ASUS announces NVIDIA GTX 580 graphics card ENGTX580/2DI/1536MD5

ASUS GTX580 Introduces the Most Powerful DirectX® 11 Graphics Card from NVIDIA®
Combines exclusive ASUS Voltage Tweak with top-of-the-line Fermi technology to lead 3D PC gaming and multimedia to new heights
Taipei, Taiwan (November 9, 2010) — The successful Fermi series from NVIDIA® continues to expand with the new GTX 580, featuring 512 CUDA cores and achieving the most impressive DirectX® 11 performance ever fielded by a single NVIDIA® GPU. ASUS has added its own exclusive Voltage Tweak to the GTX580 for significant output gains on demand. The hardcore performance of the ASUS GTX580 offers full HD NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ Surround gaming and movie watching on up to three* screens, and CUDA parallel computing that puts the great power of the GPU at the disposal of the CPU for overall system enhancement.

Product Highlights
ASUS exclusive Voltage Tweak gives users a quick and accessible way to overvolt the graphics card to its limit at 1157MHz – up to 50%** faster performance compared to reference.***
ASUS GTX580 is factory overclocked at 782MHz with 512 CUDA cores, the most of any current NVIDIA® design. It features a large 1536MB GDDR5 video memory, rated at over 4GHz. The massive 384-bit memory interface opens up performance by removing data transmission bottlenecks for better hardware utilization.

Support for NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ Surround in full 1080p HD — users can expand 3D games, movies and photos on up to three* screens at once for the most immersive PC multimedia experience around.

With its over-the-top power, ASUS GTX580 opens up optimal utilization of DirectX® 11 features such as advanced tessellation and real time ray tracing. This enables high resolution PC gaming in unprecedented detail, allowing even the most taxing titles to run smoothly at maximum frames per second.

HDMI 1.4a updates video output to the fastest, highest-bandwidth standard available.

Graphics engineNVIDIA® GeForce® GTX580
Bus standardPCI Express® 2.0
Video memory1536MB GDDR5
Engine clock782 MHz
CUDA cores512
Memory clock4008MHz (1002MHz GDDR5)
Memory interface384-bit
DVI max resolution2560 x 1600
D-Sub max resolution2048 x 1536
DVI outputDVI-I x1
DVI-D x1
HDCP compliantYes
HDMI outputx1
Accessory BundledMini HDMI-to-HDMI adaptor x1
8-pin to 6-pin Power Cable x1
Software BundledASUS utilities and driver
*Please follow the driver setup instruction to download SmartDoctor application on prior to use
Dimensions11.0” x 4.4” x 1.58”
AvailabilityEarly December

* SLI configuration is required