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 48.07 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

General info

Of Radeon RX 580's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
71.09
 
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 now
$209.99
 
of 4403.52 (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 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Core clock speed
1257 MHz
 
of 1620 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Boost Clock
1340 MHz
 
of 1815 (Quadro RTX 5000)
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 GTexel / s
 
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

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 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Memory clock speed
8000 MHz
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
256.0 GB / s
 
of 1024 (FirePro S9300 X2)

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 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
47.37
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
8422

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.

Fortnite

2018

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
minimum HD Graphics 4000
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of Fortnite on Radeon RX 580.

low / 720p
347
 
medium / 1080p
153
 
high / 1080p
106
 
ultra / 1080p
80
 
4k / 2160p
23
 

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
minimum GeForce GTX 960
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) on Radeon RX 580.

low / 720p
125
 
medium / 1080p
85
 
high / 1080p
70
 
ultra / 1080p
49
 
4k / 2160p
18
 

Overwatch

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
minimum HD Graphics 4400
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of Overwatch on Radeon RX 580.

low / 720p
300
 
medium / 768p
300
 
high / 1080p
213
 
ultra / 1080p
146
 
4k / 2160p
69
 

GTA V

2015

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of GTA V on Radeon RX 580.

low / 768p
148
 
medium / 768p
144
 
high / 1080p
99
 
ultra / 1080p
55
 
4k / 2160p
57
 

Rainbow Six Siege

2015

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
minimum GeForce GTX 460
recommended Radeon HD 7970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rainbow Six Siege on Radeon RX 580.

low / 768p
291
 
medium / 768p
247
 
high / 1080p
166
 
ultra / 1080p
135
 
4k / 2160p
55
 

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
minimum GeForce 6800
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Dota 2

2013

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
minimum GeForce 8600 GT

Counter-Strike: GO

2012

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
recommended GeForce 6600

League of Legends

2009

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
minimum GeForce 6150 LE
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Minecraft

2009

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
minimum Radeon HD 2400
recommended Radeon HD 5970

Far Cry 5

2018

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to Far Cry 5 official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
minimum GeForce GTX 670
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Far Cry 5 on Radeon RX 580.

low / 720p
122
 
medium / 1080p
83
 
high / 1080p
76
 
ultra / 1080p
71
 
4k / 2160p
26
 

Forza Horizon 4

2018

FPS tests

Real world test results of Forza Horizon 4 on Radeon RX 580.

low / 720p
175
 
medium / 1080p
108
 
high / 1080p
101
 
ultra / 1080p
82
 
4k / 2160p
41
 

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

2018

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to Kingdom Come: Deliverance official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Kingdom Come: Deliverance on Radeon RX 580.

low / 720p
123
 
medium / 1080p
83
 
high / 1080p
69
 
ultra / 1080p
49
 
4k / 2160p
16
 

Monster Hunter World

2018

FPS tests

Real world test results of Monster Hunter World on Radeon RX 580.

low / 720p
131
 
medium / 1080p
72
 
high / 1080p
65
 
ultra / 1080p
51
 
4k / 2160p
16
 

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

2018

FPS tests

Real world test results of Shadow of the Tomb Raider on Radeon RX 580.

low / 720p
125
 
medium / 1080p
74
 
high / 1080p
68
 
ultra / 1080p
58
 
4k / 2160p
20
 

Ark Survival Evolved

2017

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to Ark Survival Evolved official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
minimum Radeon HD 7870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Ark Survival Evolved on Radeon RX 580.

low / 720p
116
 
medium / 1080p
56
 
high / 1080p
38
 
ultra / 1080p
26
 
4k / 2160p
9
 

Assassin´s Creed Origins

2017

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to Assassin´s Creed Origins official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 760

FPS tests

Real world test results of Assassin´s Creed Origins on Radeon RX 580.

low / 720p
67
 
medium / 1080p
58
 
high / 1080p
55
 
ultra / 1080p
46
 
4k / 2160p
22
 

Destiny 2

2017

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to Destiny 2 official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
minimum Radeon HD 7850
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Destiny 2 on Radeon RX 580.

