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MSI Radeon RX 580 Gaming 8GB

MSI Radeon RX 580 Gaming 8GB
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MSI Radeon RX 580 Gaming 8GB review: specs and price

MSI Radeon RX 580 Gaming 8GB
MSI Radeon RX 580 Gaming 8GB

Why is MSI Radeon RX 580 Gaming 8GB better than the average?

  • GPU clock speed
    1257MHzvs1047.11MHz
  • Floating-point performance
    6.36TFLOPSvs3.65TFLOPS
  • Pixel rate
    44.2GPixel/svs42.3GPixel/s
  • Effective memory speed
    8000MHzvs5724.9MHz
  • GPU memory speed
    2000MHzvs1415.42MHz
  • Maximum memory bandwidth
    256GB/svs203.85GB/s
  • Shading units
    2304vs1556.3
  • Thermal design power (TDP)
    150Wvs160.47W

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General info

1.thermal design power (TDP)

150W

The thermal design power (TDP) is the maximum amount of power the cooling system needs to dissipate. A lower TDP typically means that it consumes less power.

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2.semiconductor size

14nm

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

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1nm

3.number of transistors

5700 million

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.

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136000 million

4.width

276mm

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115mm

5.PCI Express (PCIe) version

3

PCI Express (PCIe) is a high speed expansion card standard, that connects the computer to it's peripherals. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.

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6.height

140mm

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68mm

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Performance

1.GPU clock speed

1257MHz

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

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1784MHz

2.floating-point performance

6.36TFLOPS

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.

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110TFLOPS

3.pixel rate

44.2GPixel/s

The number of pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.

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208.4GPixel/s

4.GPU memory speed

2000MHz

The memory clock speed is one aspect that determines the memory bandwidth.

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5505MHz

5.shading units

2304

Shading units (or stream processors) are small processors within the graphics card that are responsible for processing different aspects of the image.

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51232

6.texture rate

198.7GTexels/s

The number of textured pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.

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521GTexels/s

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Memory

1.effective memory speed

8000MHz

The effective memory clock speed is calculated from the size and data rate of the memory. Higher clock speeds can give increased performance in games and other applications.

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14400MHz

2.maximum memory bandwidth

256GB/s

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.

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2242GB/s

3.RAM

8GB

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32.77GB

4.memory bus width

256bit

A wider bus width means that it can carry more data per cycle. It is an important factor of memory performance, and therefore the general performance of the graphics card.

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8192bit

5.version of GDDR memory

5

Newer versions of GDDR memory offer improvements such as higher transfer rates that give increased performance.

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6

6.Supports ECC memory
MSI Radeon RX 580 Gaming 8GB

Error-correcting code memory can detect and correct data corruption. It is used when is it essential to avoid corruption, such as scientific computing or when running a server.

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Ports

1.has a HDMI output
MSI Radeon RX 580 Gaming 8GB

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

2.DisplayPort outputs

2

Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort.

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4

3.DVI outputs

1

Allows you to connect to a display using DVI.

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4.HDMI ports

2

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

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3

5.HDMI version

2

A newer HDMI version offers a higher bandwidth and is capable of carrying a better signal, e.g. more audio channels, more frames per second etc.

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3

6.mini DisplayPort outputs

0

Allows you to connect to a display using mini-DisplayPort.

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6

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Features

1.DirectX version

12

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

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12.1

2.Supports 4K resolution
MSI Radeon RX 580 Gaming 8GB

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

3.OpenCL version

2.2

Some applications use OpenCL to utilise the power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) for non-graphical computing. Newer versions introduce more functionality and better performance.

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4.5

4.OpenGL version

4.5

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

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12

5.Supports multi-display technology
MSI Radeon RX 580 Gaming 8GB

The graphics card supports multi-display technology. This allows you to configure multiple monitors in order to create a more immersive gaming experience, such as having a wider field of view.

6.Supports 3D
MSI Radeon RX 580 Gaming 8GB

Allows you to view in 3D (if you have a 3D display and glasses).

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