Average Bench: 79.7% (37th of 611)

Based on 7,053 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]

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Good average bench

The AMD RX 590 averaged 20.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the AMD RX 590 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 224fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 237fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD RX 590 is just 17.4%. 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) 205fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 146fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,053 samples)
Min Avg Max
167 Lighting 224 258
190 Reflection 205 215
288 Parallax 326 364
80.8% 252 fps
Min Avg Max
151 MRender 159 166
211 Gravity 237 261
141 Splatting 146 152
78.9% 181 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 1580 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.4.1
Lighting 244
Reflection 213
Parallax 364
89% 274 fps
MRender 161
Gravity 247
Splatting 147
81% 185 fps
Device(1DA2 E366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1560 MHz, MLim: 2100 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.3.3
Lighting 235
Reflection 202
Parallax 312
81% 249 fps
MRender 162
Gravity 240
Splatting 145
80% 182 fps
PowerColor(148C 2391) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1576 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.4.3
Lighting 229
Reflection 211
Parallax 315
80% 252 fps
MRender 159
Gravity 232
Splatting 146
78% 179 fps
CLim: 1580 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.4.3
Lighting 220
Reflection 203
Parallax 298
77% 240 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 227
Splatting 139
75% 173 fps
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 Game FPS Estimates

Average fps @ 1080p with maximum detail settings for 3 popular games:

Fortnite: 94 fps Grand Theft Auto V: 72 fps League of Legends: 175 fps

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,301,228 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 7,053 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $280 @ launch in Nov '18)
(1DA2 E366) 49% 80% ± 6%
Sapphire RX 590 8GB Nitro+
11289-01-20G
EbayUS $24023 mins
XFX(1682 9587) 29% 80% ± 5%
XFX RX 590 8GB Fatboy OC+
RX-590P8DFD6
EbayUS $23023 mins
PowerColor(148C 2391) 9% 78% ± 4%
ASRock(1849 5032) 7% 80% ± 6%
Asus(1043 056A) 3% 79% ± 4%
MSI(1462 C411) 2% 79% ± 7%
Gigabyte(1458 2311) 1% 70% ± 3%
PwrHis(1787 A587) 1% 81% ± 1%
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Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $129

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 128% - Outstanding Total price: $688

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 Comments

Added 5 months ago.

Good

2 days ago.

faster and better


Excellent

4 days ago.

its epic gamer time CPU


Excellent

6 hrs ago.

bence


Excellent

2 days ago.

a step up from the RX580


Excellent

3 days ago.

I LOVE RX 590 8 GB


Good

1 month ago.

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


Good

21 days ago.

AyyMD forever. Cheap and great for the price. Never coming back to Nvidia.


Excellent

23 days ago.


Good

1 month ago.

bit expensive, but it did come with 3 games. mine does 1525MHz@1.000v stable: https://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/15497177 or 1700MHz@1.2~1.225 stable: https://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/15089178


Excellent

20 days ago.

Better than Nvidiot and Shintel producst


Excellent

3 months ago.

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


Good

5 months ago.


Average

5 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

1 month ago.

price not justified


Excellent

1 month 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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