NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590 3GB GDDR5 PCIe

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590 3GB GDDR5 PCIe
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The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590 measures just 11", the GeForce GTX 590 boasts 8 Graphic Processing Clusters, 32 Streaming Multiprocessors, and 1024 CUDA cores. There are also 96 ROP (Raster Operations) units and 128 TAU (Texture Addressing Units). The GeForce GTX 590 is paired with two banks of 1536MB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 1707MHz (3414MHz DDR) for a total memory capacity of 3072MB.

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By TechSpot on

It's impossible to conclude the GeForce GTX 590 is faster than the Radeon HD 6990 as it really depends on the game, and that's precisely why we test with fourteen titles now. Based on our findings, the GTX 590 was just 1% faster than the HD 6990...

By PC Gamer on 93

A brutally powerful yet silent videocard that shreds the benchmarks. It’ll also shred your wallet, and it needs a minimum 700W PSU to keep it...

By PCWorld India on 92

Dual-GPU graphics cards occupy the pinnacle of gaming graphics and Nvidia has applied this to come up with the GeForce GTX 590. Does it really stand supreme at the top, and can it fend off the competition in the form of the AMD Radeon 6990?...

By DigitalVersus on 80

Although the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590 isn't quite as fast and powerful as its direct rival, we actually prefer it to AMD's HD 6990. It is, however, clearly a product for a niche...

By BeHardware on

Fronting up to a Radeon on an equal footing is no easy thing for NVIDIA. At the same excessive maximum energy consumption, the Radeon HD 6990 has an advantage from the start with its slightly better performance/watt ratio. As we imagined, it retains...

By TechTree on 70

Nvidia says the GTX 590 will be priced competitively to counter the HD 6990 so we are looking at something around Rs. 40,000- 45,000. This will differ from different board manufacturers so you can expect the big names to charge anywhere from 45K to...

By Expreview on

GeForce GTX 590 is the most strong dual-core flagship of NVIDIA,and Quad SLI established by two GTX 590 graphics cards is supposed to be the luxurious platform.Since NVIDIA announced 4-way SLI technology,we once used,however,the performance...

By iXBT Labs on

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590 is a very powerful graphics card, a competitor to the recently announced Radeon HD 6990. Unfortunately, the latter remains the champion, winning in more than half of all tests. But GeForce GTX 590 is much better in terms of...

By Guru of 3D on

Welcome to the fastest written article in the world, merely hours before the GeForce GTX 580 launched the SLI driver finally became available. In this article we'll look into the usual in multi-GPU matters. Given the time we had available, please...

By PC Mag on 80

Nvidia's dual-GPU card, the GeForce GTX 590, is undoubtedly powerful. But while it's quieter than AMD's own double-barreled Radeon HD 6990, that card delivers better overall performance for the same price....

By Tom's Hardware on

Earlier this month, AMD established the Radeon HD 6990 as the fastest card on the planet, unseating its own Radeon HD 5970, the previous title-holder. Today, Nvidia challenges that crown, but ultimately fails to win consistently enough to unseat...

By TechReaction.net on

The Nvidia GeForce GTX 590 can take its spot on top of the podium for being the fastest single card solution on the market. As we have mentioned before, this card was built with the extreme user in mind and not the average gamer. The dual GF110’s...

By Hi Tech Legion on

Even in the real world, when entering into battle, it is imperative to have a tank to provide the firepower needed to overcome an opponent. Even tanks have their weaknesses, though, a “Tank Killer”, so to speak, and the new “Tank...

By PC Pro on 83

Doesn’t flag even at the most extreme settings, and by remaining relatively cool and quiet it takes the dual-GPU crown from AMD...

By HotHardware on

The new GeForce GTX 590 was a strong performer throughout our entire battery of tests. In comparison to the fastest single-GPU powered cards on the market, namely the GeForce GTX 580 and Radeon HD 6970, the GeForce GTX 590 offers significantly higher...

By Bjorn3D on

The Nvidia GeForce GTX 590 has impressed us in many ways, including its extremely quiet operation during full load, reaching only 48dB(A), as compared to the GIGABYTE Radeon HD 6990's 58dB(A) at full load. The overall PCB design, with two ounces of...

By Expert Reviews on 60

Hugely powerful yet remarkably cool and quiet, but it can't match AMD's Radeon HD 6990 in multi-monitor setups...

By Hardware Canucks on

So there you have it; NVIDIA has finally released their almost mythical dual Fermi card, and contrary to all the worries than have been floating around it exceeded our expectations in most respects. In many ways the GTX 590 has truly set a new high...

By HardwareZone.com on

NVIDIA has enjoyed a pretty good run of late ever since refreshing its Fermi lineup with the GeForce GTX 500 series. The GeForce GTX 580 finally brought about the full 512 CUDA cores that Fermi promised, and the GTX 570 with its tweaked GF110 chip is...

By Ocaholic on

If you should be looking for a single card which allows you to power a 3D vision surround setup the GTX 590 will definitely be the right choice. It will also be perfect for you if you want to own the fastest NVIDIA card around. Unfortunately this...