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PULSE RX 590 8G G5

  • Engine Clock: Up to 1545 MHz (Boost)
  • Memory: 8GB GDDR5 8000 MHz Effective
  • 2304 Stream Processors
  • Dual-X Cooling
  • Quick Connect
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SAPPHIRE products have great performance and are engineered to last



Highest Performing

Extreme gaming with high resolution



Sleek Design

Sleek, elegant contours and unique styling designed to suit any build



So Innovative

Award winning cooler designs that deliver a quiet and cool performance.



Engineered to Last

Tough metal backplace and quality components


The 4th generation of Graphics Core Next architecture is the modern, future-proof foundation of Polaris GPUs. It brings energy-saving solutions of Radeon Chill, native support for crucial next-generation API features and latest display technologies, like HDR and Radeon FreeSync 2.


Game in Full HD

  • Wolfenstein II
  • Forza Motorsport 7
  • Battlefield 1
  • Call of Duty: World War II
  • Star Wars Battlefront 2
  • Prey

Intelligent Fan Control III

Enjoy the silence! Under light workloads, the fans won’t spin at all. They restart when you fire up a new game. This ensures your GPU stays cool.

Radeon Chill

Radeon Chill dynamically regulates framerate based on your in-game movements

Now supporting countless games

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Enhanced Sync Technology

Liquid-smooth gameplay, more accessible than ever before

AMD Radeon FreeSync technology puts an end to choppy gameplay and broken frames with fluid, artifact-free performance at virtually any framerate. Behold the next breakthrough in PC gaming performance.

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Performance parts you need for an excellent gaming experience at a price you can afford.

Dual-X Cooling

SAPPHIRE Dual-X cooling keeps the temperatures under control. A quiet duo of 92 mm fans with advanced airfoil section blades works to dissipate all the heat. With dust-repelling dual ball bearings, Dual-X ensures exceptional reliability.


Provides rigidity and helps cool your card by increasing heat dissipation.

Quality Components

Rest assured that gaming on SAPPHIRE Pulse remains stable no matter how long your session lasts. We’re using industry-leading components that are engineered to last, maintain great power and minimize coil whine.

VR Friendly

The SAPPHIRE PULSE graphics cards come with Dual HDMI ports, specifically designed to work with VR.

Quick Connect Fan

If there’s a fan problem, you don’t have to return the entire card. That means they’re easy to remove, clean and replace, with just one screw holding them securely in place.

200,000 Hour Capacitors

High-polymer, aluminum capacitors offering outstanding reliability.

Tough Metal Backplate

The all-aluminum backplate provides additional rigidity that guarantees nothing bends and dust stays out. It also helps cool your card by increasing heat dissipation.

Beautiful and Stylish

With sleek, elegant contours and unique styling these cards have been designed to suit any build.



RX 590, 12 nm FinFET
4th Graphics Core Next (GCN)

Engine Clock

Up to 1545 MHz, Boost

Stream Processors


Memory Size/Bus

8GB GDDR5/256-bit

Memory Clock

8000 MHz effective


Maximum 5 Outputs


PCI-Express 3.0


  • DisplayPort: 5120×2880@60Hz
  • HDMI: 4096×2160@60Hz
  • DVI:2560x1600@60Hz

BIOS Support

  • UEFI


  • OpenGL® 4.5
  • OpenCL 2.0
  • DirectX® 12
  • Shader Model 5.0

Game Index

1440p gaming

Sapphire Features

  • Dual-X Cooling
  • Long Life Dual Ball Bearing Fans
  • Intelligent Fan Control III
  • Quick Connect System
  • Long Life Capacitor
  • Backplate
  • Black Diamond 4 Chokes
  • Fuse protection


AMD Features

  • Radeon™ VR Ready Premium
  • Radeon™ Software
  • Radeon™ FreeSync Technology
  • AMD LiquidVR™ Technology
  • 4th Gen GCN Architecture
  • Radeon™ Chill
  • Radeon™ ReLive DirectX® 12 Technology
  • AMD Eyefinity Technology (Gaming)
  • AMD App Acceleration
  • AMD CrossFire™ Technology
  • AMD CrossFire™ (Bridgeless)
  • 3rd Gen 14nm Process Technology
  • OpenCL 2.0
  • OpenGL 4.5
  • AMD PowerTune Technology
  • TrueAudio Next
  • Unified Video Decoder (UVD)
  • Video Code Engine (VCE)
  • Virtual Super Resolution
  • The Vulkan® API

Cooler Type

  • Dual-X Cooling Technology
  • Two ball bearing fan
  • Fan Quick Connect

Form Factor

  • 2 Slots Occupied
  • 230X125X40 Dimension/mm

Power Consumption



Windows®  11, 10, Windows®  7, 64bit operating system required

System Requirement

  • 500 Watt or greater power supply (Recommended)
  • 1 x 8-pin Power Connector
  • PCI Express® compliant motherboard with one x16 graphics slot

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