NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M SLI technical specs and benchmarks



NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 580M SLI sales 6 January 2011. This is a Fermi architecture notebook card based on 40 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers.

No additional power connector is required, and power consumption is at 100 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 15.71 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 580M SLI's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Code name
Release date
6 January 2011

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 580M SLI'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 SLI's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Core clock speed
620 MHz
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
of 900 (Tesla S2050)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 580M SLI's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility). 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

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 580M SLI: 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
Memory bus width
256 Bit
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Memory clock speed
1500 MHz
Shared memory

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 580M SLI, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 580M SLI. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
3DMark Vantage Performance

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 580M SLI is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Just Cause 2 (2010)
ultra / 1080p
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto (2008)
high / 1024p
Crysis - CPU Benchmark (2007)
ultra / 1080p
Crysis - GPU Benchmark (2007)
ultra / 1080p
World of Warcraft (2005)
high / 1024p

Relative perfomance

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

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 580M SLI from AMD is Radeon R9 M390, which is nearly equal in speed.

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