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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: 7680 x 4320

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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 is 7680 x 4320 but the 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
Type Desktop
Series Radeon 500
Variant RX 590
GPU Architecture GCN 4.0
Code Name Polaris 30
Fabrication Process GlobalFoundries 12nm
Die Size 232 mm²
Base Clock 1469 MHz
Boost Clock 1545 MHz
Transistor Amount 5.7 billion

Cores & Texture Config

Cores 2304 Stream Processors
Texture Units 144
ROPs 32
Ray Tracing Cores -
Tensor Cores -
Compute Units 36
L2 Cache 2MB
Infinity Cache -


Memory Size 8GB
Memory Type GDDR5
Memory Clock 2000 MHz
Memory Clock Effective 8 Gbps
Memory Interface Width 256-bit
Memory Bandwidth 256 GB/s


Half Precision FP16 7.11936 TFLOPS
Single Precision FP32 7.11936 TFLOPS
Double Precision FP64 0.44496 TFLOPS

Floating Point Operations Per Clock Cycle

Half Precision FP16 2
Single Precision FP32 2
Double Precision FP64 1/8


Texture (GT/s) 222.48
Pixel (GP/s) 49.44


DirectX® Version 12
OpenCL 2.0
OpenGL 4.5
Shader Model 6.4
Vulkan 1.3
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 7680 x 4320
Max HDMI Resolution 4096 x 3112
Max DP Resolution 7680 x 4320
Display Port 1.4a HDR x3
HDMI 2.0b x1
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 11.1 cm (4.37")
Height 2 Slot
Slot Width 2 Slot

Extra Information

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

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