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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590

The Nvidia GeForce GTX 590 is a high-end desktop graphics card that was announced early 2011. It is based on two GF110 chips (Fermi architecture) in SLI on a single board. Compared to two GTX 580 in SLI, the GTX 590 offers reduced clock rates and therefore is a bit slower.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti
GeForce GTX 500 Series
GeForce GTX 590 1024 @ 0.61 GHz384 Bit @ 1707 MHz
GeForce GTX 580 compare 512 @ 0.78 GHz384 Bit @ 2004 MHz
GeForce GTX 570 compare 480 @ 0.73 GHz320 Bit @ 1600 MHz
GeForce GTX 560 Ti 384 @ 0.82 GHz256 Bit @ 2004 MHz
GeForce GTX 550 Ti compare 192 @ 0.9 GHz192 Bit @ 2050 MHz
GeForce GTX 590 1024 @ 0.61 GHz384 Bit @ 1707 MHz
GeForce GTX 580 compare 512 @ 0.78 GHz384 Bit @ 2004 MHz
GeForce GTX 570 compare 480 @ 0.73 GHz320 Bit @ 1600 MHz
GeForce GTX 560 Ti 384 @ 0.82 GHz256 Bit @ 2004 MHz
GeForce GTX 550 Ti compare 192 @ 0.9 GHz192 Bit @ 2050 MHz
CodenameGF110GF114
ArchitectureFermiFermi
Pipelines1024 - unified384 - unified
Core Speed607 MHz822 MHz
Shader Speed1215 MHz1645 MHz
Memory Speed1707 MHz2004 MHz
Memory Bus Width384 Bit256 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5GDDR5
Max. Amount of Memory2x1536 MB1024 MB
Shared Memorynono
APIDirectX 11, Shader 5.0DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
Power Consumption365 Watt170 Watt
Transistors6 Billion2 Billion
technology40 nm40 nm
Date of Announcement24.03.2011 25.01.2011

Benchmarks

3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Score
min: 7286     avg: 8058     median: 8057.5 (12%)     max: 8829 Points
4084 Points (6%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance GPU
min: 9135     avg: 9167     median: 9166.5 (9%)     max: 9198 Points
4013 Points (4%)
3DMark Vantage
3DM Vant. Perf. total + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. total
min: 20883     avg: 25720     median: 25719.5 (7%)     max: 30556 Points
3DM Vant. Perf. total + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti
15494 Points (4%)
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX
min: 29323     avg: 31597     median: 31597 (18%)     max: 33871 Points
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti
17648 Points (10%)
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590
3DMark 06
25150 Points (35%)
3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti
16518 Points (23%)
Unigine Heaven 2.1 - Heaven 2.1 high
136 fps (26%)
50.3 fps (9%)
Cinebench R11.5 Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit
36 fps (13%)

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590 → 100% n=6

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti → 52% n=6

- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailed information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

low 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
123  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
110  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
98  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
57  fps
Fifa 12

Fifa 12

2011
low 800x600
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
575  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
387  fps
high 1360x768
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
320  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
250  fps
F1 2011

F1 2011

2011
low 800x600
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
126  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
71  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
89  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
84  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
130  fps
Dirt 3

Dirt 3

2011
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
109  fps
high 1600x900
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
47  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
16  fps
Crysis 2

Crysis 2

2011
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
101 101 ~ 101 fps
42%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti:
42.6  fps
Total War: Shogun 2

Total War: Shogun 2

2011
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
74.6  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
86  fps
93%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti:
80  fps
Fifa 11

Fifa 11

2010
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
257  fps
Civilization 5

Civilization 5

2010
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
82.1  fps
Mafia 2

Mafia 2

2010
high 1360x768
GeForce GTX 560 Ti:
93.8  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
133.9  fps
57%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti:
76.2  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
112  fps
71%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti:
79  fps
Just Cause 2

Just Cause 2

2010
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
66.6  fps
high 1600x900
GeForce GTX 560 Ti:
63  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
50  fps
45%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti:
22.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
83.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
144  fps
Stalker: Call of Pripyat

Stalker: Call of Pripyat

2010
ultra 1920x1200
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
112  fps
Risen

Risen

2009
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
127  fps
57%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti:
72  fps
Resident Evil 5

Resident Evil 5

2009
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
134.5  fps
60%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti:
80.8  fps
Need for Speed Shift

Need for Speed Shift

2009
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
100  fps
Colin McRae: DIRT 2

Colin McRae: DIRT 2

2009
ultra 1920x1080
GeForce GTX 560 Ti:
94.7  fps
Anno 1404

Anno 1404

2009
ultra 1280x1024
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
153  fps
ArmA 2

ArmA 2

2009
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
44  fps
Sims 3

Sims 3

2009
high 1280x1024
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
184  fps
F.E.A.R. 2

F.E.A.R. 2

2009
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
179  fps
Far Cry 2

Far Cry 2

2008
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
150  fps
Crysis Warhead

Crysis Warhead

2008
ultra 1024x768
GeForce GTX 560 Ti:
40.4  fps
Trackmania Nations Forever

Trackmania Nations Forever

2008
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
145  fps
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare

Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare

2007
high 1280x1024
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
176  fps
Supreme Commander - FA Bench

Supreme Commander - FA Bench

2007
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
86  fps
Crysis - GPU Benchmark

Crysis - GPU Benchmark

2007
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
66.6  fps
51%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti:
34.2  fps
Crysis - CPU Benchmark

Crysis - CPU Benchmark

2007
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
71.9  fps
World in Conflict - Benchmark

World in Conflict - Benchmark

2007
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
102  fps
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark

Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark

2005
high 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
265.6  fps
Quake 4

Quake 4

2005
ultra 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
62  fps
World of Warcraft

World of Warcraft

2005
high 1280x1024
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
126  fps
Doom 3

Doom 3

2004
ultra 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
370  fps
Quake 3 Arena - Timedemo

Quake 3 Arena - Timedemo

1999
high 1024x768
100%
GeForce GTX 590:
860  fps

Average Gaming NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590 → 100%

Average Gaming 30-70 fps → 100%

Average Gaming NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti → 59%

Average Gaming 30-70 fps → 47%

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