10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed
The GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Hydro Copper Edition is a very low performing piece of gaming hardware and can probably only run indie system requirements.
This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 11.
What FPS performance can the GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Hydro Copper Edition get on latest AAA 2022 games? In particular our game review looks at the FPS achieved running on Ultra graphics settings on the 1080p screen resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. 243 games can be played by this graphics card of the 1000 most demanding games being played by PC gamers today.
A GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Hydro Copper Edition card at 1080p is seeing a good frame rate when running FIFA 22 on Ultra - 62 FPS. Lets look at the performance its getting on Far Cry 6 which is 0 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Star Citizen is predicted to perform on this hardware, which gets a playable 38 FPS.
We move on to 1440p, and tested FIFA 22 which delivered reasonable FPS results. Here are the graphic presets - Low: 124 FPS, Medium: 98 FPS, High: 66 FPS and Ultra: 47 FPS. Next we have Far Cry 6 running on GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Hydro Copper Edition which gets L: 0FPS, M: 0FPS, H: 0FPS, U: 0FPS. And for performance contrast the popular Star Citizen is predicted to get L: 76FPS, M: 59FPS, H: 40FPS, U: 29FPS at 1440p. After a look at the popular games running at 1440p with the GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Hydro Copper Edition, this is a perfectly suitable selection of hardware for theis larger screen size. If a game at 1440p struggles a bit or experiences a frame drop then you can tweak settings in game to help get it stable. This might mean lowering it to medium or low in some specific options.How many years will the GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Hydro Copper Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Hydro Copper Edition in your PC?
12-18 months of top end gaming is still left in this graphics card Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Hydro Copper Edition?
A great upgrade graphics card would be a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB
, which has 46% better performance and can run 718 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. Alternatively a good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB
. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 105% better and can meet 957 of their recommended requirements.