Tuesday, November 09, 2010

Nvidia GeForce GTX 580 Is Here!

NVIDIA has announced the new GeForce GTX 580 or what they are calling the "World's Fastest DX11 GPU". The GTX 580 runs at 772MHz, features 512 CUDA cores and packs 1.5GB of GDDR5 at 4008MHz, which is capable of delivering bandwidth of 192.4 GB/sec.

GeForce GTX 580 GPU Highlights:
  • 512 cores and 16 PolyMorph engines deliver massive tessellation and compute firepower for games
  • Hard launch with immediate availability at an estimated SEP of $499 USD.
  • Up to 35 percent improvement in performance/watt efficiency
  • New vapor chamber thermal solution results in the quietest GPU in its class
  • New level of geometric realism -- 2 billion triangles/second
  • Provides game developers total creative freedom to create cutting-edge DX11 games

GeForce GTX 580 Specifications:

  • 512 CUDA Cores
  • 772 MHz Graphics Clock
  • 1544 MHz Processor Clock
  • 49.4billion/sec Texture Fill Rate
  • 1536 MB GDDR5 Memory
  • 2004 MHz Memory Clock
  • 384-bit Memory Interface Width
  • 192.4GB/sec Memory Bandwidth
  • NVIDIA 3D Vision Ready, NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround Ready, NVIDIA PureVideo Technology HD, NVIDIA PhysX-ready, NVIDIA CUDA Technology
  • Microsoft DirectX 11 Support

The GeForce GTX 580 is available starting today from the world's leading add-in card partners, including ASL, ASUS, Colorful, ECS, EVGA, Gainward, Galaxy, Gigabyte, Innovision 3D, Jetway, Leadtek, MSI, Palit, Point of View, PNY, Sparkle, Zotac and others. The initial retail price is listed as $500 with several companies planning to add mail-in-rebate promotions soon.

GeForce GTX 580 Benchmarks and Reviews:

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