Comparison

GTX 980 vs RX 590

Retail Price

$390

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Better Value

Retail Price

$ 109

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Value

11

Value

44

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3DMark Performace

4367

3DMark Performace

4777

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+9.4%

Video Memory

4 GB

Video Memory

8 GB

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+100.0%

Power Consumption

165W

Power Consumption

175W

Efficiency

26

Efficiency

27

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Release Date

2015

Release Date

2018

MSRP

549 $

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+96.8%

MSRP

279 $

Is GTX 980 better than RX 590?

No, in terms of performance, Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 is slower than AMD Radeon RX 590. AMD Radeon RX 590 outperformes Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 by 9.4% in 3Dmark benchmark.

When it comes to power efficiency, GTX 980 falls behind with an efficiency score that is 26, lower than that of RX 590 27. Consuming 175 watts, RX 590 has 3.8% better power consumption to performance ratio. The efficiency score is calculated by comparing the benchmark score with power consumption

GTX 980 price to performance rating is lower than RX 590's. RX 590 offers 300.0% better value fo money.

AMD Equivalent to GTX 980

NAME3DMARKPRICE
Radeon RX 5904777
Radeon RX 5500 XT4857
Radeon RX 5804346

Nvidia Equivalent to RX 590

NAME3DMARKPRICE
GeForce GTX 10604215
GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER4702
GeForce GTX 9804367