.
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Moaf 2 months ago
@teddymetal 100% 580 8gb
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hinnisdalteith 6 months ago
Rx 580 vs GTX 1060
Which good in performance Rx 570/580 or GtX1060?
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TJ 3 months ago
@yieldpseudo the 580 is amazing and does better than the 1060 and benchmark test get the 8 gig
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irritatedefeat 6 months ago
rx 580 and the GTX 1060 6GB are both good cards. They perform decently in comparison to one another. I would not get a GTX 1060 3GB though and the RX 570 would be only if I couldn't afford the GTX 1060 6Gb or RX 580. Also the RX 580 has more ram then the GTX 1060 6GB. If you gaming at 1080P then it doesn't matter all that much between 6GB vs 8GB cards but if you game at higher resolutions like 1440P then the RX 580 looks more attractive with it's larger 8GB frame buffer in the long term for gaming though performance wise it is still neck and neck with the 1060.

http://www.techspot.com/review/1393-radeon-rx-580-vs-geforce-gtx-1060/
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tosserstudio 6 months ago
RX 580, RX 570. Worth it ?
Yo.
Compared to RX 400 series, worth it ? The prices are similiar.
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teddymetal 6 months ago
Cristiano_9 It depends. If you already own a RX 480, then a RX 580 would be a lateral upgrade. But if you're on a R9 3xx series, then it's worth purchasing. PC Perspective's Ryan Shrout wrote an interesting review: https://www.pcper.com/reviews/Graphics-Cards/Radeon-RX-580-8GB-Review-Polaris-Populism
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walruschokehold 6 months ago
Windows 7 support RX 580 and 570
Do the RX 570 and 580 have drivers and work well on windows 7?
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dextrousribbit 6 months ago
Absolutely. http://support.amd.com/en-us/download
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raddedollhouse 6 months ago
Rx 580 with i5 4570.
I'm having a intel i5 4570 CPU. Will there be bottleneck with rx 580?
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venussardine 6 months ago
What's your definition of a bottleneck? If it's to the point where the computer won't run, then sure the i5-4570 won't bottleneck a 1080ti. However, a 1080ti will be slowed by that cpu when compared to a more powerful cpu.....so that's a bottleneck.
Would I recommend a 1080ti with an i5-4570? Hell no, it's just a waste of money as you'll never get full performance from it. The RX 580 is about right, some games will be cpu limited and other gpu but overall they are well matched.
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acutenesspace 6 months ago
RX 570 8gb vs RX 580 4gb
If you ask why because i found a deal and they cost the same
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reiteratewade 6 months ago
Agree, 580. Unless your into modding games with lots of textures the extra 4gb on the 570 is pointless, its more marketing than a useful feature.
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silverbasil 6 months ago
When will RX 570/580 be in stock again?
Why are RX 570/580 sold out and when will they be back in stock?
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molecularvaseline 6 months ago
They are more sold out because people are using them for mining than because of their gaming performance.
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preplanupswing 6 months ago
gtx 1060 vs rx 580
i'm looking or a new card and i'm not sure which card is better 580 or 1060
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rematchplug 6 months ago




3. AIB Cards - From the above, we see that the MSI RX 480 is 7% faster overall in TPUs 16 game test suite. From Below, the MSI 1060 Gaming X is 3% faster than the reference 1060 ... so we can can conclude that at the time of testing the MSI 1060 was 10% faster than the MSI 480 in the 16 game test suite

4. Overclocking - We see there that the MSI 480 overclocks 8.6% and the MSI 1060 overclocks 15.1%.. So when the 1060 (10% performance advantage) is overclocked, the relative difference would be:

https://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/MSI/RX_480_Gaming_X/26.html
https://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/MSI/GTX_1060_Gaming_X/27.html

110% x (115.1 / 108.6) = 116.6% of the 480s speed or 16.6 % faster

As for difference between brands ... the various brands trade wins depending on generation and model line but the EVGA SC is one to avoid as, unlike the competition, they use a reference PCB and referece style PCB cooling.

5. Driver improvements - AMDs driver improvements have improved the performance of the 480 since originally tested. As we can see from the link here, TPU tested the results from the latest driver improvements and found an increase if 2.1% at 1080 p average across 21 games:

https://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/Radeon_Crimson_ReLive_Drivers/6.html

Unfortunately, we have no info on what improvements have resulted from newer nVidia drivers but suffice to say, those improvements have not erased that 10% gap outta the box (16.6% in both overclocked.

