After getting a good look at the RX 580 at launch and checking out a second card as well as Crossfire performance I took a little break from video cards but today I’m back to revisit the new 500 series cards. I’m going to check out the RX 570, specifically the XFX RX 570 4GB RS to see how it compares to the RX 580, RX 480, and the RX 470 along with Nvidia’s offerings in that same price range. Not everyone needs the world's fastest video card, in fact, most people are picking up mid range cards so I’m curious to see if the new RX 570 has the performance to be a good buy for those not looking to spend the extra money on an RX 580.

Product Name: XFX RX 570 4GB RS

Review Sample Provided by: XFX

Written by: Wes

Pictures by: Wes

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Model Number


Bus Type


GPU Clock

AMD Reference: 1168Mhz

XFX True Clock: 1264MHz

OC+ Capable Clock: 1284MHz 

Stream Processors


Memory Bus

256 bit

Memory Clock

AMD Reference: 7Ghz

XFX True Clock: 7GHz

OC+ Capable Clock: 7.1GHz 

Memory Size

4 GB

Memory Type


Thermal Solution

DD Fansink


Display Port – 3
HDMI – 1

DL-DVI-D - 1

External Power

1x 8-pin

Minimum Power Supply Requirement

500 watt

Package Contents

8-pin to 6-pin power cable

Driver Disk Installation Guide

Installation DVD

Card Dimension (cm)

24.3 x 12.4 x 4

Card Dimension (inch)

9.57 x 4.88 x 1.57

Before jumping into everything I do want to include a copy of the GPUz from my testing. This shows that I was on the 17.5.1 driver when testing and what BIOS revision as well. The 1264 MHz clock speeds also line up with what XFX has listed in their specifications though they do mention they have tested the card up with 1284 MHz at factory specifications as well.



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