AMD Radeon RX 590 in price decline – fast graphics card reaches new best price

If you continue to play games in Full HD resolution, you no longer have to pay a lot of money for a suitable graphics card. An AMD Radeon RX 590 is currently sufficient for this. Notebooksbilliger is offering a powerful custom model at the new best price. GIGA reveals who is worth buying the graphics chip.

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Update from January 14, 2020: The price drop of the RX 590 reaches a new milestone. For the first time, the XFX Radeon RX 590 Fatboy is a powerful custom model of the graphics card for less than 160 euros. At Notebooksbilliger you can get the card – we have included the shipping costs.

In order to secure the graphics card at a special price, you must be the owner of a Mastercard. Place the GPU in the shopping cart, select the payment method "credit card payment" at the checkout and enter the voucher code NBBMASTERCARD2020 on. This grants you a discount of 20 euros on the purchase price.

Good to know: Buyers of the RX 590 are currently also receiving a gift. Thanks to one, you can request a game code for Borderlands 3 or Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint after purchase and get the game completely free. However, potential buyers should hurry, the promotion will only run until January 27, 2020.

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AMD Radeon RX 590: Maximum Full HD performance, minimal price

The price of AMD's affordable mid-range graphics card has gone downhill. While the selling price of the graphics chip was over 250 euros in spring, the graphics card can now often be found in the sale for around 180 euros. But it has never been cheaper:

Here is an overview of the most important technical data of the XFX Radeon RX 590 Fatboy:

Model Name:XFX Radeon RX 590 Fatboy
chip clock1,469 MHz / 1,580 MHz Boost
TDP225 watts
memory clock8 GHz
memory interface256 bit
Memory Bandwidth256 GB / s
power supply1x 8-pin PCIe + 1 × 6-pin PCIe
heightthree slots

AMD Radeon RX 590: who is it worth buying?

Even after the release of the new GPS graphics cards, the AMD Radeon RX 590 is far from being old. The opposite is the case. Due to the now damn cheap price, the slightly overpriced graphics card is becoming a real insider tip. The GPU always offers enough power to play in Full HD – even in current games like Shadow of the Tomb Raider or Battlefield 5. Even if you increase the graphics settings to the maximum, you can expect frame rates of 70-100 FPS. If you own a 144 Hz monitor, you will have to lower the graphics settings a bit in most cases in order to fully utilize the refresh rate.

Since the Radeon RX 590 also owns 8 GB of video memory, it is also possible to use the graphics card in combination with a WQHD monitor. You shouldn't expect top performance here. If you play around with the settings in the options menu, you can still achieve playable frame rates. If you are not satisfied with this, the best thing to do is take the AMD Radeon Vega 56.

The XFX Radeon RX 590 Fatboy is a powerful custom model of the Radeon RX 590. This is reflected in the performance of the graphics card, but also in its volume. It gets really loud under load – if you don't like it, it's best to install the card in a soundproof housing or simply put on headphones while gaming.

Graphics Card Buying Guide: Which GPU Do I Really Need?

If you are currently looking for an inexpensive graphics card to be able to play current games in Full HD, who can access the current offer of the AMD Radeon RX 590, Compared to the GTX 1060, the RX 590 consumes significantly more power, but also delivers 10-15 percent more power. The price of both cards is currently around one level. AMD's graphics card offers the better price-performance ratio.