Radeon RX 580X 8GB Game Requirement Analysis
The new AMD Radeon RX 500X series are an OEM version of the current RX 500 series. This RX 580X 8GB graphics card is the most powerful model from the new AMD Radeon RX 500 Series.
The specs of the Radeon RX 500X series graphics cards are identical to the standard Radeon RX 500 series.
This RX 580X is the 8GB version.
It equips a GPU codenamed Polaris 20 XTX, which has 2304 shader processing units, 144 TMUs and 32 ROPs.
The RX 580X 8GB central processing unit runs at 1257MHz and goes up to 1340MHz when in boost and turbo mode.
The GPU accesses a 8GB frame buffer of fast GDDR5, through a 256-bit memory interface, while the Memory Clock operates at 2000MHz.
The RX 580X 8GB has a power TDP requirement of 150W. This means it will require at least a 500W PSU with one dedicated 8-pin connector.
The AMD Radeon RX 580X 8GB will be similar in performance to the Nvidia GTX 1060 in terms of gaming performance. Performance is exactly the same as the Radeon RX 580. Comparing the RX 580X to RX 570X we see 1440p frame rates around 8-15% better with the RX580 version
The new Radeon RX 580X 8GB releases on 13th April 2018 and is best suited for resolutions up to and including 2560x1440. We recommend a high-end processor, like the new Ryzen 5, and at least 8GB of RAM for optimal gaming performance.