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Asus AMD RX 580 (4GB) Hits $160 on Newegg

Now that AMD’s new Radeon RX 590 is official (and officially power-hungry), the prices of the now previous-gen RX 580 cards have started to drop, as we said would likely happen in our How to Tell a Graphics Card Deal from a Dud story. Those RX 580 price drops, as of this writing, seem to be significant, with some cards already selling for well under $200. Given that we now know (from our testing) that the newer RX 590 adds just a few percentage points of average performance over the RX 580 while using significantly more power, the RX 580 is looking more and more like a good buy this holiday season for those looking to game at 1080p.

Update (11/17): This deal has expired.

And right now, Newegg has by far the best deal on an RX 580, with the Asus RX 580 O4G Dual-fan OC Edition selling for just $159.99. According to PCPartPicker, that’s the lowest price this card has sold for by far, and much less than competing models, most of which are still selling for $200 and above. It’s possible we’ll see a slightly better deal on Black Friday or Cyber Monday, but we doubt the RX 580 will drop significantly lower than this price in the coming weeks and months.

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  • WildCard999
    Excellent GPU for the price, got mine last last week for $169 from Microcenter. Stays cool while gaming and is silent while idle due to the fans turning off.
  • jivey.7thdi
    CDW Has it even cheaper @ $144

    Newegg reviews have me hesitant to pull the trigger.
  • guadalajara296
    how does it compare to evga 1070?
  • barryv88
    Terrific value. The only question is, how well that 4GB of VRAM will hold up against cards that have 8Gb. Even some games as old as 3 years+ can easily breach the 4Gb usage mark when you crank things to the max.
  • NewbieGeek
    @BARRYV88 Probably reasonably well. I installed BO4 on my laptop today, and i was genuinely surprised to find i could run it with ultra textures (everything else medium or low, mostly medium) and achieve an almost stable 60fps. This is a mobile 1050 2GB we're talking about. My guess is 4GB will be enough for 1080p for a few years at least. By the time is isn't enough cards that only have 4GB will probably be obsolete or at least low end.
  • Tuishimi
    Nice card but I am on 1440P :/ So a no go for me. But still a nice card, and a smoking deal!
  • cryoburner
    21489823 said:
    how does it compare to evga 1070?
    An RX 580 is generally at a similar performance level to a GTX 1060 6GB. So a 1070 is going to be faster, probably by around 30-35% in most games bound by graphics card performance. Then again, we are comparing a card that's been selling for around $200 to one that's around $350, so obviously a performance difference should be expected. On a performance-per-dollar basis though, the 580 will offer more performance for the money, since the 1070 tends to cost nearly twice as much, unless you are buying a used one or something.