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GeForce GTX 590 vs GeForce GTX Titan Black

Intro

The GeForce GTX 590 has a core clock frequency of 607 MHz and a GDDR5 memory speed of 855 MHz. It also features a 384-bit bus, and uses a 40 nm design. It features 512 SPUs, 64 Texture Address Units, and 48 Raster Operation Units.

Compare those specifications to the GeForce GTX Titan Black, which comes with clock speeds of 889 MHz on the GPU, and 1750 MHz on the 6144 MB of GDDR5 memory. It features 2880 SPUs as well as 240 TAUs and 48 Rasterization Operator Units.

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Benchmarks

These are real-world performance benchmarks that were submitted by Hardware Compare users. The scores seen here are the average of all benchmarks submitted for each respective test and hardware.

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics Score

GeForce GTX Titan Black 11666 points
GeForce GTX 590 6680 points
Difference: 4986 (75%)

Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Power Consumption (Max TDP)

GeForce GTX Titan Black 250 Watts
GeForce GTX 590 365 Watts
Difference: 115 Watts (46%)

Memory Bandwidth

Performance-wise, the GeForce GTX Titan Black should theoretically be a bit better than the GeForce GTX 590 overall. (explain)

GeForce GTX Titan Black 336000 MB/sec
GeForce GTX 590 328320 MB/sec
Difference: 7680 (2%)

Texel Rate

The GeForce GTX Titan Black will be a lot (about 175%) better at AF than the GeForce GTX 590. (explain)

GeForce GTX Titan Black 213360 Mtexels/sec
GeForce GTX 590 77696 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 135664 (175%)

Pixel Rate

The GeForce GTX 590 is quite a bit (more or less 37%) more effective at anti-aliasing than the GeForce GTX Titan Black, and also should be capable of handling higher resolutions while still performing well. (explain)

GeForce GTX 590 58272 Mpixels/sec
GeForce GTX Titan Black 42672 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 15600 (37%)

Please note that the above 'benchmarks' are all just theoretical - the results were calculated based on the card's specifications, and real-world performance may (and probably will) vary at least a bit.

One or more cards in this comparison are multi-core. This means that their bandwidth, texel and pixel rates are theoretically doubled - this does not mean the card will actually perform twice as fast, but only that it should in theory be able to. Actual game benchmarks will give a more accurate idea of what it's capable of.

Price Comparison

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GeForce GTX 590

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Please note that the price comparisons are based on search keywords - sometimes it might show cards with very similar names that are not exactly the same as the one chosen in the comparison. We do try to filter out the wrong results as best we can, though.

Specifications

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Model GeForce GTX 590 GeForce GTX Titan Black
Manufacturer nVidia nVidia
Year March 2011 February 2014
Code Name GF110 GK110-430
Memory 1536 MB (x2) 6144 MB
Core Speed 607 MHz (x2) 889 MHz
Memory Speed 3420 MHz (x2) 7000 MHz
Power (Max TDP) 365 watts 250 watts
Bandwidth 328320 MB/sec 336000 MB/sec
Texel Rate 77696 Mtexels/sec 213360 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 58272 Mpixels/sec 42672 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 512 (x2) 2880
Texture Mapping Units 64 (x2) 240
Render Output Units 48 (x2) 48
Bus Type GDDR5 GDDR5
Bus Width 384-bit (x2) 384-bit
Fab Process 40 nm 28 nm
Transistors 3000 million 7080 million
Bus PCIe 2.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
DirectX Version DirectX 11 DirectX 11.0
OpenGL Version OpenGL 4.1 OpenGL 4.4

Memory Bandwidth: Bandwidth is the maximum amount of information (counted in MB per second) that can be moved past the external memory interface in one second. It is calculated by multiplying the bus width by its memory clock speed. If the card has DDR type memory, it should be multiplied by 2 once again. If DDR5, multiply by ANOTHER 2x. The higher the memory bandwidth, the faster the card will be in general. It especially helps with AA, High Dynamic Range and higher screen resolutions.

Texel Rate: Texel rate is the maximum amount of texture map elements (texels) that are processed per second. This number is worked out by multiplying the total amount of texture units of the card by the core speed of the chip. The better this number, the better the video card will be at texture filtering (anisotropic filtering - AF). It is measured in millions of texels applied in a second.

Pixel Rate: Pixel rate is the most pixels the graphics card can possibly record to the local memory in a second - measured in millions of pixels per second. The number is worked out by multiplying the number of Raster Operations Pipelines by the the core speed of the card. ROPs (Raster Operations Pipelines - also called Render Output Units) are responsible for drawing the pixels (image) on the screen. The actual pixel rate also depends on lots of other factors, most notably the memory bandwidth - the lower the bandwidth is, the lower the ability to get to the max fill rate.

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GeForce GTX 590

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GeForce GTX Titan Black

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Please note that the price comparisons are based on search keywords - sometimes it might show cards with very similar names that are not exactly the same as the one chosen in the comparison. We do try to filter out the wrong results as best we can, though.

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