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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game Radeon RX 590 8GB Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB
Halo: Reach 72% 78%
Red Dead Redemption 2 12% 31%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 12% 31%
Borderlands 3 7% 27%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 20% 5%
Cyberpunk 2077 20% 5%
FIFA 20 53% 63%
Halo: The Master Chief Collection 1% 20%
eFootball PES 2020 40% 53%
Fortnite: Chapter 2 60% 68%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB are noticeably better than the AMD Radeon RX 590 8GB.

The RX Vega has a 31 MHz higher core clock speed and 112 more Texture Mapping Units than the RX 590. This results in the RX Vega providing 172.5 GTexel/s better texturing performance. This still holds weight but shader performance is generally more relevant, particularly since both of these GPUs support at least DirectX 10.

The RX Vega has a 31 MHz higher core clock speed and 32 more Render Output Units than the RX 590. This results in the RX Vega providing 49 GPixel/s better pixeling performance. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

The RX 590 was released over a year more recently than the RX Vega, and so the RX 590 is likely to have better driver support, meaning it will be more optimized for running the latest games when compared to the RX Vega.

Both GPUs exhibit very powerful performance, so it probably isn't worth upgrading from one to the other, as both are capable of running even the most demanding games at the highest settings.

The Radeon RX 590 8GB and the Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB have the same amount of video memory, but are likely to provide slightly different experiences when displaying game textures at high resolutions.

The memory bandwidth of the Radeon RX 590 8GB and the Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB are the same, which means the RX 590 and the RX Vega have equal limitations when it comes to graphical data transfer.

The Radeon RX 590 8GB has 2304 Shader Processing Units and the Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB has 4096. However, the actual shader performance of the RX 590 is 3560 and the actual shader performance of the RX Vega is 3994. The RX Vega having 434 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the RX Vega delivers a massively smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the RX 590.

The RX 590 transistor size technology is 2 nm (nanometers) smaller than the RX Vega. This means that the RX 590 is expected to run very slightly cooler and achieve higher clock frequencies than the RX Vega.

The Radeon RX 590 8GB requires 175 Watts to run and the Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB requires 200 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 500 Watts for the RX 590 and a PSU with at least 600 Watts for the RX Vega. The RX Vega requires 25 Watts more than the RX 590 to run. The difference is not significant enough for the RX Vega to have a noticeably larger impact on your yearly electricity bills than the RX 590.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 41.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

41.9 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 74.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

74.7 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 42 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

42 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 59.2 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

59.2 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 42 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

42 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 53 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

53 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 42.8 FPS on Control

Control

42.8 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 56 FPS on Control

Control

56 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 45.5 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

45.5 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 60.7 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

60.7 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 46 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

46 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 81.6 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

81.6 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 46.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

46.5 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 66.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

66.3 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 47 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

47 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 88 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

88 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 47.7 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

47.7 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 63.7 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

63.7 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 57 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

57 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 64.3 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

64.3 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 57 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

57 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 61.3 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

61.3 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 78.2 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

78.2 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 62.4 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

62.4 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 83.6 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

83.6 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 63.5 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

63.5 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 92.8 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

92.8 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 71.3 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

71.3 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 73.2 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

73.2 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 78.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

78.4 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 75 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

75 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 96.9 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

96.9 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 76 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

76 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 79.1 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

79.1 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 130.4 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

130.4 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 80 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

80 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 105.6 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

105.6 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 80 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

80 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 112.5 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

112.5 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 84.4 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

84.4 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 106.7 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

106.7 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 92.4 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

92.4 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 99 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

99 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 146.7 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

146.7 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 99.2 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

99.2 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 115.7 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

115.7 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 118 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

118 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 169.3 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

169.3 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 27.2 FPS on Control

Control

27.2 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 35.9 FPS on Control

Control

35.9 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 31.4 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

31.4 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 43.1 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

43.1 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 31.5 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

31.5 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 42.8 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

42.8 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 36.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

36.7 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 41.2 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

41.2 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 37 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

37 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 49.5 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

49.5 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 37.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

37.9 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 60.6 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

60.6 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 47.1 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

47.1 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 62.4 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

62.4 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 51 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

51 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 67.3 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

67.3 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 69.9 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

69.9 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 98.4 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

98.4 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 70.8 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

70.8 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 75.1 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

75.1 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 76 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

76 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 79.2 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

79.2 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 113.5 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

113.5 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 83.5 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

83.5 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 107.3 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

107.3 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 8.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

8.9 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 32.6 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

32.6 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 12.2 FPS on Control

Control

12.2 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 17.8 FPS on Control

Control

17.8 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 16.1 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

16.1 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 16.5 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

16.5 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 22.9 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

22.9 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 22.2 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

