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 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 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 Benchmark Reviews on

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 Neoseeker on

When a flagship product such as the GTX 590 is released, the first aspect most inquiring minds gravitate to is the overall performance level and in that regard the GTX 590 is an exceptional graphics card that can compete frame-for-frame with the...

By AnandTech on

It really doesn’t seem like it’s been all that long, but it’s been nearly a year and a half since NVIDIA has had a dual-GPU card on the market. The GeForce GTX 295 was launched in January of 2009, the first card based on the 55nm die...

By PCPer on

NVIDIA's new flagship graphics card, the GeForce GTX 590 3GB, is without a doubt the fastest NVIDIA product we have ever tested and competes in the super-high-end market very well against the Radeon HD 6990 4GB. The downside to this release is that...

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...

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 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 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 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 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...