Compare RX 5500 XT 8GB vs RX 590 vs RX 580 Benchmarks

AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB
AMD Radeon RX 590
AMD Radeon RX 580
AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GBAMD Radeon RX 590AMD Radeon RX 580
Price $ 199.0$ 214.0$ 151.0
Year 201920182017
Maximum Recorded Temperature 68C82C75C
Max Fan Noise 39dB42.5dB45.7dB
Recommended Power Supply 480W575W535W
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89)Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89)Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99)
CPU Impact on FPS +0.0 FPS+0.0 FPS+0.0 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % 0.0%0.0%0.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality SettingsUltra Quality SettingsUltra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 76.2 FPS83.8 FPS74.3 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 54.1 FPS59.5 FPS52.7 FPS
Average 4K Performance 30.9 FPS34.1 FPS30.0 FPS
Memory 8 GB8 GB8 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 2.6$ 3.3$ 3.1
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 3.7$ 4.7$ 4.4
4K Cost Per Frame $ 6.4$ 8.2$ 7.6
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AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB
AMD Radeon RX 590
AMD Radeon RX 580
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
69.7
81.0
63.0
2019 Anthem
45.0
52.2
40.6
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
65.3
76.5
59.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
83.5
92.4
80.5
2019 Metro Exodus
37.4
41.2
35.9
2019 World War Z
92.1
102.0
91.0
2019 Gears of War 5
53.6
59.9
52.2
2019 F1 2019
67.5
75.2
65.5
2019 GreedFall
61.1
67.7
59.0
2019 Borderlands 3
42.8
47.6
41.4
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
82.4
91.5
79.7
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
32.1
35.2
30.7
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
50.3
55.4
48.2
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
102.8
112.1
101.2
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
39.6
43.5
39.3
2018 Final Fantasy XV
62.1
68.2
61.6
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
66.4
71.9
64.9
2018 Forza Horizon 4
69.7
75.5
68.2
2018 Fallout 76
93.2
101.1
91.3
2018 Hitman 2
72.8
79.2
71.5
2018 Just Cause 4
53.6
59.5
51.8
2018 Monster Hunter: World
57.8
64.0
55.8
2018 Strange Brigade
86.7
96.5
84.1
2018 Battlefield V
95.3
103.5
93.5
2017 Dawn of War III
100.7
110.0
99.3
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
65.3
71.7
64.8
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
57.8
63.3
57.2
2017 Destiny 2
100.7
109.6
99.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
51.4
56.0
50.6
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
69.7
75.9
68.5
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
74.0
82.4
71.7
2017 For Honor
98.5
109.8
95.6
2017 Project CARS 2
69.7
77.8
67.7
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
84.7
94.2
82.1
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
65.3
71.6
64.7
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
68.5
74.3
67.1
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
56.8
61.4
55.4
2016 Doom
136.1
148.7
134.3
2016 F1 2016
92.1
99.9
90.2
2016 Hitman
96.4
105.0
94.8
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
94.2
102.6
92.6
2016 The Division
74.0
80.7
72.9
2016 Total War: Warhammer
78.1
85.1
76.9
2016 Battlefield 1
112.4
123.0
111.1
2016 Overwatch
108.2
117.7
106.3
2016 Dishonored 2
51.4
56.7
49.4
2015 DiRT Rally
111.4
121.6
109.8
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
61.1
66.4
60.0
2015 The Witcher 3
80.3
88.1
79.5
2015 Rocket League
289.2
320.3
279.0
2015 Need For Speed
80.3
88.8
77.3
2015 Project CARS
77.1
85.1
74.1
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
140.4
155.6
135.5
2013 Crysis 3
92.1
99.9
90.2
2013 Battlefield 4
82.4
89.8
81.1
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
198.1
219.6
191.3
2009 League of Legends
371.7
411.8
358.6

