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ZOTAC International - ZOTAC GeForce GTX 580

Reckons itself to be the world's fastest DirectX 11 graphics card.

HONG KONG – Nov. 9, 2010 – ZOTAC International, a leading innovator and the world’s largest channel manufacturer of graphics cards, motherboards and mini-PCs, today unleashes the ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 580 graphics card – the world’s fastest graphics card powered by NVIDIA® Fermi architecture.  The ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 580 delivers a perfect DirectX® 11 gaming experience, dominates the competition with world-class performance and delivers unmatched gaming immersion.

Games powered by Microsoft® DirectX® 11 technology render flawlessly on the ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 580 graphics card with unprecedented visual realism and details. Integrated hardware tessellation technology enables the ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 580 series to inject a dose of reality into flat game textures and models for a virtual environment that mimics reality for a greater sense of immersion in hardware tessellation enabled games.

The ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 580 graphics card receives a brand new graphics processor equipped with 512 unified shaders ready to take on the latest games and NVIDIA® CUDA™-enabled applications for a graphics experience that is ready for work and play. A large 1536MB frame buffer connected via an ultra-wide 384-bit memory interface ensures the ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 580 graphics card can render high-quality textures for impeccable graphics realism.

“The ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 580 graphics card is the ultimate solution for gamers that crave the absolute best graphics experience. For the first time ever, we’re able to push the performance envelope, lower power consumption for best-in-class energy-efficiency and quieter acoustics all at the same time with the ZOTAC GeForce GTX 580 graphics card,” said Carsten Berger, marketing director, ZOTAC International.

NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ readiness prepares the ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 580 for stereoscopic 3D effects in gaming and movies for those ready to take a leap into the third-dimension. Support for NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ Surround and NVIDIA® SLI™ technologies prepares the ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 580 for triple-display gaming with stereoscopic 3D effects when combined with up to three matching graphics cards for the ultimate gaming experience.

A copy of Prince of Persia®: The Forgotten Sands™ is included with the ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 580 graphics card to let gamers instantly take advantage of the graphics capabilities. Prince of Persia®: the Forgotten Sands™ places gamers in control of the prince to save the royal kingdom of Azad in cinematic masterpiece.

HDMI 1.4a compliance enables the ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 580 to connect to high-definition 3DTV displays for hardware-accelerated Blu-ray 3D playback, x.v.Color, DeepColor and 8-channel digital surround sound when paired with compatible software.

It’s time to play with the phenomenal ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 580 graphics card.

General details

·         New ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 580 graphics card

·         World’s fastest DirectX® 11 graphics card

·         NVIDIA® Fermi architecture – DirectX® 11 done right

·         NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 580 graphics processor

·         Engine clock: 772 MHz

·         512 unified shaders

·         Shader clock: 1544 MHz

·         1536MB of GDDR5 memory

·         384-bit memory interface

·         Memory clock: 4008 MHz

·         PCI Express 2.0 interface (Compatible with 1.1)

·         Microsoft DirectX ® 11 with Shader Model 5.0 and DirectCompute support

·         OpenGL ® 4.1 compatible

·         NVIDIA ® CUDA ready

·         NVIDIA ® 3D Vision™ Surround ready

·         NVIDIA ® SLI™ ready (3-way)

·         Hardware video decode acceleration technology

·         HDMI 1.4a compliant

·         xvYCC Color & DeepColor compatible

·         Hardware-accelerated Blu-ray 3D ready

·         ZOTAC® Boost Premium software bundle included

·         Prince of Persia®: The Forgotten Sands™ game bundle included


 Product Name GeForce ® GTX 580 GPU NVIDIA ® GeForce ® GTX 580 Engine Clock speed 772 MHz Unified Shaders 512 Shader Clock 1544 MHz Memory Clock speed 4008 MHz Memory 1536MB DDR5 Memory interface 384-bit Display Outputs Dual dual-link DVI & mini-HDMI HDCP Yes Cooling Active (with fan, dual-slot) DirectX ® version DirectX ® 11 with Shader Model 5.0 Other hardware features 8-channel Digital Surround Sound, HDMI 1.4a compatible, hardware accelerated Blu-ray 3D ready, NVIDIA® SLI™ ready, NVIDIA 3D Vision™ Surround ready Software Features nView ® Multi-Display, Hardware Video Decode Acceleration Technology, NVIDIA ® CUDA technology, OpenGL ® 4.1, Windows 7 capability Windows® 7 with DirectCompute support  

About ZOTAC International (MCO) Limited

ZOTAC International is a part of PC Partner Ltd. Group. ZOTAC is also one of the largest NVIDIA graphics cards and motherboard manufacturer in the world with over 10 years of quality manufacturing experience. The ZOTAC philosophy is to deliver the latest products at competitive prices without sacrificing quality.

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Pince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands © 2010 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Based on Prince of Persia® created by Jordan Mechner. Ubisoft and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the U.S. and/or other countries. Prince of Persia and Prince of Persia The Forgotten Sands are trademarks of Jordan Mechner in the US and/or other countries used under license by Ubisoft Entertainment.


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