NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 580M sales 28 June 2011. This is Fermi architecture notebook card based on 40 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at office use. 2 MB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 1.5 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 96.0 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via MXM-B (3.0) interface. Power consumption is at 100 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 4.97 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 580M's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Fermi
 
Code name
N12E-GTX2
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
28 June 2011
 

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 580M's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 580M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
CUDA cores
384
 
Core clock speed
620 MHz
 
Transistor count
1950 Million
 
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
39.7 billion / sec
 
Floating-point performance
952.3 gflops
 
of 2918.4 (GRID K340)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 580M's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Laptop size
large
 
Bus support
PCI-E 2.0
 
Interface
MXM-B (3.0)
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
SLI options
2-way
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 580M: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
Maximum RAM amount
2 MB
 
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
1500 MHz
 
Memory bandwidth
96.0 GB / s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 580M.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 580M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Blu-Ray
+
 
3D Gaming
+
 
3D Vision
+
 
Optimus
+
 
CUDA
+
 
SLI
+
 
DirectX 11
DirectX 11
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 580M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 API
 
OpenGL
4.5
 
OpenCL
1.1
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 580M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

4.97

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

3117

3DMark Vantage Performance

14404

Passmark

2279

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 580M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
40 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 580M is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce GTX 580M performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 580M from AMD is Radeon HD 6970M, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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