Radeon RX 580 vs GeForce GTX 1070

Radeon RX 580
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 1 Apr 2017
Radeon RX 580
GeForce GTX 1070
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 10 Jun 2016
GeForce GTX 1070

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon RX 580
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    131%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 580

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports FreeSync.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports TrueAudio.

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1070

31% higher gaming performance.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.

GeForce GTX 1070

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 1070

The GeForce GTX 1070 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (43 combinations of games and resolutions).

Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 580 GeForce GTX 1070
GPU Name Ellesmere (Ellesmere XT) vs GP104 (GP104-200-A1)
Fab Process 14 nm vs 16 nm
Die Size 232 mm² vs 314 mm²
Transistors 5,700 million vs 7,200 million
Shaders 2304 vs 1920
Compute Units 36 vs 15
Core clock 1120 MHz vs 1506 MHz
ROPs 32 vs 64
TMUs 144 vs 120

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 580 GeForce GTX 1070
Memory Type GDDR5 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 256 bit vs 256 bit
Memory Speed 2000 MHz
8000 MHz effective
vs 2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective
Memory Size 8192 Mb vs 8192 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 580 GeForce GTX 1070
TDP 150 watts vs 150 watts
Release Date 1 Apr 2017 vs 10 Jun 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 580
    40.50 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    96.40 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 580
    182.30 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    180.70 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 580
    256.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    256.30 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 580
    5834.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    5783.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better


Game benchmarks

Ashes Of The Singularity

DX12, High Quality, 8m samples, 2xMSAA

  • Radeon RX 580
    58
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    67

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    99
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    109

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    73
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    80

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    38
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    71
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    86

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    45
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    56

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    22
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    28

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    53
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    70

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    38
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    52

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    29
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra,TSSAA8tx,Vsync off,VULKAN,Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    138
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    173

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra,TSSAA8tx,Vsync off,VULKAN,Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    86
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    113

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra,TSSAA8tx,Vsync off,VULKAN,Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    43
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    56

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX 580
    75
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    94

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX 580
    52
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    65

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX 580
    28
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    87
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    113

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    56
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    73

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    27
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    56
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    43
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    56

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    25
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    33

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • Radeon RX 580
    89
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    152

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • Radeon RX 580
    61
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    101

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • Radeon RX 580
    31
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

Max Detail,SMAA/SSAO,16:1 HQ-AF,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    91
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    111

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

Max Detail,SMAA/SSAO,16:1 HQ-AF,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    67
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    83

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

Max Detail,SMAA/SSAO,16:1 HQ-AF,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    37
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    93
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    117

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    60
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    74

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    28
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

DX12, Very High Details, Pure Hair On, HBAO+

  • Radeon RX 580
    80
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    109

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

DX12, Very High Details, Pure Hair On, HBAO+

  • Radeon RX 580
    54
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    71

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

DX12, Very High Details, Pure Hair On, HBAO+

  • Radeon RX 580
    28
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    38

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

DX12 , Ultra Quality,16x AF,Ambient Occlusion,Tessellation

  • Radeon RX 580
    80
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    96

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

DX12 , Ultra Quality,16x AF,Ambient Occlusion,Tessellation

  • Radeon RX 580
    58
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    72

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

DX12 , Ultra Quality,16x AF,Ambient Occlusion,Tessellation

  • Radeon RX 580
    34
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    40

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • Radeon RX 580
    63
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    83

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • Radeon RX 580
    46
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    65

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • Radeon RX 580
    26
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    49
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    71

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    33
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    17
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    25

FPS (higher is better)