AMD has launched a Radeon RX 580 with less number of stream processors. The product named as Radeon RX 580 2048SP (2048SP indicates stream processors), down from 2304 SPs on the original product, now which is available only in china.
The Radeon RX 580 2048SP is basically the Radeon RX 570, with a slightly higher boost clock speed. Compute performance of the Radeon RX 580 2048SP is listed as 5.1 TFLOPS, which is 18% lower when compared to the Radeon RX 580. Just like the RX 570, the RX 580 2048SP cards come equipped with 8 GB of GDDR5 memory running at 7 Gbps.
Last time the company let partners to sell Radeon RX 560 products with 896 stream processors, down from 1024 SPs inside the original GPU. The company explained the reason as, that graphics processors with lowered specs enable its partners to sell more graphics cards and offer a better choice to their customers / end-user.