Nvidia has announced a new graphics card that claims to be the fastest DirectX 11 GPU. Based on Nvidia’s Fermi architecture, the GeForce GTX 580 has been “reengineered from the transistor-level up” that gives increased performance with minimal power consumption.
The GeForce GTX 580 features 512-cores and 16 PolyMorph engines for excellent tessellation, has an improved performance per watt of over 35 percent and is 30 percent faster than GeForce GTX 480. The card also has a vapor chamber thermal solution that makes it to run at low noise levels.
The GTX 580 is available from different Nvidia partners for a price of around $499.