Although its release date remains under wraps, some of the GTX 590's specifications have slipped out. According to a leak in January, the card will pack two GF110 graphics processor with a total of 1024 CUDA cores as well as 3027MB of GDDR5 memory, dual 384-bit memory buses, 128 texture units, 96 ROPs. The GTX 590 essentially doubles the hardware of Nvidia's current single-GF110 flagship, the GTX 580, except it will likely have lower clocks.
In other Nvidia news, the company has announced plans to host a special booth for PC gamers at PAX East 2011. The event kicks off on March 11 at Exhibit Hall A, Booth #524 and will let attendees experience today's "hottest" games (including some unreleased titles) in 3D and Nvidia 3D Vision Surround. Nvidia also plans to give away $20,000 worth of prizes along with showcasing various gaming PCs and upcoming Tegra handsets and tablets.