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NVIDIA Quadro FX 580

G96C
Graphics Processor
32
Cores
16
TMUs
8
ROPs
512 MB
Memory Size
GDDR3
Memory Type
128 bit
Bus Width
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The Quadro FX 580 was a performance professional graphics card by NVIDIA, launched in April 2009. Built on the 55 nm process, and based on the G96C graphics processor, in its G96-875-C1 variant, the card supports DirectX 10.0. The G96C graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 121 mm² and 314 million transistors. It features 32 shading units, 16 texture mapping units and 8 ROPs. NVIDIA has placed 512 MB GDDR3 memory on the card, which are connected using a 128-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 450 MHz, memory is running at 800 MHz.
Being a single-slot card, the NVIDIA Quadro FX 580 does not require any additional power connector, its power draw is rated at 40 W maximum. Display outputs include: 1x DVI, 2x DisplayPort. Quadro FX 580 is connected to the rest of the system using a PCI-Express 2.0 x16 interface. The card measures 198 mm in length, and features a single-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 199 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
G96C
GPU Variant
G96-875-C1
Architecture
Tesla
Process Size
55 nm
Transistors
314 million
Die Size
121 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Apr 9th, 2009
Generation
Quadro FX x800
Production
End-of-life
Launch Price
199 USD
Bus Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16

Relative Performance

32%
41%
50%
64%
75%
80%
99%
100%
Quadro FX 580
129%
130%
142%
149%
153%
175%
186%
200%
206%
215%
221%
236%
249%
255%
262%
271%
310%
312%
318%
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326%
329%
348%
366%
372%
386%
389%
393%
396%
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398%
406%
425%
434%
465%
474%
474%
494%
495%
513%
547%
564%
567%
578%
581%
601%
608%
612%
623%
652%
665%
675%
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678%
680%
734%
741%
759%
768%
771%
777%
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793%
795%
817%
879%
902%
925%
931%
940%
950%
972%
997%
1020%
1045%
1060%
1060%
1175%
1293%
1310%
1398%
1406%
1424%
1443%
1456%
1463%
1483%
1490%
1497%
1510%
1591%
1624%
1645%
1645%
1809%
1840%
1872%
2012%
2209%
2287%
2464%
2464%
2599%
3041%
3119%
3400%
3868%
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
Performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock
450 MHz
Shader Clock
1125 MHz
Memory Clock
800 MHz
1600 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size
512 MB
Memory Type
GDDR3
Memory Bus
128 bit
Bandwidth
25.60 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
32
TMUs
16
ROPs
8
SM Count
2

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
3.600 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
7.200 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance
72.00 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width
Single-slot
Length
7.8 inches
198 mm
TDP
40 W
Outputs
1x DVI
2x DisplayPort
Power Connectors
None
Board Number
P788

Graphics Features

DirectX
10.0
OpenGL
3.3
OpenCL
1.1
Vulkan
N/A
CUDA
1.1
Shader Model
4.0

G96C GPU Notes

PureVideo HD: VP3
VDPAU: Feature Set A