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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.

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 compare 384 @ 0.82 GHz256 Bit @ 2004 MHz
GeForce GTX 550 Ti compare 192 @ 0.9 GHz192 Bit @ 2050 MHz
CodenameGF110
ArchitectureFermi
Pipelines1024 - unified
Core Speed607 MHz
Shader Speed1215 MHz
Memory Speed1707 MHz
Memory Bus Width384 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5
Max. Amount of Memory2x1536 MB
Shared Memoryno
APIDirectX 11, Shader 5.0
Power Consumption365 Watt
Transistor Count6 Billion
technology40 nm
Date of Announcement24.03.2011

Benchmarks

3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Score
min: 7286     avg: 8058     median: 8057.5 (11%)     max: 8829 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance GPU
min: 9135     avg: 9167     median: 9166.5 (8%)     max: 9198 Points
3DMark Vantage
3DM Vant. Perf. total +
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. total
min: 20883     avg: 25720     median: 25719.5 (7%)     max: 30556 Points
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX +
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX
min: 29323     avg: 31597     median: 31597 (18%)     max: 33871 Points
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 +
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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
123  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
110  fps    + Compare
high 1366x768
98  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
57  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Fifa 12

Fifa 12

2011
low 800x600
575  fps    + Compare
med. 1024x768
387  fps    + Compare
high 1360x768
320  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
250  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
F1 2011

F1 2011

2011
low 800x600
126  fps    + Compare
med. 1024x768
71  fps    + Compare
high 1366x768
89  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
84  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
ultra 1920x1080
130  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Dirt 3

Dirt 3

2011
ultra 1920x1080
109  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
high 1600x900
47  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
16  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Crysis 2

Crysis 2

2011
ultra 1920x1080
101 101 ~ 101 fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Additional Benchmarks
Ultra DX11 High Res Textures 1920x1080
71
Total War: Shogun 2

Total War: Shogun 2

2011
ultra 1920x1080
74.6  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
ultra 1920x1080
86  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Fifa 11

Fifa 11

2010
ultra 1920x1080
257  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Civilization 5

Civilization 5

2010
ultra 1920x1080
82.1  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Mafia 2

Mafia 2

2010
ultra 1920x1080
133.9  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
ultra 1920x1080
112  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Just Cause 2

Just Cause 2

2010
ultra 1920x1080
66.6  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
ultra 1920x1080
50  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
ultra 1920x1080
83.4  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
ultra 1920x1080
144  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Stalker: Call of Pripyat

Stalker: Call of Pripyat

2010
ultra 1920x1200
112  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Risen

Risen

2009
ultra 1920x1080
127  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Resident Evil 5

Resident Evil 5

2009
ultra 1920x1080
134.5  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Need for Speed Shift

Need for Speed Shift

2009
ultra 1920x1080
100  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Anno 1404

Anno 1404

2009
ultra 1280x1024
153  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
ArmA 2

ArmA 2

2009
ultra 1920x1080
44  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Sims 3

Sims 3

2009
high 1280x1024
184  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
F.E.A.R. 2

F.E.A.R. 2

2009
ultra 1920x1080
179  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Far Cry 2

Far Cry 2

2008
ultra 1920x1080
150  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Trackmania Nations Forever

Trackmania Nations Forever

2008
ultra 1920x1080
145  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare

Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare

2007
high 1280x1024
176  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Supreme Commander - FA Bench

Supreme Commander - FA Bench

2007
ultra 1920x1080
86  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Crysis - GPU Benchmark

Crysis - GPU Benchmark

2007
ultra 1920x1080
66.6  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Crysis - CPU Benchmark

Crysis - CPU Benchmark

2007
ultra 1920x1080
71.9  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
World in Conflict - Benchmark

World in Conflict - Benchmark

2007
ultra 1920x1080
102  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark

Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark

2005
high 1024x768
265.6  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Quake 4

Quake 4

2005
ultra 1024x768
62  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
World of Warcraft

World of Warcraft

2005
high 1280x1024
126  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Doom 3

Doom 3

2004
ultra 1024x768
370  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Quake 3 Arena - Timedemo

Quake 3 Arena - Timedemo

1999
high 1024x768
860  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
Battlefield 31231109857
Fifa 12575387320250
F1 2011126718984
Deus Ex Human Revolution130
Dirt 3109
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings4716
Crysis 2101
Total War: Shogun 274.6
Call of Duty: Black Ops86
Fifa 11257
Civilization 582.1
Mafia 2133.9
StarCraft 2112
Just Cause 266.6
Metro 203350
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising83.4
Battlefield: Bad Company 2144
Stalker: Call of Pripyat112
Risen127
Resident Evil 5134.5
Need for Speed Shift100
Anno 1404153
ArmA 244
Sims 3184
F.E.A.R. 2179
Far Cry 2150
Trackmania Nations Forever145
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare176
Supreme Commander - FA Bench86
Crysis - GPU Benchmark66.6
Crysis - CPU Benchmark71.9
World in Conflict - Benchmark102
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark265.6
Quake 462
World of Warcraft126
Doom 3370
Quake 3 Arena - Timedemo860
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