AMD Radeon RX 580

AMD Radeon RX 580 Benchmark

AMD Radeon RX 580 GPU benchmark, specs and release date - 8 GB AMD Radeon 500 Series Graphics card rating. How good is the Radeon RX 580 for gaming?

GPU Benchmark Score

38 %
Good score from 44 samples
Low uncertainty

Ranked 99th out of 536 in the GPU Database. Tests performed at 1920 x 1080 resolution.

Benchmark Average 10% Low 1% Low
Flux Core
Volumetric ray casting test, a computationally expensive method of rendering high-quality scenes
45 FPS 31 FPS 28 FPS
Electron
Randomly generated noise sphere test
33 FPS 31 FPS 28 FPS
City
Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering
44 FPS 35 FPS 31 FPS
Clouds
Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test
18 FPS 16 FPS 14 FPS

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Geekbench (Metal)
Geekbench (Metal)
Geekbench (OpenCL)
Geekbench (OpenCL)
Geekbench (Vulkan)
Geekbench (Vulkan)
3DMark Graphics
3DMark Graphics
44,601 49,182 54,191 4,333

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GPU Comparison

The AMD Radeon RX 580 compared against popular alternatives. Compare against more GPUs with our GPU Comparison Tool.

AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
123 %
AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT
93 %
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
80 %
AMD Radeon RX 6600
72 %
AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT
52 %
AMD Radeon RX 580
38 %
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650
37 %

Specifications

Core Clock 1257 MHz
Boost Clock 1340 MHz
Memory Type GDDR5
Memory Size 8 GiB
Bus Width 256 bit
Memory Bandwidth 256 GB/s
TDP 185 W
Floating Point Performance 6.18 TFLOPS
Release Date 2017-04-18
Family Radeon 500 Series
PCIe Revision 3
DirectX Support 12
OpenGL Support 4.5
Pixel Rate 43 Gigapixels/s
Texture Rate 193 Gigatexels/s
Shading Units 2304
Texture Mapping Units 144
Render Output Processors 32

AMD Radeon RX 580

The Radeon RX 580 is a GPU from AMD released in 2017. This chip has a good gaming score at 38% in our GPU benchmark.

The Radeon RX 580 has 8 GiB of GDDR5 memory, with a total memory bandwidth of 250 GB/s. The memory bus has a width of 256 bits. More memory is beneficial when gaming at high resolutions as the memory needs to store the frame buffer and all the game textures. If you run out of memory, you will experience poor performance as the GPU needs to swap data in and out of the memory as it is used.

In terms of clock speed, the Radeon RX 580 GPU core runs at a frequency of 1257 MHz and if power and temperature permits, it can boost up to 1340 MHz. The core clock is directly related to the performance of a GPU, the higher the clock, the more processing can be done per second. A higher clock does not guarantee better performance by itself, this also depends on the number of shading units and other elements of the pipeline.

The performance specs of the Radeon RX 580 are a raw floating-point performance of 6.18 TFLOPS : this represents the number of floating point (decimal) operations completed per second. In addition, this AMD GPU has a pixel rate of 43 Gigapixels/s, the number of pixels the GPU is capable of outputting every second. Furthermore, it has a texture fill rate of 193 Gigatexels/s, the number of pixels the GPU can renderer per second.

As for rendering API support, the Radeon RX 580 supports up to DirectX 12. In addition, in cross-platform titles, OpenGL 4.5 features are supported. Newer APIs are usually more efficient, allowing for better performance in games and better graphical effects.

The raw technical specs of the Radeon RX 580 are: 2304 total shading units (general purpose parallel cores capable of processing different aspects of the graphics pipeline), 144 texture mapping units (specialised processors for texture operations, this determines the texture rate) and 32 render output processors or units (the final step in the rendering pipeline, responsible for rasterising the image)

Power and thermals for the AMD Radeon RX 580 are a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 185 watts. This measures the amount of heat the GPU produces when running at 100%. This isn't a measure of power consumption, but it's a good estimate.

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