Radeon RX 580 vs Radeon R9 390X

Radeon RX 580
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 1 Apr 2017
Radeon RX 580
Radeon R9 390X
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 18 Jun 2015
Radeon R9 390X

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon RX 580
    100%
  • Radeon R9 390X
    101%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 580

125 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon R9 390X .
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 390X

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

No clear winner declared

These graphics cards seems to have comparable performance based on the game benchmark suite used (37 combinations of games and resolutions).



Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 580Radeon R9 390X
GPU NameEllesmere (Ellesmere XT)vsGrenada (Grenada XT)
Fab Process14 nmvs28 nm
Die Size232 mm²vs438 mm²
Transistors5,700 millionvs6,200 million
Shaders2304vs2816
Compute Units36vs44
Core clock1120 MHzvs1050 MHz
ROPs32vs64
TMUs144vs176

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 580Radeon R9 390X
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width256 bitvs512 bit
Memory Speed2000 MHz
8000 MHz effective
vs1500 MHz
6000 MHz effective
Memory Size8192 Mbvs8192 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 580Radeon R9 390X
TDP150 wattsvs275 watts
Release Date1 Apr 2017vs18 Jun 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 580
    40.50 GP/s
  • Radeon R9 390X
    67.20 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 580
    182.30 GT/s
  • Radeon R9 390X
    184.80 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 580
    256.00 GB/s
  • Radeon R9 390X
    384.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 580
    5834.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R9 390X
    5914.00 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 390X
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality preset DirectX 12, windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    71
  • Radeon R9 390X
    77

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality preset DirectX 12, windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    45
  • Radeon R9 390X
    51

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality preset DirectX 12, windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    22
  • Radeon R9 390X
    24

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    53
  • Radeon R9 390X
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    38
  • Radeon R9 390X
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    29
  • Radeon R9 390X
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX 580
    75
  • Radeon R9 390X
    69

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX 580
    52
  • Radeon R9 390X
    52

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX 580
    28
  • Radeon R9 390X
    30

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    87
  • Radeon R9 390X
    89

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    56
  • Radeon R9 390X
    60

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    27
  • Radeon R9 390X
    30

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    56
  • Radeon R9 390X
    54

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    43
  • Radeon R9 390X
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    25
  • Radeon R9 390X
    27

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • Radeon RX 580
    89
  • Radeon R9 390X
    85

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • Radeon RX 580
    61
  • Radeon R9 390X
    61

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • Radeon RX 580
    31
  • Radeon R9 390X
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

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

  • Radeon RX 580
    91
  • Radeon R9 390X
    92

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

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

  • Radeon RX 580
    67
  • Radeon R9 390X
    67

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

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

  • Radeon RX 580
    37
  • Radeon R9 390X
    38

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    93
  • Radeon R9 390X
    92

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    60
  • Radeon R9 390X
    69

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    28
  • Radeon R9 390X
    35

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 390X
    76

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 390X
    53

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 390X
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    80
  • Radeon R9 390X
    78

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    58
  • Radeon R9 390X
    53

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    34
  • Radeon R9 390X
    36

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • Radeon RX 580
    63
  • Radeon R9 390X
    52

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • Radeon RX 580
    46
  • Radeon R9 390X
    41

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • Radeon RX 580
    26
  • Radeon R9 390X
    25

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    49
  • Radeon R9 390X
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    33
  • Radeon R9 390X
    33

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    17
  • Radeon R9 390X
    22

FPS (higher is better)