High 3D performance.
Lower noise than HD 6990.
Supports more than two active displays.
Support for DirectX 11.
Support for CUDA/PhysX
Performance is not higher than HD 6990.
In both 2D and 3D, the card emits a lot of fan noise.
Card blew up during testing.
Power limiting system does not work reliably.
Full maximum performance depends on SLI profile support.
By TechRadar on June 08, 2011
So here it is, the pinnacle of Nvidia engineering and the fastest single-PCB graphics card the Santa Clara company has ever produced. It's quite spectacular – we're talking about one board with two of the most powerful GPUs Nvidia's...90
By Atomic MPC on May 25, 2011
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By itreviews.com on April 29, 2011
The GTX 590 is an awesome piece of technology, but its failure to capture the fastest video card crown despite a price tage of £600 is a disappointment....60
By Motherboards.org on March 29, 2011
The year is still in its early stages and yet we have seen the release of many a new video card in such a short time. Just recently AMD released their Dual GPU competitor the new Radeon HD 6990, and today March 25 2011 NVIDIA makes their mark on the...-
By techPowerUp! on March 24, 2011
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By Pureoverclock on March 24, 2011
From what we've seen with the launch of the GTX 590, it continues the winning ways of the GeForce 500 series cards. Frankly, Nvidia has been on a roll with its latest generation lineup across all price points of the market. We do know that the GTX...-
By Overclockers Club on March 24, 2011
When I first pulled the ASUS GTX 590 out of the box, I was surprised at the fact that it was obviously smaller by comparison to its main competition, the HD 6990. When compared to the boxy 6990, the GTX 590 just looked lost in my HAF 932. The card...-
By Overclock3D on March 24, 2011
We've waited a long time for the successor to the GTX295 and we have to confess we're left feeling a little flat by the experience.All three of the top single cards from nVidia, the GTX560, GTX570 and GTX580 are stunning pieces of hardware that...70
By Legit Reviews on March 24, 2011
The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590 is the new flagship single slot graphics card from NVIDIA and while it wins many of the benchmarks, it doesn't win them all and faces competition from the AMD Radeon HD 6990 that is equally priced. ...-
By HEXUS.net on March 24, 2011
AMD has won the battle of the reference cards, no doubt, but matters may just turn in NVIDIA's favour once a slew of partner cards have been through the labs. The Good Smaller and quieter than Radeon HD 69903D Vision Surround from one cardHas...60