Asus GeForce GTX 580 Matrix Platinum 1.5GB GDDR5 PCIe
The GeForce GTX 580 has 4 Graphic Processing Clusters, 16 Streaming Multiprocessors, 512 CUDA Cores, 64 Texture Units and 48 Raster Operations Units, the graphics clock speed for fixed function units is set at 772MHz, Nvidia has also increased the shader frequency by 10% to a more aggressive 1544MHz.
Incredibly easy to overclock.
Fast even at default speeds.
Excellent overclocking potential.
Strong triple slot cooler.
Onboard voltage control buttons.
Onboard 100% fanspeed button.
Multiple display output options.
Large dual cooling fans keep cool and quiet.
Custom PCB made for performance.
Quiet and highly effective DirectCU II cooling solution.
ASUS Super Alloy Power.
NVIDIA 3D Vision.
Three PCI slots wide.
Two 8pin PCIe connector.
Heat exhausted into chassis.
ASUS GPU Tweak is powerful but has some annoying bugs.
Triple slot cooler design.
Only small overclock out of the box.
By Legit Reviews on December 16, 2011
After spending several weeks with the ASUS MATRIX GeForce GTX580 Platinum and the EVGA GeForce GTX 580 Classified 3072MB we quickly discovered that both video cards are outstanding examples of what the engineers at each company can do. Both designs...-
By Atomic MPC on September 26, 2011
A hefty, but feature rich card, with an equally hefty price...90
By Maximum PC on September 26, 2011
The Asus Matrix GTX 580 Platinum is quiet, fast, and really, really easy to overclock. It's also massive. How massive? When we got the box, we thought Asus had shipped us a motherboard by mistake because the box was so large. The size of the pacage...90
By Bit-tech.net on September 05, 2011
With Nvidia’s next family of GPUs at least five months away, a GTX 580 1.5GB is still a solid option. A basic GTX 580 1.5GB card costs around £350, so you’re only paying £39 more for the quiet triple-slot cooler, the lightshow and...85
By iXBT Labs on September 02, 2011
Today we shall examine probably the fastest GeForce GTX 580 solution available. Designed for overclockers, it offers a whole lot of flexible adjustments and settings, too. Specifications Design Comparison with the reference design, front view ASUS...-
By Bjorn3D on August 29, 2011
The GTX 580 is the flagship of the Nvidia GPU lineup. There is a lot of power behind the GF110 core, once we get past the limitations of the reference design. ASUS and the ROG design team have done an excellent job of maximizing the potential of the...85
By Overclockers Club on August 25, 2011
What ASUS has done here is taken the enthusiasts out here under its wing and given them everything that they could possibly think of wanting in the ideal graphics card. With all the insanely tweaker-friendly MATRIX/Republic of Gamers features, the...-
By PCPer on August 24, 2011
ASUS may have perfected the GeForce GTX 580 with the Republic of Gamers Matrix GTX 580 by combining a customer designed board, power system and cooler that sets it above the rest of the cards we have tested in house. The only downside to this card is...-
By ITP.net on August 18, 2011
While the Matrix carries a stratospheric price tag, it is one of the maddest and most potent graphics cards we’ve ever tested....80
By Pureoverclock on August 12, 2011
The ASUS GTX 580 Matrix Platinum is a rather interesting product as we've seen today. As part of the Republic of Gamer lineup, it is by definition an extreme product. The included accessories are extensive as we've come to expect from the ROG...-