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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game Radeon RX 590 8GB Radeon RX Vega 11
Red Dead Redemption 2 12% 234%
Halo: Reach 72% 6%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 12% 234%
Borderlands 3 7% 253%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 20% 359%
FIFA 20 53% 78%
Cyberpunk 2077 20% 359%
Halo: The Master Chief Collection 1% 285%
eFootball PES 2020 40% 128%
Fortnite: Chapter 2 60% 53%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the AMD Radeon RX 590 8GB are massively better than the AMD Radeon RX Vega 11.

The RX 590 has a 406 MHz higher core clock speed and 48 more Texture Mapping Units than the RX Vega. This results in the RX 590 providing 109.5 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 590 has a 406 MHz higher core clock speed than the RX Vega, but the RX Vega has 32 more Render Output Units than the RX 590. As a result, the RX Vega exhibits a 21 GPixel/s better Pixel Fill Rate than the RX 590. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

The RX 590 was released less than a year after the RX Vega, and so they are likely to have similar driver support for optimizing performance when running the latest games.

The RX 590 has 4096 MB more video memory than the RX Vega, so is likely to be much better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. This is supported by the fact that the RX 590 also has superior memory performance overall.

The RX Vega has 153.6 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the RX 590, which means that the memory performance of the RX Vega is massively better than the RX 590.

The Radeon RX 590 8GB has 2304 Shader Processing Units and the Radeon RX Vega 11 has 1536. However, the actual shader performance of the RX 590 is 3560 and the actual shader performance of the RX Vega is 1188. The RX 590 having 2372 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the RX 590 delivers a significantly smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the RX Vega.

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 but there is no entry for the Radeon RX Vega 11. We would recommend a PSU with at least 500 Watts for the RX 590 and a PSU with at least 400 Watts for the RX Vega. The RX 590 has been recommended a PSU with 100 Watts more than the RX Vega. The difference is significant enough that the RX 590 may have an adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the RX Vega.

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 590 8GB gets 42 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

42 FPS

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

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

42 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 42.8 FPS on Control

Control

42.8 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 45.5 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

45.5 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 11 gets 9 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

9 FPS

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

Total War: Warhammer 2

46 FPS

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

Assassins Creed: Origins

46.5 FPS

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

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

47 FPS

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

Red Dead Redemption 2

47.7 FPS

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

Grand Theft Auto V

57 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 590 8GB gets 62.4 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

62.4 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 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 590 8GB gets 75 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

75 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 590 8GB gets 80 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

80 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 80 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

80 FPS

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

Far Cry 5

84.4 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 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 590 8GB gets 27.2 FPS on Control

Control

27.2 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 590 8GB gets 31.5 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

31.5 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 11 gets 5.9 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

5.9 FPS

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

Assassins Creed: Origins

36.7 FPS

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

Red Dead Redemption 2

37 FPS

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

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

37.9 FPS

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

The Division 2

47.1 FPS

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

Hitman 2 (2018)

51 FPS

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

Far Cry 5

69.9 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 590 8GB gets 79.2 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

79.2 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 83.5 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

83.5 FPS

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

Assassins Creed: Origins

8.9 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 12.2 FPS on Control

Control

12.2 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 11 gets 2.7 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

2.7 FPS

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

Red Dead Redemption 2

22.2 FPS

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

Just Cause 4

24.5 FPS

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

Far Cry: New Dawn

31 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB gets 33 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

33 FPS

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

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

36.7 FPS

GPU Architecture

Core Speed1469 MHzvs1063 MHz
Boost Clock1545 MHzvs1190 MHz
ArchitectureGCN 1.3 Polaris 30Vega
OC Potential - vs -
Driver Support - vs -
Release Date30 Oct 2018vs28 Feb 2018
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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Comparison

Resolution Performance

1366x768 - vs green tick
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1600x900 - vs green tick
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1920x1080 - vs green tick
5.5
2560x1440 - vs green tick
3.9
3840x2160 - vs green tick
2.6

GPU Memory

Memory8192 MBvsN/A
Memory Speed2000 MHzvs1600 MHz
Memory Bus256 Bitvs1024 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5vsHBM-2
Memory Bandwidth256GB/secvs409.6GB/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 Units2304vs1536
Actual Shader Performance100%vs57%
Technology12nmvs14nm
Texture Mapping Units144vs96
Texture Rate211.5 GTexel/svs102 GTexel/s
Render Output Units32vs64
Pixel Rate47 GPixel/svs68 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)4096x2160vs-
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections0vs0
HDMI Connections1vs0
DisplayPort Connections3vs0
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power175 Watts-
Recommended PSU500 Watts & 33 Ampsvs400 Watts

GPU Features

DirectX12.0vs12
Shader Model6.0vs-
Open GL4.6vs-
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfirenovsno
Dedicatedyesvsno
Comparison

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended Processor--
Recommended RAM8 GBvs8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution2560x1440vs1920x1080

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 M GH is a dedicated Graphics processor found in Intel's Desktop 8th Gen G-Series CPUs. GPU It equips a GPU Codenamed Vega M which offers 24 Compute Units, 96 TMUs and 64 ROPs. The Central Unit Initially Runs at 1063MHz and goes up to 1190MHz in Turbo Mode. Memory The GPU utilises its own onboard HBM2 memory. Radeon RX Vega M GH has 4GB of second-generation High Bandwidth Memory, clocked at 1.6Gb/s. Sat on a 1024-bit memory interface, this provides total memory bandwidth of 204.8GB/s. Performance The Most Powerful Variant Offers Performance similar to a dedicated GeForce GTX 1060. Select the Specific Version you have of this Graphics Card According to your Processor for a more Accurate Rank and experience using our tools. System Suggestions We recommend 8GB of RAM for a system with Radeon RX Vega M GH.
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