• Welcome to TechPowerUp Forums, Guest! Please check out our forum guidelines for info related to our community.

ASUS Releases ROG MATRIX GTX 580 Graphics Card to Market

btarunr

Editor & Senior Moderator
Staff member
Joined
Oct 9, 2007
Messages
37,489 (8.53/day)
Location
Hyderabad, India
Processor AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
Motherboard MSI B450 Gaming Pro Carbon AC
Cooling AMD Wraith Prism
Memory 2x 16GB Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4-3000
Video Card(s) AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
Storage Western Digital Black NVMe 512GB
Display(s) Samsung U28D590 28-inch 4K UHD
Case Corsair Carbide 100R
Audio Device(s) Creative Sound Blaster Recon3D PCIe
Power Supply Antec EarthWatts Pro Gold 750W
Mouse Razer Abyssus
Keyboard Microsoft Sidewinder X4
Software Windows 10 Pro
Continuing the success of its popular ROG MATRIX Series graphics cards, ASUS today launches the ROG MATRIX GTX 580 Series. Based on the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 GPU, the ROG MATRIX GTX 580 Series combines a dual-fan DirectCU II thermal design and 19-phase Super Alloy Power components with instant hardware overclocking tools; TweakIt, ProbeIt and an innovative Safe Mode button. Together, with the new GPU Tweak software overclocking utility, both gamers and overclockers can now gain an undeniable performance advantage over the competition.



Redesigned From the Ground Up for Incredible Performance
The ROG MATRIX GTX 580 series is clocked at 816MHz and features a massive 1.5GB of 4.8GHz GDDR5 memory. It comes preloaded with a variety of hardware-based tools, including TweakIt and ProbeIt for instant overclocking adjustment and measurement, plus a Safe Mode button for the instant restoration of stable settings at any time.

The ROG MATRIX GTX 580 Series has been created to deliver the ultimate in overclocking performance with its ground-up PCB redesign and exclusive 19-phase Super Alloy Power technology. This guarantees much greater overclocking headroom, with a 15% performance boost, 2.5 times longer lifespan and 35°C cooler operation than the reference card design.

The new GPU Tweak overclocking tool has integrated the GPU-Z with TechPowerUp to provide accurate information about the graphics card, while ASUS engineers have developed real-time clock frequency, voltage, fan speed and profile adjustments for up to four different card settings in combination to this. ASUS also ensures the most up-to-date firmware and drivers via its Live Update feature. Simply put, GPU Tweak gives gamers and overclockers convenience and flexibility in adjustments and monitoring not seen in other tools.

Direct Cooling in Style
Also helping cool the MATRIX GTX 580 series is an exclusive DirectCU II thermal design that puts copper heat pipes in direct contact with the GPU to effectively dissipate heat. Twin sound-dampened fans also pull 600% more air across the card's heatsinks than the reference design, achieving 20% cooler operating temperatures. The MATRIX LED load indicator provides an at-a-glance, color changing display of the card's overall load in real-time, too.

Product Highlights
  • Overclocking hardware tools like TweakIt and ProbeIt are directly embedded onto the ground-up redesigned PCB, while a Safe Mode button offers an easy reset option for worry-free overclocking.
  • GPU Tweak utility provides real-time software overclocking control. The tool not only guarantees superior control over such things as clock frequency, voltage and fan speed, but also provides several handy features like in-game video recording and live firmware and drivers update
  • 19-phase Super Alloy Power components provide more headroom for overclocking with a 15% performance boost, reduced running temperatures by 35°C and prolonged product lifespan by 2.5 times.
  • Award-winning DirectCU II thermal technology with sound-dampened dual fans provides 600% greater airflow and 20% cooler performance than the reference design.
  • A multicolored MATRIX LED load indicator on the ROG MATRIX GTX 580 gives an instant, color changing visual display of the real-time GPU load.
For more information, visit the product page.

View at TechPowerUp Main Site
 

wolf

Performance Enthusiast
Joined
May 7, 2007
Messages
5,613 (1.23/day)
System Name MightyX (MITX)
Processor Core i7 4770K @ 4.2ghz
Motherboard Asus Z87i-Pro
Cooling Noctua NH-L12
Memory 16gb DDR3 1600 LP
Video Card(s) Gigabyte GTX1080 G1 OC
Storage Lots of SSD's
Display(s) AOC AGON AG352QCX
Case Raven RVZ-01
Power Supply Corsair SF600
Mouse Razer Mamba Tournament Chroma
Keyboard Razer Blackwidow X Chroma
already seems like the GTX580 Lightning, let alone extreme edition is as good if not better than this card, espeically beating them to the punch after all. I wonder how many they expect to sell...
 
