Sapphire Radeon RX 580 Nitro+ Limited Edition 8 GB Review 179

Sapphire Radeon RX 580 Nitro+ Limited Edition 8 GB Review

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Temperatures



Idle temperatures are excellent even with the fans turning off in idle. Gaming temperatures are decent too. I rather have slightly higher temperatures and less noise, so Sapphire made the right choices.

GPU Temperature Comparison
IdleLoadGaming Noise
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
Clock
Memory
Clock
GPU Voltage
Desktop300 MHz300 MHz0.750 V
Multi-Monitor300 MHz2000 MHz0.950 V
Blu-ray Playback340 MHz300 MHz0.800 V
3D Load1411 MHz2000 MHz1.125 V
3D Load1450 MHz2000 MHz1.120 V
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