Nvidia GeForce GTX 590 — the fastest graphic card in the world

Innovative Dual GPU design is also dramatically quieter than competitive products

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NVIDIA today introduced the GeForce® GTX® 590, the fastest dual graphics card available today which also happens to be the world’s quietest too. Powered by dual NVIDIA Fermi™-class GPUs on a single card, the GTX 590 is designed for űber enthusiasts and those looking to build the ultimate PC gaming rig.

With a combined 1024 NVIDIA CUDA® architecture cores, 3GB of GDDR5 memory, 6 billion transistors and over 2200 individual components all packed into an 11 inch dual slot card, the GTX 590 delivers a staggering 32 tessellation engines that can power today’s cutting edge DX11 games at resolutions of 2560×1600 and higher. With four separate video outputs on each card, consumers can configure their PC with four independent displays, or they can span their gaming across 3 3D displays, at a resolution up to 5760×1080 for an intense, immersive, stereoscopic gaming experience utilizing NVIDIA 3D Vision™ Surround technology.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti technical specs
GPU 2xGF110
Process technology 40 nm
Transistors, mln 2×3000
Die size, mm2 2×520
GPU Engine Specs:
CUDA Cores 2×512
Graphics Clock 607 MHz
Processor Clock 1215 MHz
Texture Fill Rate 77.7 billion/sec
Memory specs:
Memory clock 853 (3414) MHz
SDRAM type 2×1536 MB GDDR5
Memory Interface Width 2×384-bit
Memory Bandwidth 327.7 GB/sec
Feature Support:
NVIDIA PureVideo Technology HD
NVIDIA PhysX yes
Microsoft DirectX 11
Shader model 5.0
OpenGL 4.1
Bus Support PCIe 2.0 x16
GeForce 3D Vision yes
GeForce 3D Vision Surround yes
Display Support:
Maximum Digital Resolution 2560×1600
Maximum VGA Resolution 2048×1536
Standard Display Connectors 3x Dual Link DVI, Mini Display Port
Multi Monitor yes
HDCP yes
HDMI 1.4a
Audio Input for HDMI Internal
Standard Graphics Card Dimensions:
Height 111 mm (4.376 inches)
Length 280 mm (11 inches)
Width Dual-slot
Thermal and Power Specs:
Maximum GPU Temperature 97°С
Maximum Graphics Card power 365 W
Minimum Recommended System Power 700 W
Supplementary Power Connectors Two 8-pin


Like all NVIDIA “DX11 Done Right” GPUs, the GTX 590 delivers the world’s fastest performance for DX11 gamesi. And with NVIDIA SLI® technology, the industry’s most scalable multi-GPU platform, gamers can increase their PC’s gaming performance by adding a second GeForce GTX 590, for an incredible Quad SLI gaming mode.

NVIDIA engineered the GTX 590 to be the world’s quietest dual GPU product. It features a special cooling system and dual vapor chambers which deliver both astounding performance and acoustics. Measured with a standard decibel meter, the GTX 590 clocks in at 48dB, more than two times quieter than the closest competitive product under full graphics load. To the human ear, this difference means the GTX 590 delivers a 3D gaming experience that is typical of a quiet library.

Drew Henry, general manager of GeForce GPU business at NVIDIA, said:

The GTX 590 is the best dual GPU product ever built. With leading performance, support for multi-monitor 3D gaming, Quad SLI, and an acoustic envelope that begs to be heard for how quiet it is, the GTX 590 epitomizes what a perfect dual graphics card looks, performs, and sounds like.

With an estimated selling e-tail price starting at $699 USD, the GeForce GTX 590 is available starting today from the world’s leading add-in card partners, including Asus, EVGA, Gainward, Gigabyte, Inno3D, MSI, POV, Palit, and Zotac.


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Larry, March 25, 2011 at 10:41 am


not the fastest card in the world. LIES. 6990 is faster.