NVIDIA Quadro FX 580: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA Quadro FX 580

Summary

NVIDIA started Quadro FX 580 sales 9 April 2009 at a recommended price of $199 . This is Tesla architecture desktop card based on 65 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at designers. 0.5 GB of GDDR3 memory clocked at 1.6 GHz are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 25.6 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 1-slot card attached via PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 198 mm. No additional power connector is required, and power consumption is at 40 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 4.59 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of Quadro FX 580's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Perfomance to price
15.10
 
Architecture
Tesla
 
Code name
G96
 
Type
Workstation
 
Release date
9 April 2009
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$199
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)
Price
$90
 
of 4762.99 (Quadro P6000)

Technical specs

Quadro FX 580's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro FX 580's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
32
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
450 MHz
 
Transistor count
314 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
65 nm
 
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
40 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
7.20
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
72 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro FX 580'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).
Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16
 
Length
198 mm
 
Width
1-slot
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro FX 580: 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
GDDR3
 
Maximum RAM amount
0.5 GB
 
of 32
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
1600 MHz
 
of 11408 (TITAN Xp)
Memory bandwidth
25.6 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro FX 580.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 2x DisplayPort
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro FX 580. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
CUDA
1.1
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro FX 580. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
4.51
 
 
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
63643.00
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
3278.00
 
 
Unigine Heaven 3.0
500.83
 
 
Passmark
272
 
 

Relative perfomance

Overall Quadro FX 580 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Quadro FX 580 from AMD is FirePro V3900, which is slower by 4% and lower by 12 positions in our rating.

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