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AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB
AMD Radeon RX 590
AMD Radeon RX 580
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
51.4
60.3
46.9
2019 Anthem
35.3
41.4
32.2
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
51.4
59.4
46.2
2019 Resident Evil 2
55.7
62.2
54.2
2019 Metro Exodus
29.0
32.0
27.9
2019 World War Z
67.5
74.5
66.4
2019 Gears of War 5
39.6
43.5
37.9
2019 F1 2019
48.1
53.3
46.4
2019 GreedFall
44.0
49.0
42.6
2019 Borderlands 3
30.0
33.4
29.1
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
58.9
65.9
57.4
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
25.7
28.8
25.1
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
39.6
43.5
37.9
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
64.3
70.6
63.8
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
33.3
36.5
33.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
45.0
48.7
44.0
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
42.8
46.3
41.8
2018 Forza Horizon 4
57.8
63.3
57.2
2018 Fallout 76
64.3
70.6
63.8
2018 Hitman 2
47.1
51.2
46.2
2018 Just Cause 4
39.6
43.9
38.3
2018 Monster Hunter: World
40.7
44.8
39.1
2018 Strange Brigade
61.1
67.3
58.6
2018 Battlefield V
71.8
77.9
70.4
2017 Dawn of War III
63.2
69.4
62.7
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
49.3
53.2
48.1
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
41.7
45.1
40.7
2017 Destiny 2
85.7
93.8
84.7
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
39.6
42.6
38.5
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
45.0
49.4
44.7
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
53.6
59.5
51.8
2017 For Honor
57.8
64.0
55.8
2017 Project CARS 2
49.3
54.9
47.8
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
77.1
85.1
74.1
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
50.3
54.8
49.5
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
44.0
47.5
42.9
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
51.4
56.5
51.0
2016 Doom
95.3
103.5
93.5
2016 F1 2016
71.8
78.1
70.5
2016 Hitman
68.5
74.8
67.5
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
56.8
62.1
56.1
2016 The Division
51.4
55.5
50.2
2016 Total War: Warhammer
63.2
69.4
62.7
2016 Battlefield 1
71.8
77.8
70.3
2016 Overwatch
74.0
81.0
73.2
2016 Dishonored 2
44.0
48.5
42.2
2015 DiRT Rally
78.1
84.8
76.6
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
42.8
46.3
41.8
2015 The Witcher 3
45.0
49.6
44.8
2015 Rocket League
124.2
137.3
119.5
2015 Need For Speed
62.1
68.6
59.8
2015 Project CARS
58.9
65.0
56.6
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
91.0
100.7
87.7
2013 Crysis 3
42.8
46.4
41.9
2013 Battlefield 4
53.6
58.5
52.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
164.9
183.0
159.4
2009 League of Legends
206.8
228.8
199.3

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AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB
AMD Radeon RX 590
AMD Radeon RX 580
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
31.1
36.0
28.0
2019 Anthem
19.3
22.5
17.5
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
26.7
31.5
24.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
27.8
30.7
26.7
2019 Metro Exodus
18.3
20.1
17.5
2019 World War Z
38.6
42.8
38.2
2019 Gears of War 5
24.7
27.5
23.9
2019 F1 2019
31.1
33.9
29.5
2019 GreedFall
18.3
20.1
17.5
2019 Borderlands 3
16.1
17.4
15.1
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
35.3
39.3
34.3
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
16.1
18.3
15.9
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
24.7
27.5
23.9
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
32.1
35.3
31.9
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
20.4
21.9
19.8
2018 Final Fantasy XV
26.7
29.2
26.4
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
23.6
25.6
23.1
2018 Forza Horizon 4
39.6
42.6
38.5
2018 Fallout 76
35.3
39.0
35.2
2018 Hitman 2
27.8
30.4
27.5
2018 Just Cause 4
20.4
22.9
19.9
2018 Monster Hunter: World
19.3
21.5
18.7
2018 Strange Brigade
33.3
36.6
31.9
2018 Battlefield V
37.4
41.4
37.4
2017 Dawn of War III
31.1
34.3
31.0
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
27.8
30.1
27.2
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
26.7
29.2
26.4
2017 Destiny 2
42.8
46.3
41.8
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
22.4
24.4
22.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
24.7
26.4
23.9
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
37.4
41.2
35.9
2017 For Honor
29.0
32.0
27.9
2017 Project CARS 2
41.7
45.8
39.8
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
64.3
71.4
62.2
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
19.3
20.7
18.7
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
36.4
40.2
36.3
2016 Doom
47.1
51.0
46.1
2016 F1 2016
41.7
45.6
41.1
2016 Total War: Warhammer
29.0
31.7
28.6
2016 Battlefield 1
38.6
41.9
37.8
2016 Overwatch
38.6
41.8
37.7
2016 Dishonored 2
34.3
38.4
33.5
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
20.4
21.9
19.8
2015 Rocket League
57.8
64.0
55.8
2015 Need For Speed
41.7
45.8
39.8
2015 Project CARS
41.7
45.8
39.8
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
41.7
46.7
40.6
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
148.9
164.7
143.5
2009 League of Legends
82.4
91.5
79.7
RX 5500 XT 8GB vs RX 590 vs RX 580 at 1080p performance

AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB / i7-8700K

At 1440p, RX 5500 XT 8GB can hit 50-60 fps on pretty much everything at ultra, just without antialiasing, less ambient occlusion and turned down shadows. It is clear that the RX 5500 XT 8GB is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. The price/performance ratio is excellent for RX 5500 XT 8GB against the competition in budget mid-range cards. In terms of memory, the RX 5500 XT 8GB 's 8192 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks.

AMD Radeon RX 590 / i7-8700K

At 1440p, RX 590 can hit 50-60 fps on pretty much everything at ultra, just without antialiasing, less ambient occlusion and turned down shadows. It is clear that the RX 590 is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. The price/performance ratio is excellent for RX 590 against the competition in budget mid-range cards. It is worth noting that the RX 590 is a very power hungry card and requires a decent power supply unit. In terms of memory, the RX 590 's 8192 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks.

AMD Radeon RX 580 / i7-7700K

At 1440p, RX 580 can hit 50-60 fps on pretty much everything at ultra, just without antialiasing, less ambient occlusion and turned down shadows. It is clear that the RX 580 is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. The price/performance ratio is excellent for RX 580 against the competition in budget mid-range cards. In terms of memory, the RX 580 's 8192 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks.

Board Design

RX 5500 XT 8GBRX 590RX 580
Board Number D332C944-41C940, D009-04
Length 7.09 inches 180 mm9.5 inches 241 mm9.5 inches 241 mm
Outputs 1x HDMI 3x DisplayPort1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors 1x 8-pin1x 8-pin1x 8-pin
Slot Width Dual-slotDual-slotDual-slot
TDP 130 W225 W185 W

Clock Speeds

RX 5500 XT 8GBRX 590RX 580
Boost Clock 1625 MHz1545 MHz1340 MHz
GPU Clock 1717 MHz1469 MHz1257 MHz
Memory Clock 1750 MHz 14000 MHz effective2000 MHz 8000 MHz effective2000 MHz 8000 MHz effective

Graphics Card

RX 5500 XT 8GBRX 590RX 580
Bus Interface PCIe 4.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
Generation NaviPolaris (RX 500)Polaris (RX 500)
Launch Price 199 USD279 USD229 USD
Production ActiveActiveActive
Release Date Dec 12th, 2019Nov 15th, 2018Apr 18th, 2017

Graphics Features

RX 5500 XT 8GBRX 590RX 580
DirectX 12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_0)12.0 (12_0)
OpenCL 222
OpenGL 4.64.54.5
Shader Model 6.466
Vulkan 1.1.1251.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

RX 5500 XT 8GBRX 590RX 580
Architecture RDNA 1.0GCN 4.0GCN 4.0
Die Size 158 mm²244 mm²244 mm²
GPU Name Navi 14Polaris 30Polaris 20
GPU Variant Navi 14 XTXPolaris 30 XT (215-0922006)Polaris 20 XTX (215-0910038)
Process Size 7 nm12 nm14 nm
Transistors 6,400 million5,700 million5,700 million

Memory

RX 5500 XT 8GBRX 590RX 580
Bandwidth 224.0 GB/s 256.0 GB/s256.0 GB/s
Memory Bus 128 bit 256 bit256 bit
Memory Size 8192 MB8192 MB8192 MB
Memory Type GDDR6GDDR5GDDR5

Render Config

RX 5500 XT 8GBRX 590RX 580
Compute Units 223636
ROPs 323232
Shading Units 140823042304
TMUs 88144144

Theoretical Performance

RX 5500 XT 8GBRX 590RX 580
FP16 (half) performance 10.39 TFLOPS (2:1)7,119 GFLOPS (1:1)6,175 GFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance 5.196 TFLOPS 7,119 GFLOPS (1:1)6,175 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance 324.7 GFLOPS (1:16)445.0 GFLOPS (1:16)385.9 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate 59.04 GPixel/s 49.44 GPixel/s42.88 GPixel/s
Texture Rate 162.4 GTexel/s 222.5 GTexel/s193.0 GTexel/s

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