GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of RX 580 vs RX 560 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

7.1

Overall Score

Winner
AMD Radeon RX 580 

GPUBoss recommends the AMD Radeon RX 580  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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AMD Radeon RX 580

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Front view of Radeon RX 580

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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Better PassMark score 7,781 vs 4,703 More than 65% better PassMark score
Significantly higher memory bandwidth 256 GB/s vs 112 GB/s More than 2.2x higher memory bandwidth
More memory 8,192 MB vs 4,096 MB 2x more memory
Significantly better floating-point performance 6,175 GFLOPS vs 2,611 GFLOPS More than 2.2x better floating-point performance
Significantly higher texture rate 193 GTexel/s vs 81.6 GTexel/s More than 2.2x higher texture rate
Higher pixel rate 42.88 GPixel/s vs 20.4 GPixel/s More than 2x higher pixel rate
Higher clock speed 1,257 MHz vs 1,175 MHz More than 5% higher clock speed
Higher effective memory clock speed 8,000 MHz vs 7,000 MHz Around 15% higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly more shading units 2,304 vs 1,024 1280 more shading units
Significantly more texture mapping units 144 vs 64 80 more texture mapping units
Significantly better face detection score 119.14 mPixels/s vs 55.05 mPixels/s Around 2.2x better face detection score
More compute units 36 vs 16 20 more compute units
More render output processors 32 vs 16 Twice as many render output processors
Better PassMark direct compute score 3,923 vs 2,532 Around 55% better PassMark direct compute score
Higher memory clock speed 2,000 MHz vs 1,750 MHz Around 15% higher memory clock speed
Front view of Radeon RX 560

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AMD Radeon RX 560

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Significantly better manhattan score 3,547.74 vs 1,325.23 Around 2.8x better manhattan score
Significantly lower TDP 75W vs 185W 2.5x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon RX 580 vs 560

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 580
610.81 mHash/s
Radeon RX 560
233.99 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 580
119.14 mPixels/s
Radeon RX 560
55.05 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 580
1,381.41 frames/s
Radeon RX 560
747.49 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 580
668.58 mInteraction/s
Radeon RX 560
421.61 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 580
9.76 frames/s
Radeon RX 560
4.53 frames/s

Video composition Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 580
84.51 frames/s
Radeon RX 560
63.31 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 580
1,229.14
Radeon RX 560
3,355.74

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 580
1,325.23
Radeon RX 560
3,547.74

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