ASUS ROG STRIX RX560 O4G GAMING Review

Packaging and Overview

The box is similar to other ASUS graphics cards, but smaller and built completely out of cardboard. At the front, we can see the picture of the card and at the back feature of the card.

 

ASUS ROG STRIX RX560 O4G GAMING ReviewInside of the box, we find the card itself with a pair of Red graphical sticker, Speed Setup guide, the driver disk, a pair of Velcro strips for cable management.

ASUS ROG STRIX RX560 O4G GAMING Review

The first impression, the new STRIX RX RX560 is very compact just like its predecessor; the cooler shroud is made out of plastic and out of the box has no colored highlights, though you can use included stickers add some red accent into it. The card cooling is provided by two 80mm Wing-Blade 0dB fans.

ASUS ROG STRIX RX560 O4G GAMING Review

At the back, ASUS used a full mat-black PCB which is just 7.5-inch in length.

ASUS ROG STRIX RX560 O4G GAMING Review

ASUS ROG STRIX RX560 O4G GAMING ReviewOn the top side, we can see two 6mm heat pipes, the single 6-pin power connector and on the shroud a ROG eye which is RGB illuminated.

ASUS ROG STRIX RX560 O4G GAMING Review

On the back, we will find a single PWM case fan connector, which allows the GPU to control one case fan speed according to GPU temperature to give maximum air flow.

ASUS ROG STRIX RX560 O4G GAMING Review

The display output includes one DVI-D, one HDMI 2.0 and one Display Port.

ASUS ROG STRIX RX560 O4G GAMING ReviewThe cooler is attached by 4 screws, to remove the cooler completely you need to disconnect two power connectors, one for the fans and one for LEDs.

 

ASUS ROG STRIX RX560 O4G GAMING ReviewThe DirectCU cooler features two 6mm heat pipes that make direct contact with the GPU; the heat pipes help to spread the heat to the entire aluminum heat sink that almost the same size as the card.

ASUS ROG STRIX RX560 O4G GAMING Review

ASUS uses a full custom PCB and their high-quality components, with 4-phase VRM design. Also, VRMs are covered by a small heatsink to cool them. In the center, we can see AMD’s Polaris 11 chip and it sounded by memory modules.

 

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