Average Bench: 79% (27th of 597)

Based on 459 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]


Good average bench

The AMD RX 590 averaged 20.9% 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.


Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 225fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 228fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD RX 590 is just 14.4%. 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) 205fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 146fps

Average Bench

(Based on 459 samples)
Min Avg Max
136 Lighting 225 248
195 Reflection 205 214
290 Parallax 327 362
81% 252 fps
Min Avg Max
155 MRender 162 167
207 Gravity 228 240
142 Splatting 146 149
77.8% 179 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:
Lighting 247
Reflection 211
Parallax 331
86% 263 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 236
Splatting 146
78% 180 fps
PowerColor(148C 2391) ≥ 4GB; Powercolor Red Devil
CLim: 1576 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver:
Lighting 239
Reflection 207
Parallax 324
83% 257 fps
MRender 162
Gravity 232
Splatting 148
79% 181 fps
Device(1DA2 E366) ≥ 4GB; saphire nitro+ 8GB
CLim: 1560 MHz, MLim: 2100 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.8.1
Lighting 237
Reflection 203
Parallax 309
82% 250 fps
MRender 158
Gravity 225
Splatting 144
76% 175 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,734,458 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 459 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $280 @ launch in Nov '18)
(1DA2 E366) 53% 79% ± 6%
Sapphire RX 590 8GB Nitro+
EbayUS $30817 mins
XFX(1682 9587) 31% 80% ± 7%
XFX RX 590 8GB Fatboy OC+
EbayUS $28017 mins
PowerColor(148C 2391) 15% 78% ± 4%
PwrHis(1787 A587) 1% 79% ± 4%
Asus(1043 056A) 0% 62% ± 0%
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Typical RX 590 Builds (Compare 5,849 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 130%
Workstation 120%

Motherboard: Gigabyte X470 AORUS ULTRA GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 141% - Outstanding Total price: $940

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Added 25 days ago.


7 hrs ago.

Bad performance and much too overpriced


3 days ago.

looks like a minecraft spider brwooo


5 days ago.

its good videocard!!!


1 day ago.



12 days ago.

The best RX Economic GPU Ever


10 hrs ago.

I haf it and itz gud


8 days ago.

Its AMD's Card : )


17 days ago.

price and prefome


2 days ago.

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


19 days ago.


24 days ago.

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

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