Average Bench: 62.5% (52nd of 642)

Based on 61,646 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 67DF Model: Radeon RX 590

AMD’s mid-range RX 590 is the latest refresh of their Polaris-based RX 580, which in turn was a refresh of the RX 480. This iteration yields 10% higher clock speeds compared to the RX 580 which is fuelled by an increased power draw from 185W to 225W. The 590 does not have a 4GB variant which is good for longevity. At launch the 590 was priced at $280, which was 20% more expensive and 7% faster than Nvidia’s then popular 6GB 1060. In today’s market the 590 can be found for little as $170. For more than 90% of gamers (≤1080p) the RX 590 (at $170) represents the best value for money available. Since the GPU is by far the most important component in a gaming PC, it is usually worth spending more on it. The next step up from a 590 would be to Nvidia’s comparable $230 1660S. The 1660S is a more refined card, less heat results in less fan noise, but both are capable of delivering silky smooth 60+ EFps in almost all of today’s popular games at 1080p with maximum details. [Nov '19 GPUPro]

Above average average bench

The AMD RX 590 averaged 37.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 217fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 231fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD RX 590 is just 12.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD RX 590 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 199fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 315fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 61,646 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.8 Lighting 217 259
179 Reflection 199 212
272 Parallax 315 361
57.1% 244 fps
Min Avg Max
149 MRender 159 165
205 Gravity 231 256
138 Splatting 146 151
63.1% 179 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 1560 MHz, MLim: 2100 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.9.1
Lighting 242
Reflection 204
Parallax 356
64% 267 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 239
Splatting 145
65% 180 fps
CLim: 1545 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.9.1
Lighting 234
Reflection 200
Parallax 313
62% 249 fps
MRender 158
Gravity 236
Splatting 144
64% 179 fps
CLim: 1545 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.4.2
Lighting 74.9
Reflection 81.2
Parallax 264
20% 140 fps
MRender 158
Gravity 199
Splatting 146
56% 168 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,000,655 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 61,646 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $280 @ launch in Nov '18)
XFX(1682 9587) 31% 63% ± 3%
XFX RX 590 8GB Fatboy OC+
RX-590P8DFD6
AmazonUS $2006 days
BHPhotoUS $2184 months
Sapphire(1DA2 E366) 26% 64% ± 3%
Sapphire RX 590 8GB Nitro+
11289-01-20G
AmazonUS $2342 months
Gigabyte(1458 2311) 17% 60% ± 3%
Gigabyte RX 590 8GB Gaming
GV-RX590GAMING-8GD
OutletPCUS $2207 months
Sapphire(1DA2 E387) 11% 61% ± 2%
Sapphire RX 590 8GB Pulse
11289-06-20G
AmazonUS $3393 months
PowerColor(148C 2391) 8% 61% ± 3%
PowerColor RX 590 8GB Red Dragon
AXRX 590 8GBD5-DHD
AmazonUS $2002 months
PowerColor RX 590 8GB Red Devil
AXRX 590 8GBD5-3DH/OC
AmazonUS $3405 months
MSI(1462 C411) 5% 67% ± 2%
MSI RX 590 8GB Armor OC
RADEON RX 590 ARMOR 8G OC
ASRock(1849 5032) 3% 64% ± 2%
Asus(1043 056A) 1% 61% ± 2%
AMD(1002 0B31) 0% 61% ± 0%
ASRock(1849 5038) 0% 68% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $506

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 Comments

Added 22 months ago.

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3 days ago.

not super great and kinda power sucky


Good

1 day ago.

Normal people dont post comments or "reviews", why would they? Only company plebs trying to sell sh** do that. Took me a few stings to figure it out. Gotta give the AMD "fanboys" 10/10 for hard work, they are all over it - HOOYA


Excellent

4 days ago.

Best card for that money (269$), but this is big card.


Excellent

3 months ago.

It is basically the rx 580 but at a more stable overclock.


Good

2 months ago.

Very good card, all games in high 1080p


Poor

17 days ago.

it doesnt have much laptop choice, for u guys who need mobility for sure, this is not for you


Excellent

1 month ago.

I think that apart from the GTX 1660 Super is the best grafics card for 1080p max settings and 60 fps


Excellent

1 month ago.

Because the graphics card is the best for 1080p and runs pretty much every game at max settings.


Average

2 months ago.

Much cheaper and worth it with the performance


Good

2 months ago.


Excellent

2 months ago.

basivly the nitro version of it is just fantastic!


Excellent

10 days ago.

eu dei isto de prenda de aniversário para o meu amigo Jacinto Patinto que ele queria tanto uma placa gráfica e dei-lhe uma até que boa para dar ar frasco nas costas


Poor

3 days ago.

very good performance for such price


Good

1 day ago.

It was cheap and work amazing


Excellent

2 months ago.

Better than Nvidiot and Shintel producst


Average

7 days ago.

because i can play flappy bird at max settings with 1000000 FPS


Good

10 months ago.


Good

20 days ago.

Is a really good card. Despite its age it can easily compete with newer cards like the GTX 1660.


Average

22 months ago.

Greedy boy power consumption-wise, but a good deal and slightly better bang for the buck than his Nvidia equivalent, the 1060.


Excellent

2 months ago.

good at 2020 , fast but eats a lot of electricity


Poor

14 months ago.

Gets beat by a gtx 650 in minecraft


Excellent

23 days ago.

Pure performance for a great price!


Good

6 months ago.

Just a bit more of a step up from the lower end RX580 card, but if you're looking for more mid-range performance, go with the 5600XT or the 1660S. For more budget options go with the 1650S or RX580. Good card though if you want a balanced mix of budget and performance.


Excellent

8 months ago.

is less cheap and have good performance


Average

8 months ago.

Crazy power levels - even more than a 2080! Just get a 5500XT or even better a 1650S/1660S!


Excellent

13 months ago.

OCed it's faster than my SLI GTX 780s


Good

16 months ago.

price not justified


Poor

10 months ago.

GTX 1660S flat out outperforms it for a very small extra of $20.


Average

14 months ago.

Reasonable card for a good price. Can run a bit hot.


Excellent

16 months ago.

Good Performance for Good Price


Excellent

12 months ago.

I recently upgraded from this card to a RX 5700-XT, but this card is so good I didn't want to get rid of it and ended up moving it to my secondary rig replacing a GTX 1050 Ti. It's honestly the best mid-range card out there and for the price (£227.00 at time of review, though I paid £200 on a flash sale) the cost to performance ratio can't be beaten.


Excellent

12 months ago.

upgrading from a msi gaming GTX 960 2GB overclocked at 1544Mhz core and 2000Mhz Memory. I have absolutely no regrets or sorrow for that matter simply because the RX 590 destroys the 960 in performance. a great card for its price tag. now i can finally enjoy high - ultra 1080p gaming!


Excellent

9 months ago.

Good Performance, Running faster when a higher power limit is set


Average

2 days ago.

Rx 580 but with 12nm and increased power usage and clock speeds. If you can find gtx1650 super for cheaper buy that not this.


Excellent

18 months ago.

in my country it has the same price as the 1060, yet this card can outperform it in almost if not all situations. great card for compromise free 1080p gaming.


Good

4 months ago.

Its good but just a overclocked rx580 in reality.


Excellent

8 months ago.

Amazing card for the price


Excellent

6 months ago.

Very good performance and extremely cheap price


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