MSI Radeon RX 580 Mech 2 8 GB Review 45

MSI Radeon RX 580 Mech 2 8 GB Review

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Idle temperatures are excellent even with the fans turning off in idle. Gaming temperatures are decent too.

GPU Temperature Comparison
IdleLoadGaming Noise
MSI RX 580 Mech 251°C74°C32 dBA
ASRock RX 580 Gaming X37°C77°C45 dBA
Gigabyte RX 580 XTR47°C74°C34 dBA
Sapphire RX 580 Nitro+46°C75°C32 dBA
MSI RX 480 Gaming X48°C73°C31 dBA
ASUS RX 480 STRIX38°C68°C39 dBA
AMD RX 480 Reference38°C84°C41 dBA
Important: GPU temperature will vary depending on clock speed, voltage settings,
cooler design, and production variances. This table just serves to provide a list of
typical temperatures for similar cards as determined during TPU review.

Clock Profiles

Modern graphics cards have several clock profiles that are selected to balance power draw and performance requirements.

The following table lists the clock settings for important performance scenarios and the GPU voltage that is used in those states.

GPU Voltage
Desktop300 MHz300 MHz0.750 V
Multi-Monitor600 MHz2000 MHz0.950 V
Blu-ray Playback318 MHz300 MHz0.800 V
3D Load1380 MHz2000 MHz1.135 V
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