ZOTAC International, a leading innovator and the world’s largest channel manufacturer of graphics cards, motherboards and mini-PCs, today unleashes the ZOTAC GeForce GTX 580 graphics card – the world’s fastest graphics card powered by NVIDIA Fermi architecture. The ZOTAC GeForce GTX 580 delivers a perfect DirectX 11 gaming experience, dominates the competition with world-class performance and delivers unmatched gaming immersion. Games powered by Microsoft DirectX 11 technology render flawlessly on the ZOTAC GeForce GTX 580 graphics card with unprecedented visual realism and details. Integrated hardware tessellation technology enables the ZOTAC GeForce GTX 580 series to inject a dose of reality into flat game textures and models for a virtual environment that mimics reality for a greater sense of immersion in hardware tessellation enabled games. The ZOTAC GeForce GTX 580 graphics card receives a brand new graphics processor equipped with 512 unified shaders ready to take on the latest games and NVIDIA CUDA-enabled applications for a graphics experience that is ready for work and play. A large 1536MB frame buffer connected via an ultra-wide 384-bit memory interface ensures the ZOTAC GeForce GTX 580 graphics card can render high-quality textures for impeccable graphics realism. “The ZOTAC GeForce GTX 580 graphics card is the ultimate solution for gamers that crave the absolute best graphics experience. For the first time ever, we’re able to push the performance envelope, lower power consumption for best-in-class energy-efficiency and quieter acoustics all at the same time with the ZOTAC GeForce GTX 580 graphics card,” said Carsten Berger, marketing director, ZOTAC International. NVIDIA 3D Vision readiness prepares the ZOTAC GeForce GTX 580 for stereoscopic 3D effects in gaming and movies for those ready to take a leap into the third-dimension. Support for NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround and NVIDIA SLI technologies prepares the ZOTAC GeForce GTX 580 for triple-display gaming with stereoscopic 3D effects when combined with up to three matching graphics cards for the ultimate gaming experience. A copy of Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands is included with the ZOTAC GeForce GTX 580 graphics card to let gamers instantly take advantage of the graphics capabilities. Prince of Persia: the Forgotten Sands places gamers in control of the prince to save the royal kingdom of Azad in cinematic masterpiece. HDMI 1.4a compliance enables the ZOTAC GeForce GTX 580 to connect to high-definition 3DTV displays for hardware-accelerated Blu-ray 3D playback, x.v.Color, DeepColor and 8-channel digital surround sound when paired with compatible software. It’s time to play with the phenomenal ZOTAC GeForce GTX 580 graphics card.