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ASUS Matrix GTX580 Platinum
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Launch SRP S$809

ASUS Matrix GTX580 Platinum


Overall rating 9/10

The ASUS Matrix GTX580 Platinum belongs to its Republic of Gamers (ROG) series and come with various overclocking tools like TweakIt and ProbeIt. A Safe Mode button ensures that users have a reliable fallback if their overclocked settings do not work. This graphics card also uses ASUS' DirectCU II thermal technology with sound-dampened dual fans that provides 600% greater airflow and 20% cooler performance than the reference design.


Performance:
9
Features:
9
Value:
8.5
THE GOOD
The DirectCU II cooler is excellent - quiet and effective
Safe Mode button to restore BIOS
ROG features useful for extreme overclockers
GPU Tweak utility makes tweaking the GPU easy and convenient
THE BAD
Default clock speeds are too conservative
Takes up three expansion slots

Product Specification

Core Code GF110
GPU Transistor Count 3000 million
Manufacturing Process 40nm
Core Clock 816MHz
Stream Processors 512
Stream Processor Clock 1632MHz
Texture Mapping Units (TMUs) 64
Raster Operator units (ROP) 48
Memory Clock (DDR) 4008MHz DDR
Memory Bus width 384-bit
Memory Bandwidth 192.4GB/s
PCI Express Interface PCIe ver 2.0 x16
Power Connectors 2 x 8-pin
Multi GPU Technology SLI
DVI Outputs 2
HDMI Outputs 1
DisplayPort Outputs 1
HDCP Output Support Yes