AMD Radeon RX 580: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon RX 580

Summary

AMD started Radeon RX 580 sales 18 April 2017 at a recommended price of $229. This is GCN 4.0 architecture desktop card based on 14 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 8 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 8 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 256.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 241 mm. 1x 8-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 185 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 49.27 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA TITAN V.

General info

Of Radeon RX 580's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Perfomance to price
87.29
 
Architecture
GCN 4.0
 
Code name
Polaris 20
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
18 April 2017
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$229
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)
Price
$224.99
 
of 4095.95 (Quadro P6000)

Technical specs

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 Radeon RX 580's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2304
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
1257 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1340 MHz
 
Transistor count
5,700 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
185 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
193.0
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
6,175 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX 580's 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).
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
Length
241 mm
 
Supplementary power connectors
1x 8-pin
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on 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.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
Maximum RAM amount
8 GB
 
of 32
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
8000 MHz
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
256.0 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX 580.
Display Connectors
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
 

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX 580, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (12_0)
 
OpenGL
4.5
 
of 4.6

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX 580. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
48.91
 
 
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
330256
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
87394
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
11912
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
13692
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
19961
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
44830
 
Passmark
8399
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good Radeon RX 580 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
0.90
 
 
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Far Cry 5 (2018)
low / 720p
124
 
medium / 1080p
86
 
high / 1080p
79
 
ultra / 1080p
73
 
4k / 2160p
26
 
Fortnite (2018)
low / 720p
348
 
medium / 1080p
130
 
high / 1080p
105
 
ultra / 1080p
80
 
4k / 2160p
23
 
Kingdom Come: Deliverance (2018)
low / 720p
119
 
medium / 1080p
87
 
high / 1080p
72
 
ultra / 1080p
49
 
4k / 2160p
16
 
Ark Survival Evolved (2017)
low / 720p
116
 
medium / 1080p
56
 
high / 1080p
38
 
ultra / 1080p
26
 
4k / 2160p
9
 
Assassin´s Creed Origins (2017)
low / 720p
64
 
medium / 1080p
59
 
high / 1080p
56
 
ultra / 1080p
47
 
4k / 2160p
23
 
Destiny 2 (2017)
low / 720p
140
 
medium / 1080p
110
 
high / 1080p
100
 
ultra / 1080p
84
 
4k / 2160p
28
 
Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017)
low / 720p
107
 
medium / 1080p
73
 
high / 1080p
68
 
ultra / 1080p
38
 
4k / 2160p
28
 
Mass Effect Andromeda (2017)
low / 720p
127
 
medium / 1080p
98
 
high / 1080p
67
 
ultra / 1080p
56
 
4k / 2160p
25
 
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) (2017)
low / 720p
125
 
medium / 1080p
85
 
high / 1080p
70
 
ultra / 1080p
49
 
4k / 2160p
18
 
Resident Evil 7 (2017)
low / 720p
357
 
medium / 1080p
221
 
high / 1080p
139
 
ultra / 1080p
132
 
4k / 2160p
39
 
Star Wars Battlefront 2 (2017)
low / 720p
205
 
medium / 1080p
108
 
high / 1080p
94
 
ultra / 1080p
79
 
4k / 2160p
26
 
Battlefield 1 (BF1) (2016)
low / 720p
174
 
medium / 768p
155
 
high / 1080p
102
 
ultra / 1080p
89
 
4k / 2160p
40
 
Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)
low / 720p
106
 
medium / 768p
101
 
high / 1080p
72
 
ultra / 1080p
37
 
4k / 2160p
23
 
Dishonored 2 (2016)
low / 720p
95
 
medium / 768p
90
 
high / 1080p
66
 
ultra / 1080p
63
 
4k / 2160p
27
 
Doom (2016)
low / 720p
82
 
medium / 768p
80
 
high / 1080p
75
 
ultra / 1080p
74
 
4k / 2160p
32
 
Far Cry Primal (2016)
low / 720p
97
 
medium / 1080p
86
 
high / 1080p
78
 
ultra / 1080p
62
 
4k / 2160p
31
 
Overwatch (2016)
low / 720p
300
 
medium / 768p
300
 
high / 1080p
213
 
ultra / 1080p
146
 
4k / 2160p
69
 
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
low / 768p
247
 
medium / 768p
159
 
high / 1080p
84
 
ultra / 1080p
65
 
4k / 2160p
28
 
The Division (2016)
low / 720p
188
 
medium / 768p
144
 
high / 1080p
83
 
ultra / 1080p
63
 
4k / 2160p
33
 
Watch Dogs 2 (2016)
low / 720p
88
 
medium / 768p
79
 
high / 1080p
66
 
ultra / 1080p
44
 
4k / 2160p
24
 
GTA V (2015)
low / 768p
148
 
medium / 768p
144
 
high / 1080p
99
 
ultra / 1080p
55
 
4k / 2160p
57
 
Rainbow Six Siege (2015)
low / 768p
291
 
medium / 768p
247
 
high / 1080p
166
 
ultra / 1080p
135
 
4k / 2160p
55
 
The Witcher 3 (2015)
low / 768p
215
 
medium / 768p
143
 
high / 1080p
79
 
ultra / 1080p
46
 
4k / 2160p
28
 
Sims 4 (2014)
low / 768p
183
 
medium / 768p
169
 
high / 1080p
161
 
ultra / 1080p
150
 
Battlefield 4 (2013)
low / 768p
197
 
medium / 768p
188
 
high / 768p
183
 
ultra / 1080p
88
 
4k / 2160p
47
 

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon RX 580 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon RX 580 from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 980, which is slower by 2% and lower by 3 positions in our rating.

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