Radeon RX 580 vs GeForce GTX 1080

Radeon RX 580
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 1 Apr 2017
Radeon RX 580
GeForce GTX 1080
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5XDESKTOP
Release date: 27 May 2016
GeForce GTX 1080

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon RX 580
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    160%

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 1080

60% 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 1080

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 1080

The GeForce GTX 1080 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (80 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 580GeForce GTX 1080
GPU NameEllesmere (Ellesmere XT)vsGP104 (GP104-400-A1)
Fab Process14 nmvs16 nm
Die Size232 mm²vs314 mm²
Transistors5,700 millionvs7,200 million
Shaders2304vs2560
Compute Units36vs20
Core clock1120 MHzvs1607 MHz
ROPs32vs64
TMUs144vs160

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 580GeForce GTX 1080
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5X
Bus Width256 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed2000 MHz
8000 MHz effective
vs1251 MHz
10008 MHz effective
Memory Size8192 Mbvs8192 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 580GeForce GTX 1080
TDP150 wattsvs180 watts
Release Date1 Apr 2017vs27 May 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 580
    40.50 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    102.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 580
    182.30 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    257.10 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 580
    256.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    320.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 580
    5834.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    8228.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Ashes Of The Singularity

High Quality Mode, 8 millon samples, 2xMSAA, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    58
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    88

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    73
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    103

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    54
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    81

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

Ultra quality TTA DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    49
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    84

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    53
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    94

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    45
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    69

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    38
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    66

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra, TSSAA 8tx, ASync on, Vsync off, VULKAN, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    86
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    142

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    53
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    81

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX 11,Windows 10x64 build 1809

  • Radeon RX 580
    54
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    84

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX 580
    52
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    80

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    56
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    93

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    46
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    71

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • Radeon RX 580
    61
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    114

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

Ultra quality,16:1 HQ-AF,DirectX 12, windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    67
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    108

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    36
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra detail, 16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    30
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    43
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    68

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    60
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    93

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

Very High Details, Pure Hair On, FXAA/HBAO+ enabled, 16x AF, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    54
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Detail, Pure Hair On, HBAO+, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    38
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    62

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    58
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    64
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    95

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    60
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    91

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • Radeon RX 580
    46
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    82

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    33
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

Main Leben! quality preset- Vulkan Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    59
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    79

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    106
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    142

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

Ultra quality TTA DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    64
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    111

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    74
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    127

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    71
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    106

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    53
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    89

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra, TSSAA 8tx, ASync on, Vsync off, VULKAN, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    138
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    200

FPS (higher is better)

F1 2017

Ultra quality,TTA,Melbourne,DirectX11,Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    79
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    134

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    75
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    110

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX 11,Windows 10x64 build 1809

  • Radeon RX 580
    75
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    110

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX 580
    75
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    110

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    87
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    144

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    56
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • Radeon RX 580
    89
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    159

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

Ultra quality,16:1 HQ-AF,DirectX 12, windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    91
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    140

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    60
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    91

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra detail, 16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    39
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    61
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    99

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    93
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    143

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

Very High Details, Pure Hair On, FXAA/HBAO+ enabled, 16x AF, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    80
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    133

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Detail, Pure Hair On, HBAO+, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    59
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    91

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    80
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    121

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    94
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    132

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    84
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    127

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • Radeon RX 580
    63
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    105

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    49
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    85

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

Main Leben! quality preset- Vulkan Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    86
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    109

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    38
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    57

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    31
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

Ultra quality TTA DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    29
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    51

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    30
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    54

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    22
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    29
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    40

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra, TSSAA 8tx, ASync on, Vsync off, VULKAN, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    43
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    73

FPS (higher is better)

F1 2017

Ultra quality,TTA,Melbourne,Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    34
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    64

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    27
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX 11,Windows 10x64 build 1809

  • Radeon RX 580
    28
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX 580
    28
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    27
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    25
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • Radeon RX 580
    31
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

Ultra quality,16:1 HQ-AF,DirectX 12, windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    37
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    63

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    18
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    28

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra detail, 16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    19
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    28

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    24
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    38

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    28
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

Very High Details, Pure Hair On, FXAA/HBAO+ enabled, 16x AF, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    28
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Detail, Pure Hair On, HBAO+, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    19
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    33

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    34
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    33
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    57

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    36
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    53

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • Radeon RX 580
    26
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    17
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

Main Leben! quality preset- Vulkan Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    33
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    48

FPS (higher is better)