MSI Introduces the Next-Gen Performance King: N580GTX-M2D15D5 Graphics Card Stephen Fung November 9, 2010 Press Release City of Industry, CA – November 9, 2010 – After the award-winning N400-series graphics cards, world-leading graphics card and mainboard manufacturer MSI is proud to announce the N580GTX-M2D15D5, with the fastest single GPU on earth. The N580GTX-M2D15D5 is equipped with the 40nm process GF110 GPU with 512 CUDA cores supporting DirectX 11 and NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround technology, and 1536MB GDDR5 high-speed memory delivering 20% more performance versus the GTX 480. With real-time monitoring and tuning available from MSI’s exclusive Afterburner utility, users can enjoy the most engaging and complete 3D gaming visual experience. With 512 CUDA Cores, Performance exceeds GTX 480 by 22.9% – MSI’s N580GTX-M2D15D5 adopts NVIDIA’s 40nm process GF110 GPU with 512 CUDA cores. Compared to the former generation performance king – GTX 480 – the N580GTX 3DMark Vantage P-score improves from 22600 to 27787 – a 22.9% increase. Under high resolution settings, 3DMark Vantage X-score even increases from 10079 to 13336, a 32.4% performance boost! With these incredible performance gains, MSI’s N580GTX-M2D15D5 is the most powerful single GPU graphics card and also the best buy for extreme overclockers and hardcore gamers. MSI Exclusive Afterburner Utility – By using the MSI exclusive Afterburner overclocking software, users can adjust GPU voltage to unleash the overclocking potenial. With the advanced fan control function, users can control the fan speed during operation to ensure stable performance. Furthermore, the burn-in stability text – Kombustor – can help users to monitor the overclocking conditions. High Stability and Long Lifetime – MSI N580GTX-M2D1GD5 uses all solid capacitor which is an aluminum core with lowest ESR. Featuring low temperature, stability and high efficiency, all solid capacitors are designed to last more than 10 years. By using longer lifetime and higher stability components, users are assured of the best gaming experience during overclocking or Stereoscopic 3D titles without component failure. PhysX and 3D Vision Surround Support – MSI’s N580GTX-M2D1GD5 includes support for the latest DirectX 11 programs, as well as support for PhysX and NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround technology. It not only provides dynamic and realistic images, but also brings the immersive stereoscopic 3D experience to PC through NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround. About MSI MSI was founded in 1986 and is one of the world-class IT product leading brands. Based on the operating principle “Insist on the Best”, MSI has shown a strong R & D capabilities and high production technology in motherboard and graphics card products. Adopting a diversified management and business strategy, MSI has also penetrate into the Notebook, All-in-One PC and Car Entertainment product fields. At an international brand development strategy, MSI has launched a new corporate identity system (CIS), as well as corporate slogan “Insist on the Best”. It also represents a new era in MSI’s brand development. With high productivity, high technology, and high quality R & D niche, MSI is expected to become one of the top 10 notebook and system brands in the world in 2010. Apart from the market operation, MSI fulfills more efforts in our corporate citizenship, taking into account environmental protection and social feedback. In March this year, MSI has been chosen simultaneously as one of “2009 Top 50 Corporate Citizens” and “2009 Top CSR Excellent Enterprises” from CommonWealth Magazine and Global Views Magazine in Taiwan. In the future, MSI will continue to commit and implement corporate social responsibility in company governance. Fulfilling its responsibilities as world citizen, MSI will do more specific actions and contribution to public awareness to achieve “Beautiful Life, Green Homeland”, our goal and commitment to stakeholders. To learn more about MSI, please visit: us.msi.com. Share This With The World!