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 Dual-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 45.41 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA TITAN RTX.

General info

Of Radeon RX 580's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
34.25
 
Architecture
GCN 4.0
 
Code name
Polaris 20
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
18 April 2017
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$229
 
Price now
$160
 
of 9999 (Quadro RTX 8000)

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
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
185 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
193.0 GTexel / s
 
Floating-point performance
6,175 gflops
 
of 2918.4 (GRID K340)

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

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
 
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
8000 MHz
 
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
4.6
 

Benchmark 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

45.41

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

348952

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

82516

3DMark Fire Strike Score

11986

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

13927

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

19274

3DMark Vantage Performance

44344

Passmark

8564

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon RX 580 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

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 970, which is faster by 1% and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

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