PowerColor Red Devil Radeon RX 570 Video Card Review

System Configuration

Test System

  • Intel Core i7 7700k @ 5.0 GHz
  • Aorus Z270X Gaming 5
  • 32GB G.Skill Trident-Z DDR4 3200MHz
  • Corsair HX850i 80+ Platinum PSU
  • Swiftech H320‑X2 prestige AIO cooler
  • 250GB Samsung 850 Evo M.2 SATA SSD
  • Primochill Praxis Wetbench

Test Software

  • Windows 10 Professional 64-Bit
  • CPUID – CPU-Z
  • TechPowerUp – GPU-Z
  • AMDs Wattman Software

Synthetic Benchmarks

  • Futuremark – 3DMark
  • Maxon – Cinebench
  • Unigine – Heaven

Game Benchmarks

  • Battlefield 1
  • Crysis 3
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Rise of the Tomb Raider
  • Shadow of Mordor
  • Thief
  • Watch Dogs 2
  • The Witcher 3

The ambient temperature was 20°c, or 68°f, during all testing. The GPU was kept at its stock clock during all testing, with one exception, 3DMark. The Red Devil RX 570 has a base clock of 1320MHz. I used AMDs new WattMan utility for overclocking the GPU. For the synthetic benchmarks, I tested OpenGL, DirectX 11, and DirectX 12. For the Gaming benchmarks, the games were run in 1920 x 1080p, 2560 x 1440p and 3440 x 1440p. I also usually run 4k benchmarks. However, my 4K monitor recently died and I have yet to replace it. I apologize for this and will resume 4K testing in my next review. Windows 10 Professional was used due to it being the most recent operating system. All games were run on high presets, with no MSAA or AA of any kind in any results. The advanced graphics settings in Grand Theft Auto V were left at their stock settings.



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