ASUS Releases the Dual-Core GTX 590

Written by Ben Hardwidge

March 24, 2011 | 16:32

Companies: #asus

ASUS Releases the Dual-Core GTX 590
The most powerful NVIDIA® graphics card ever created with a dual-GPU model offers unmitigated gaming performance for hardcore enthusiasts

Taipei, Taiwan (March 22, 2011) — Presenting more graphics processing output than any single-board product developed to date, the ASUS GTX 590 uses dual NVIDIA® GF110 cores. With ASUS exclusive Voltage Tweak to drive the card at 918MHz, it enables DirectX® 11 gaming in the highest resolutions possible and with all details and effects turned on to maximum, as well as smooth and realistic 3D gaming and movies through NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ Surround for three-screen displays.

Product highlights
  • Dual GF110 GPUs boost performance over the former top-of-the-line GTX 580 reference design, enhancing graphics processing capabilities for the strongest NVIDIA® Fermi-based product delivered to date on a single circuit board. The large 3GB video memory allotment uses fast GDDR5 technology and a dual 384-bit memory interface for improved bandwidth and interconnectivity with other system components.

  • The ASUS GTX 590 uses a core that runs at 612MHz, making it the fastest NVIDIA® dual-core graphics card ever launched. ASUS exclusive overvolting utility allows to push ASUS GTX 590 even further providing end users with even more noticeable enhancements to in-game smoothness and responsiveness.

  • Full support for NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ Surround, driven by the capabilities of this dual-GPU card, easily handles full HD 3D output simultaneously on three displays.

  • Two GPUs balanced and optimized on a single board mean the GTX 590 offers more than double the power of the GTX 580, running in always-on 2-way SLI™ by default.


Model ENGTX590/3DIS/3GD5
Graphics engine NVIDIA® GeForce™ GTX 590
Bus standard PCI Express® 2.0
Video memory 3GB GDDR5
Engine clock 612MHz
CUDA cores 1024
Memory clock 3420MHz (855MHz GDDR5)
Memory interface 384-bit x2
DVI max resolution 2560 x 1600
D-Sub max resolution 2048 x 1536
D-Sub output YES X1 (via DVI-to-D-Sub adapter)
DVI output Native dual-link DVI-I X3
HDCP compliant Yes
HDMI output YES X1 (via DVI-to-HDMI adapter)
DisplayPort output Mini DisplayPort X1
Accessories bundled DVI-to-HDMI adapter x 1, DVI-to-D-Sub adapter x 1, Power cable x 1
Software bundled ASUS utilities and driver
Dimensions 11” x 4.5”

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