Quiet and highly effective DirectCU II cooling solution.
ASUS Super Alloy Power.
NVIDIA 3D Vision.
New ASUS GPU Tweak Software.
Double Overcurrent Protection.
ASUS GPU Guard.
Rear Display Port.
Limited overclocking potential (on our sample).
Out of the box overclock is minimal.
Triple slot cooler might take up too much space for multiGPU configurations.
Still limited to two active display outputs per card.
DirectX 11 relevance limited.
By OverClock Intelligence Agency on October 03, 2011
There's not a whole lot that can be said about the ASUS GTX 580 that I didn't already cover with the 560, sheer performance aside. But then again, performance is what we are here for and the 580 delivers. On average, we saw anywhere from 10-20...-
By Overclockers Club on August 18, 2011
ASUS continues to impress with the ENGTX580 DirectCU II. It's not so much the stock performance, but the potential that exists with all the enhancements ASUS has made to the PCB design and build philosophies. These things make this card the weapon...-
By Hi Tech Legion on July 06, 2011
Right out of the box, the ASUS GTX 580 DirectCU II has the looks to impress. Although the factory overclock it comes with appears very modest at only 10MHz more than the reference 772MHz core clock, it does however lend itself to tweaking and...-
By Atomic MPC on May 20, 2011
Big, beastly and powerful - but a tad spendy for...79
By Tech2 on May 11, 2011
At Rs. 31,000, it’s expensive but it’s a card made specifically for gamers who want to be able to play games with the details and settings turned up. Our only issue is that the card maybe a little too large if you use a microATX board and...70
By Pureoverclock on April 26, 2011
As we saw in testing, both the ASUS GTX 580 and GTX 570 DirectCU II models are extremely impressive gaming cards and will provide more than enough horsepower in modern game titles. The GTX 580 topped the framerate charts, soundly thrashing the...-
By InsideHW on April 11, 2011
ASUS is a company reputed for going all the way through with its ideas; once they’ve decided to create a special product (or product series, for that matter) and present it to the market, they achieve what they had in mind. This is the case with...-
By Guru of 3D on February 28, 2011
There's big, there's large, there's huge and then there's just downright colossal -- well that sums up the review for today as in all fronts (features, performance and sure yeah, size) the product tested today is simply put ... HUGE....-
By techPowerUp! on February 10, 2011
Visually the most important feature of the ASUS GTX 580 Direct CU II is its huge cooler that occupies three slots in your system. Yes, three slots. ASUS promises that this will add more cooling capability to their beast, so the card can run cooler and...93
By Kitguru.net on February 08, 2011
If you have £500 to spare and you want the highest frame rates possible across a single high resolution display, then this is the card to...95