Radeon RX 580 vs Radeon R9 380

Radeon RX 580
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 1 Apr 2017
Radeon RX 580
Radeon R9 380
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 18 Jun 2015
Radeon R9 380

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon RX 580
    225%
  • Radeon R9 380
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 580

125% higher gaming performance.
40 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon R9 380 .
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 Radeon R9 380

Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports FreeSync.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports TrueAudio.

Radeon RX 580

HWBench recommends Radeon RX 580

The Radeon RX 580 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (16 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 580 Radeon R9 380
GPU Name Ellesmere (Ellesmere XT) vs Antigua (Antigua PRO)
Fab Process 14 nm vs 28 nm
Die Size 232 mm² vs 366 mm²
Transistors 5,700 million vs 5,000 million
Shaders 2304 vs 1792
Compute Units 36 vs 28
Core clock 1120 MHz vs 970 MHz
ROPs 32 vs 32
TMUs 144 vs 112

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 580 Radeon R9 380
Memory Type GDDR5 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 256 bit vs 256 bit
Memory Speed 2000 MHz
8000 MHz effective
vs 1375 MHz
5500 MHz effective
Memory Size 8192 Mb vs 2048 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 580 Radeon R9 380
TDP 150 watts vs 190 watts
Release Date 1 Apr 2017 vs 18 Jun 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 580
    40.50 GP/s
  • Radeon R9 380
    31.04 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 580
    182.30 GT/s
  • Radeon R9 380
    108.60 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 580
    256.00 GB/s
  • Radeon R9 380
    176.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 580
    5834.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R9 380
    3476.00 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
  • Radeon R9 380
    7

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX 580
    52
  • Radeon R9 380
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • Radeon RX 580
    61
  • Radeon R9 380
    40

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
  • Radeon R9 380
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    58
  • Radeon R9 380
    31

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • Radeon RX 580
    46
  • Radeon R9 380
    28

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX 580
    75
  • Radeon R9 380
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • Radeon RX 580
    89
  • Radeon R9 380
    54

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
  • Radeon R9 380
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    80
  • Radeon R9 380
    46

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • Radeon RX 580
    63
  • Radeon R9 380
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX 580
    28
  • Radeon R9 380
    9

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • Radeon RX 580
    31
  • Radeon R9 380
    16

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
  • Radeon R9 380
    12

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    34
  • Radeon R9 380
    21

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • Radeon RX 580
    26
  • Radeon R9 380
    14

FPS (higher is better)