PNY introduced the XLR8 GeForce GTX 580, which is nothing more than a card based on NVIDIA's reference model along with a couple of bonus features.
Parsippany, NJ – November 9, 2010 – PNY Technologies
®, Inc. (“PNY”), a global leader in flash
memory cards, USB flash drives, solid state drives, high speed HDMI
® cables, computer memory upgrade
modules, consumer graphics cards, and professional workstation graphics cards, today announced the
® GTX 580 1536MB GDDR5.
PNY’s XLR8 GeForce GTX 580 provides exceptional geometric realism, with support for all the
premium GTX gaming technologies, such as NVIDIA® Surround, 3D Vision™, PhysX®, and SLI
Unleash your computer’s visual potential with the world’s fastest DirectX 11 GPU available now. The
newest graphics card in PNY’s line-up, the GTX 580 rips through the latest games with screaming
performance. Featuring an innovative custom vapor chamber, new adaptive fan control, SLI-optimized
cover design, and external venting, this card was designed for quieter gaming over previous generations.
The GTX 580 also offers support for full stereoscopic 3D gaming, 3D movies, and 3D digital
photographs - for a totally immersive experience.
“With outstanding architectural enhancements, the GTX 580 was engineered for extreme gaming
performance and advanced visualization,” said Nicholas Mauro, senior marketing manager, PC
components for PNY. “Boasting an extensive list of features, this high-end card is the epitome of XLR8
gaming. Plus, with the release of ‘Call of Duty®: Black Ops,’ NVIDIA 3D Vision™ is the best 3D PC
solution - and the GTX 580 transports gamers into the high-intensity realm this game promises. It’s
definitely a serious card for serious gamers.”
Consumers who purchase the PNY GTX 580 will receive a promotional code for a trial version of
Blizzard® Entertainment’s recently released StarCraft
® II: Wings of Liberty™. Users can indulge in the
critically acclaimed sci-fi strategy game for 14 days or 7 hours of game play, whichever comes first. This
exclusive opportunity allows users to experience a sneak-peak of the full game, valued at $59.99 MSRP.
The PNY GTX 580 graphics card will also feature a bonus full-length movie download from Sony
Pictures Home Entertainment. Consumers have their choice of over 35 movie titles from a broad
selection of genres including Action/Adventure, Drama, Comedy, Romance, Sports, and Family. The
bonus Sony movie downloads include recent blockbuster hits as well as favorite classics, such as The Da
Vinci Code, Hitch, Big Daddy, As Good As It Gets, 21 and S.W.A.T.
Additionally, consumers who purchase a PNY GTX 580 will receive a bonus 3 month subscription to E-
Sports Entertainment (ESEA) Premium Video Game Network. ESEA is a video game solution provider, specializing in community tools, proprietary anti-cheat technology, custom server modifications, and an
extensive network of premium game servers. Users can learn, play, practice and compete all with an
ESEA Premium subscription.
For a limited time only, PNY is offering consumers a promotional game bundle. With the purchase of an
XLR8 GeForce GTX 580 graphics card on PNY.com, consumers will also receive a bonus PNY 10ft.
HDMI-Mini to HDMI Cable, valued at $49.99 MSRP, and a bonus copy of Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X. 2,
published and developed by Ubisoft
®, valued at $49.99 MSRP. This bundle is available in limited
quantities and only on PNY.com.
XLR8 GeForce GTX 580
1536MB of GDDR5 frame buffer memory
772 MHz core clock and 1544 MHz processor core clock
512 processor cores
192.4 GB/second memory bandwidth
A texture fill rate of 49.4 billion/second
An effective memory data rate of 4008 MHz
PNY’s latest graphics card comes equipped with the following features:
® DirectX 11 support
NVIDIA CUDA technology with CUDA C/C++, DirectCompute 5.0 and OpenCL support
NVIDIA PhysX technology
NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround Ready
NVIDIA PureVideo HD technology
PCI Express 2.0 support
Two dual-link DVI-I connectors
One HDMI-Mini connector
OpenGL 4.1 support
PNY offers a Limited Lifetime Warranty for the entire XLR8 GeForce GTX Series, including the GTX
580 graphics card. Users have a standard 1-year out of box warranty, extended to the lifetime of the
original purchaser upon completion of product registration at PNY.com within 90 days of purchase. PNY
also offers free 24-hour technical support.