GeForce_GTX_590_EVGA_Classified_Edition
Nvidia GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Edition run games
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Edition GPU could struggle if it was to try and run the most demanding games available today, but it meets a lot of game system requirements found in today’s games. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 11.

What FPS performance can the GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Edition get on latest AAA 2019 games? In particular our game review looks at the FPS achieved running on Ultra graphics settings on the 1080p screen resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. 349 games can be played by this graphics card of the 1000 most demanding games being played by PC gamers today.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Edition is running Need For Speed Heat and delivering playable performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 29 frames per second. Comparing this to FIFA 20 which is getting strong results, where it averages 98 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, which is running at 24 frames per second.

Moving screen sizes up to 1440p we ran Need For Speed Heat on the GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Edition to see that it got a weak set of frame rates. Here are the low to ultra results at 1440p - L: 58FPS, M: 46FPS, H: 31FPS, U: 22FPS. Another popular game to test at 1440p with this card was FIFA 20 which seemed good in performance netting an Ultra FPS of 75 FPS. Finally we then took a look at Call of Duty: Modern Warfare where its Ultra 1440p Frame rates were weak at 18 FPS. Gaming at 1440p with the GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Edition is not a bad choice for a larger screen size like this. Some games will struggle though, but with some careful graphic option adjustments in-game you can normally find a suitable visual experience with this GPU at 1440p.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Edition in your PC? 12-18 months of top end gaming is still left in this graphics card

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Edition? A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 77% better and can meet 895 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Edition is the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, which is 32% more powerful and can run 684 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
41 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Edition was released on 24 Mar 2011

GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Edition
GPU
Architecture
Fermi GF110-351-A1 (x2)
Process
40nm
TMUs
64
Texture Rate
81 GTexel/s
ROPs
48 (x2)
Pixel Rate
60 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1024
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
Driver Support
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Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
2560x1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
3072 MB
Memory Speed
864 MHz
Memory Bus
384 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
331.8GB/sec
L2 Cache
768KB(x2)
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
630 MHz
Power
Max Power
365 Watts
PSU
700 Watt & 46 Amps
Power Connector
2x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
12 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1600
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Edition Game Requirement Analysis

GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified is a special edition of the dual-graphics solution GeForce GTX 590.
This edition comes overclocked out of the box in the central unit that went from 608MHz to 630MHz and in the operating memory clock, which is now of 864MHz.
Benchmarks indicate a 5% performance boost over the reference card and so it proves to be faster than GeForce GTX 680.


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GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 24% 34%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 75% 84%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 27% 34%
Halo: Reach 81% 57%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 17% 84%
Cyberpunk 2077 17% 84%
Borderlands 3 14% 42%
FIFA 20 48% 29%
Death Stranding 17% 84%
Need For Speed Heat 25% 34%
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