RX 590 with Core i7-8700K benchmarks at Ultra Quality quality settings

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. View Current Price List

AMD Radeon RX 590
Price $ 279 4/5 Very Good
Year 2018 5/5 Excellent
Series RX 590
Maximum Recorded Temperature 82C 2/5 Acceptable
Max Fan Noise 43dB 5/5 Excellent
Recommended Power Supply 575W 2/5 Acceptable
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89)
CPU Impact on FPS + 0 FPS 5/5 Excellent
CPU Impact on FPS % 0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 89 FPS 5/5 Excellent
Average 1440p Performance 62 FPS 5/5 Excellent
Average 4K Performance 34 FPS 1/5 Weak
Memory 8 GB 5/5 Excellent
Overall Combination Score 79/100 Very Good
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Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

Resolution 1920x1080

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
44 FPS
2018 Battlefield V
104 FPS
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
112 FPS
2018 Fallout 76
101 FPS
2018 Final Fantasy XV
68 FPS
2018 Forza Horizon 4
76 FPS
2018 Hitman 2
79 FPS
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
72 FPS
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
63 FPS
2017 Dawn of War III
110 FPS
2017 Destiny 2
110 FPS
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
76 FPS
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
72 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
56 FPS
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
72 FPS
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
61 FPS
2016 Battlefield 1
123 FPS
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
74 FPS
2016 Doom
149 FPS
2016 F1 2016
100 FPS
2016 Hitman
105 FPS
2016 Overwatch
118 FPS
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
103 FPS
2016 The Division
81 FPS
2016 Total War: Warhammer
85 FPS
2015 DiRT Rally
122 FPS
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
66 FPS
2015 The Witcher 3
88 FPS
2013 Battlefield 4
90 FPS
2013 Crysis 3
100 FPS

Resolution 2560x1440

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
37 FPS
2018 Battlefield V
78 FPS
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
71 FPS
2018 Fallout 76
71 FPS
2018 Final Fantasy XV
49 FPS
2018 Forza Horizon 4
63 FPS
2018 Hitman 2
51 FPS
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
46 FPS
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
45 FPS
2017 Dawn of War III
69 FPS
2017 Destiny 2
94 FPS
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
49 FPS
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
53 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
43 FPS
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
55 FPS
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
57 FPS
2016 Battlefield 1
78 FPS
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
48 FPS
2016 Doom
104 FPS
2016 F1 2016
78 FPS
2016 Hitman
75 FPS
2016 Overwatch
81 FPS
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
62 FPS
2016 The Division
56 FPS
2016 Total War: Warhammer
69 FPS
2015 DiRT Rally
85 FPS
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
46 FPS
2015 The Witcher 3
50 FPS
2013 Battlefield 4
59 FPS
2013 Crysis 3
46 FPS

Resolution 3840x2160

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
22 FPS
2018 Battlefield V
41 FPS
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
35 FPS
2018 Fallout 76
39 FPS
2018 Final Fantasy XV
29 FPS
2018 Forza Horizon 4
43 FPS
2018 Hitman 2
30 FPS
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
26 FPS
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
29 FPS
2017 Dawn of War III
34 FPS
2017 Destiny 2
46 FPS
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
26 FPS
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
30 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
24 FPS
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
40 FPS
2016 Battlefield 1
42 FPS
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
21 FPS
2016 Doom
51 FPS
2016 F1 2016
46 FPS
2016 Overwatch
42 FPS
2016 Total War: Warhammer
32 FPS
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
22 FPS

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RX 590 Specifications

Board Design

Board NumberC944-41
Length9.5 inches 241 mm
Outputs1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 8-pin
Slot WidthDual-slot
TDP225 W

Clock Speeds

Boost Clock1545 MHz
GPU Clock1469 MHz
Memory Clock2000 MHz 8000 MHz effective

Graphics Card

Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationPolaris (RX 500)
Launch Price279 USD
ProductionActive
Release DateNov 15th, 2018

Graphics Features

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

Graphics Processor

ArchitectureGCN 4.0
Die Size244 mm²
GPU NamePolaris 30
GPU VariantPolaris 30 XT (215-0922006)
Process Size12 nm
Transistors5,700 million

Memory

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

Render Config

Compute Units36
ROPs32
Shading Units2304
TMUs144

Theoretical Performance

FP16 (half) performance7,119 GFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance7,119 GFLOPS (1:1)
FP64 (double) performance445.0 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate49.44 GPixel/s
Texture Rate222.5 GTexel/s

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