22.2 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 27.5 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

27.5 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 24.5 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

24.5 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 32.3 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

32.3 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 31 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

31 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 42.8 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

42.8 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 33 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

33 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB gets 49.3 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

49.3 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 36.7 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

36.7 FPS

GPU Architecture

Core Speed1469 MHzvs1500 MHz
Boost Clock1545 MHzvs-
ArchitectureGCN 1.3 Polaris 30Vega 10 XT
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Release Date30 Oct 2018vs30 Sep 2017
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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Comparison

Resolution Performance

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1600x900 - vs green tick
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1920x1080 - vs green tick
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2560x1440 - vs green tick
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3840x2160 - vs green tick
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GPU Memory

Memory8192 MBvs8192 MB
Memory Speed2000 MHzvs500 MHz
Memory Bus256 Bitvs2048 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5vsHBM-2
Memory Bandwidth256GB/secvs256GB/sec
L2 Cache 2048 KB green tick vs 0 KB
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
Comparison

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units2304vs4096
Actual Shader Performance100%vs100%
Technology12nmvs14nm
Texture Mapping Units144vs256
Texture Rate211.5 GTexel/svs384 GTexel/s
Render Output Units32vs64
Pixel Rate47 GPixel/svs96 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)4096x2160vs3840x2160
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections0vs0
HDMI Connections1vs1
DisplayPort Connections3vs3
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power175 Wattsvs200 Watts
Recommended PSU500 Watts & 33 Ampsvs600 Watts & 42 Amps

GPU Features

DirectX12.0vs12
Shader Model6.0vs5.0
Open GL4.6vs4.4
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfirenovsno
Dedicatedyesvsyes
Comparison

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended Processor--
Recommended RAM8 GBvs16 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution2560x1440vs3840x2160

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewOverview
The new AMD Radeon RX 590 is an uprated version of the RX 580 on the smaller 12nm process node.

This RX 590 is the 8GB version.

Architecture
It equips a GPU codenamed Polaris 30, which has 2304 shader processing units, 144 TMUs and 32 ROPs.

GPU
The RX 590 8GB central processing unit runs at 1545MHz and goes up to (xx)MHz when in boost and turbo mode.

Memory
The GPU accesses a 8GB frame buffer of fast GDDR5, through a 256-bit memory interface, while the Memory Clock operates at 2000MHz.

Power Consumption
The RX 590 8GB has a power TDP requirement of 150W. This means it will require at least a 500W PSU with one dedicated 8-pin connector.

Performance
Early benchmarks indicate that the AMD Radeon RX 590 8GB will be around 10-15% faster than the Nvidia GTX 1060 in terms of gaming performance, and around 6% faster than the Radeon RX 580 model it is replacing.

System Suggestions
The new Radeon RX 590 8GB releases on the 30th October 2018 and is best suited for resolutions up to and including 2560x1440. We recommend a high-end processor, like the new Ryzen R5 and at least 12GB of RAM for optimal gaming performance.
Overview
Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB is an Enthusiast gaming small form factor (SFF) Graphics Card based on the Fourth (4.0) Revision of the Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture.

Architecture
The Vega 10 Pro GPU offers support for HBM-2 Memory, DirectX 12.0 and Open GL 4.5. While the Radeon RX Vega Eclipse and Nova use a slightly faster Vega 10 XT GPU, the Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB will still likely offer performance faster than a GeForce GTX 1070 yet slower than a GTX 1080. Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB GPU has 64 Compute Units activated, offering 4096 Shader Processing Units, 256 TMUs and 64 ROPs. This puts its performance roughly in line with $350 GeForce GTX 1070.

GPU
The Central Unit is clocked at 1500MHz.

Memory: Speed
The GPU is equipped with stacked HBM-2 Memory and accesses the Frame Buffer through a 2048-bit memory interface.

Memory: Frame Buffer
The GPU can fill up a Memory Pool of up to 8GB. Under most circumstances, this only proves useful in certain 3D Games whose Settings Require Large Amounts of Memory.
However,the GPU itself is aimed for 1440p Gaming. The RX Vega Core's performance at this resolution should be excellent, however users with 4K displays may find it bottlenecks performance.

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 200W, it requires at least a 550W PSU with two available 8-pin connectors.

Performance
Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB competes with the GeForce GTX 1070 8GB, which is available for $349.
However, the ultra-wide HBM2 memory may offer the Radeon RX Vega an advantage at higher resolutions, while the SFF means it can excell if mini-ITX builds.
System Suggestions
Radeon RX Vega 64 Nano 8GB HBM2 is best suited for resolutions up to and including 2560 x1440 (1440p). We recommend a Very Strong Processor and at least 16GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.is
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