GTX 580 Review and MSI, Palit and GIGABYTE Boards

MSI N580GTX
MSI N580GTX



Graphics card makers have announced their new GeForce GTX 580 but there are still no review available.

Why? Simply because the NDA expires at 3pm CET…

But… the guys at Overclockers UK have read TPU’s GTX 580 review
before it has been removed and here is the conclusion:

NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 580 comes at an MSRP of $499.

Pro

  • Substantial performance improvement over GTX 480
  • Large reduction in power consumption vs. GTX 480
  • Quieter than other cards in this performance class
  • Native HDMI output
  • Software voltage control
  • Support for DirectX 11
  • Support for CUDA / PhysX
  • Con

  • Still not as power efficient as AMD’s designs
  • Current limiter could complicate advanced overclocking
  • Still limited to two active display outputs per card
  • High price
  • DirectX 11 relevance very limited at this time
  • Palit GeForce GTX 580
    Palit GeForce GTX 580

    GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 580
    GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 580





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