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ED#124 : NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 Details Leaked!
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ED#124 : NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 Details Leaked!

NVIDIA is on track to release their GeForce GTX 580 in time for the Christmas season. In fact, NVIDIA will be briefing the worldwide press about the GeForce GTX 580 next Tuesday (November 9). We should have something solid to announce on the very same day. Be sure to check back at around 10 PM (GMT+8) on November 9, 2010!

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 will be a GF110 part fabricated using the 40 nm process technology. It will have 512 stream processors with a core speed of 772 MHz with a 1544 MHz shader clock and run 1002 MHz (4008 MHz QDR) GDDR5 memory on a 384-bit wide bus. Here's a quick comparison of its specifications :


GTX 580

GTX 480

GTS 460

GPU Core




Stream Processors




Textures Per Clock








Core Speed

772 MHz

700 MHz

675 MHz

Shader Clock

1544 MHz

1401 MHz

1350 MHz

Texture Fill Rate

49,408 MPixels/s

42,000 MTexels/s

37,800 MTexels/s

Pixel Fill Rate

37,056 MPixels/s

33,600 MPixels/s

21,600 MPixels/s

Memory Bus Width




Memory Type




Memory Speed

1002 MHz

924 MHz

900 MHz

Memory Bandwidth

192.4 GB/s

177.4 GB/s

115.2 GB/s

Max. Board TDP

244 W

250 W

160 W

Power Connectors

8-pin + 6-pin

8-pin + 6-pin

6-pin + 6-pin

For more specifications, please take a look at the Desktop Graphics Card Comparison Guide.

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 is a dual-slot card with dual-linked DVI ports and a HDMI port. It will also come with both 8-pin and 6-pin power connectors. It's expected to be priced at US$ 499 / € 359 (~RM 1499). Do you think the new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 is worth upgrading to? Tell us what you think!

Update @ November 9, 2010 : We just posted the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 Tech Report with full details of the new GeForce GTX 580 graphics card, including pictures of cards that are shipping now.


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