AMD Radeon R9 290X vs AMD Radeon RX 580 OEM

Graphics Processor

GPU model Hawaii Ellesmere
GPU variant Hawaii XT (215-0852000) Polaris 10 XT (215-0876184)
Architecture GCN 2.0 GCN 4.0
Foundry TSMC GlobalFoundries
Manufacturing process 28 nm 14 nm
Number of transistors 6,200 million 5,700 million
Die size 438 mm² 232 mm²

Graphics Card

Release date Oct 24th, 2013 Jun 29th, 2016
Generation Volcanic Islands Polaris
Production End-of-life Active
Launch price 549 USD 229 USD
Interface PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
Reviews 147 in our database 52 in our database
Predecessor Sea Islands Arctic Islands
Successor Pirate Islands Vega

Clocks

GPU clock 1000 MHz
Memory clock 1250 MHz 5 Gbps effective 2000 MHz 8 Gbps effective
Base clock 1120 MHz
Boost clock 1266 MHz

Memory Configuration

Memory size 4 GB 8 GB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5
Memory bus width 512 bit 256 bit
Bandwidth 320.0 GB/s 256.0 GB/s

Render Configuration

Shading units 2816 2304
TMUs 176 144
ROPs 64 32
Compute units 44 36
Cache L1 16 KB (per CU) 16 KB (per CU)
Cache L2 1024 KB 2 MB

Performance

Pixel rate 64.00 GPixel/s 40.51 GPixel/s
Texture rate 176.0 GTexel/s 182.3 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance 5.632 TFLOPS 5.834 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance 704.0 GFLOPS (1:8) 364.6 GFLOPS (1:16)
FP16 (half) performance 5.834 TFLOPS (1:1)

Dimensions & Outputs

Slot width Dual-slot Dual-slot
Length 275 mm 10.8 inches 241 mm 9.5 inches
Width 109 mm 4.3 inches
Height 36 mm 1.4 inches
TDP 290 W 150 W
Suggested PSU 600 W 450 W
Outputs 2x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort 1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power connectors 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin 1x 6-pin
Board number C671-57 C940, D009-04

API Support & Features

DirectX 12 (12_0) 12 (12_0)
OpenGL 4.6 4.6
OpenCL 2.0 2.1
Vulkan 1.2 1.2
Shader model 6.3 6.4

Other Features

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