Radeon RX 580 – Hashrate and Power Consumption

These are the average RX 580 hashrates I have been getting while mining Ethereum.


RX 580 brand MSI Gaming and Armour


Cost Used (eBay)
February 2021: $300 – $400

Hasrate and Power Consumption

Ethereum Ethash
Hashrate: 30/Mhs

Power Consumption
The power consumption seems to vary a bit between cards, some of them end up doing really well considering how old they are.
Range: 75 – 92 W
Average = ~84 W

Core: 1100
V: 800
Mem : 2100

Average Mhs Per Watt : 0.36/Mhs
Average Watts Per Mhs: 2.8 W

Profitability is about $3.68/day as of February 9, 2021


Install RX 580 Mining Drivers on Debian Based Distributions

Use wget to download AMD drivers.

wget https://drivers.amd.com/drivers/linux/amdgpu-pro-20.45-1164792-ubuntu-20.04.tar.xz --referer https://support.amd.com

Extract archive.

tar xf amdgpu-pro-20.45-1164792-ubuntu-20.04.tar.xz

Change directory

cd amdgpu-pro-20.45-1164792-ubuntu-20.04

Install AMD Drivers

./amdgpu-pro-install -y --opencl=legacy,rocm --headless

If you run into issues with it saying “Unsupported DEB based OS” Refer to the following article.

Unsupported DEB-based OS: /etc/os-release ID ‘kali’