(Tested and Burned) ASUS ROG Matrix GTX 580 Platinum Review

ASUS ROG MATRIX GTX 580 review index

4 – ASUS ROG MATRIX GTX 580: Gallery, part 3

ASUS’s MATRIX GTX 580 turns up with a cool and geeky gadget: the GPU load visual indicator:

ASUS ROG Matrix GTX 580

The MATRIX logo is a multicolored LED-based indicator and the color of the indicator changes with the current GPU load. The idea is really cool. In theory, there are five different colors:

ASUS ROG Matrix GTX 580, GPU load indicator

I said in theory because in practice, I never saw the idle GPU load color. On my testbed here is the GPU load indicator at idle:

ASUS ROG Matrix GTX 580

Maybe the ROG MATRIX GTX 580 is so powerful, making the idle color useless? 😀

Under FurMark, no prob, the red limit is reached in no time:

ASUS ROG Matrix GTX 580

And to close the photo gallery, a little comparison between the ROG MATRIX and a well known card, the GeForce GTX 480 (here an EVGA model).

ASUS ROG Matrix GTX 580

ASUS ROG MATRIX GTX 580 review index

9 thoughts on “(Tested and Burned) ASUS ROG Matrix GTX 580 Platinum Review”

  1. Chrisad

    ASUS ROG MATRIX GTX 580 gets the best performances in all tests!
    A great GC for a great review, thanks JeGX!!!

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  3. martin

    how come yous did and go head to head with the msi 580 lighting ???

  4. Wardenclyffe43

    the difference between the reference GTX580 and the MATRIX is like the difference between mercedes E220 and E-Brabus .

  5. Corwyn

    Just posted my Furmark at 1047mhz = score 9279
    Details for score ID = 218766
    Do be a wimp and turn it up!

  6. Corwyn

    Yes ROG GTX580 Matrix Platinum – The GPU voltage was 1.15

    Core Clock 1047mhz
    Core Voltage 1150mv
    memory clock 4800mhz

    (just joking about turning it up(was excited))

  7. leo


    j’ai ma gtx580 matrix, elle chauffe avec fumark alors que elle tourne a 831, mem 2019, voltage 1150v
    mais la temperature depasse toujours les 99 °

    p-e que il n’y a pas assez de ventilation ?

    pourriez vous m’aider.

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