Asus Strix RX 580 Gaming Top OC review: Proof that size matters

Watch what happens when you put an enthusiast-class cooler on a mainstream graphics card.

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Ashes of the Singularity

Ashes of the Singularity, running on Oxide’s custom Nitrous engine, was an early standard-bearer for DirectX 12, and many months later it’s still the premier game for seeing what next-gen graphics technologies have to offer. We test the game using the High graphics setting, as the wildly strenuous Crazy and Extreme presets aren’t reflective of real-world usage scenarios.

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These premium RX 580s are trading blows left and right.

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At a Glance
  • The Strix RX 580 Gaming Top OC delivers great performance in a gorgeous, cool, and quiet package. Unfortunately, it's also giant and expensive.

    Pros

    • Great 1080p, good 1440p, and solid VR gameplay
    • Very cool and quiet
    • Gorgeous design
    • Premium features

    Cons

    • Very expensive compared to other midrange graphics cards
    • Gigantic in both length and thickness
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