AMD Radeon RX 590 videocard review

Radeon RX 590 videocard released by AMD; release date: 15 November 2018. At the time of release, the videocard cost $279. The videocard is designed for desktop-computers and based on GCN 4.0 microarchitecture codenamed Polaris 30.

Core clock speed - 1469 MHz. Boost clock speed - 1545 MHz. Texture fill rate - 222.48 GTexel/s. Floating-point performance - 7.1 TFLOPs. Manufacturing process technology - 12 nm. Transistors count - 5,700 million. Power consumption (TDP) - 175 Watt.

Memory type: GDDR5. Maximum RAM amount - 8 GB. Memory bus width - 256 bit. Memory clock speed - 8000 MHz. Memory bandwidth - 256 GB/s.

Benchmarks

PassMark
G3D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
26495
9617
PassMark
G2D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
1141
805
Geekbench
OpenCL
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
237214
52001
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Face Detection
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
736.229 mPixels/s
137.032 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Ocean Surface Simulation
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
7585.258 Frames/s
2077.567 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
63.584 Frames/s
12.352 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Video Composition
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
383.037 Frames/s
139.373 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Bitcoin Mining
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
2563.250 mHash/s
773.497 mHash/s
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
34770 Frames
13383 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
23622 Frames
3720 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
56437 Frames
3362 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
34770.000 Fps
13383.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
23622.000 Fps
3720.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
56437.000 Fps
3362.000 Fps
3DMark Fire Strike
Graphics Score
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
19970
4703
Name Value
PassMark - G3D Mark 9617
PassMark - G2D Mark 805
Geekbench - OpenCL 52001
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection 137.032 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation 2077.567 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex 12.352 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition 139.373 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining 773.497 mHash/s
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 13383 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 3720 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3362 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 13383.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 3720.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3362.000 Fps
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 4703

Games performance

Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War (2020)

Low, 1280x720137.00
Medium, 1920x108095.90
High, 1920x108085.60
Ultra, 1920x108060.40
QHD, 2560x144047.40
4K, 3840x216031.70

Assassin´s Creed Valhalla (2020)

Low, 1280x72099.00
Medium, 1920x108086.00
High, 1920x108073.00
Ultra, 1920x108062.00
QHD, 2560x144055.00
4K, 3840x216042.00

Dirt 5 (2020)

Low, 1280x72074.40
Medium, 1920x108051.40
High, 1920x108042.40
Ultra, 1920x108037.20
QHD, 2560x144031.60
4K, 3840x216021.50

Watch Dogs Legion (2020)

Low, 1280x720113.00
Medium, 1920x108072.20
High, 1920x108059.20
Ultra, 1920x108034.80
QHD, 2560x144024.80
4K, 3840x216012.80

FIFA 21 (2020)

Low, 1280x720276.00
Medium, 1920x1080272.00
High, 1920x1080261.00
Ultra, 1920x1080254.00
QHD, 2560x1440203.00
4K, 3840x2160126.00

Star Wars Squadrons (2020)

Low, 1280x720471.60
Medium, 1920x1080224.80
High, 1920x1080181.00
Ultra, 1920x1080162.80
QHD, 2560x1440105.80
4K, 3840x216052.90

Mafia Definitive Edition (2020)

Low, 1280x720129.30
Medium, 1920x108068.70
High, 1920x108061.50
QHD, 2560x144042.40
4K, 3840x216022.10

Serious Sam 4 (2020)

Low, 1280x720147.80
Medium, 1920x108079.90
High, 1920x108065.10
Ultra, 1920x108047.40
QHD, 2560x144038.40
4K, 3840x216025.20

Flight Simulator 2020 (2020)

Low, 1280x72083.40
Medium, 1920x108043.10
High, 1920x108031.10
Ultra, 1920x108019.30
QHD, 2560x144015.70
4K, 3840x21606.20

Valorant (2020)

Low, 1280x720319.50
Medium, 1920x1080301.10
High, 1920x1080287.20
QHD, 2560x1440231.90
4K, 3840x2160113.10

Horizon Zero Dawn (2020)

Low, 1280x720119.00
Medium, 1920x108073.00
High, 1920x108061.00
Ultra, 1920x108048.00
QHD, 2560x144037.00
4K, 3840x216019.00

Death Stranding (2020)

Low, 1280x720132.00
Medium, 1920x108082.60
High, 1920x108075.00
Ultra, 1920x108073.90
QHD, 2560x144052.00
4K, 3840x216027.00

F1 2020 (2020)

Low, 1280x720287.00
Medium, 1920x1080158.00
High, 1920x1080139.00
Ultra, 1920x108096.00
QHD, 2560x144071.50
4K, 3840x216039.90

