GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of RX 580 vs R9 390 among all GPUs

Gaming

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more

Computing

Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more

7.8

Overall Score

Winner
AMD Radeon R9 390 

GPUBoss recommends the AMD Radeon R9 390  based on its benchmarks.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon RX 580

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon RX 580

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Higher clock speed 1,257 MHz vs 1,000 MHz More than 25% higher clock speed
Higher effective memory clock speed 8,000 MHz vs 6,000 MHz Around 35% higher effective memory clock speed
Better floating-point performance 6,175 GFLOPS vs 5,120 GFLOPS More than 20% better floating-point performance
Higher texture rate 193 GTexel/s vs 160 GTexel/s More than 20% higher texture rate
Significantly higher memory clock speed 2,000 MHz vs 1,500 MHz Around 35% higher memory clock speed
Significantly lower TDP 185W vs 275W Around 35% lower TDP
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Significantly more render output processors 64 vs 32 Twice as many render output processors
Higher pixel rate 64 GPixel/s vs 42.88 GPixel/s Around 50% higher pixel rate
Slightly more shading units 2,560 vs 2,304 256 more shading units
Slightly more texture mapping units 160 vs 144 16 more texture mapping units
Wider memory bus 512 bit vs 256 bit 2x wider memory bus

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon RX 580 vs R9 390

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 580
661.21 mHash/s
Radeon R9 390
607.43 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 580
126.52 mPixels/s
Radeon R9 390
120.27 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 580
2,205.63 frames/s
Radeon R9 390
3,178.86 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 580
824.38 mInteraction/s
Radeon R9 390
860.18 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 580
11.42 frames/s
Radeon R9 390
11.09 frames/s

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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