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AMD Radeon RX 590 8GB

AMD Radeon RX 590 8GB
Brand: AMD
Category: Graphics Cards
  • Cores: 2304 Stream Processors
  • Base Clock: 1469 MHz
  • Boost Clock: 1545 MHz
  • Memory: 8GB GDDR5
  • VR Ready: YES
  • Resolutions Supported: 3840 x 2160 @ 120 Hz

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AMD Radeon RX 590 Features

The AMD Radeon RX 590 features 2304 Stream Processors and a base clock of 1469 MHz which is great for gaming. There is plenty of memory with 8GB of fast GDDR5 memory. This graphics card supports VR and has great features such as: Liquid VR, Freesync, AMD Chill, AMD Relive, as well as AMD PowerTune Technology.

AMD Radeon RX 590 is on their Polaris 30 architecture with a 12nm process size. On board there are 36 compute units, 32 ROPs and in addition to 144 texture units. This makes the card ideal for gaming.

For connectivity, there are 3 Display ports supporting 1.4 HDR and 1 HDMI with 4k60 support. This however can change depending on the manufacturer of your card.

The card requires 1 single 8 pin connector. It is recommended to use a power supply greater than 450W as this card uses 175W on average.

The memory Clock of the RX 590 is 8Gbps and it has a memory interface width of 256-bit. The memory bandwith is 256 GB/s. This allows good, quick transfer between the card and the video memory.

The Maximum resolution / recommended resolution that can be run is 3840×2160 @ 120Hz. This allows for a 4k monitor to be connected and still run at 120 Hz.

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Manufacturer AMD
GPU Architecture Polaris 30 12nm
Cores 2304 Stream Processors
Base Clock 1469 MHz
Boost Clock 1545 MHz
Transistor Amount 5.7 billion
Texture Units 144
ROPs 32


Memory Size 8GB GDDR5
Memory Clock Effective 8 Gbps
Memory Interface Width 256-bit
Memory Bandwidth 256 GB/s


DirectX® Version 12
OpenCL 2.0
OpenGL 4.5
Shader Model 6.4
SLI/Crossfire Ready
VR Ready
RGB Lighting
Extra Technologies AMD LiquidVR Technology, 4th Gen GCN Architecture, Radeon Chill, Radeon ReLive, AMD Eyefinity, AMD App Acceleration, Frame Rate Target Control, AMD PowerTune, TrueAudio Next, Unified Video Decoder (UVD), Video Code Engine (VCE), Virtual Super Resolution, The Vulkan API


Maximum resolution 3840 x 2160 @ 120 Hz
Display Port 1.4 HDR
HDMI 2.0b
Dual Link DVI No
Single Link DVI No


Interface PCI-E 3.0 x16
Power Connectors 1 x 8 pin
PSU Recommendation 450 W
Graphics Card Power 175 W


Length 25 cm (9.84")
Width 2 SLOT
Height 11.1 cm (4.37")

Extra Information

Price (at release) $279 USD
Weight 1kg (average)
Released 15 November, 2018

Price History

Price History for Sapphire Radeon Nitro+ RX 590 8GB GDDR5 Dual HDMI/ DVI-D/ Dual DP OC w/ Backplate Special Edition...


Current Price $215.10 October 3, 2022
Highest Price $898.86 November 6, 2021
Lowest Price $215.10 September 26, 2022
Since October 30, 2021

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$215.10 September 26, 2022
$898.86 July 24, 2022
$299.00 July 19, 2022
$474.34 July 12, 2022
$527.04 July 8, 2022
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