AMD Radeon RX 580 Review. Specifications and Benchmark Results

It is time to review AMD Radeon RX 580 performance. The base clock speed is 1257 MHz, whilst its speed in turbo boost and supplementary overclocking (maximum) is 1340 MHz.

AMD Radeon RX 580 process technology is 14 nm that is a good result of the release date.

AMD manufacture has equipped graphic chips with 256.0 GB/s bandwidth and 1257 MHz clock speed. AMD Radeon RX 580 maximum memory is 8 GB.

We recommend you learn all technical specifications in separate sections for a common understanding and high-speed of AMD Radeon RX 580.

General Information

Here is the release date, code name, core architecture, launch and current price. It is the general information to start learning AMD Radeon RX 580.

Place in performance rating: 112
Value for money (0-100): 71.43
Architecture: GCN 4.0
Code name: Polaris 20
Type: Desktop
Release date: 18 April 2017
Launch price (MSRP): $229
Price now: $150
Design:
GCN generation:

Technical Specifications

Here are key features that determine AMD Radeon RX 580 performance in benchmarks and other apps. The higher the figures are, the better it is. Please pay attention to all the characteristics provided. For example, the clock frequency directly affects the high-speed, and processing data and performing calculations (e.g, for mining) depend on the number of transistors. Also, check the TDP figure, because modern graphics cards may require a powerful PSU.

Pipelines: 2304
Core clock speed: 1257 MHz
Boost Clock: 1340 MHz
Transistor count: 5,700 million
Manufacturing process technology: 14 nm
Power consumption (TDP): 185 Watt
Texture fill rate: 193.0
Floating-point performance: 6,175 gflops
Maximum GPU temperature:
CUDA cores:
Compute units:
Compute performance:
CUDA cores per GPU:
Gigaflops:
Video decoders:

Dimensions and Compatibility

Nowadays, it is very important to know the dimensions - length, width and height of a desktop graphics card - and understand which power connector is included in the package. Also, please pay attention to the PCIe interface.

Interface: PCIe 3.0 x16
Length: 241 mm
Supplementary power connectors: 1x 8-pin
Laptop size:
SLI options:
Recommended system power (PSU):
Bus support:
Width:
Height:
Bridgeless CrossFire:
Minimum recommended system power:
Form factor:
SLI:
MXM Type:

RAM Frequency and Speed

Graphics Card Ram is a key element in computing and data storage - type, size, clock frequency and bandwidth - that directly affect the speed of work in gaming and working apps, which are currently quite demanding on graphics card resources. Note please the memory standard. The higher it is, the better it is. Let's learn more about AMD Radeon RX 580 video memory specifications.

Memory type: GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount: 8 GB
Memory bus width: 256 Bit
Memory clock speed: 8000 MHz
Memory bandwidth: 256.0 GB/s
Shared memory:
High bandwidth memory (HBM):
Standard memory configuration:
Standard memory config per GPU:
Memory interface width per GPU:

Port and Display Support

In most cases, today all the problems connector compatibility can be solved with adapters or backwards-compatible cables such as HDMI / DVI. But, for general information, you learn below which ports are supported by AMD Radeon RX 580.

Display Connectors: 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
G-SYNC support:
Display Port:
Multi monitor support:
Number of simultaneous displays:
Multi-display synchronization:
HDCP:
Maximum VGA resolution:
Audio input for HDMI:
Eyefinity:
Number of Eyefinity displays:
HDMI:
DisplayPort support:
VGA аnalog display support:
DisplayPort Multimode (DP++) support:
StereoOutput3D:
Dual-link DVI support:
HD сomponent video output:
DisplayPort count:
eDP 1.2 signal support:
LVDS signal support:
HDCP content protection:
7.1 channel HD audio on HDMI:
TrueHD and DTS-HD audio bitstreaming:
Number of display connectors:

Technologies

Healthy competition drives progress, so each manufacturer tries to surprise its consumer with special technologies available in this graphics card. This can be useful in graphics or gaming apps.

