AMD Radeon RX 580 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK
Comparison of Radeon RX 580 and GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK architecture, market type and release date.
Radeon RX 580 and GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK'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 and GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK'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
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon RX 580 and GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK 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
One 8-pin and one 6-pin
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX 580 and GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK: 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
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX 580 and GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x 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 Radeon RX 580 and GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Blu Ray 3D
3D Vision Live
APIs supported by Radeon RX 580 and GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX 580 and GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
RX 580 40.40
GTX TITAN BLACK 41.14 +1.8%
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
RX 580 13927 +19.1%
GTX TITAN BLACK 11690
RX 580 8731
GTX TITAN BLACK 8889 +1.8%
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon RX 580 and GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Let's see how good Radeon RX 580 and GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 580
Much newer (18 April 2017 vs 18 February 2014)
Cheaper ($229 vs $999)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (185 vs 250 watts)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK
1.8% faster in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (384 vs 256 bit)
More pipelines (2880 vs 2304)
Higher memory bandwidth (336 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)
G-SYNC (removes screen tearing by telling the display when to renew the image. Only works with G-SYNC compatible displays)
3D Vision Surround
So, RX 580 or GTX TITAN BLACK?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon RX 580 and NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK. The differences in performance seem too small.
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