NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 1.5GB GDDR5 PCIe

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 1.5GB GDDR5 PCIe
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The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 packs 512 CUDA cores with a graphics/processor clock of 772/1544MHz, 1.5GB of GDDR5 memory with a 384-bit interface and a data rate of 4.0Gbps. The 10.5-inch, dual-slot card draws a maximum of 244W over one 6-pin and one 8-pin PCIe connector and carries two DL-DVI outputs with one mini-HDMI port.

Expert reviews and ratings

By APC Magazine on 90

With so many GPUs available these days, it can be hard to know what's what. This week we're explaining what to look for in a graphics card and assessing five of the best models on the market.It's amazing how quickly the entire graphics card...

By GamePro on 80

The GeForce GTX 580 sits right at the upper echelons of the graphics card market, aimed squarely at the enthusiasts who will suffer nothing but the best.[Reprinted from PC World. For more graphics card coverage, visit PC World's hardware section.]...

By Atomic MPC on 82

A great step forward that needs to drop in...

By DigitalVersus on 80

A well thought-out card bringing together gaming performance, lower noise levels and advanced functionality. Its only sin: truly excessive energy...

By X-bit Labs on

So what have we found about the GeForce GTX 580, the new flagship graphics card from Nvidia? In fact, this card is what the GeForce GTX 480 had been meant to be until Nvidia had to cut down its configuration despite the chip’s physically...

By Hardware Secrets on

The new GeForce GTX 580 is indeed the fastest NVIDIA GPU ever released. It was between 31% and 36% faster on 3DMark Vantage and between 5% and 20% faster on games than its predecessor, the GeForce GTX 480.However, it may not the fastest video card...

By Expreview on

The appearance of GeForce GTX 580,not only push performance of NVIDIA GPU to a new stage,which is crowned to the single-core graphics card,but also remove the bad name of Fermi-based products with great heat and loud noise.GF110 can be considered as...

By Good Gear Guide on 80

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 580 takes the "World's Fastest" crown, sliding ahead of tough competition and -- perhaps more importantly -- revamping their Fermi GPU...

By Techgage on

After taking a hard look to see what NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 580 is made of, I can't help but think that this is what the GTX 480 should have been. From our launch article of that card, I'm sure it was made clear that it wasn't a product I...

By Gizmodo on

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 580 is what the original should have been: quieter, full-featured, faster and more efficient. When Nvidia launched the GTX 480 — code-named the GF100 — early this year, the new GPU proved to be something of a mixed...

By Fudzilla on

Nvidia has improved a lot of things with this so-called new chip. The Geforce GTX 580 is the fastest single GPU card that we have tested so far. The cooler is improved compared to GTX 480; the card is definitely not as hot as before and you can see...

By HotHardware on

Before we get to the actual performance summary, we have to give NVIDIA's software engineers some much deserved recognition. When the GeForce GTX 480 first launched, it was clearly the fastest single-GPU available, but we found its performance...

By Benchmark Reviews on 90

IMPORTANT: Although the rating and final score mentioned in this conclusion are made to be as objective as possible, please be advised that every author perceives these factors differently at various points in time. While we each do our best to...

By iXBT Labs on

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 1536MB, as you may have expected, is both the absolute performance leader among single-GPU solutions, outperforming the predecessor by 15%-20%, and just the absolute leader, outperforming even the dual-GPU AMD Radeon HD 5970....

By Neoseeker on

The GTX 480 has held the title of the fastest single-GPU graphics card for the last eight months, and to date it has only been out performed by the dual-core AMD Radeon HD 5970. The time has come for the GTX 480 to step aside though, as the GTX 580...

By IT-Review on

After being late with its DX11 lineup last year, NVIDIA finally managed to get their Fermi architecture in the form of GTX 480 out to the market in April of this year. By then, AMD has been out with their 5000 series for over 6 months and...

By HardOCP on

The GeForce GTX 580 is a huge success for NVIDIA. We are greatly impressed with this new Fermi GF110 GPU. The fact that NVIDIA was able to provide 20-30% more performance, with slightly less power utilization, and a quiet running video card compared...

By HardwareZone.com on 85

As far as single GPU cards go, the GeForce GTX 580 is an absolute beast. The older GeForce GTX 480 was already an extremely powerful single GPU card, but the fact that the GeForce GTX 580 is able to perform substantially faster, up to 15% to 20% more...

By ExtremeTech on 90

Now the company has. The GTX 580 boasts a full complement of 16 Streaming Multiprocessors (SMs), which means 512 CUDA cores, 16 polymorph engines, four raster units, 64 texture units, and 48 ROPs. (The GTX 480 had only 15 SMs, meaning it had less of...

By HEXUS.net on 80

There's been a lot to get through on the previous 19 pages: let me summarise it for you. NVIDIA's new GeForce GTX 580 graphics card comes to market as the best GPU that the company has ever produced. Better than incumbent GeForce GTX 480 by...