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AMD Radeon RX 590 Sapphire Nitro+ AMD 50 Gold Edition 8GB

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7.5
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$197.06 -19%
How well can the Radeon RX 590 Sapphire Nitro+ AMD 50 Gold Edition 8GB run games
AMD Radeon RX 590 Sapphire Nitro+ AMD 50 Gold Edition 8GB
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

While some games have more powerful requirements than this GPU, the Radeon RX 590 Sapphire Nitro+ AMD 50 Gold Edition 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.

Radeon RX 590 Sapphire Nitro+ AMD 50 Gold Edition 8GB is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

This PC hardware performance game review for the Radeon RX 590 Sapphire Nitro+ AMD 50 Gold Edition 8GB graphics card, when running 2021 more popular games, lets us see what type of FPS this card gets when playing at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions and ultra settings. This card runs recommended graphics requirements of 759 games from the top 1000 most demanding games being played today.

The Radeon RX 590 Sapphire Nitro+ AMD 50 Gold Edition 8GB graphics card is predicted to return a playable performance on Dying Light 2 at 1080p of 38 frames per second at Ultra graphics settings. Another popular title that is good to benchmark graphics cards against is Days Gone which we saw got reasonable frame rates of 57 FPS. A third game we can look at on Ultra at 1080p is the popular Grand Theft Auto VI, which is predicted to get 31 FPS under tests.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the Radeon RX 590 Sapphire Nitro+ AMD 50 Gold Edition 8GB by researching Dying Light 2 leading us to predict a playable performance. Its FPS predictions for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 76FPS, M: 59FPS, H: 40FPS, U: 29FPS. Another popular game we tested with this card was Days Gone and that was playable. This graphics card delivered 43 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Grand Theft Auto VI which is predicted to get weak results with a 24FPS on Ultra 1440p. Gaming at 1440p with the Radeon RX 590 Sapphire Nitro+ AMD 50 Gold Edition 8GB is certainly a viable option for these higher gaming resolutions. Remember that if you suffer some 1440p FPS drops the you can usually tweak modern game graphics settings until you get a near High graphics setting experience with this Graphics card.

How many years will the Radeon RX 590 Sapphire Nitro+ AMD 50 Gold Edition 8GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 590 Sapphire Nitro+ AMD 50 Gold Edition 8GB in your PC? Upgrade time for this GPU is currently placed at 2 years

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon RX 590 Sapphire Nitro+ AMD 50 Gold Edition 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 we would suggest getting a R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB, as it can run 962 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 33% increased graphics performance.
FPS System Benchmark
80 FPS
High
The Radeon RX 590 Sapphire Nitro+ AMD 50 Gold Edition 8GB was released on 29 Apr 2019
AMD PC game performance check Radeon RX 590 Sapphire Nitro+ AMD 50 Gold Edition 8GB
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.3 Polaris 30
Process
12nm
TMUs
144
Texture Rate
225 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
50 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
$289
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
2100MHz
Memory Bus
256bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
268.8GB/sec
L2 Cache
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
2
DisplayPort Connection
2
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1469 MHz
Boost Clock
1560 MHz
Power
Max Power
235 Watts
PSU
500 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
7.5
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Radeon RX 590 Sapphire Nitro+ AMD 50 Gold Edition 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 Sapphire Nitro+ AMD 50 Gold Edition 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 Sapphire Nitro+ AMD 50 Gold Edition 8GB is a 2.2-slot video card with a Dual-X Cooling solution, alumnium backplate, a gold shroud, and intelligent fan control. This video card has below average overclocking potential. 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 1560 MHz when in boost and turbo mode, providing a small 1% 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 2100MHz.

Power Consumption
The Radeon RX 590 Sapphire Nitro+ AMD 50 Gold Edition 8GB has a power TDP requirement of 235W. This means it will require at least a 500W PSU with one dedicated 8-pin and one 6-pin power connector.

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 Sapphire Nitro+ AMD 50 Gold Edition 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 ]