NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M Fastest Notebook GPU To Date

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M GPU in Alienware M18x holds record-breaking Gaming Performance

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M was launched yesterday by NVIDIA and it claims to be the world’s fastest graphics processing unit or GPU for notebook. The GeForce GTX 580M will be available in Alienware M18x and Alienware M17x notebooks.


Alienware M18x GeForce GTX 580M GPU

According to Rene Haas, the general manager of notebook products at NVIDIA, GeForece GTX 580M has the best game support, best gaming features and the best gaming performance avaialable anywhere. It is the essence of the GeForce GTX 580M. The Geforce GTX 580M is said to outperform Radeon HD 6970M’s tesselation performance six times.

NVIDIA has released GeForce GTX 580M and Geforce GTX 570M in replacement for GTX 485M and GTX 470M. The GeForce GTX 570M promises a 20% increase in speed compared to GTX 470M. The GTX 570M will be available in MSI GT780R.


GeForce GTX 580MGeForce GTX 570M
GPU Engine Specs
CUDA Cores:384336
Processor Clock: 1240MHz11500MHz
Texture Fill Rate: 39.7 billions/sec32.2 billions/sec
Memory Specs
Memory Clock: 1500MHz1500MHz
Memory Interface: GDDR5
Memory Interface width: 256-bit192-bit
Memory Bandwidth: 96.0GB/s72.0GB/s
Feature Support
Microsoft DirectX: 1111
OpenGL: 4.14.1
Bus Support: PCI-E 2.0PCI-E 2.0
Certified for Windows 7: YesYes
Supported Technologies: Optimus, DirectX 11, 3D Vision, CUDA, PhysX, SLIOptimus, DirectX 11, 3D Vision, CUDA, PhysX, SLI
SLI Options:2-Way2-Way
NVIDIA 3D Vision Ready:YesYes
Display Support
Maximum Digital Resolution:
Maximum VGA Resolution: 2048×15362048×1536

Both NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M and GeForce GTX 570M will features the following:

  • NVIDIA PhysX engine support, which brings games to life with realistic physics.
  • NVIDIA SLI technology, which links two GTX GPUs for up to double your gaming performance.
  • NVIDIA CUDA architecture support, for GPU computing applications.
  • NVIDIA 3D Vision technology, the #1 3D experience for notebooks, which automatically converts over 525 titles into immersive 3D.
  • NVIDIA Optimus technology, which enables extra-long battery life by automatically switching on and off the GPU so that it runs only when needed.
  • NVIDIA 3DTV Play software, for connecting 3D Vision-based notebooks to 3D TVs.
  • NVIDIA Verde notebook drivers, for frequent performance improvements and rock-solid stability.

Below are graphics showing GeForce GTX 580M and GeForce GTX 570M performance comparison:

GeForce GTX 580M Game Performance Comparison

GeForce GTX 580M vs GTX 480M

Now that Laptops/Notebook are finally equipped with the proper battle gears (dual to quad core processors and high-end GPU like GTX 590M) to handle High Deifinition and demanding games like COD or Crysis, Would you go for Notebook or mobile gaming or Desktop gaming is still the best experience for you?



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