GeForce_GTX_590_EVGA_Classified_Hydro_Copper_Edition
Nvidia GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Hydro Copper Edition

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

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Hydro Copper 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.

Here we take a closer look at the various performances across 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions for the GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Hydro Copper 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 2019. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 349 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

The GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Hydro Copper Edition graphics card is predicted to return a weak performance on Death Stranding at 1080p of 8 frames per second at Ultra graphics settings. Another popular title that is good to benchmark graphics cards against is Borderlands 3 which we saw got playable frame rates of 29 FPS. A third game we can look at on Ultra at 1080p is the popular Need For Speed Heat, which was getting 29 FPS under tests.

We move on to 1440p, and predict that Death Stranding will deliver weak FPS results. Here are the graphic presets - Low: 16 FPS, Medium: 13 FPS, High: 9 FPS and Ultra: 6 FPS. Next we have Borderlands 3 running on GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Hydro Copper Edition which gets L: 58FPS, M: 46FPS, H: 31FPS, U: 22FPS. And for performance contrast the popular Need For Speed Heat gets L: 58FPS, M: 46FPS, H: 31FPS, U: 22FPS at 1440p. 1440p GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Hydro Copper Edition PC gaming 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 EVGA Classified Hydro Copper Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Hydro Copper 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 Hydro Copper 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 if you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 32% better and can run 684 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.
FPS System Benchmark
41 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Hydro Copper Edition was released on 24 Mar 2011

GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Hydro Copper Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Hydro Copper 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 Hydro Copper Edition Game Requirement Analysis

GeForce GTX 590 EVGA Classified Hydro Copper 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. Furthermore, it features a new cooling system which keeps the card cool under load.
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 Hydro Copper Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
40%
RAM
11GB
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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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