Zotac supercharges GTX580 AMP!

By on December 9, 2010
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Tweaked for maximum performance.


Press release:
ZOTAC® International, a leading innovator and the world’s largest channel manufacturer of graphics cards, motherboards and mini-PCs, today introduces the tweaked and tuned ZOTAC® GeForce® GTX 580 AMP!® Edition graphics card. The ZOTAC® GeForce® GTX 580 AMP! ® Edition is engineered for maximum gaming performance.

An overclocked graphics processor and memory amplifies the ZOTAC® GeForce® GTX 580 AMP!® Edition to uncharted performance heights for a stunning visual adventure with smooth-as-butter frame rates. Support for Microsoft® DirectX® 11 with hardware tessellation technology enables the ZOTAC® GeForce® GTX 580 AMP!® Edition to bring landscapes and in-game objects to life with phenomenal realism.

“ZOTAC® continues to push the limits of our graphics cards without compromising reliability. We found the perfect combination of performance, energy-efficiency and reliability with the ZOTAC® GeForce® GTX 580 AMP!® Edition,” said Carsten Berger, marketing director, ZOTAC® International.

To instantly take advantage of the unrivalled performance a full copy of Prince of Persia®: The Forgotten Sands™ is included with the ZOTAC® GeForce® GTX 580 AMP!® Edition. Prince of Persia®: The Forgotten Sands™ combines outstanding visuals with a captivating storyline that takes gamers on an epic adventure to save the kingdom of Azad.

It’s time to play with the ZOTAC® GeForce® GTX 580 AMP!® Edition.

General details

  • New ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 580 AMP!® Edition graphics card
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 580 graphics processor
  • Engine clock: 815 MHz
  • 512 unified shaders
  • Shader clock: 1630 MHz
  • 1536MB of GDDR5 memory
  • 384-bit memory interface
  • Memory clock: 4100 MHz
  • PCI Express 2.0 interface (Compatible with 1.1)
  • Microsoft DirectX® 11 & OpenGL® 4.1 compatible
  • NVIDIA® CUDA, 3D Vision™ Surround & SLI™ ready
  • HDMI 1.4 compliant (xvYCC Color & DeepColor compatible)
  • Hardware-accelerated Blu-ray 3D ready
  • ZOTAC® Boost Premium software bundle included
  • Prince of Persia®: The Forgotten Sands™ game bundle included


Product Name GeForce® GTX 580 AMP! ® Edition
GPU NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 580
Engine Clock speed 815 MHz
Unified Shaders 512
Shader Clock 1630 MHz
Memory Clock speed 4100 MHz
Memory 1536MB DDR5
Memory interface 384-bit
Display Outputs Dual dual-link DVI & mini-HDMI
Cooling Active (with fan)
DirectX® version DirectX® 11 with Shader Model 5.0
Other hardware features 8-channel Digital Surround Sound, HDMI 1.4a compatible, hardware accelerated Blu-ray 3D ready, NVIDIA® SLI™ ready, NVIDIA 3D Vision™ Surround ready
Software Features nView® Multi-Display, Hardware Video Decode Acceleration Technology, NVIDIA® CUDA technology, OpenGL® 4.1,
Windows 7 capability Windows® 7 with DirectCompute support


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