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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.
We recommend the NVIDIA Quadro FX 580 for gaming with highest details at resolutions up to, and including, 800x600.
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 PCIe 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

Released: Apr 9th, 2009
Production Status: End-of-life
Launch Price: 199 USD
Bus Interface: PCIe 2.0 x16

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Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
Quadro FX 580 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
Pixel Rate: 3.600 GPixel/s
Texture Rate: 7.200 GTexel/s
Floating-point 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
CUDA: 1.1
Shader Model: 4.0

Reviews

Our review database contains 25 reviews of the Quadro FX 580.