Strange Brigade (2018)

Low, 1280x720313.00
Medium, 1920x1080137.00
High, 1920x1080114.00
Ultra, 1920x108099.80
QHD, 2560x144070.10
4K, 3840x216040.40

Gears Tactics (2020)

Low, 1280x720303.20
Medium, 1920x1080123.20
High, 1920x108082.80
Ultra, 1920x108057.70
QHD, 2560x144036.80
4K, 3840x216019.40

Doom Eternal (2020)

Low, 1280x720212.00
Medium, 1920x1080128.00
High, 1920x1080111.00
Ultra, 1920x1080110.00
QHD, 2560x144075.30
4K, 3840x216039.10

Hunt Showdown (2020)

Low, 1280x720184.00
Medium, 1920x108073.40
High, 1920x108064.30
QHD, 2560x144038.80
4K, 3840x216018.70

Escape from Tarkov (2020)

Low, 1280x720121.00
Medium, 1920x1080101.00
High, 1920x108096.80
Ultra, 1920x108083.80
QHD, 2560x144053.70
4K, 3840x216026.00

Red Dead Redemption 2 (2019)

Low, 1280x720132.00
Medium, 1920x108077.00
High, 1920x108048.70
Ultra, 1920x108029.90
QHD, 2560x144024.50
4K, 3840x216015.80

Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order (2019)

Medium, 1920x108091.00
High, 1920x108076.00
Ultra, 1920x108064.00
QHD, 2560x144043.40
4K, 3840x216029.50

Need for Speed Heat (2019)

Low, 1280x720107.00
Medium, 1920x108088.00
High, 1920x108074.00
Ultra, 1920x108060.00
QHD, 2560x144043.70
4K, 3840x216023.80

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2019 (2019)

Low, 1280x720114.00
Medium, 1920x108099.00
High, 1920x108085.00
Ultra, 1920x108076.00
QHD, 2560x144055.80
4K, 3840x216030.50

GRID 2019 (2019)

Low, 1280x720171.00
Medium, 1920x1080102.00
High, 1920x108086.00
Ultra, 1920x108064.00
QHD, 2560x144049.30
4K, 3840x216029.80

Ghost Recon Breakpoint (2019)

Low, 1280x720100.00
Medium, 1920x108069.00
High, 1920x108064.00
Ultra, 1920x108046.00
QHD, 2560x144038.00
4K, 3840x216020.00

FIFA 20 (2019)

Low, 1280x720316.00
Medium, 1920x1080311.00
High, 1920x1080290.00
Ultra, 1920x1080266.00
QHD, 2560x1440216.00
4K, 3840x2160133.00

Borderlands 3 (2019)

Low, 1280x720137.80
Medium, 1920x108084.10
High, 1920x108053.70
Ultra, 1920x108042.10
QHD, 2560x144029.80
4K, 3840x216016.10

Control (2019)

Low, 1280x720196.00
Medium, 1920x108066.00
High, 1920x108048.30
QHD, 2560x144030.60
4K, 3840x216015.00

Total War: Three Kingdoms (2019)

Low, 1280x720235.10
Medium, 1920x108087.50
High, 1920x108055.10
Ultra, 1920x108038.40
QHD, 2560x144024.00
4K, 3840x216011.20

F1 2019 (2019)

Low, 1280x720245.00
Medium, 1920x1080148.00
High, 1920x1080129.00
Ultra, 1920x108086.00
QHD, 2560x144065.00
4K, 3840x216036.00

Rage 2 (2019)

Low, 1280x720161.00
Medium, 1920x108083.00
High, 1920x108072.00
Ultra, 1920x108071.00
QHD, 2560x144045.20
4K, 3840x216021.70

Anno 1800 (2019)

Low, 1280x72099.00
Medium, 1920x108095.00
High, 1920x108061.00
Ultra, 1920x108023.30
QHD, 2560x144017.30
4K, 3840x216010.30

The Division 2 (2019)

Low, 1280x720158.00
Medium, 1920x1080105.00
High, 1920x108078.00
Ultra, 1920x108060.00
QHD, 2560x144042.00
4K, 3840x216023.00

Dirt Rally 2.0 (2019)

Low, 1280x720237.30
Medium, 1920x1080123.30
High, 1920x1080100.40
Ultra, 1920x108062.30
QHD, 2560x144048.80
4K, 3840x216029.70

Anthem (2019)

Low, 1280x720103.00
Medium, 1920x108088.00
High, 1920x108082.00
Ultra, 1920x108080.00
QHD, 2560x144052.00
4K, 3840x216028.10

