10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed
A mid to low level graphics card, the GeForce GTX 590 SLI is found in budget machines nowadays, struggling to meet AAA system requirements.
Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 11 requirement.
Here is a quick game performance synopsis for the AAA games played in 2021. In particular we focus on how well the GeForce GTX 590 SLI runs at Ultra graphics settings and what frames per second it is getting at 1080p, 1440p and 4K monitor resolutions. In comparison to the game recommended requirements of the 1000 most demanding games played today this PC hardware can run 447.
The GeForce GTX 590 SLI graphics card is predicted to return a strong performance on FIFA 22 at 1080p of 82 frames per second at Ultra graphics settings. Another popular title that is good to benchmark graphics cards against is Resident Evil 8 which we saw got playable frame rates of 31 FPS. A third game we can look at on Ultra at 1080p is the popular Back 4 Blood, which is predicted to get 53 FPS under tests.
We move on to 1440p, and predict that FIFA 22 will deliver good FPS results. Here are the graphic presets - Low: 164 FPS, Medium: 129 FPS, High: 87 FPS and Ultra: 62 FPS. Next we have Resident Evil 8 running on GeForce GTX 590 SLI which gets L: 61FPS, M: 48FPS, H: 33FPS, U: 23FPS. And for performance contrast the popular Back 4 Blood is predicted to get L: 107FPS, M: 84FPS, H: 57FPS, U: 40FPS at 1440p. 1440p gaming on the GeForce GTX 590 SLI is certainly capable of running larger monitor gaming at Ultra or High graphics settings.How many years will the GeForce GTX 590 SLI graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 590 SLI in your PC?
Our current calculations suggest a graphics card upgrade will be required in around 12-18 months Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 590 SLI?
A good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 590 SLI would be the 30 Series GeForce RTX 3050 Ti
which meets 976 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 62% better performance. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB
, which has 54% better performance and can run 967 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.