AMD Radeon RX 580 2048SP: specs and benchmarks

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Summary

AMD started Radeon RX 580 2048SP sales 15 October 2018. This is a desktop graphics card based on a GCN 4.0 architecture and made with 14 nm manufacturing process. It is primarily aimed at gamer market. 8 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 7 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 224.0 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 150 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 19.89% of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090.

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General info

Some basic facts about Radeon RX 580 2048SP: architecture, market segment, release date etc.

Place in performance ranking245
Place by popularity49
Value for money28.80
ArchitectureGCN 4.0 (2016−2020)
GPU code namePolaris 20
Market segmentDesktop
Release date15 October 2018 (5 years old)
Current price$110 of 168889 (A100 PCIe 80 GB)
Value for money

Performance to price ratio. The higher, the better.

Technical specs

Radeon RX 580 2048SP's specs such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon RX 580 2048SP's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores2048of 20480 (Data Center GPU Max NEXT)
Core clock speed1168 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Boost clock speed1284 MHzof 3599 (Radeon RX 7990 XTX)
Number of transistors5,700 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology14 nmof 4 (GeForce RTX 4080)
Power consumption (TDP)150 Wattof 2400 (Data Center GPU Max Subsystem)
Texture fill rate164.4of 969.9 (H100 SXM5 96 GB)

Size and compatibility

This section provides details about the physical dimensions of Radeon RX 580 2048SP and its compatibility with other computer components. This information is useful when selecting a computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop graphics cards, it includes details about the interface and bus (for motherboard compatibility) and additional power connectors (for power supply compatibility).

InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16
Length241 mm
Width2-slot
Supplementary power connectors1x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX 580 2048SP: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM instead.

Memory typeGDDR5
Maximum RAM amount8 GBof 192 (Radeon Instinct MI300X)
Memory bus width256 Bitof 19000 (GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB)
Memory clock speed7000 MHzof 22400 (GeForce RTX 4080)
Memory bandwidth224.0 GB/sof 3276 (Aldebaran)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX 580 2048SP. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference graphics cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model, while non-reference desktop models can (though not necessarily will) bear a different set of video ports.

Display Connectors1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
HDMI+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX 580 2048SP, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12 (12_0)
Shader Model6.4
OpenGL4.6
OpenCL2.0
Vulkan1.2.131

Benchmark performance

Synthetic benchmark performance of Radeon RX 580 2048SP. The combined score is measured on a 0-100 point scale.


Combined synthetic benchmark score

This is our combined benchmark performance score. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

RX 580 2048SP 19.89

Passmark

This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

Benchmark coverage: 25%

RX 580 2048SP 7736

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon RX 580 2048SP is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Radeon RX 580 2048SP's performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop video cards.


NVIDIA equivalent

According to our data, the closest NVIDIA alternative to Radeon RX 580 2048SP is T1000, which is slower by 1% and lower by 4 positions in our ranking.

Here are some closest NVIDIA rivals to Radeon RX 580 2048SP:

AMD Radeon RX 580 2048SP 100
NVIDIA T600 83.61

Similar GPUs

Here is our recommendation of several graphics cards that are more or less close in performance to the one reviewed.

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