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AMD Radeon RX 580X

Graphics Processor
Polaris 20
Cores
2304
TMUs
144
ROPs
32
Memory Size
8 GB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Bus Width
256 bit
The Radeon RX 580X is a graphics card by AMD, launched in April 2018. Built on the 14 nm process, and based on the Polaris 20 graphics processor, in its Polaris 20 XTX variant, the card supports DirectX 12.0. This latest technology ensures that all new games will run on Radeon RX 580X. The Polaris 20 graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 232 mm² and 5,700 million transistors. It features 2304 shading units, 144 texture mapping units and 32 ROPs. AMD has paired 8 GB GDDR5 memory with the Radeon RX 580X, which are connected using a 256-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 1257 MHz, which can be boosted up to 1340 MHz, memory is running at 2000 MHz.
Being a dual-slot card, the AMD Radeon RX 580X draws power from 1x 8-pin power connector, with power draw rated at 185 W maximum. Display outputs include: 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort. Radeon RX 580X is connected to the rest of the system using a PCI-Express 3.0 x16 interface. The card measures 241 mm in length, and features a dual-slot cooling solution.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
Polaris 20
GPU Variant
Polaris 20 XTX
(215-0910038)
Architecture
GCN 4.0
Foundry
GlobalFoundries
Process Size
14 nm
Transistors
5,700 million
Die Size
232 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Apr 11th, 2018
Generation
Polaris
(RX 500X)
Production
Active
Bus Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16

Relative Performance

2%
GeForce 210
3%
GeForce 9400 GT
3%
Radeon HD 4550
4%
Radeon HD 5450
5%
Radeon HD 6450
5%
GeForce GT 520
6%
GeForce GT 220
8%
GeForce GT 430
8%
Radeon HD 5570
9%
Radeon HD 4670
9%
GeForce GT 440
10%
GeForce GT 240
11%
GeForce 9600 GT
12%
Radeon HD 5670
13%
GeForce GT 640
13%
GeForce 9800 GT
13%
Radeon HD 6670
14%
Radeon HD 4830
15%
Radeon HD 4770
16%
Radeon HD 4850
16%
GeForce GTS 250
16%
GeForce GTS 450
17%
Radeon HD 5750
19%
Radeon HD 7750
20%
Radeon HD 5770
20%
GeForce GTX 260
20%
Radeon HD 4870
20%
Radeon Vega 8
20%
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
21%
GeForce GTX 650
22%
Radeon HD 5830
23%
Radeon HD 6790
23%
Radeon HD 4890
24%
GeForce GTX 460
24%
Radeon RX Vega 11
25%
GeForce GT 1030
25%
GeForce GTX 275
25%
Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
25%
GeForce GTX 280
26%
GeForce GTX 465
27%
Radeon HD 6850
27%
GeForce GTX 285
29%
Radeon HD 5850
30%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti
30%
Radeon HD 7790
31%
Radeon RX 550
31%
GeForce GTX 470
32%
Radeon HD 6870
34%
Radeon HD 5870
35%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
36%
Radeon HD 4870 X2
36%
GeForce GTX 750 Ti
36%
Radeon HD 6950
38%
GeForce GTX 295
38%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost
39%
Radeon HD 7850
39%
GeForce GTX 480
41%
Radeon HD 6970
42%
Radeon R7 265
42%
Radeon RX 460
42%
Radeon R7 370
43%
GeForce GTX 660
43%
GeForce GTX 570
43%
Radeon RX 560
46%
GeForce GTX 950
47%
Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
48%
Radeon R9 270X
48%
GeForce GTX 660 Ti
48%
GeForce GTX 580
49%
GeForce GTX 1050
49%
Radeon HD 7950
50%
Radeon HD 5970
51%
GeForce GTX 760
55%
GeForce GTX 670
57%
GeForce GTX 960
58%
Radeon R9 380
59%
Radeon R9 285
59%
Radeon HD 7970
60%
GeForce GTX 680
61%
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
63%
GeForce GTX 770
64%
Radeon HD 6990
66%
Radeon R9 280X
67%
GeForce GTX 590
67%
Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
74%
GeForce GTX 780
76%
GeForce GTX 1650
81%
Radeon RX 470
82%
Radeon R9 290
87%
Radeon RX 570
88%
Radeon R9 390
88%
Radeon R9 290X
90%
GeForce GTX 970
91%
GeForce GTX TITAN
92%
GeForce GTX 780 Ti
93%
Radeon R9 390X
94%
Radeon HD 7990
94%
Radeon RX 480
95%
GeForce GTX 690
97%
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
99%
Radeon RX 5500 OEM
100%
Radeon RX 580
100%
Radeon RX 580X
101%
Radeon RX 5500 XT
102%
GeForce GTX 980
103%
GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER
103%
Radeon R9 FURY
108%
Radeon RX 590
114%
Radeon R9 295X2
114%
GeForce GTX 1660
116%
Radeon R9 FURY X
118%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti
121%
GeForce GTX TITAN X
128%
GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
131%
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
131%
GeForce GTX 1070
140%
Radeon RX Vega 56
148%
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
152%
Radeon RX Vega 64
155%
GeForce GTX 1080
155%
GeForce RTX 2060
161%
Radeon RX 5700
174%
GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER
180%
GeForce RTX 2070
184%
Radeon RX 5700 XT
186%
Radeon VII
191%
TITAN X Pascal
197%
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
199%
GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER
212%
GeForce RTX 2080
224%
GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER
248%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
Performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

Base Clock
1257 MHz
Boost Clock
1340 MHz
Memory Clock
2000 MHz
8000 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size
8 GB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bus
256 bit
Bandwidth
256.0 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
2304
TMUs
144
ROPs
32
Compute Units
36
L1 Cache
16 KB (per CU)
L2 Cache
2 MB

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
42.88 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
193.0 GTexel/s
FP16 (half) performance
6.175 TFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance
6.175 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance
385.9 GFLOPS (1:16)

Board Design

Slot Width
Dual-slot
Length
9.5 inches
241 mm
TDP
185 W
Suggested PSU
450 W
Outputs
1x HDMI
3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors
1x 8-pin
Board Number
D009

Graphics Features

DirectX
12.0 (12_0)
OpenGL
4.6
OpenCL
2.0
Vulkan
1.1.125
Shader Model
6.4

Polaris 20 GPU Notes

Architecture Codename: Arctic Islands
Codename: Ellesmere
CLRX Version: GCN 1.2
Graphics/Compute: GFX8 (gfx803)
Display Core Engine: 11.2
Unified Video Decoder: 6.3
Video Compression Engine: 3.4

Retail boards based on this design (1)

Name GPU Clock Boost Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
Dell RX 580X OEM 1257 MHz 1340 MHz 2000 MHz