6. Cost - Last I looked (yesterday) the MSI 1060 6GB was about more than the MSI 480 8GB on newegg. But there are other costs worth considering

7. Power - There is a significant difference in power usage between the two cards. One of the reasons for the MSI 480s performance,as stated in the review, is because it is able to use more power than many other 480s. That's 75 watts in typical gaming and 99 watts peak

The MSI 480 draws from 196 - 224 watts
The MSI 1060 draws from 121 - 125 watts

https://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/MSI/RX_480_Gaming_X/21.html

8. Power Costs - While this is something you normally wouldn't consider, when cards are very close in performance, it may be of significance to many users, especially those in Europe and especially in urban / suburban locales.

75 watts x 35 hours per week x 52.14 weeks per year x 3 years usage x .131 US average electric cost per kw-hr / (1000 watts per kw=hr x 85% efficiency) = .28

9. Case Cooling - The rule of thump for case fans in a relatively quiet system is one (1) case fan per 75 watts for power. So for comparable interior case temps, you might want to include the cost of an extra case fan.

10. Noise - The 480 is 3 dbA louder than the 1060

https://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/MSI/RX_480_Gaming_X/22.html
https://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/MSI/GTX_1060_Gaming_X/23.html

So ... that's the data ... it's up to you to look at what you want to do with it ...

- If you don't use MSI Afterburner, then the OC advantage may be of no interest to you
- If you wear headphones, then the noise advantage will be of no interest to you
- Initially the 480 has an apparent cost advantage but the larger PSU requirement and extra case fan eats that up. Considering power costs along with the preceding, the 1060 is the more cost effective buy by far
- If you already have an oversized PSU then the power advantage is of no interest to you
- If you don't pay for electricity cause it's included in rent, then the power advantage is of no interest to you
- But most of all, if those 16 - 21 games that TPU uses for testing are not ones you play, then you need to pay specific attention to how each performs in games you do play... so start here and see how each performs in the games you are interested in.


https://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/MSI/RX_480_Gaming_X/6.html
https://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/MSI/GTX_1060_Gaming_X/6.html

How each individual arrives at their choice will be different for everyone, there is no "wrong choice" here.
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Now the 580 is a bit faster than the 480 outta the box so it improves its position there by about 5% overall ... thatz still not enough to catch the 1060 when both are overclocked. On the downside, the 580 consumes a lot more power (25%) which also means more noise and heat
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cocoillegal 6 months ago
Can Rx 570 4gb beat Rx580 by overclocking.
I am planning to buy a gpu Rx570gb. If I overclock RX570 then will I get performance near to Rx580.
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addiebecome 6 months ago
Not a chance. There's a lot more to the cards than just processor and memory clocks. The 570 has less cores, less compute units, smaller cooling ability, lower clocks on memory and processor, same pcie buss, but smaller bandwidth. You could jack the speeds through the roof, but at the end of the day, the 580 simply has more horsepower.
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tuxkent 6 months ago
RX 580 8GB or GTX 1060 6GB?
Trying to finalize build with graphics card which of these would you say is more future proof?
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yieldpseudo 6 months ago


Hi Friend, as noted...comparable GPUs, though I'd lean towards the RX 580 for several reasons:

1. AMD FreeSync; though arguably "less optimal" than G-Sync...the chances of your next monitor being FreeSync are higher than nVidia's adaptive refresh tech. This point is mute if you have plans for a G-Sync monitor in your future.

2. More Video Memory; though you'll most likely hit the processing ceiling of the GPU before using the extent of the 8GB VRAM...I'd still call the RX 580 more "future proof" in this respect

3. [subjective] Greater Gaming Longevity; despite being an nVidia fanboy, I've been frustrated at their gimicky support of DX in the past (e.g.,Async-Compute), and their inclination to support proprietary standards as a rule of thumb. If all things are equal, supporting AMD is the best decision as a consumer IMO.


Either way, congrats on the upgrade plans! Both great cards!
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coffeediscover 6 months ago
RX 580 and GTX 1060
Should I get the 580 or the 1060?

