AMD Radeon RX 580 (8GB) Graphics Card: Specs, Performance, Benchmarks, and Price

The AMD Radeon RX 580 (8GB) is a budget graphics card launched on April 18, 2017. This Polaris GPU is based on AMD’s GCN 4 architecture and utilizes the Polaris 20 XTX graphics processor variant. It is also built on the 14 nm process, has a die size of 232 mm², and 5 billion transistors.
Moreover, the RX 580 has 2304 shading units, 144 texture mapping units, 32 ROPs, and None raytracing acceleration cores. Its base operating frequency is 1257 MHz which can be boosted up to 1340 MHz. The RX 580 also has 8 GB of GDDR5 memory connected using a 256-bit memory interface running at 2000 MHz (8 Gbps effective).
In terms of its board design, the AMD Radeon RX 580 (8GB) draws 185 W of power from a 1x8 Pin power connector and has a PSU requirement of 450 W. It has a width of 127 mm(dual-slot), length of 241 mm, and height of 40 mm. Its display outputs include: 1x HDMI 2.0b, 3x DisplayPort 1.4a. The RX 580 is very good for 1080p and OK for 1440p gaming.

AMD Radeon RX 580 (8GB) Specs


Manufacturer: AMD
Generation: Polaris
Bus Interface: PCIe 3.0 x16
Release Date: April 18, 2017
MSRP: $229.00
Current Price: $99.98 (April 29, 2024)

Graphics Processor

Architecture: GCN 4
GPU: Polaris 20 XTX
Foundry: GlobalFoundries
Process: 14 nm
Transistors: 5 billion
Die Size: 232 mm²


Memory Type: GDDR5
Memory Size: 8 GB
Memory Bus: 256 bit
Bandwidth: 256 GB/s
Memory Speed: 8 Gbps

Clock Speeds

Base Clock: 1257 MHz
Boost Clock: 2000 MHz
Memory Clock: 1340 MHz

Rendering Configuration

Shading Units: 2304
TMUs: 144
ROPs: 32
Compute Units: 36
AI Accelerators: None
RT Cores: None

Board Design

Width: 127 mm (dual-slot)
Length: 241 mm
Height: 40 mm
TBP: 185 W
Power Connectors: 1x8 Pin
PSU Requirement: 450 W
Outputs: 1x HDMI 2.0b, 3x DisplayPort 1.4a W

AMD Radeon RX 580 (8GB) Performance Rankings

This radar chart contains the AMD Radeon RX 580 (8GB) performance rankings compared to the GPUs ranked above (AMD Radeon RX 6600) and below (AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT) it in several prominent computing workloads (Higher is better).

AMD Radeon RX 580 (8GB) FPS Benchmarks

Performance rating

Very poor 18%

Here are the AMD Radeon RX 580 (8GB) FPS benchmarks compared to other closely ranked GPUs.

RX 580 Average 1080p FPS

AMD Radeon RX 580 (8GB): 41

AMD Radeon RX 6600: 71

AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT: 40

RX 580 Average 1440p FPS

AMD Radeon RX 580 (8GB): 29

AMD Radeon RX 6600: 50

AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT: 28

AMD Radeon RX 580 (8GB) Price

MSRP: $229.00

Cost per frame: $3.45

Excellent value 99%

Below are the daily updated new and used prices of AMD Radeon RX 580 (8GB) GPUs.

Also, check out our best GPU and GPU rankings resources.