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EVGA GeForce GTX 590 (Fermi) 03G-P3-1596-AR Video Card

EVGA GeForce GTX 590 (Fermi) 03G-P3-1596-AR Video Card (EVGA: 03G-P3-1596-AR)
EVGAVPN: 03G-P3-1596-AR
Vendor: EVGA
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EVGA GeForce GTX 590 (Fermi) 03G-P3-1596-AR Video Card
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Rating: 9.2/10
With 5 User Reviews
Bernard_B@NCIX
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Review Date: 11/12/11
Cons: none.

Pros: [relatively] silent. Great Performance.
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The install was a hassle: since I send signal to either my PC monitor and speakers (for gaming) or to a AV setup through HDMI (for videos), I had trouble getting the HDMI handshake to work with mu AV components. Nothing to do with the card, but the EVGA Tech Support was top notch. No wait, very patient and knowledgeable. Not my first EVGA card, and certainly not my last. Problem solved.Processing and shipping from NCIX was extremely prompt. As usual, perfect service.Now the CARD itself: I was replacing the old GTX 295, still a great card. The 590 does give me about twice the performance, at a MUCH lesser noise level and heat.'Been playing Skyrim for the last day or so, and everything is set on ULTRA; I get consistent 60 FPS inside (could be higher, but I have v-sync), and outside environments I get 45-50 FPS. So far it's never dipped below 40. And that's on all ULTRA settings. So this just cost me $750 (with a Batman Arkham game included). About the price and performance of 2 GTX 570 SLIs, but I like not having 2 cards in my case.
Shawn_O@NCIX
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Review Date: 10/18/11
Cons: might be a bit long for some casesCould benefit from more vram 1.5gig per card is tight on a 3 monitor 5760x1080 setup

Pros: quiet yet powerful
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Installed this card to run a triple 23" monitor setup. does exactly as advertised and does run 3 monitors on one card, i will say i expected performance to be a bit higher on a 3 monitor setup but not enough to complain, but i might buy a second 590 down the road just for more wiggle room in high end games.Some fps examples of games played: bf3w5760x1080 high settings 50-60fps, woww5760x1080 ultra settings 80+fps,Riftw5760x1080 ultra settings 50-60fps.Many of these titles when running in single monitor mode are absolutely crushed in fps.
Brandon_D@NCIX
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Review Date: 10/08/11
Cons: Wish the price was a bit higher [/sarcasm]Had some compatibility issues with an old motherboard, but I had a new one on the way that actually had PCI-e 2.0 slots.

Pros: Incredibly fast, absolutely beautiful design, solid feel.
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You get what you pay for, that's for sure. An incredible card, no heating problems, no malfunctions, just raw gaming power. Worth every penny.
Jasraj_M@NCIX
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Review Date: 09/11/11
Cons: I didn't have this sooner.

Pros: Best Dual GPU card on the market.Runs very quiet compared to other Dual GPU cards.So damn fast.
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This card is roughly equal to two GTX 570s in SLI. It has dual GTX 580 GPUs but they are downclocked to a level of a 570. This card never hits above 70C while under full load. I get 150FPS average in Bad Company 2 with all settings full and 8xAA/16xAF. If you are deciding between this and a 6990, get this. They trade blows in benchmarks but the 590 wins because it is way quieter and cooler. The stock fan scheme sucks though so you should use EVGA Precision to make your own.
Mykola_K@NCIX
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Review Date: 09/07/11
Cons: None really, just a noisy fan sometimes (during high loads). Expensive.

Pros: Premium powerhouse card. Very excellent build quality.
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Mostly using this card for development (running in SLI mode, hooked to a 30" screen). Excellent card, very excellent build. I've had many evga cards before, all good, but build quality of this one is just impressive. Card gets sometimes noisy (fan) during high loads, you might hear it. During average loads I cannot hear it.

Product Features

Product Specifications

Model
Brand EVGA
Model 03G-P3-1596-AR
Interface
Interface PCI Express 2.0 x16
Chipset
Chipset Manufacturer NVIDIA
GPU GeForce GTX 590 (Fermi)
Core Clock 630MHz
Shader Clock 1260MHz
Stream Processors 1024 (512 x 2) Processor Cores
Memory
Effective Memory Clock 3456MHz
Memory Size 3072MB
Memory Interface 768-bit
Memory Type GDDR5
3D API
DirectX DirectX 11
OpenGL OpenGL 4.1
Ports
DisplayPort 1 x Mini DisplayPort
DVI 3 x DVI
General
RAMDAC 400 MHz
Max Resolution 2560 x 1600
3D VISION Game Ready Yes
SLI Support Quad SLI
Cooler With Fan
System Requirements Minimum of a 700 Watt power supply. (Minimum recommended power supply with +12 Volt current rating of 50 Amps.)
Power Connector 2 x 8 Pin
Dual-Link DVI Supported Yes
HDCP Ready Yes
Card Dimensions 11" x 4.38"
Features
Features NVIDIA CUDA technology

NVIDIA PhysX technology

NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround Ready

NVIDIA PureVideo HD technology

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