Joined
Mar 26, 2010
Messages
8,358 (2.39/day)
Location
Jakarta, Indonesia
System Name micropage7
Processor Intel Xeon X3470
Motherboard Gigabyte Technology Co. Ltd. P55A-UD3R (Socket 1156)
Cooling Enermax ETS-T40F
Memory Samsung 8.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3
Video Card(s) NVIDIA Quadro FX 1800
Storage V-GEN03AS18EU120GB, Seagate 2 x 1TB and Seagate 4TB
Display(s) Samsung 21 inch LCD Wide Screen
Case Icute Super 18
Audio Device(s) Auzentech X-Fi Forte
Power Supply Silverstone 600 Watt
Mouse Logitech G502
Keyboard Sades Excalibur + Taihao keycaps
Software Win 7 64-bit
Benchmark Scores Classified
from its aperance. it looks pretty solid with dual fans.
just waiting for review and some benchmarks.
hope the performance as good as it looks
 
Joined
Oct 7, 2006
Messages
1,335 (0.28/day)
Processor e8200 3.93mhz@1.264v
Motherboard P5E3 Pro
Cooling Scythe Infinity
Memory 4gb of G.Skill Ripjaw 6-7-7-18@1404 and 1.62v
Video Card(s) HIS 5770 v2 940/1275mhz stock volts
Storage 1TB Hitachi
Display(s) Acer 22" Widescreen LCD
Case Blue Cooler Master Centurion
Audio Device(s) Onboard audio :(, and Klipsch 5.1 Pro Media's
Power Supply 650 Watt BFG
Software Vista 64 Ultimate
Looks like 2 SLI would be tight with the cooler, but that cooler looks like it should perform well as a single card.
 

noobzed

New Member
Joined
Jun 7, 2011
Messages
4 (0.00/day)
Incomplete bundle for sure ;)

No Asus Gpu Tweak Tool included cause it is not finished atm :eek:
Wonder if Asus ship the card soon with or without it ..
 
Joined
Sep 10, 2010
Messages
107 (0.03/day)
Location
Romania
Processor intel i7 4770k @ 4.6ghz
Motherboard asus maximus vi hero
Cooling noctua nh d14
Memory 16gb gskill 2400 mhz
Video Card(s) MSI gtx 780ti
Storage 512gb samsung 840 pro + 2x 1tb WD caviar black sata 3
Display(s) 3x Benq XL2720Z 144hz surround
Case cooler master storm stryker
Audio Device(s) asus xonar dx
Power Supply corsair ax1200
Software windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
it has to do 1050mhz or it will be no better than SOC and LIGHNING. meanwhile the former 2 cards have the advantage of being only dual slot card and have good enough cooling system. that's why the matrix should go to 1050 stable OC. i don't see that happening though, without gpu binning
 

noobzed

New Member
Joined
Jun 7, 2011
Messages
4 (0.00/day)
No binned GPU, see on comment on XS and no official statement that gpus are binned so ... don't expect to have better gpu than DCII
 
Joined
Apr 30, 2008
Messages
4,385 (1.05/day)
Location
Multidimensional
System Name Jill-Sandwich
Processor AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 8 Core @ Stock / PBO On
Motherboard Gigabyte X570 I Aorus Pro Wifi
Cooling Bequiet Shadow Rock LP 120mm / 2x 120mm Slim Silverstone fans
Memory 32GB Corsair Vengeance LP DDR4 3200Mhz
Video Card(s) Sapphire RX 5700 XT 8GB Nitro+
Storage 512GB Adata XPG SX8200 Pro M.2 NVMe / Samsung 860 Evo 1TB / 2TB Samsung 2.5in HDD
Display(s) Hisense 1080p Smart LED HDTV 40inch
Case Silverstone Raven RVZ03 RGB Case
Audio Device(s) Realtek HD Audio / HDMI Audio Via GPU
Power Supply Corsair SFX 600W Gold Rated PSU
Mouse Cheap Wireless Microsoft Mouse
Keyboard Cheap Wireless Microsoft Keyboard
Software Windows 10 Home 64bit
Benchmark Scores Don't do em anymore. :(
Motherboard Box....:eek:
 
