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AMD Radeon RX 590 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB

GD Rating

7.6
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$349.99 +2%
How well can the Radeon RX 590 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB run games
AMD Radeon RX 590 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

While some games have more powerful requirements than this GPU, the Radeon RX 590 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB is only really challenged by the most demanding games released today, but normally it is more than capable of running games with a stable frame rate at 1080p.

This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.

What FPS performance can the Radeon RX 590 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB get on latest AAA 2021 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. 760 games can be played by this graphics card of the 1000 most demanding games being played by PC gamers today.

With 1080p being the most common gaming resolution at the moment we explored how well the Radeon RX 590 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB can run Far Cry 6 at 1080p and saw it return playable frame rates at the following graphics settings - Low: 88 FPS, Medium: 70 FPS, High: 47 FPS and Ultra: 34 FPS. For performance contrast we can see that Back 4 Blood returns a reasonable 51 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

Moving screen sizes up to 1440p we ran Far Cry 6 on the Radeon RX 590 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB to see that it got a playable set of frame rates. Here are the low to ultra results at 1440p - L: 67FPS, M: 53FPS, H: 36FPS, U: 26FPS. Another popular game to test at 1440p with this card was Back 4 Blood which seemed playable in performance netting an Ultra FPS of 39 FPS. Finally we then took a look at FIFA 22 where its Ultra 1440p Frame rates were strong at 82 FPS. 1440p gaming on the Radeon RX 590 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB is certainly capable of running larger monitor gaming at Ultra or High graphics settings.

How many years will the Radeon RX 590 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 590 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB in your PC? This gpu has around 2+ years of running AAA recommended system requirements before any upgrades should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon RX 590 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB? If you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the 30 Series GeForce RTX 3050 Ti. This PC hardware upgrade performs 40% better and can run 972 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon RX 590 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB would be the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB which meets 962 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 33% better performance.
FPS System Benchmark
81 FPS
High
The Radeon RX 590 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB was released on 30 Oct 2018
AMD PC game performance check Radeon RX 590 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.3 Polaris 30
Process
12nm
TMUs
144
Texture Rate
227 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
50 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
$279
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
6.0
Open GL
4.6
Resolution (WxH)
4096 x 2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
8192MB
Memory Speed
2000MHz
Memory Bus
256bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
256GB/sec
L2 Cache
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1469 MHz
Boost Clock
1576 MHz
Power
Max Power
175 Watts
PSU
600 Watt & 33 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
GPU Upgrade
GD Official
GD RATING
7.6
Approved

Radeon RX 590 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
The new AMD Radeon RX 590 is an uprated version of the RX 580 on the smaller 12nm process node. The Radeon RX 590 PowerColor Red Devil Gaming 8GB is a mid-range Radeon RX 500 Series graphics card and considered great price to performance for gaming at 1080p.

This RX 590 is the 8GB version.

The Radeon RX 590 PowerColor Red Devil Gaming 8GB is a dual-slot video card with a dual-fan 6+1 multi-phase silent cooling solution, Dr. Mos support, metal backplate, and LED lighting. Architecture
It equips a GPU codenamed Polaris 30, which has 2304 shader processing units, 144 TMUs and 32 ROPs.

GPU
The RX 590 8GB central processing unit runs at 1469 MHz base clock and goes up to 1576 MHz when in boost and turbo mode, providing a small 2% overclock versus the reference model.

Memory
The GPU accesses a 8GB frame buffer of fast GDDR5, through a 256-bit memory interface, while the Memory Clock operates at 2000MHz.

Power Consumption
The Radeon RX 590 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB has a power TDP requirement of 225W. This means it will require at least a 600W PSU with dedicated 8-pin and 6-pin power connectors.

Performance
Benchmarks indicate that the AMD Radeon RX 590 8GB will be around 10-15% faster than the Nvidia GTX 1060 in terms of gaming performance, and around 6% faster than the Radeon RX 580 model it is replacing.

System Suggestions
The Radeon RX 590 PowerColor Red Devil Gaming 8GB is best suited for resolutions up to and including 2560x1440, although is ideally suited for 1080p gaming. We recommend a high-end processor, like the new Ryzen R5 and at least 12GB of RAM for optimal gaming performance.

Source [ Wikipedia ]