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Update Oct 7th:

Ive upgraded a few more parts and replaced both of my RX 580 since I got around 120€ for each of them. So it's basically a good discount for a brand new RX 5700 xt. PSU and cables hav ealso been replaced to make sure I can properly power all components + cablemod cables pure for esthethics ofcourse.


I am constantly upgrading my desktpop PC over and over. Starting with a new graphics card, to some visual and cooling upgrades up to generall mainboard, CPU and memory upgrade.

One or two years ago, I upgraded my old HD4850 graphics card due to compatibility / driver issues. Win10 wasn't able to properly display anything as soon as I upgraded my drivers so I just bought an RX 580 since it just came it, was super cheap and boosted my PC's performance by a lot.

A year later, my PC became slower again and I thought It'd be a good idea to just get a 2nd RX 580. It was much cheaper than buying a new 1080 or similar and boosted my performance by almost the same factor. In the end I payed basically half of a new 1080 and was able to play games on 1440p high details.

In the past months I realized my setup became slow again and the bottleneck was my CPU + memory. I was still runing on an i5 with 8 GB memory. I managed to overclock it to like 4.5 GHz, but loading times for several games were bad. So were FPS in general.

Thanks to the Ryzen 3000 release, I just thought an upgrade would be a great idea and it was. My setup it not on the high end level but I'm quite happy right now.

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  • 5 months ago
  • 2 points

i LOVE this build.... great job, sir.

Side note: that saphire 5700xt is perfection. Waiting on mine to start my build.... i'm stoked.

  • 4 months ago
  • 2 points

The photos still show my old RX 580. Interestingly, they look exactly the same compared to the RX 5700 xt Pulse so it went kinda unnoticed yet.

I actually thought about getting a Nitro+ but unfortunately, would've not fit into my case with the front radiator. Guess the Pulse is a viable alternative tho.

  • 5 months ago
  • 2 points

My only thing is the navi cards do not support crossfire it looks good but the other card is not doing anything

  • 4 months ago
  • 1 point

Unfortunately, that's my bad. The photo is still old and still shows my old dual RX 580 setup. Going to update it in the upcoming days. Fun fact is: the RX 5700 xt pulse looks basically the same compared to the RX 580 nitro+

  • 4 months ago
  • 1 point

ohh i see LOL

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

why crossfire? you should have gone with an nvidia card in sli but thats just my opinion tho.

  • 5 months ago
  • 2 points

I ran with dual GPU, since the RX 580 was a good and cheap option back then. Since a single high-end GPU costs way more than two RX 580, I ran with it. I'm aware of Crossfire support is basically dead. Fortunately the games I play right now support dual GPU even without actual Crossfire support.