Zotac GTX590 SLI 5760x1080 Nvidia Surround Review

Introduction and Technical Specifications

Zotac GTX590 SLI 5760x1080 Review


If you're a regular reader, and if not why not, you'll have been awaiting today's review.

After dipping our metaphorical toe in the triple-screen water with the HIS HD6990, today we're back with a nVidia offering in the form of the Zotac GTX590.

Of course we could just review a single card, but as Zotac kindly offered to lend us two so we could run in SLI we'll be testing in both forms today.

Technical Specifications

Popping along to the Zotac website we find the specifications for the GTX590. Unlike the AMD solution the nVidia multi-screen setup is based off of 3x DVI connections rather than mini display ports.

Otherwise it's a standard reference design card.

Cooler TypeFan (Dual Slot)
Core Clock607 MHz
Core Processors1024 (2 x 512) Stream Processors
Dimensions4.376in x 11in - 111.15mm x 279.4mm
DirectXDirectX 11
Dual-Link DVI SupportedYes
GPUGeForce GTX 590
HDCP ReadyYes
HDMI1 x Mini-HDMI 1.4
InterfacePCI Express 2.0 x 16 (Compatible with 1.1)
Max Resolution2560 x 1600
Memory Clock3414 MHz
Memory Size3072MB (2 x 1536MB)
Memory Interface768-bit (2 x 384-bit)
Memory TypeGDDR5
Recommended Power Supply Wattage700-Watt
Package Contents1 x DVI-to-HDMI cable
1 x DVI-to-VGA adapter
2 x Dual 6-pin PCIe to 8-pin PCIe power adapter
1 x Assassin's Creed®: Brotherhood game bundle
1 x Driver Disk
1 x ZOTAC Boost software bundle
1 x User manual
SLI SupportedYes
Weight5.3500 lb
Warranty2-Year Standard Warranty; Limited Lifetime Extended Warranty


Time to have a look at the card and bundle.

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Most Recent Comments

09-06-2011, 18:11:04

In part two of our look at insane GPUs at mental resolutions, we're putting the GTX590 through its paces.

Continue ReadingQuote

09-06-2011, 18:45:13

triple screen gameplay looks epic! Great review as always Quote

09-06-2011, 18:56:06

looks great, but as usual (lol) i have my concerns...

590s are dual GPU

2 are used in this sli test - cos that is the only way nvidia can run triple monitor setups

very expensive (~£1100)

HD6990 are also dual GPU

a single card is needed for triple eyefinity setups...... AND ONLY ONE WAS USED

half the price (of the nvidia counterpart) for tri-monitor (~£560)

and judging by the benchmarks - the 6990 wins (due to the forementioned)Quote

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