The AMD Radeon RX 5700 and Radeon RX 5700 XT might be all the rage right now, but that doesn't mean that Team Red's back catalogue of GCN graphics cards are useless. Now, less than a week before Amazon Prime Day (opens in new tab) takes off, you can save big on the Radeon RX 590.
There are several aftermarket versions of the AMD Radeon RX 590 on sale on Amazon right now, with the XFX RX 590 FatBoy (opens in new tab) taking the lowest cost at $209 – a $70 discount. But, you can also get the MSi Armor RX 590, the Sapphire Nitro+ RX 590 (opens in new tab) or the Gigabyte RX 590 Gaming 8G (opens in new tab) for around the same price.
- Here's everything you need to know about AMD Navi
- Want to go Nvidia? Here are the best GeForce graphics cards
- Here's everything you need to know about Nvidia Turing
We'll get one thing out of the way, however – you're not going to get a great gaming experience at a super high resolution with this AMD graphics card. But, that's not a big deal, as the AMD Radeon RX 590 is aimed at 1080p Ultra gaming anyway. And, for that kind of workload, a $200 graphics card with 8GB of VRAM that can handle all your PC games at max settings is definitely a blessing.
So, if you're looking to upgrade to a modern GPU, but you don't have the cash to pick up that shiny (literally) new Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super, do yourself a favor and pick up one of these aftermarket RX 590 graphics cards. They're fast, have great coolers, and most importantly, they're cheap.
XFX Radeon RX 590 Fatboy |
$279 $209 on Amazon (opens in new tab)
This aftermarket version of the AMD Radeon RX 590 boasts one of the most robust coolers in its class, along with a factory overclock. The fact that you can score a whopping $70 off is just gravy.
Gigabyte Radeon RX 590 Gaming 8G |
$269 $209 on Amazon (opens in new tab)
While this version of the AMD Radeon RX 590 isn't packing much of an overclock at all, the twin Windforce fans should help keep this graphics card cool enough to do some overclocking of your own. And, that $60 discount doesn't hurt, either.
Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 590 |
$289 $215 on Amazon (opens in new tab)
What makes the Sapphire Nitro+ RX 590 stand out from the pack is the inclusion of a dual BIOS, so you can easily swap out between a boost mode when you're gaming, and a silent mode when you're asleep. The $75 discount should help with the sleeping, too.