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OWC Bundle

Mercury Helios FX
and XFX Radeon RX 580 GTS XXX Edition

Mac / PC
External Expansion Chassis and Radeon RX 580 GPU
A Perfect Combination
Add the power of a high-performance GPU to your Mac and PC via Thunderbolt 3 with this Mercury Helios FX and XFX Radeon RX 580 bundle. The XFX Radeon 580 features the latest premium technologies optimized around the revolution FinFET 14 technology that provides extraordinary performance and efficiency. With the Mercury Helios FX external expansion chassis, that power is now portable.
Performance is now Plug-and-Play
Whether a desktop or a notebook, the Mercury Helios FX can easily connect to any Mac or Windows PC featuring a Thunderbolt 3 interface. Enhance your notebook with the powerful performance of a desktop graphics card for work and gaming on the go, or move the Mercury Helios FX between computers to enhance workflows wherever it is needed most. With an OWC Mercury Helios FX in your arsenal, performance is plug-and-play, and upgrades are easy.
Beyond GPUs
It's easy to quickly swap out cards as needed with the OWC Mercury Helios FX. In addition to GPUs, it has the cooling, room, and power to support virtually any Thunderbolt-compatible PCIe card – including popular RED ROCKET and AVID Pro Tools | HDX PCIe cards.
The XFX Radeon RX 580
The included RX 580 makes use of the Next Gen FinFET 14 process technology, putting more transistors in less space and enabling dramatic increases in processing power and power efficiency. This helps provide better processor performance while using less power and enabling better transistor efficiency than previous generation technology.
Award Winning Technologies
  • Dual BIOS - The RX 580 comes equipped with a Dual BIOS. If you want optimal gaming performance just install it and go. For cryptocurrency mining, simply shut the system down and flip the BIOS switch on the card.
  • FreeSync™ 2 - No stuttering. No tearing. Just gaming. With a FreeSync compatible display, you can transform the most demanding games into a liquid-smooth, artifact-free, 4K cinematic experience with the highest performance at virtually any frame rate.
  • AMD XConnect™ - Designed for Thunderbolt 3 eGFX enclosures like the Mercury Helios FX.

Mercury Helios FX Specifications:

Software Requirements

  • macOS 10.13.4 or later1
  • Windows 10 (64-bit, version 1709) or later

Hardware Requirements

  • Any eGPU-compatible Thunderbolt 3 Mac or PC2

PCIe Card Support

  • Any driverless PCIe card or PCIe card with a Thunderbolt-aware driver3

Transfer Rate (Max)

  • Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps)

Expansion Slots

  • (1) PCIe 3.0 (x4)


  • Internal UL-listed universal auto-switching
  • Supplies 550 W


  • Ambient Temperature
    • Operating: 32°F to 95°F (0°C to 35°C)


  • Height: 20.0 cm (7.9 in)
  • Length: 34.0 cm (13.4 in)
  • Width: 18.5 cm (7.3 in)


  • 3.22 kg (7.10 lbs)
1. For non-GPU PCIe cards, 10.12.6 or later is required
2. Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2 Macs do not support external graphics.
3. All cards which require a driver must have a Thunderbolt-aware driver (Mac and Windows).

XFX Radeon RX 580 Specifications:

XFX Part Number

  • RX-580P8DFD6

System Requirements

  • 500W Power Supply


  • DisplayPort 1.4: 4096x2160 maximum resolution per display
  • Dual-link DVI: 2560x1600 maximum resolution
  • HDMI 2.0b: 4096x2160 maximum resolution
  • Note: 4096x2160 resolutions require OS 10.9 or better for best performance. 4K playback support only; Does not support 4K editing.


  • 1 x HDMI
  • 3 x DisplayPort
  • 1 x Dual-Link DVI


  • 1366 MHz Core Clock
  • 1386 OC+ Clock (MHz)
  • 14 nm Chip
  • 2304 x Stream Processors

Video Memory

  • 8GB Size
  • 256-bit GDDR5
  • 8000 MHz Effective


  • Height: 27.0 cm (10.6 in)
  • Length: 12.4 cm (4.9 in)
  • Width: 4.0 cm (1.6 in)
Manufacturer provided specifications for Other World Computing p/n HELFXRX580



  • Mercury Helios FX Expansion Chassis
    • (1) Thunderbolt 3 cable (40Gbps)
    • (2) 6+2 pin internal power cables for GPUs requiring 6 or 8-pin power
    • (1) Power cable
    • Quick start guide
  • XFX Radeon RX 580 GTS XXX Edition
    • (1) 8-pin to 6-pin power cable
    • (1) Driver Disk Installation Guide
    • (1) Installation DVD
OWC Bundle Mercury Helios FX and XFX Radeon RX 580 GTS XXX Edition Mfr P/N: HELFXRX580 OWC SKU: OWCHELFXRX580 OWC Bundle includes a Mercury Helios FX and Radeon RX 580 GPU Mercury Helios FX: 3 Year OWC Limited Warranty
XFX Radeon RX 580: 3 Year XFX Limited Warranty
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