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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.
Enough juice for multi monitor gaming.
Ripe to overclock.
Not too noisy or bulky.
Dual GPU on one Board.
PhysX, DirectX 11.
Fermi GPUs enable 3D Vision and PhysX functionality.
Cooling fan operates at very quiet acoustic levels.
High power requirements.
DualGPU tech overall should try scaling up better.
Idle power consumption is a bit higher compared to HD 6990.
Performance surpassed by competition.
An energy hog under load.
Requires two eight-pin power adapters, hefty PSU.
By TechSpot on March 24, 2011
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 June 29, 2011
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 June 17, 2011
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 May 27, 2011
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 May 13, 2011
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 April 01, 2011
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 March 31, 2011
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 March 25, 2011
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 March 25, 2011
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 March 24, 2011
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....
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