Average Bench: 61.1% (64th of 621)

Based on 16,805 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 from 2016, which in turn was a refresh of their RX 480 (2015). This iteration yields 15% higher clock speeds compared to the RX 580 which is reflected in the early benchmark data. This increased performance is fuelled by an increased power draw: the 580 had a TDP of 185W compared to the 590’s 225W, which compares to 210W for AMD’s high-performance Radeon RX Vega 56. Like the 8GB version of the RX 580, the RX 590 also has 8GB of GDDR5 with a 256GB/s memory bandwidth. With this iteration there isn’t a 4GB variant which is a good thing because 4GB can bottleneck an increasing proportion of games. Priced at $280, it is currently 20% more expensive than NVIDIA’s popular 6GB 1060, but is 12% faster in terms of effective speed. As a bonus, shoppers can get better value for money by purchasing one of the numerous game bundles that are currently available. [Nov '18 GPUPro]


Above average average bench

The AMD RX 590 averaged 38.9% 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.


Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 226fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 235fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD RX 590 is just 14.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD RX 590 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 204fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 147fps

Average Bench

(Based on 16,805 samples)
Min Avg Max
190 Lighting 226 257
193 Reflection 204 214
276 Parallax 322 362
62.6% 251 fps
Min Avg Max
152 MRender 159 165
202 Gravity 235 257
141 Splatting 147 151
59.1% 180 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: 19.20
Lighting 240
Reflection 200
Parallax 324
66% 255 fps
MRender 164
Gravity 243
Splatting 150
61% 186 fps
CLim: 1560 MHz, MLim: 2100 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.7.5
Lighting 235
Reflection 204
Parallax 316
64% 252 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 238
Splatting 146
59% 180 fps
PowerColor(148C 2391) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1576 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.6.3
Lighting 230
Reflection 203
Parallax 340
64% 257 fps
MRender 161
Gravity 233
Splatting 146
59% 180 fps
CLim: 1560 MHz, MLim: 2100 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.8.1
Lighting 89.8
Reflection 94.7
Parallax 306
33% 163 fps
MRender 161
Gravity 242
Splatting 148
60% 184 fps
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 Game FPS Estimates

Average fps @ 1080p with maximum detail settings for 9 popular games:

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive: 157 fps Fortnite: 93 fps PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds: 67 fps Grand Theft Auto V: 69 fps League of Legends: 166 fps Overwatch: 104 fps The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt: 78 fps Minecraft: 199 fps World of Tanks: 97 fps

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,345,343 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 16,805 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $280 @ launch in Nov '18)
Sapphire(1DA2 E366) 39% 62% ± 4%
Sapphire RX 590 8GB Nitro+
AmazonUS $21629 mins
EbayUS $24534 mins
XFX(1682 9587) 23% 61% ± 6%
XFX RX 590 8GB Fatboy OC+
EbayUS $21034 mins
PowerColor(148C 2391) 10% 60% ± 4%
Sapphire(1DA2 E387) 8% 60% ± 4%
Gigabyte(1458 2311) 8% 56% ± 5%
MSI(1462 C411) 5% 64% ± 6%
ASRock(1849 5032) 5% 63% ± 3%
Asus(1043 056A) 2% 57% ± 7%
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Typical RX 590 Builds (Compare 19,365 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 60%
Desktop 73%
Workstation 61%

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $600

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14 hrs ago.

Works great for me on my dual monitors. Upgraded to a RX590 from a GTX 1050 TI. Big difference in cards. I've always bought nvidia cards, this is my first AMD card (though I've always built AMD chipped PCs). So far I'm liking what AMD gpu's have to offer.


1 day ago.

I have this card. It is perfectly for 1080P playing !


5 hrs ago.

Way better than any of nividias gpus


4 days ago.

very good


8 days ago.

Its a really good graphics card for gaming in general, definetly beats the 1060 in efectiveness and price


1 month ago.

Much cheaper and worth it with the performance


5 days ago.

Kitűnő termék. FHD-ben szinte minden max-on megy.


18 days ago.


1 month ago.

Just a better value for your buck


4 months ago.

Better than Nvidiot and Shintel producst


2 months ago.

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


9 months ago.


3 days ago.

best need best


9 months ago.

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


26 days ago.

Gets beat by a gtx 650 in minecraft


3 months ago.

price not justified


1 month ago.

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


3 months ago.

Good Performance for Good Price


1 month ago.

OCed it's faster than my SLI GTX 780s


5 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.

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