NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN Z vs AMD Radeon RX 580
Comparison of GeForce GTX TITAN Z and Radeon RX 580 architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce GTX TITAN Z and Radeon RX 580'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 TITAN Z and Radeon RX 580's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
338 billion / sec
193.0 GTexel / s
2x 5,046 gflops
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GTX TITAN Z and Radeon RX 580 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
PCI Express 3.0
PCIe 3.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
10.5" (26.7 cm)
4.376" (11.1 cm)
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX TITAN Z and Radeon RX 580: 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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
768-bit (384-bit per GPU)
Memory clock speed
672 GB / s
256.0 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX TITAN Z and Radeon RX 580.
2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
One Dual Link DVI-I, One Dual Link DVI-D, One HDMI, One DisplayPort
Multi monitor support
Maximum VGA resolution
Audio input for HDMI
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX TITAN Z and Radeon RX 580. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Blu Ray 3D
3D Vision Live
APIs supported by GeForce GTX TITAN Z and Radeon RX 580, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX TITAN Z and Radeon RX 580. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GTX TITAN Z 39.98
RX 580 44.10 +10.3%
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
GTX TITAN Z 17130 +23%
RX 580 13927
GTX TITAN Z 7693
RX 580 8486 +10.3%
Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX TITAN Z and Radeon RX 580. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Let's see how good GeForce GTX TITAN Z and Radeon RX 580 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN Z
Wider memory bus (768 vs 256 bit)
More pipelines (2880 vs 2304)
Higher memory bandwidth (672 vs 256 GB/s)
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
GameStream (streams data between the PC and NVIDIA SHIELD device attached to a TV. Basically allows using the PC as a gaming console)
Blu Ray 3D
3D Vision Live
Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 580
10.3% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (18 April 2017 vs 28 May 2014)
Cheaper ($229 vs $2999)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (185 vs 375 watts)
So, GTX TITAN Z or RX 580?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon RX 580.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX TITAN Z and Radeon RX 580, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.