New Dual-X Cooler + Changeable Fans
SAPPHIRE has allowed gamers to change out their faulty fans on their graphics cards for a little while now, with the previous RX 480 Nitro+ allowing fan changes. But SAPPHIRE stepped it up a notch with the RX 580 Nitro+ with changeable fans and included two LED-capable ones in the box for an awesome silver/gray/blue theme.
There's a new custom PCB for the SAPPHIRE Radeon RX 580 Nitro+ with a new Dual-X cooler that features 2 x 8mm heat pipes as well as 2 x 6mm heat pipes, with 54 fins. It's designed for up to 300W of power, which explains the 8+6-pin PCIe power connectivity, but it's just disappointing to see a ceiling at 1505MHz. We'll be playing with our card more, that's for sure.
We have black diamond chokes, an 8-player 2oz PCB, with dual UEFI-Boost and Silent Profiles, while the fan is built from 2 x Quick Collect/2-ball bearing fans.
The new Nitro Free Flow Cooling technology reduces heat circulation around the fans, by drawing air in and dispersing it from the sides, and top and bottom of the heat sink.
SAPPHIRE's updated Gear-Nitro LED fans will work wth a bunch of the previous Nitro+ and Pulse branded Radeon RX 580/570 and RX 480/470 cards.
This is one of the best things about SAPPHIRE's great Nitro+ range of graphics cards, is that the fans are removable.
There's a super-simple removal and installation system, where a single small screw is removed, and then you unclip the fan from the push-down insertion lock.
It takes just a few seconds, and your fans are replaced. SAPPHIRE includes two LED fans in the box, which I switched onto the card.
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