Joined
Mar 26, 2010
Messages
8,358 (2.39/day)
Location
Jakarta, Indonesia
System Name micropage7
Processor Intel Xeon X3470
Motherboard Gigabyte Technology Co. Ltd. P55A-UD3R (Socket 1156)
Cooling Enermax ETS-T40F
Memory Samsung 8.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3
Video Card(s) NVIDIA Quadro FX 1800
Storage V-GEN03AS18EU120GB, Seagate 2 x 1TB and Seagate 4TB
Display(s) Samsung 21 inch LCD Wide Screen
Case Icute Super 18
Audio Device(s) Auzentech X-Fi Forte
Power Supply Silverstone 600 Watt
Mouse Logitech G502
Keyboard Sades Excalibur + Taihao keycaps
Software Win 7 64-bit
Benchmark Scores Classified
Joined
Oct 1, 2010
Messages
2,286 (0.69/day)
Location
Marlow, ENGLAND
System Name Chachamaru-III | Retro Battlestation
Processor Intel Core i7 3770K | Intel Pentium II 450MHz
Motherboard BIOSTAR TZ77XE4 (Intel Z77 Chipset) | MSI MS-6116 (Intel 440BX chipset)
Cooling Cooler Master Hyper 212X, case fully populated
Memory 16GB G.Skill Ares 1600MHz (2x8GB) [30 10-10-10] | 512MB PC133 SDRAM
Video Card(s) MSI GeForce 1070 Gaming Z, Intel HD 4000 (for secondary monitors) | 3dfx Voodoo3 3000
Storage 250GB SK hynix SSD (OS), Toshiba 3TB (Storage), Toshiba 3TB (Steam), Samsung 1TB (Personal Files)
Display(s) Samsung 2443BWT-1 24" @1920x1200, Dell 1708fp 17" @1280x1024 & Eizo FlexScan L887 20" @1600x1200
Case Antec Three Hundred Two | Beige box
Audio Device(s) Creative Sound Blaster Z (Speakers), Sound Blaster Audigy 2 (Headphones) | Sound Blaster AWE64
Power Supply EVGA Supernova 750 G2 | 250W ASETEC
Mouse Razer DeathAdder | Microsoft Serial Mouse v2.0A
Keyboard GAMDIAS Hermes Ultimate | Dell AT102W
Software Microsoft Windows 10 Pro | Microsoft Windows 98SE
What is the OEM obsession with heatpipes? Haven't AMD and nVidia obsoleted that tech?
 
Joined
Oct 1, 2010
Messages
2,286 (0.69/day)
Location
Marlow, ENGLAND
System Name Chachamaru-III | Retro Battlestation
Processor Intel Core i7 3770K | Intel Pentium II 450MHz
Motherboard BIOSTAR TZ77XE4 (Intel Z77 Chipset) | MSI MS-6116 (Intel 440BX chipset)
Cooling Cooler Master Hyper 212X, case fully populated
Memory 16GB G.Skill Ares 1600MHz (2x8GB) [30 10-10-10] | 512MB PC133 SDRAM
Video Card(s) MSI GeForce 1070 Gaming Z, Intel HD 4000 (for secondary monitors) | 3dfx Voodoo3 3000
Storage 250GB SK hynix SSD (OS), Toshiba 3TB (Storage), Toshiba 3TB (Steam), Samsung 1TB (Personal Files)
Display(s) Samsung 2443BWT-1 24" @1920x1200, Dell 1708fp 17" @1280x1024 & Eizo FlexScan L887 20" @1600x1200
Case Antec Three Hundred Two | Beige box
Audio Device(s) Creative Sound Blaster Z (Speakers), Sound Blaster Audigy 2 (Headphones) | Sound Blaster AWE64
Power Supply EVGA Supernova 750 G2 | 250W ASETEC
Mouse Razer DeathAdder | Microsoft Serial Mouse v2.0A
Keyboard GAMDIAS Hermes Ultimate | Dell AT102W
Software Microsoft Windows 10 Pro | Microsoft Windows 98SE
I was referring to the vapour chamber technology used on the 500 and 6000 series reference designs
 
Joined
Apr 21, 2008
Messages
5,238 (1.25/day)
Location
IRAQ-Baghdad
System Name MASTER
Processor Core i7 3930k run at 4.4ghz
Motherboard Asus Rampage IV extreme
Cooling Corsair H100i
Memory 4x4G kingston hyperx beast 2400mhz
Video Card(s) 2X EVGA GTX680
Storage 2X Crusial M4 256g raid0, 1TbWD g, 2x500 WD B
Display(s) Samsung 27' 1080P LED 3D monitior 2ms
Case CoolerMaster Chosmos II
Audio Device(s) Creative sound blaster X-FI Titanum champion,Creative speakers 7.1 T7900
Power Supply Corsair 1200i, Logitch G500 Mouse, headset Corsair vengeance 1500
Software Win7 64bit Ultimate
Benchmark Scores 3d mark 2011: testing
I think wizzard will get a sample.
 
Joined
Jan 2, 2009
Messages
9,772 (2.48/day)
Location
Suffolk/Essex, England
System Name Joseph's Laptop Clevo P771ZM
Processor 4970k @4/4.4ghz
Motherboard *shrugs*
Cooling About 2 kilos of copper fins and pipes.
Memory 2x 8gb
Video Card(s) GTX 970m 6gb
Storage 500gb Msata SSD 2x 2TB storage drives
Display(s) Built in
Power Supply 300w power brick
Mouse Steam controller
Software Windows ten
I was referring to the vapour chamber technology used on the 500 and 6000 series reference designs
Vapour chambers are no good for bigger heatsinks.

