AMD Radeon RX 590 Review. Specifications and Benchmark Results

It is time to review AMD Radeon RX 590 performance. The base clock speed is 1469 MHz, whilst its speed in turbo boost and supplementary overclocking (maximum) is 1545 MHz.

AMD Radeon RX 590 process technology is 12 nm that is a good result of the release date.

AMD manufacture has equipped graphic chips with 256.0 GB/s bandwidth and 1469 MHz clock speed. AMD Radeon RX 590 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 590.

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 590.

Place in performance rating: 95
Value for money (0-100): 47.84
Architecture: GCN 4.0
Code name: Polaris 30
Type: Desktop
Release date: 15 November 2018
Launch price (MSRP): $279
Price now: $227

Technical Specifications

Here are key features that determine AMD Radeon RX 590 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: 1469 MHz
Boost Clock: 1545 MHz
Transistor count: 5,700 million
Manufacturing process technology: 12 nm
Power consumption (TDP): 175 Watt
Texture fill rate: 222.5

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

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 590 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: -

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 590.

Display Connectors: 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort

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.

FreeSync: +
DisplayPort 1.3 HBR / 1.4 HDR Ready: +

API support

Here are general standards for DirectX and other unified complexes for the development of 3D images supported by AMD Radeon RX 590 .

DirectX: 12 (12_0)
OpenGL: 4.6

Overall AMD Radeon RX 590 Gaming Performance

Find out to what extent AMD Radeon RX 590 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.


low
1280x720
med.
1920x1080
high
1920x1080
ultra
1920x1080
QHD
2560x1440
4K
3840x2160
Horizon Zero Dawn (2020)
low
1280x720
119
med.
1920x1080
73
high
1920x1080
61
ultra
1920x1080
48
QHD
2560x1440
37
4K
3840x2160
19
Death Stranding (2020)
low
1280x720
132
med.
1920x1080
82.6
high
1920x1080
75
ultra
1920x1080
73.9
QHD
2560x1440
52
4K
3840x2160
27
F1 2020 (2020)
low
1280x720
287
med.
1920x1080
158
high
1920x1080
139
ultra
1920x1080
96
QHD
2560x1440
71.5
4K
3840x2160
39.9
Gears Tactics (2020)
low
1280x720
303.2
med.
1920x1080
123.2
high
1920x1080
82.8
ultra
1920x1080
57.7
QHD
2560x1440
36.8
4K
3840x2160
19.4
Doom Eternal (2020)
low
1280x720
212
med.
1920x1080
128
high
1920x1080
111
ultra
1920x1080
110
QHD
2560x1440
75.3
4K
3840x2160
39.1
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 590 in Benchmarks

Let's sum up the review by comparing the benchmarks results of AMD Radeon RX 590 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 264 CMPTEK score