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Nvidia GeForce GTX 590 Mars II Asus Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 590 Mars II Asus Edition run games
4 Jul 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The GeForce GTX 590 Mars II Asus 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. GeForce GTX 590 Mars II Asus Edition is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.

Here we take a closer look at the various performances across 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions for the GeForce GTX 590 Mars II Asus Edition. In particular this is looking at the Ultra graphics settings to see what sort of FPS this graphics card can get across some of the more popular games played in 2020. When considering how well this graphics card can run the 1000 most demanding games available today it can best 130 of the games’ recommended graphics requirements.

A GeForce GTX 590 Mars II Asus Edition card at 1080p is predicted to see a playable frame rate when running Death Stranding on Ultra - 34 FPS. Lets look at the predicted performance it will get on Horizon: Zero Dawn which is 34 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Grand Theft Auto VI is predicted to perform on this hardware, which gets a weak 0 FPS.

Next up we increase screen res tests to accommodate the growing in popularity 1440p screen size. So we researched the upcoming Death Stranding to predict how the GeForce GTX 590 Mars II Asus Edition would deal with it. Our research revealed a playable series of FPS results across these graphics presets - Low: 67 FPS, Medium: 53 FPS, High: 36 FPS and Ultra: 26 FPS. Next we looked at Horizon: Zero Dawn which we predict will be playable with a 26 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And finally looked at Grand Theft Auto VI that we predict will get an Ultra 1440p FPS of 0. Gaming at 1440p with the GeForce GTX 590 Mars II Asus Edition is not ideal and its more advisable to run modern games at 1080p resolution. But if you really want to play games at 1440p then you will likely have to make some graphical adjustments to improve game FPS stability.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 590 Mars II Asus Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 590 Mars II Asus Edition in your PC? There is around 6-12 months of top end gaming left in this card, at which point its graphics card replacement time, assuming the GeForce GTX 590 Mars II Asus Edition is part of your PC gaming machine.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 590 Mars II Asus Edition? A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 69% better and can meet 861 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 590 Mars II Asus Edition would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB which meets 801 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 35% better performance.
FPS System Benchmark
47 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 590 Mars II Asus Edition is released on 01 Apr 2011

GeForce GTX 590 Mars II Asus Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 590 Mars II Asus Edition
GPU
Architecture
Fermi GF110 (x2)
Process
40nm
TMUs
64
Texture Rate
100 GTexel/s
ROPs
48 (x2)
Pixel Rate
75 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
512
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
1002 MHz
Memory Bus
384 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
384.8GB/sec
L2 Cache
384KB(x2)
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
782 MHz
Power
Max Power
499 Watts
PSU
700 Watt & 46 Amps
Power Connector
None
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 Mars II Asus Edition Game Requirement Analysis

GeForce GTX 590 Mars II Asus Edition is, just like GeForce GTX 590, a combination of two GeForce GTX 580 but with increased clock frequencies.
Just like GeForce GTX 590, GeForce GTX 590 Mars II Asus Edition 3GB of video memory but Asus managed to increase the core-clock from 607MHz to 782MHz and the memory clock from 885MHz to 1002MHz. This huge over clock drastically increases the heat produced so "Twin oversized 120mm fans" were also included.
Benchmarks indicate the performance is about 15% better than the standard GeForce GTX 590.
Even the most demanding games will run at the highest settings.


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GeForce GTX 590 Mars II Asus Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
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RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 14% 73%
Hyper Scape 42% 17%
Call of Duty Warzone 32% 26%
Valorant 95% 88%
Horizon: Zero Dawn 2% 26%
Death Stranding 24% 33%
Grand Theft Auto VI 17% 92%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 22% 73%
Doom Eternal 28% 28%
TrackMania Nations Remake 86% 80%
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