As they work just like a copper base plate, cept faster.

But then you still have the problem of heat radiating through the fins.

Where as with heat pipes if you get enough in there you have more surface area as well as being able to move the heat further away from the chip faster.

Also if you design the heatsink right ( you'd loose mass compatibility doing it this way though)

Can run the pipes along the bottom (so they work like a plate) and then have them running back through the heatsink ( the fin array would have to be split in the middle, but not necessarily have a gap)

Giving you much much better performance : ]
 

cadaveca

My name is Dave
Joined
Apr 10, 2006
Messages
17,104 (3.46/day)
I was referring to the vapour chamber technology used on the 500 and 6000 series reference designs
A vapour chamber is basically just a big flat heatpipe. However, rather than being focused for heatflow from end-to-end, the design is focused to conduct heat from one side to the next.

I think wizzard will get a sample.
I hope so. Kinda curious how this one clocks.
 
Joined
May 2, 2010
Messages
67 (0.02/day)
System Name Max LGA775 SLI
Processor Q9650 @ 4.401Ghz
Motherboard Gigabyte EP45-UD3P
Cooling NH-D14
Memory G.Skill DDR2 "Pi" 9600
Video Card(s) GTX 285 SLI (756/1692/1350)
Storage Crucial C300 128Gb SSD, 4 x 1Tb HD
Display(s) Samsung T260, T260HD
Case HAF 932
Power Supply Antec TPQ-1200
Software Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
What gives?

Looks like ASUS just slapped on a big LED and slightly different fans on Direct Cu II. Feels badman because previous gen Matrix cards were top notch and sported killer looks :shadedshu
 

Wile E

Power User
Joined
Oct 1, 2006
Messages
24,318 (5.10/day)
System Name The ClusterF**k
Processor 980X @ 4Ghz
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-EX58-UD5 BIOS F12
Cooling MCR-320, DDC-1 pump w/Bitspower res top (1/2" fittings), Koolance CPU-360
Memory 3x2GB Mushkin Redlines 1600Mhz 6-8-6-24 1T
Video Card(s) Evga GTX 580
Storage Corsair Neutron GTX 240GB, 2xSeagate 320GB RAID0; 2xSeagate 3TB; 2xSamsung 2TB; Samsung 1.5TB
Display(s) HP LP2475w 24" 1920x1200 IPS
Case Technofront Bench Station
Audio Device(s) Auzentech X-Fi Forte into Onkyo SR606 and Polk TSi200's + RM6750
Power Supply ENERMAX Galaxy EVO EGX1250EWT 1250W
Software Win7 Ultimate N x64, OSX 10.8.4
I do not like these cards that put outputs in the second slot area. I like to use full cover blocks and make them single slot. That was one of the main reasons I bought an nV instead of an ATI this time around.
 

tnn500af

New Member
Joined
Oct 26, 2008
Messages
12 (0.00/day)
Ok ASUS, if you come up with the same card but on AMD platform with AMD Eyefinity Technology you got my $$$
 
Joined
Jun 17, 2007
Messages
7,327 (1.63/day)
Location
C:\Program Files (x86)\Aphexdreamer\
System Name Unknown
Processor AMD Bulldozer FX8320 @ 4.4Ghz
Motherboard Asus Crosshair V
Cooling XSPC Raystorm 750 EX240 for CPU
Memory 8 GB CORSAIR Vengeance Red DDR3 RAM 1922mhz (10-11-9-27)
Video Card(s) XFX R9 290
Storage Samsung SSD 254GB and Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s
Display(s) AOC 23" @ 1920x1080 + Asus 27" 1440p
Case HAF X
Audio Device(s) X Fi Titanium 5.1 Surround Sound
Power Supply 750 Watt PP&C Silencer Black
Software Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
Does this mean we can get a leak of the Asus GPU Tweak program that was recently posted on TPU?


Thats all I care about.
 

Faster4Run

New Member
Joined
Nov 29, 2010
Messages
5 (0.00/day)
Location
Japan
by cadaveca
>A vapour chamber is basically just a big flat heatpipe. However, rather than being focused for heatflow from end-to-end, the design is focused to conduct heat from one side to the next.

-------
I agree above opinion since I strongly feel that more "space effective and powerful" cooling mecahnisim is reqyuire on the subject board. The base formation of "ROG concetp on the graphic card" is highly fun and being enjoy for PC users who love ASUS ROG mother board.

As a personal opinion ( and idea/tips), I would like to have the "pump part" of all-in-one hydro cooling kit ( hopefuly, like Cool master Project A-L2 which is just introduced but not yet available, but seems that it may provide us the strong cooling capability for huge GPU heat generation ) if possible.

Is this strange idea/tips for better cooling on the high end GPU chips ??
 
Last edited:
Top