VR Ready:
Multi Monitor:
3D Vision:
GPU Boost:
CUDA:
GeForce Experience:
Surround:
Multi-Projection:
Adaptive Vertical Sync:
Optimus:
3D Vision Pro:
3D Stereo:
Mosaic:
nView Display Management:
nView:
Ansel:
Virtual Reality:
ShadowWorks:
ECC (Error Correcting Code):
High-Performance Video I/O6:
nView Desktop Management:
GameStream:
GeForce ShadowPlay:
GameWorks:
AppAcceleration:
CrossFire:
FRTC:
FreeSync:
HD3D:
LiquidVR:
PowerTune:
TressFX:
TrueAudio:
ZeroCore:
VCE:
DDMA audio:
BatteryBoost:
H.264, VC1, MPEG2 1080p video decoder:
G-SYNC:
Enduro:
UVD:
DisplayPort 1.3 HBR / 1.4 HDR Ready:
Blu Ray 3D:
3D Gaming:
3D Vision Live:
FXAA:
TXAA:
Adaptive VSync:
Verde Drivers:
DSR:
PhysX:
3D Blu-Ray:
DirectX 11:
Quick Sync:
DualGraphics:
Switchable graphics:
3D Vision / 3DTV Play:
Blu-Ray 3D Support:
Direct Compute:
DirectCompute 5.0:
HybridPower:
PureVideo HD:
DirectCompute:
PowerPlay:
1x Dual-Link/Single-Link DVI:
PCI-E 2.0 x16:
1x Single-Link DVI Support (all display ports:
DisplayPort support up to 2560x1600:
High Dynamic-Range Lighting (HDRR):
Zero Core:
PCI-E 16x:
Gigathread technology:
HDR (High Dynamic-Range Lighting):
PowerPlay 7.0:
Power management:
PowerMizer 8.0:
PureVideo:
MXM 3.0 Type-B:
PowerMizer 7.0:
PCI-E 2.0:
UltraShadow II:
Intellisample 4.0:
PowerMizer 6.0:
CineFX 4.0:
​PowerPlay:

API support

Here are general standards for DirectX and other unified complexes for the development of 3D images supported by AMD Radeon RX 580 .

DirectX: 12 (12_0)
OpenGL: 4.6
Vulkan:
Shader Model:
OpenCL:
Mantle:
DirectX 11.2:

Overall AMD Radeon RX 580 Gaming Performance

Find out to what extent AMD Radeon RX 580 is suitable for gaming! We have compiled a database of popular games and their system requirements* that allows you to quickly and easily estimate its gaming performance at different screen resolutions. Graphics card gaming test is based on FPS. * There is a little margin error in the estimation of data.


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Horizon Zero Dawn (2020)
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Death Stranding (2020)
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F1 2020 (2020)
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Gears Tactics (2020)
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1920x1080
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2560x1440
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3840x2160
Doom Eternal (2020)
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2560x1440
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Legend
5 Stutter – How graphics cards operate in the game is being examined for the time being. As per interpolation of the similar graphics cards showing low frame rates, the game is possible to lag.
May Stutter – How graphics cards operate in the game is being examined for the time being. As per interpolation of the similar graphics cards showing low frame rates, the game is possible to lag.
30 Fluent – In considering all graphics benchmarks, the game speed is likely to be 25 fps or more.
40 Fluent – In considering all graphics benchmarks, the game speed is likely to be 35 fps or more.
60 Fluent – In considering all graphics benchmarks, the game speed is likely to be 58 fps or more.
May Run Fluently – How graphics cards operate in the game is being examined for the time being. As per interpolation of the similar graphics cards showing low frame rates, the game is possible to lag.
? Uncertain – The graphics card testing has revealed a slower card might ensure a high and stable frame rate.
Uncertain – How graphics cards operate in the game is being examined for the time being. The interpolation in the same category is not possible.
The value depicts the average frame rate. Hovering over the value, you can get individual results.

AMD Radeon RX 580 in Benchmarks

Let's sum up the review by comparing the benchmarks results of AMD Radeon RX 580 5 competitive models similar in technical specifications. The first block is the overall result for all benchmarks, then all the others, which this particular model was tested on. The higher the benchmark score, the faster a video card performs in graphics apps and modern games. If you have any additional questions, please leave them in the comments, we will definitely help!

Overall benchmark performance

4.3 Out of 1106 CMPTEK score