And if the 580, is there a big difference between 4gb and 8gb?
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tuxkent 6 months ago
If you can find one at a reasonable price, get an RX 580. Unless you are gaming at 1440p Ultra or above, 4GB is enough.
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yoisydiesel 6 months ago
gtx 1060 vs rx 580 with freesync
Should I get get a gtx 1060 with freesync (yes I know it won't work) or an rx 580 with freesync? I am using an i5 8400.
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agreecost 6 months ago
the 1060 is much power efficient and have slightly better overall performance, but users are praising on AMD Free Synchronization and apparently it's worth coping with the Rx 580 extra power consumption, your decision might be easier if you have a free synchronization monitor.
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favouritedisband 6 months ago
RX 580 or GTX 980
i can get them both, the 980 is cheaper (about 25$) but it has no warrantly, next to the 580 rx that is few months old and has warrntly.. which should i get?
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addiebecome 6 months ago
In DX 12 Radeons are generally better then NVidia cards, that's known fact. In DX 11 games, it would be 980 that's better, but like I wrote before, only slightly. Either way, both cards are good, so it's win-win situation. If warranty is important factor for you, then indeed going for 580 might sound better.
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potsubway 6 months ago
gtx 1060 or rx 580
gtx 1060 6gb, stock, and rx 580 OC. difference is that rx 580 comes cheaper. also i have a 500w bronze 80+ power supply. So is that enough for both of them?
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speechquill 6 months ago
You're on the limits with a 580 with that old seasonic to be honest.

The 1060 may be the safer choice.

That said ,I do think you'll be ok with the 580 but would suggest a psu replacement somewhere down the line.

Bear in mind , most (if not all) 580 have a 8 pin power connector.

I believe your psu only has a pair of 6 pins ?

If I'm right you are going to need a twin 6 pin to 8 pin adapter.
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metacarpalwham 6 months ago
RX 580 / RX 480
Can a RX 580 be crossfired with a RX 480?

My question is purely academic. I don't yet own either of these cards, but I would just like to know.
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begottrickle 6 months ago
Yes, it should. It is the same exact card as the 480 with some clock speed tweaks.
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grabbanked 6 months ago
Amd RX 480 4GB vs AMD RX 580 4GB
Which of the two would be a better buy?
Purpose : 1080p Gaming
Want to get the best bang for buck.
PS This would be the first buy and not an upgrade from the 400 Series.
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sistonalumni 6 months ago
For everyday performance, there will be little if any difference between a 480/4, a 580/4 and a 480/8. They are basically the same card, all in the *80 performance range. You'd not notice or care that the 580 might get 5? Fps more, when you are already capable of fps up in the 100's+, beyond most standard monitors refresh. Detail settings will be identical.

The difference between the /4 and /8 comes into play only in certain games where they are optimized for higher vram. And it's a big difference. It's enough that it'll make or break a game at the detail settings you want. A massively detailed game like Witcher 3 or GTA:V, that's extremely fluid and fast moving is going to get bogged down at maximum settings on the 4G cards. You'll not only suffer fps loss, but to reverse the affects you'll need to drop detail settings. In the simpler, smaller games, that are more cpu dependent like WoW or flight Sims etc, it won't be an issue at all.

Having the extra vram isn't going to hurt at all, other than a few $ from the wallet. Not having the extra vram could possibly hurt in the long run if your gaming styles tend towards games requiring high vram.

As far as DX goes, 11 is different than 12, a lot more so than between 10 and 11. Most nvidia cards are designed around taking massive advantage of DX 11 and prior because that's what was the major avi of the games written. With DX12, those algorithms actually take better advantage of AMD's architecture, so it isn't so much that nvidia is not still doing its best, it's just that amd is finally catching a break and the card performance per slot is closing the gap. Back in the day, nvidia mostly had 3Gb cards for DX11, AMD was using 4Gb cards just to try and equalize the battle between like cards. Today, with DX12 titles, those older 4Gb amd cards are actually doing better now, the cards haven't changed, just the way they are used internally. With the 480/580 essentially being the same card, there won't be any real performance differences, just the little things like running slightly cooler or using less power, when judged against the exact same model
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zebraaudio 6 months ago
Can you crossfire RX 470 with RX 580
Hey guys I have a rx 470 right now and I am considering on getting a rx 580.
Can I crossfire these 2 graphics card, if I can do I need a crossfire bridge or is it bridgeless.
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swooshjackberry 6 months ago
As those are in different GPU families, you very likely can't CF those GPUs.
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portholespace 6 months ago
When will AMD RX 570/580 be in stock again?
Does anyone have any information on the subject. This mining madness is driving me crazy. I'd like to get Sapphire Radeon RX 570 NITRO+ 4GB, but 570/580 have vanished from all stores worldwide.
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frarchedalfred 6 months ago
Vandravcek Use this site to set price alerts. It's your best chance to snag a RX 570.

http://www.nowinstock.net/computers/videocards/amd/rx570/
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