Radeon RX 5700 XT vs GeForce GTX 590

Radeon RX 5700 XT
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 7 Jul 2019
Radeon RX 5700 XT
GeForce GTX 590
Memory: 1536Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 24 Mar 2011
GeForce GTX 590


Reasons to consider Radeon RX 5700 XT

140 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GTX 590 .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 590

Supports PhysX.
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Radeon RX 5700 XT

HWBench recommends Radeon RX 5700 XT

Based on theoretical specifications.


Core Configuration

Radeon RX 5700 XTGeForce GTX 590
GPU NameNavi 10 (Navi 10 XT)vsGF110 (GF110-351-A1)
Fab Process7 nmvs40 nm
Die Size254 mm²vs520 mm²
Transistorsunknownvs3,000 million
Compute Units40vs16
Core clock1605 MHzvs608 MHz

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 5700 XTGeForce GTX 590
Memory TypeGDDR6vsGDDR5
Bus Width256 bitvs384 bit x2
Memory Speed1750 MHz
14000 MHz effective
vs854 MHz
3416 MHz effective
Memory Size8192 Mbvs1536 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 5700 XTGeForce GTX 590
TDP225 wattsvs365 watts
Release Date7 Jul 2019vs24 Mar 2011

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 5700 XT
    112.30 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 590
    39.00 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 5700 XT
    449.30 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 590
    77.80 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 5700 XT
    448.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 590
    328.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 5700 XT
    8980.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 590
    2488.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better