Average Bench: 62.4% (49th of 634)

Based on 38,019 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]

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Above average average bench

The AMD RX 590 averaged 37.6% 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) 219fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 231fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD RX 590 is just 9.86%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD RX 590 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 201fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 316fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 38,019 samples)
Min Avg Max
185 Lighting 219 253
185 Reflection 201 212
282 Parallax 316 358
57.5% 245 fps
Min Avg Max
151 MRender 158 164
209 Gravity 231 255
140 Splatting 146 151
62.9% 178 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 1565 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.1.3
Lighting 237
Reflection 199
Parallax 320
62% 252 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 240
Splatting 141
64% 176 fps
CLim: 1545 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.20
Lighting 226
Reflection 202
Parallax 302
60% 243 fps
MRender 159
Gravity 228
Splatting 145
62% 177 fps
CLim: 1545 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.20
Lighting 228
Reflection 198
Parallax 302
60% 243 fps
MRender 158
Gravity 227
Splatting 148
62% 178 fps
CLim: 1545 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.20
Lighting 223
Reflection 202
Parallax 298
59% 241 fps
MRender 159
Gravity 225
Splatting 147
62% 177 fps
Asus(1043 056A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1545 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.12.2
Lighting 193
Reflection 197
Parallax 272
51% 221 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 198
Splatting 140
55% 165 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,747,204 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 38,019 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $280 @ launch in Nov '18)
Sapphire(1DA2 E366) 29% 63% ± 3%
Sapphire RX 590 8GB Nitro+
11289-01-20G
AmazonUS $28015 mins
EbayUS $33120 mins
XFX(1682 9587) 21% 63% ± 2%
XFX RX 590 8GB Fatboy OC+
RX-590P8DFD6
EbayUS $18520 mins
AmazonUS $19015 mins
Gigabyte(1458 2311) 17% 60% ± 2%
Gigabyte RX 590 8GB Gaming
GV-RX590GAMING-8GD
EbayUS $20719 mins
OutletPCUS $2104 days
PowerColor(148C 2391) 12% 61% ± 3%
PowerColor RX 590 8GB Red Dragon
AXRX 590 8GBD5-DHD
AmazonUS $19515 mins
PowerColor RX 590 8GB Red Devil
AXRX 590 8GBD5-3DH/OC
AmazonUS $2204 hrs
Sapphire(1DA2 E387) 10% 61% ± 2%
Sapphire RX 590 8GB Pulse
11289-06-20G
AmazonUS $26015 mins
EbayUS $30219 mins
MSI(1462 C411) 6% 67% ± 2%
MSI RX 590 8GB Armor OC
RADEON RX 590 ARMOR 8G OC
ASRock(1849 5032) 3% 64% ± 2%
Asus(1043 056A) 1% 62% ± 1%
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Typical RX 590 Builds (Compare 36,232 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $566

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 Comments

Added 14 months ago.

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18 hrs ago.

Beautiful render, works great


Good

8 days ago.

Such a good budget graphics card


Excellent

9 hrs ago.

Best Card for 1080p gaming you can get. never disapointed me and with the regular Updates from AMD the Card get's beter and more efficient every time.


Good

9 days ago.

Really good graphics card and has great options for competitive gaming


Excellent

10 days ago.

Very good card, all games in high 1080p


Excellent

9 days ago.

It’s going cheaper than a 580 where I am, and it’s really good for 1080p. A bit power hungry but that’s fine.


Excellent

1 month ago.

Much cheaper and worth it with the performance


Excellent

13 days ago.


Excellent

6 days ago.

basivly the nitro version of it is just fantastic!


Good

9 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


Excellent

3 months ago.

Better than Nvidiot and Shintel producst


Good

2 months ago.

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


Good

2 months ago.


Average

14 months ago.

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


Poor

5 months ago.

Gets beat by a gtx 650 in minecraft


Excellent

1 month ago.

A very good budget option for those who want an extra bit of perfomance. In my opinion it's best to put a little more money into a better GPU, but this will definitely serve you well at 1080P


Excellent

3 days ago.

is less cheap and have good performance


Average

2 days ago.

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


Good

8 months ago.

price not justified


Excellent

4 months ago.

OCed it's faster than my SLI GTX 780s


Poor

2 months ago.

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


Average

6 months ago.

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


Excellent

8 months ago.

Good Performance for Good Price


Excellent

4 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

28 days ago.

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


Excellent

10 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.


Excellent

4 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!


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