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 gamers. 2 GB 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 10.73 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 580M's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Fermi
 
Code name
GF114
 
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
 
CUDA cores
384
 
Core clock speed
620 MHz
 
Transistor count
1,950 million
 
of 21100
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 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

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 GB
 
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
1500 MHz
 
of 14000
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
 
of 4.6
OpenCL
1.1
 

Video card 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

10.73

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

3117

3DMark Vantage Performance

14404

Passmark

2292

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.
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
Fortnite

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 580M performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

GTX 580M
minimum HD Graphics 4000
recommended GeForce GTX 660
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 580M performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

GTX 580M
minimum GeForce GTX 960
recommended GeForce GTX 1060
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
Overwatch

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 580M performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

GTX 580M
minimum Radeon HD 4850
recommended Radeon HD 7950
GTA V

GTA V

2015
GTA V

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 580M performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

GTX 580M
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

2015
Rainbow Six Siege

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 580M performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

GTX 580M
minimum GeForce GTX 460
recommended Radeon HD 7970
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 580M performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

GTX 580M
minimum GeForce 6800
recommended GeForce 8800 GT
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
Dota 2

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 580M performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

GTX 580M
minimum GeForce 8600 GT
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO

2012
Counter-Strike: GO

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 580M performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

GTX 580M
recommended GeForce 6600
League of Legends

League of Legends

2009
League of Legends

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 580M performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

GTX 580M
recommended GeForce 8800 GT
Minecraft

Minecraft

2009
Minecraft

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 580M performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

GTX 580M
minimum Radeon HD 2400
recommended Radeon HD 5870

Diablo III

2012

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 580M performance compared to Diablo III official system requirements.

GTX 580M
minimum GeForce 7800 GT
recommended Radeon HD 4870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Diablo III on GeForce GTX 580M.

low / 768p
191
 
medium / 768p
157
 
high / 768p
100
 
ultra / 1080p
71
 

Mass Effect 3

2012

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 580M performance compared to Mass Effect 3 official system requirements.

GTX 580M
minimum GeForce 7900 GT
recommended GeForce 9800 GT

FPS tests

Real world test results of Mass Effect 3 on GeForce GTX 580M.

low / 720p
60
 
high / 768p
60
 
ultra / 1080p
60
 

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

2011

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 580M performance compared to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim official system requirements.

GTX 580M
recommended GeForce GTX 260

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on GeForce GTX 580M.

low / 720p
61
 
medium / 768p
56
 
high / 768p
47
 
ultra / 1080p
33
 

Civilization 5

2010

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 580M performance compared to Civilization 5 official system requirements.

GTX 580M
minimum GeForce 7900 GS
recommended GeForce 9800 GT

FPS tests

Real world test results of Civilization 5 on GeForce GTX 580M.

low / 768p
77
 
ultra / 1080p
21
 

StarCraft 2

2010

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 580M performance compared to StarCraft 2 official system requirements.

GTX 580M
minimum GeForce 7600 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 650

FPS tests

Real world test results of StarCraft 2 on GeForce GTX 580M.

low / 768p
265
 
medium / 768p
105
 
high / 768p
101
 
ultra / 1080p
60
 

World of Warcraft

2005

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 580M performance compared to World of Warcraft official system requirements.

GTX 580M
minimum HD Graphics 530
recommended GeForce GTX 960

FPS tests

Real world test results of World of Warcraft on GeForce GTX 580M.

high / 1024p
81
 

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 R9 M470, which is faster by 6% and higher by 8 positions in our rating.

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