Welcome Stranger to OCC!Login | Register

NVIDIA GTX 580 Review

ccokeman    -   November 9, 2010
» Discuss this article (46)

Lowest Prices

Specifications:

 
Graphics Card
GTX 580
Processing Units
Graphics Processing Clusters
4
Streaming Multiprocessors
16
CUDA Cores
512
Texture Units
64
ROP Units
48
Clock Speeds
Graphics Clock (Fixed Function Units)
772 MHz
Processor Clock (CUDA Cores)
1544 MHz
Memory Clock (Clock rate / Data rate)
2008 MHz
Memory
L2 Cache Size
768KB
Total Video Memory
1536 MB GDDR5
Memory Interface
384-bit
Total Memory Bandwidth
192.4 GB/s
Fillrate
Texture Filtering Rate (Bilinear)
49.4 GigaTexels/sec
Physical & Thermal
Fabrication Process
40 nm
Transistor Count
3 Billion
Connectors
2 x Dual-Link DVI-I
1 x Mini HDMI
Form Factor
Dual Slot
Power Connectors
1x6 pin and 1x 8 pin
Recommended Power Supply
600 Watts
Thermal Design Power (TDP)1
244 Watts
Thermal Threshold
97 C

 

Features:

  • Microsoft® DirectX® 11 Support:  DirectX 11 GPU with Shader Model 5.0 support designed for ultra high performance in the new API’s key graphics feature, GPU-accelerated tessellation.
  •  NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ Surround Ready*: Expand your games across three displays in full stereoscopic 3D for the ultimate “inside the game” experience with the power of NVIDIA 3D Vision and SLI technologies. NVIDIA® Surround™ also supports triple screen gaming with non-stereo displays.
  •  Interactive Ray Tracing: By tracing the path of light through a 3D scene, ray tracing uses the power of the GPU to create spectacular, photo-realistic visuals. Get a glimpse into the future of gaming with ray tracing.
  • 3-way NVIDIA SLI® Technology*: Industry leading 3-way NVIDIA SLI technology offers amazing performance scaling by implementing 3-way AFR (Alternate Frame Rendering) for the world’s premier gaming solution under Windows 7 with solid, state-of-the-art drivers.
  • NVIDIA PhysX® Technology: Full support for NVIDIA PhysX technology, enabling a totally new class of physical gaming interaction for a more dynamic and realistic experience with GeForce.
  • NVIDIA CUDA™ Technology: CUDA technology unlocks the power of the GPU’s processor cores to accelerate the most demanding tasks such as video transcoding, physics simulation, ray tracing, and more, delivering incredible performance improvements over traditional CPUs.
  • 32x Anti-aliasing Technology: Lightning fast, high-quality anti-aliasing at up to 32x sample rates obliterates jagged edges.
  • NVIDIA® PureVideo® HD Technology: The combination of high-definition video decode acceleration and post-processing that delivers unprecedented picture clarity, smooth video, accurate color, and precise image scaling for movies and video.
  • PCI Express 2.0 Support: Designed for the new PCI Express 2.0 bus architecture offering the highest data transfer speeds for the most bandwidth-hungry games and 3D applications, while maintaining backwards compatibility with existing

All information courtesy of NVIDIA




  1. Introduction & Closer Look
  2. Specifications & Features
  3. Testing: Setup & Overclocking
  4. Testing: Far Cry 2
  5. Testing: Metro 2033
  6. Testing: Crysis Warhead
  7. Testing: Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2
  8. Testing: Just Cause 2
  9. Testing: Unigine 2.1
  10. Testing: Batman Arkham Asylum
  11. Testing: Resident Evil 5
  12. Testing: 3DMark 06
  13. Testing: 3DMark Vantage
  14. Testing: Temperatures
  15. Testing: Power Consumption
  16. Conclusion
Random Pic
© 2001-2014 Overclockers Club ® Privacy Policy

Also part of our network: TalkAndroid, Android Forum, iPhone Informer, Neoseeker, and Used Audio Classifieds

Elapsed: 0.0282349586