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MSI Radeon RX 590 Armor 8G

Graphics card MSI Radeon RX 590 Armor 8G, specifications and benchmarks

2384 place in the overall ranking Graphics Cards!
It is a detailed review of MSI Radeon RX 590 Armor 8G, the date of manufacture started in Q3/2019. Here are all specifications and the results of performance in the form of modern benchmark estimations. The base clock frequency is 1.469 GHz. The GPU supports GDDR5 with an 8 GB graphics memory. TDP is 220 W-2 %. We recommend comparing the GPU with other models on our website to determine the best performance.


Technical data
General info

Key features of the graphics card MSI Radeon RX 590 Armor 8G.

  • Based on
    AMD Radeon RX 590
  • GPU Chip
    Polaris 30
  • Execution units
  • Shader
  • Render Output Units
  • Texture Units
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Memory settings

The characteristics of the video memory on board the graphics card. The higher the better.

  • Memory Size
    8 GB
  • Memory Type
  • Memory Speed
    2 GHz
  • Memory Bandwith
    256 GB/s
  • Memory Interface
    256 bit
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Clock frequency

Video card clock speed and overclocking potential MSI Radeon RX 590 Armor 8G.

  • Base Clock
    1.469 GHz
  • Boost Clock
    1.545 GHz
  • Overclocking
* see below
Thermal Management

Connectors, the number of thermal watts emitted in normal mode and at overclocking.

  • TDP
    220 W-2 %
  • TDP (up)
  • Tjunction max
  • PCIe-Power
    2 x 8-Pin
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Cooler & Fans type

Cooling system parameters, connectors and fan types MSI Radeon RX 590 Armor 8G.

  • Fan-Type
  • Cooler-Type
    Air cooling
  • Fan 1
    2 x 100 mm
  • Noise (Idle)
  • Fan 2
  • Noise (Load)
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Connectivity and connections.

  • Max. Displays
  • HDCP-Version
  • HDMI Ports
    2x HDMI v2.0b
  • DP Ports
    2x DP v1.4
  • DVI Ports
  • VGA Ports
  • USB-C Ports
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Technical data

Hardware capabilities and maintaining the API.

  • Max. resolution
  • DirectX
  • Raytracing
  • DLSS / FSR
  • LED
    No LED lighting
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Supported Video Codecs

Built-in support for video and image compression standards.

  • h264
    Decode / Encode
  • VP8
  • h265 / HEVC
    Decode / Encode
  • VP9
  • AV1
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  • Length
    278 mm
  • Height
    143 mm
  • Width
    40 mm
  • Width (Slots)
    2 PCIe-Slots
  • Weight
    873 g
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More information
  • GPU Interface
    PCIe 3.0 x 16
  • Release date
  • Release price
  • Structure size
    14 nm
  • Part-no
  • Documents
    data sheet
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Positions in all rankings

Common positions MSI Radeon RX 590 Armor 8G GPU in popular benchmarks, for comparison with other models.

  • FP32 Performance (Single-precision TFLOPS)
    1993 place
  • Battlefield 5
    2371 place
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider
    2302 place
  • Crypto-Mining Ethereum Hashrate (MH/s)
    2242 place
  • Crypto-Mining Ergo Hashrate (MH/s)
    1833 place
  • Crypto-Mining Ravencoin Hashrate (MH/s)
    2278 place


Performance tests GPU

Compare the scores of popular benchmarks MSI Radeon RX 590 Armor 8G with other graphics cards to understand the real speed of the GPU when processing content.

Tests include working with floating point, creating 3D models, mining cryptocurrencies.

FP32 Performance (Single-precision TFLOPS)
Benchmark FP32 is a 32-bit floating point calculation for the GPU which is required for 3D gaming
Battlefield 5
Battlefield 5 is a realistic game, with a built-in benchmark, very suitable as a test for graphics cards
41 fps (avg)
41 fps (avg)
40 fps (avg)
MSI Radeon RX 590 Armor 8G
40 fps (avg)
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
Shadow of the Tomb Raider has a built-in benchmark, based on the Crystal Dynamics Foundation engine
Crypto-Mining Ethereum Hashrate (MH/s)
Ethash is an algorithm for mining Ethereum cryptocurrency that makes the most of the GPU
Crypto-Mining Ergo Hashrate (MH/s)
The Autolykos algorithm, on which Ergo cryptocurrency is based, allows not only modern GPUs to be used for mining, but also the past generation of GPUs
Crypto-Mining Ravencoin Hashrate (MH/s)
Hashrate mining Ravencoin cryptocurrency on the KawPoW algorithm is fastest on modern video cards


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Base Clock - this is the guaranteed speed that the manufacturer sets for the type of cooling and binning that the GPU comes out of the factory with.

Boost Clock - this is a theoretical minimum speed to which the video card can be overclocked considering the cooling and binning requirements.

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