Metro Exodus (2019)

Low, 1280x720131.00
Medium, 1920x108070.80
High, 1920x108045.90
Ultra, 1920x108037.90
QHD, 2560x144030.50
4K, 3840x216019.30

Far Cry New Dawn (2019)

Low, 1280x720107.00
Medium, 1920x108088.00
High, 1920x108083.00
Ultra, 1920x108076.00
QHD, 2560x144058.00
4K, 3840x216031.00

Apex Legends (2019)

Low, 1280x720144.00
Medium, 1920x1080124.00
High, 1920x108097.00
Ultra, 1920x108096.00
QHD, 2560x144068.00
4K, 3840x216036.30

Just Cause 4 (2018)

Low, 1280x720118.80
Medium, 1920x108089.60
High, 1920x108072.50
Ultra, 1920x108069.40
4K, 3840x216025.80

Darksiders III (2018)

Low, 1280x720142.60
Medium, 1920x1080102.50
High, 1920x108080.10
Ultra, 1920x108068.20
4K, 3840x216023.10

Farming Simulator 19 (2018)

Low, 1280x720194.20
Medium, 1920x1080149.50
High, 1920x1080115.50
Ultra, 1920x108069.00
4K, 3840x216023.00

Battlefield V (2018)

Low, 1280x720191.30
Medium, 1920x1080132.80
High, 1920x1080110.70
Ultra, 1920x108099.60
4K, 3840x216039.60

Fallout 76 (2018)

Low, 1280x72060.00
Medium, 1920x108059.90
High, 1920x108059.80
Ultra, 1920x108059.80
4K, 3840x216033.00

Hitman 2 (2018)

Low, 1280x72087.40
Medium, 1920x108086.60
High, 1920x108077.70
Ultra, 1920x108071.00
4K, 3840x216030.10

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 (2018)

Low, 1280x720241.20
Medium, 1920x1080135.70
High, 1920x1080129.20
Ultra, 1920x1080115.30
4K, 3840x216039.00

Assassin's Creed Odyssey (2018)

Low, 1280x72080.00
Medium, 1920x108065.00
High, 1920x108054.00
Ultra, 1920x108039.00
4K, 3840x216019.00

Forza Horizon 4 (2018)

Low, 1280x720197.00
Medium, 1920x1080120.00
High, 1920x1080113.00
Ultra, 1920x108091.00
4K, 3840x216046.00

FIFA 19 (2018)

Low, 1280x720269.40
Medium, 1920x1080274.10
High, 1920x1080259.00
Ultra, 1920x1080243.60
4K, 3840x216095.60

Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018)

Low, 1280x720134.00
Medium, 1920x108078.00
High, 1920x108076.00
Ultra, 1920x108066.00
4K, 3840x216024.00

F1 2018 (2018)

Low, 1280x720202.00
Medium, 1920x1080140.00
High, 1920x1080119.00
Ultra, 1920x108084.00
4K, 3840x216039.00

Monster Hunter World (2018)

Low, 1280x720132.00
Medium, 1920x108079.90
High, 1920x108073.80
Ultra, 1920x108057.80
4K, 3840x216017.90

The Crew 2 (2018)

Low, 1280x72060.00
Medium, 1920x108060.00
High, 1920x108060.00
Ultra, 1920x108060.00
4K, 3840x216026.80

Far Cry 5 (2018)

Low, 1280x720116.00
Medium, 1920x108085.00
High, 1920x108079.00
Ultra, 1920x108074.00
4K, 3840x216024.00

Kingdom Come: Deliverance (2018)

Low, 1280x720136.20
Medium, 1920x108090.40
High, 1920x108073.90
Ultra, 1920x108054.60
4K, 3840x216017.00

Final Fantasy XV Benchmark (2018)

Low, 1280x720116.90
Medium, 1920x108064.80
High, 1920x108043.30
4K, 3840x216019.60

Fortnite (2018)

Low, 1280x720131.40
Medium, 1920x1080139.00
High, 1920x1080137.70
Ultra, 1920x108095.80
4K, 3840x216028.70

Need for Speed Payback (2017)

Low, 1280x720149.20
Medium, 1920x1080130.60
High, 1920x1080114.90
Ultra, 1920x1080105.70
4K, 3840x216033.90

Call of Duty WWII (2017)

Low, 1280x720195.50
Medium, 1920x1080192.90
High, 1920x1080115.80
Ultra, 1920x108095.40
4K, 3840x216050.20

Assassin's Creed Origins (2017)

Low, 1280x72078.00
Medium, 1920x108067.00
High, 1920x108062.00
Ultra, 1920x108053.00
4K, 3840x216025.00

