MSI RADEON RX 580 ARMOR OC 8GB REVIEW: SPECS AND PRICE

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MSI Radeon RX 580 Armor OC 8GB Graphics Card

Hello everyone, Will here. Today I am bringing you my reviews of the MSI Radeon RX 580 Armor OC 8GB model graphics card. This graphics card is AMD’s offering that was their top end card for a while but only competed with the nVidia GTX 1060 graphics card. For this article, I bring you a quick review and some benchmarks as well as my thoughts on whether you should purchase this thẻ or not. So, without more delay, let’s get to this.

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The AMD Radeon RX 580 graphics thẻ was released in April 2017; it was the successor to their popular RX 480 graphics card. AMD did not vày much to the card except for boosting the bộ vi xử lý core clocks. The RX 580 only offered slightly better performance than the RX 480 graphics card, but it was over một nửa faster than the R9 series cards. In this review, I tested the MSI Radeon RX 580 Armor OC 8GB mã sản phẩm and tested eight games. The MSI Radeon RX 580 Armor OC comes out of the box with 2304 stream processors, a base/boost clock of 1366MHz, a memory clock of 8000MHz, và sports 8GB of GDDR5 đoạn clip memory. The Armor OC supports a maximum of four total displays via its two DisplayPorts, two HDMI ports, and single DL-DVI-D port. The thẻ is powered by a single 8-pin nguồn connector & draws just 150 watts TDP.


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Specifications & Test System

So, those are the specifications of the MSI Radeon RX 580 Armor OC. What exactly did I chạy thử for this review? Well, as stated above, I tested eight total games, all triple A titles, at 1080p on the highest in-game settings for each game. All games were given a total of 10 runs & an average was taken for each in both minimum FPS và average FPS. Each game was tested over a span over several days and each run had a 15-minute break between them.


For the test system, I once again used my Intel chip core i7-7700K system. The system includes the Intel core i7-7700K clocked at 4.9GHz cooled by the Corsair H60 all-in-one liquid CPU cooler. The system is built on the MSI Z270 Tomahawk motherboard and sports 16GB of DDR4 RAM clocked at 2800MHz in dual channel configuration. Now, let’s get khổng lồ the results.

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Gaming Benchmarks

First up in this benchmark session is the oldie but goldie, Grand Theft tự động hóa V. This game is known more for its use of CPUs more than GPUs, but it is still popular today several years after its release. In my round of testing, GTA V came away with a minimum FPS of 87 & an average frame rate of 105. The next game in testing was Witcher III: Wild Hunt. I did enable nVidia hair works for testing. The game ran okay, running a minimum FPS of 44 FPS & 49 FPS on average. Next, I tested Rise of the Tomb Raider, which pushed 47 FPS minimum and 65 FPS on average. Far Cry Primal came next with a minimum FPS of 54 and an average FPS of 65. Overwatch achieved a minimum of 78 FPS and an average of 96 FPS. Doom pulled a minimum of 161 FPS and an average of 192 FPS. Battlefield 1 was up next và pushed a minimum of 82 FPS và an average of 91 FPS. Finally, rounding out testing was Destiny 2. The trò chơi achieved 77 FPS minimum and an average of 100 FPS.


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GameMinimum FPSAverage FPS
GTA V

87

105

Witcher III: Wild Hunt (Hairworks Enabled)

44

49

Rise of the Tomb Raider

47

65

Far Cry Primal

54

65

Overwatch

78

96

Doom

161

192

Battlefield

82

91

Destiny 2

77

100


Conclusion & Final Thoughts

So, there you have it. The MSI Radeon RX 580 Armor OC 8GB graphics thẻ performs fairly well in modern triple A games but is nothing khổng lồ really write trang chủ about. An average of the average frame rates across the 8 games tested was 95 FPS, which is good, but for the current price of the card, it is terrible. The thẻ currently is selling on Newegg for over $600 & I purchased this one for $450 shipped khổng lồ my door. Averaging that out, you get around 1.7 frames per dollar compared to the MSRP average of 3.2 frames per dollar. If I were lớn put a price on this card, I would price it around $200 to lớn give you nearly four frames per dollar spent. This thẻ is nothing special as it’s very plain, has two fans, is black and white, & has no back plate. Would I recommend this card? Right now, no, I would not. However, if you can pick one up for $200 then, yes, go for it. All in all, I’m okay with this thẻ at the original MSRP of around $240 but I would not pay much more for this card.


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This article is accurate và true khổng lồ the best of the author’s knowledge. Nội dung is for informational or entertainment purposes only & does not substitute for personal counsel or professional advice in business, financial, legal, or technical matters.

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Questions & Answers

Question: Was the monitor 4k or 1080p on the graphics thẻ test in this article?


Answer: Yes but phối at 1080p in the in-game settings

Question: Okay so the reports are good for the msi rx 580 armor oc 8gb graphics card, but what setting did you post for each game?

Answer: The games were tested at 1080p on the highest settings allowed within each game's settings options.


Answer: 269 x 125 x 38 mm

Comments

William Cobb (author) from Columbia, SC on July 13, 2019:

No sag for me or very little if at all