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Gigabyte unveils GTX 580 graphics cards

Gigabyte GTX 580 breaks cover

By: Shane McGlaun from Nov 9, 2010 @ 10:06 CST

Gigabyte provides some of the most important pieces of hardware inside your computer system. The company is huge in the mainboard and video card markets with parts covering the range from high to low priced and everything in between. Gigabyte has today announced that it is set to toss a new NVIDIA video card onto the market.


The new card is the NVIDIA GTX 580 and with this card, NVIDIA lays claim to the title of world's fastest DirectX 11 GPU. The Gigabyte card is part number GV-N580D5-15I-B and naturally has the GTX 580 GPU onboard with GDDR5 RAM. This is the new video card that uses the NVIDIA vapor chamber cooling tech that surfaced last week. The cooling tech promises to cool better and produce less noise, which is a win/win for gamers and enthusiasts.

The GTX 580 Gigabyte is offering up has 512 CUDA cores and is based on the Fermi architecture. The card has support for high-speed 32x AA for smooth edges and it supports 3D Vision Surround for 3D gaming across multiple screens. The card also supports PhysX and native HDMI with 7.1 channel audio. Pricing and availability are unknown at this time.


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