Zotac GeForce GTX 580 Infinity Edition With CoolIT Water Cooling Solution

Published on August 8th, 2011

Zotac GeForce GTX 580 Infinity Edition is a single slot, water cooled, kick ass graphics card

Zotac has recently unleashed its latest water-cooled graphics card, the Zotac GeForce GTX 580 Infinity Edition. This kick-ass graphics card is built with a customized watercooling kit from CoolIT and promises a 25% decrease in temperature.

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zotac geforce gtx 580 infinity edition with coolit
Zotac GeForce GTX 580 Infinity Edition features a 512 stream processors, a 384-bit memory interface, 1.5GB memory size and an overclock core frequency of 815MHz and memory frequency of 4100MHz. View Zotac GTX 580 Infinity Edition full specifications below.

Since Zotac’s GTX 580 Infinity Edition is water-cooled, it only consumes 1 PCI-E slot. Making more room for additional graphics card or peripherals. It has also a 1x mini HDMI output and 2x DVI outputs.

According Zotac’s Marketing Director Carsten Berger: “As graphics processors become more powerful, greater cooling performance is a necessity which typically results in greater noise levels. To combat the heat and noise levels, water-cooling is an excellent solution,“.

“By equipping the Zotac GeForce GTX 580 Infinity Edition with a water-cooler, we were able to reduce temperatures by over 25-percent and produce lower noise levels”.

zotac geforce gtx 580 infinity edition specs

Zotac GeForce GTX 580 Infinity Edition specifications:

Specifications
• NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 580 GPU
• 512 Unified Shaders
• 1536MB GDDR5
• 384-bit memory bus
• Core Clock: 815 MHz
• Shader Clock: 1630 MHz
• Memory Clock: 4100 MHz
• PCI Express 2.0 (compatible with 1.1)

Features
• CoolIT Omni Water-cooling system
• NVIDIA® Unified Architecture
• NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ Surround ready
• NVIDIA® PhysX® Technology
• NVIDIA® CUDA™ Technology
• 32x Sample Anti-Aliasing technology
• NVIDIA® PureVideo™ HD technology
• HDMI xvYCC Color & DeepColor technologies

Software compatibility
• NVIDIA® ForceWare™ Drivers
• Microsoft® DirectX® 11
• OpenGL 4.1
• Microsoft® Windows® XP/Vista/7

Dimensions
• Height: 4.376in – 111.15mm
• Width: 10.5in – 266.7mm

Connectors
• Dual dual-link DVI (Up to 2560×1600)
• Mini-HDMI 1.4 w/audio
• Dual SLI™-connectors (3-way SLI ready)
• HDCP ready

HDTV ready
• ED 480p
• HD 720p
• HD 1080i
• Full HD 1080p

System requirements
• 600-watt power supply recommended
• 255-watt max power consumption
• Case must accomodate 120mm fan
• 3-pin motherboard fan connector required

Inside the box
• Mini-HDMI-to-HDMI adapter
• DVI-to-VGA adapter
• Dual 6-pin PCIe to 8-pin PCIe power adapter
• Dual MOLEX to 6-pin PCIe power adapter
• Prince of Persia®: The Forgotten Sands™ game
bundle
• Driver Disk
• ZOTAC Boost software bundle
• User manual

zotac geforce gtx 580 infinity edition review

Details of Zotac GeForce GTX 580 Infinity Edition:

“Supercharge your gaming experience with the tweaked and tuned ZOTAC® GeForce® GTX 580 Infinity Edition. The ZOTAC® GeForce® GTX 580 Infinity Edition extracts every ounce of performance from the world’s fastest graphics processor to deliver record-shattering performance in the latest Microsoft® DirectX® 11 and DirectX® 10 based titles. NVIDIA® PhysX® technology delivers unprecedented realism and more dynamic effects for virtual interaction that rivals reality with the ZOTAC® GeForce® GTX 580 Infinity Edition. NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ readiness enables the ZOTAC® GeForce® GTX 580 Infinity Edition to transform your gaming experience with surreal stereoscopic 3D effects for phenomenal realism and immersion in the latest Microsoft® DirectX® 11 and DirectX® 10 titles.”

You can download Zotac GeForce GTX 580 Infinity Edition drivers here.

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