NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M SLI vs AMD Radeon RX 560X Mobile

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M SLI
AMD Radeon RX 560X Mobile

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 580M SLI and Radeon RX 560X Mobile architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Fermi
 
Polaris
Code name
N12E-GTX2
 
Polaris 11
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
6 January 2011
 
5 January 2017

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 580M SLI and Radeon RX 560X Mobile's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 580M SLI and Radeon RX 560X Mobile's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
768
 
1024
Core clock speed
620 MHz
 
1172 MHz
Boost Clock
no data
 
1275 MHz
Transistor count
no data
 
3,000 million
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
65 Watt
Texture fill rate
no data
 
76.93 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
no data
 
2,611 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 580M SLI and Radeon RX 560X Mobile compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Laptop size
large
 
large
Interface
no data
 
MXM-B (3.0)

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 580M SLI and Radeon RX 560X Mobile: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
no data
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
1500 MHz
 
6000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
no data
 
96 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 580M SLI and Radeon RX 560X Mobile.
Display Connectors
no data
 
No outputs

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 580M SLI and Radeon RX 560X Mobile. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
FreeSync
-
 
+
DisplayPort 1.3 HBR / 1.4 HDR Ready
no data
 
+
HDMI 2.0
no data
 
+

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 580M SLI and Radeon RX 560X Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
 
DirectX 12
OpenGL
no data
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 580M SLI and Radeon RX 560X Mobile. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX 580M SLI 16.44
RX 560X Mobile 23.28 +41.6%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

GTX 580M SLI 6106
RX 560X Mobile 8203 +34.3%

3DMark Vantage Performance

GTX 580M SLI 25022 +26.2%
RX 560X Mobile 19829

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 580M SLI and Radeon RX 560X Mobile are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M SLI

Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 560X Mobile

41.6% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (5 January 2017 vs 6 January 2011)
More pipelines (1024 vs 768)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 40 nm)
Less power hungry (65 vs 100 watts)
DisplayPort 1.3 HBR / 1.4 HDR Ready
HDMI 2.0
AMD FreeSync
FreeSync

So, GTX 580M SLI or RX 560X Mobile?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon RX 560X Mobile.
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