AMD Radeon RX 580 And RX 570 Mainstream GPU Review: High Performance Polaris

AMD Radeon RX 580 & RX 570 - Shadow Of Mordor & The Division

Monolith’s surprisingly fun Orc-slaying title Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor, delivers a ton of visual fidelity even at the lowest quality settings. So, to maximize the eye-candy on these high-end graphics cards, we ran the game’s Ultra quality benchmark routine at a couple of resolutions, topping out at 4K -- excuse us, 3840x2160 for the sticklers out there. All of the game's graphics-related options were enabled, along with FXAA and Camera Blur...

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor Performance
Glorious Orc-Slaying Vengeance

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor

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Things are pretty tight in this test, with the Radeon RX 580 and EVGA GeForce GTX 1060 SSC trading victories depending on the resolution. The Radeon RX 570 finished in its typical slot, just behind the RX 480.

Tom Clancy's The Division
DirectX 12 Gaming Performance
Tom Clancy’s The Division is a gorgeous, open-world, third-person shooter developed by Massive Entertainment and published by Ubisoft. The game features DirectX 11 and DirectX 12 support, with an array of advanced graphics techniques. Its built-in benchmark reports average frames per second, along with a typical frames per second number, which is an average of the fastest 99% of frames. We ran the game using its DX12 code path, with in-game image quality options set to their Ultra pre-set.

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Tom Clancy's The Division

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The Radeon RX 580 performed particularly well here, clearly outpacing the GeForce GTX 1060 cards. The RX 570 smoked the RX 470 and GeForce GTX 1050 Ti too, but couldn't quite catch the Radeon RX 480, as we've seen in multiple tests thus far.

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