low / 720p
140
 
medium / 1080p
110
 
high / 1080p
100
 
ultra / 1080p
84
 
4k / 2160p
28
 

Ghost Recon Wildlands

2017

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to Ghost Recon Wildlands official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Ghost Recon Wildlands on Radeon RX 580.

low / 720p
117
 
medium / 1080p
71
 
high / 1080p
65
 
ultra / 1080p
36
 
4k / 2160p
25
 

Mass Effect Andromeda

2017

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to Mass Effect Andromeda official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Real world test results of Mass Effect Andromeda on Radeon RX 580.

low / 720p
127
 
medium / 1080p
98
 
high / 1080p
67
 
ultra / 1080p
56
 
4k / 2160p
25
 

Resident Evil 7

2017

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to Resident Evil 7 official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
minimum GeForce GTX 760
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Resident Evil 7 on Radeon RX 580.

low / 720p
357
 
medium / 1080p
221
 
high / 1080p
139
 
ultra / 1080p
132
 
4k / 2160p
39
 

Star Wars Battlefront 2

2017

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to Star Wars Battlefront 2 official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Real world test results of Star Wars Battlefront 2 on Radeon RX 580.

low / 720p
205
 
medium / 1080p
108
 
high / 1080p
94
 
ultra / 1080p
79
 
4k / 2160p
26
 

Battlefield 1 (BF1)

2016

FPS tests

Real world test results of Battlefield 1 (BF1) on Radeon RX 580.

low / 720p
174
 
medium / 768p
155
 
high / 1080p
102
 
ultra / 1080p
89
 
4k / 2160p
40
 

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to Deus Ex Mankind Divided official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Deus Ex Mankind Divided on Radeon RX 580.

low / 720p
106
 
medium / 768p
101
 
high / 1080p
72
 
ultra / 1080p
37
 
4k / 2160p
23
 

Dishonored 2

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to Dishonored 2 official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Real world test results of Dishonored 2 on Radeon RX 580.

low / 720p
95
 
medium / 768p
90
 
high / 1080p
66
 
ultra / 1080p
63
 
4k / 2160p
27
 

Doom

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to Doom official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
minimum Radeon HD 7870
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Doom on Radeon RX 580.

low / 720p
82
 
medium / 768p
80
 
high / 1080p
75
 
ultra / 1080p
74
 
4k / 2160p
32
 

Far Cry Primal

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to Far Cry Primal official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
minimum Radeon HD 5770
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Real world test results of Far Cry Primal on Radeon RX 580.

low / 720p
111
 
medium / 1080p
91
 
high / 1080p
82
 
ultra / 1080p
61
 
4k / 2160p
31
 

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
minimum GeForce GTX 650
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on Radeon RX 580.

low / 768p
247
 
medium / 768p
159
 
high / 1080p
84
 
ultra / 1080p
65
 
4k / 2160p
28
 

The Division

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to The Division official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
minimum Radeon HD 7770
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Division on Radeon RX 580.

low / 720p
198
 
medium / 768p
145
 
high / 1080p
80
 
ultra / 1080p
61
 
4k / 2160p
32
 

Watch Dogs 2

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to Watch Dogs 2 official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Real world test results of Watch Dogs 2 on Radeon RX 580.

low / 720p
88
 
medium / 768p
79
 
high / 1080p
66
 
ultra / 1080p
44
 
4k / 2160p
24
 

The Witcher 3

2015

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to The Witcher 3 official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 770

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Witcher 3 on Radeon RX 580.

low / 768p
205
 
medium / 768p
138
 
high / 1080p
72
 
ultra / 1080p
44
 
4k / 2160p
27
 

Sims 4

2014

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to Sims 4 official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
minimum GeForce 6600

FPS tests

Real world test results of Sims 4 on Radeon RX 580.

low / 768p
183
 
medium / 768p
169
 
high / 1080p
161
 
ultra / 1080p
150
 

Battlefield 4

2013

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 580 performance compared to Battlefield 4 official system requirements.

Radeon RX 580
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of Battlefield 4 on Radeon RX 580.

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 1% and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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