EVGA Announces GeForce GTX 570 and GTX 580 Classified Graphics Card

Published on July 7th, 2011

EVGA GeForce GTX 570 Classified and GTX 580 Classified are for Enthusiasts!

EVGA, one of the leading manufacturer of graphics card, is proud to announce its Classified series graphics card. The EVGA Geforce GTX 570 Classified and GTX 580 Classified Edition graphics card.

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Both GTX 570 Classified and GTX 580 Classified are enthusiast-grade, top of the line, graphics card and the answer to Asus ROG MATRIX GeForce GTX 580 and MSI N580GTX Lightning. The GeForce Classified graphics cards are designed for extreme overclocking. Let’s get to know these Classified cards one by one.

First, the EVGA GeForce GTX 580 Classified has a unique PCB design and layout. And it has a very promising features as well. The card has a new state-of-the art robust electrical circuitry that is cooled by a strong air-cooling system that covers the entire PCB area.

GeForce GTX 580 Classified uses a tall PCB and has three PCI-E power connector, one 6-pin and two 8-pin connectors. It has a strong VRM circuitry that is made of solid-state chokes, proadlizers for better power conditioning and direct-FETs for low RDS.

The three power connectors are combined to prevent surges from damaging the entire graphics card. The three LED indicators are placed to indicate power status. GTX 580 Classified has also two BIOS ROMs, the one is for overclocked profiles while the other one is for fail safe speed profile.

Check out the EVGA GeForce GTX 580 photos below:

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EVGA GeForce GTX 580 Classified state-of-the-art power circuitry

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EVGA GeForce GTX 580 Classified - 3 PCI-E Power Connectors

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EVGA GeForce GTX 580 Classified - Status Led

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EVGA GeForce GTX 580 Classified - Dual Bios

For the EVGA GeForce GTX 570 Classified, it has rather an entirely different structure and design compared to GTX 580 Classified. It’s big as the reference design and looks similar to the GTX 570 reference design including its cooler. The GeForce GTX 570 Classified has only two PCI-E power connector, one 6-pin and one 8-pin power connector.

EVGA GeForce GTX 570 Classified features the following specs:

  • 1280MB GDDR5 of memory
  • 320-bit interface
  • Clocked at 975MHz with 3.90GHz effective
  • 156GB/s of bandwidth
  • Core clock at 822MHz
  • 480 CUDA Cores at 1644MHz
  • Two DVI Connectors
  • One Display Port
  • One HDMI Port

The EVGA GTX 570 Classified is priced at $359.99 USD according to EVGA’s online store.

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Watch EVGA GTX 570 Classified in action below:

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