The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580, with screaming performance and an innovative vapor chamber thermal design. The GTX 580 rips through the latest games while running quieter than the previous generation. As you've come to expect from a GeForce GTX GPU, GTX 580 packs support for all the premium GTX gaming technologies such as NVIDIA Surround, 3D Vision, PhysX, and SLI. GeForce GTX 580 - don't play DX11 without it.
Microsoft DirectX 11 support
DirectX 11 GPU with Shader Model 5.0 support designed for ultra high performance in the APIs key graphics features, GPU-accelerated tessellation.
NVIDIA 3D Vision ready
GeForce GPU support for NVIDIA 3D Vision, bringing a fully immersive stereoscopic 3D experience to the PC. A combination of high-tech wireless glasses and advanced software, 3D Vision transforms hundreds of PC games into full stereoscopic 3D. In addition, you can watch 3D movies and 3D digital photographs in eye popping, crystal-clear quality.
NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround ready
Expand your games across three displays in full stereoscopic 3D for the ultimate "inside the game" experience with the power of NVIDIA 3D Vision and SLI technologies. NVIDIA Surround also supports triple screen gaming with non-stereo displays.
NVIDIA CUDA technology
CUDA technology unlocks the power of the GPUs processor cores to accelerate the most demanding tasks such as video transcoding, physics simulation, ray tracing, and more, delivering incredible performance improvements over traditional CPUs.
NVIDIA PhysX technology
Full support for PhysX technology, enabling a totally new class of physical gaming interaction for a more dynamic and realistic experience with GeForce.
NVIDIA SLI technology
Industry leading NVIDIA SLI technology offers amazing performance scaling for the world's premier gaming solution.
NVIDIA PureVideo HD technology
The combination of high-definition video decode acceleration and post-processing that delivers unprecedented picture clarity, smooth video, accurate color, and image scaling for movies and video.
HDMI output enables sending both high-definition video and audio signals to an HDTV via a single cable.
Dual-link DVI support
Able to drive industry's largest and highest resolution flat-panel displays up to 2560 x 1600 and with support for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).
PCI Express 2.0 support
Designed for the PCI Express 2.0 bus architecture offering the highest data transfer speeds for the most bandwidth-hungry and 3D applications, while maintaining backwards compatibility with existing PCI Express motherboards for the broadest support.