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FierceDeity021 28 days ago

So I am trying to make a PC that can handle both gaming and editing. I just wanna know if there is any major differences between the GPUs I mentioned in the title.

Here is the part list that I have so far if it helps:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 7 1700 3 GHz 8-Core Processor $158.89 @ OutletPC
Motherboard ASRock - X370M Pro4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $78.98 @ Newegg
Memory Corsair - Vengeance LPX 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-2666 Memory $174.99 @ Amazon
Storage Inland - 480 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $49.99 @ Amazon
Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $44.89 @ OutletPC
Video Card XFX - Radeon RX 570 8 GB Video Card $118.70 @ B&H
Case Thermaltake - Versa H15 MicroATX Mid Tower Case $35.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply Corsair - CX (2017) 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $38.99 @ Newegg
Monitor Acer - SB220Q bi 21.5" 1920x1080 75 Hz Monitor $89.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $806.41
Mail-in rebates -$15.00
Total $791.41
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-03-20 21:28 EDT-0400

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Gilroar 1 Build 2 points 28 days ago

There isn't a major difference the 570 is a cut down 580 so it has less cores enabled.

It loses some performance which means for gaming you end up with slightly lower quality settings or slightly lower frame rates at the same settings.

Because of that AMD cuts pricing and it is cheaper.

grizzlyman 2 Builds 1 point 28 days ago

Just jump on the YouTube and watch some benchmarks comparing them in games. You could also look up power usage if that concerns you. Maybe look to see if your video editing software supports them and which one would offer better performance. Hope that helps.

xPat 3 Builds 1 point 28 days ago

Average 15% performance difference as per this review -

https://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/MSI/RX_580_Mech_2/31.html
(compared with 4gig 570, that shouldn't a whole lot of difference tho)

Check the other pages for performance in individual games.

DrLitch 1 Build 1 point 27 days ago

I peg the RX580 as being perfect for your build. As for performance difference, most titles will show at least 10fps performance gain with RX580. Usually more than that. Might be a deal maker on some more demanding titles although monitor is freesync.