FIFA 18 (2017)

Low, 1280x720370.50
Medium, 1920x1080378.80
High, 1920x1080337.70
Ultra, 1920x1080322.30
4K, 3840x2160157.50

F1 2017 (2017)

Low, 1280x720220.00
Medium, 1920x1080166.00
High, 1920x1080137.00
Ultra, 1920x108089.00
4K, 3840x216040.00

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) (2017)

Low, 1280x720238.80
Medium, 1920x1080120.10
High, 1920x1080108.40
Ultra, 1920x108083.30
4K, 3840x216035.00

Dirt 4 (2017)

Low, 1280x720308.50
Medium, 1920x1080220.10
High, 1920x1080131.40
Ultra, 1920x108079.20
4K, 3840x216044.90

Rocket League (2017)

Low, 1280x720249.10
Medium, 1920x1080248.60
High, 1920x1080230.20
4K, 3840x216081.60

Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017)

Low, 1280x720131.60
Medium, 1920x108082.30
High, 1920x108075.50
Ultra, 1920x108041.30
4K, 3840x216027.40

For Honor (2017)

Low, 1280x720270.60
Medium, 1920x1080119.90
High, 1920x1080113.80
Ultra, 1920x108091.00
4K, 3840x216035.20

Dishonored 2 (2016)

Low, 1280x720111.00
Medium, 1366x768107.20
High, 1920x108082.30
Ultra, 1920x108075.30
4K, 3840x216031.70

Battlefield 1 (2016)

Low, 1280x720192.40
Medium, 1366x768151.60
High, 1920x1080112.20
Ultra, 1920x108098.60
4K, 3840x216043.20

Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)

Low, 1280x720123.90
Medium, 1366x768116.10
High, 1920x108075.90
Ultra, 1920x108038.70
4K, 3840x216025.10

Overwatch (2016)

Low, 1280x720300.00
Medium, 1366x768299.30
High, 1920x1080238.30
Ultra, 1920x1080124.60
4K, 3840x216076.00

Doom (2016)

Low, 1280x720111.10
Medium, 1366x768111.30
High, 1920x108097.50
Ultra, 1920x108092.10
4K, 3840x216036.60

The Division (2016)

Low, 1280x720232.90
Medium, 1366x768173.60
High, 1920x108092.80
Ultra, 1920x108070.60
4K, 3840x216036.10

Far Cry Primal (2016)

Low, 1280x720122.00
Medium, 1920x1080106.00
High, 1920x108096.00
Ultra, 1920x108068.00
4K, 3840x216034.00

Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)

Low, 1024x768233.80
Medium, 1366x768151.50
High, 1920x108084.10
Ultra, 1920x108068.10
4K, 3840x216032.60

Rainbow Six Siege (2015)

Low, 1024x768387.50
Medium, 1366x768315.50
High, 1920x1080204.00
Ultra, 1920x1080183.90
4K, 3840x216068.90

The Witcher 3 (2015)

Low, 1024x768233.10
Medium, 1366x768178.00
High, 1920x108088.30
Ultra, 1920x108050.80
4K, 3840x216031.60

GTA V (2015)

Low, 1024x768111.00
Medium, 1366x768103.90
High, 1920x108095.40
Ultra, 1920x108061.90
4K, 3840x216041.40

Battlefield 4 (2013)

Low, 1024x768199.30
Medium, 1366x768200.00
High, 1366x768199.90
Ultra, 1920x108095.10
4K, 3840x216051.00

BioShock Infinite (2013)

Low, 1280x720336.30
Medium, 1366x768295.80
High, 1366x768258.20
Ultra, 1920x1080124.80

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture GCN 4.0
Code name Polaris 30
Design Radeon RX 500 Series
Launch date 15 November 2018
Launch price (MSRP) $279
Place in performance rating 132
Type Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1545 MHz
Compute units 36
Core clock speed 1469 MHz
Floating-point performance 7.1 TFLOPs
Manufacturing process technology 12 nm
Pixel fill rate 49.54 GP/s
Render output units 32
Stream Processors 2304
Texture fill rate 222.48 GTexel/s
Texture Units 144
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 175 Watt
Transistor count 5,700 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
DisplayPort support
Dual-link DVI support
HDMI
VGA

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 241 mm
Supplementary power connectors 1x 8-pin

API support

DirectX 12.0 (12_0)
OpenGL 4.5

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 8 GB
Memory bandwidth 256 GB/s
Memory bus width 256 bit
Memory clock speed 8000 MHz
Memory type GDDR5

Technologies

4K H264 Decode
4K H264 Encode
H265/HEVC Decode
H265/HEVC Encode
HDMI 4K Support