(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


  • Chrisad

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

  • Really Monster !!!

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  • martin

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

  • Wardenclyffe43

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

  • Corwyn

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

  • @Corwyn: yep nice score indeed. Is it a ROG Matrix? What is the GPU voltage?

  • 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))

  • 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.