NVIDIA Quadro FX 580 32-core CUDA DVI, Dual-DisplayPort Graphics Card - Overview


Features and specifications

The NVIDIA Quadro FX 580 32-core CUDA 512MB Dual DisplayPort, DVI-I Graphics Card (45K1671) features:

  • 512 MB 128-bit GDDR3 memory configuration
  • Two DisplayPort, One Dual-Link DVI-I connectors (only two are active at time)
  • 2560 x 1600 maximum digital resolution
  • 2048 x 1536 maximum analog resolution
  • 32 CUDA Parallel Processor Cores
  • Architecture:
    • 128-bit color precision
    • Unlimited fragment instruction
    • Unlimited vertex instruction
    • 3D volumetric texture support
    • 12 pixels per clock rendering engine
    • Hardware accelerated antialiased points and lines
    • Hardware OpenGL overlay planes
    • Hardware accelerated two-sided lighting
    • Hardware accelerated clipping planes
    • 3rd-generation occlusion culling
    • 16 textures per pixel in fragment programs
    • Window ID clipping functionality
    • Hardware accelerated line stippling
  • Shading Architecture:
    • Full Shader Model 4.0 (OpenGL 2.1/DirectX 10 class)
    • Long fragment programs (unlimited instructions)
    • Long vertex programs (unlimited instructions)
    • Looping and subroutines (up to 256 loops per vertex program)
    • Dynamic flow control
    • Conditional execution
  • High Level Shader Languages (HLSL)
    • Optimized compiler for Cg and Microsoft HLSL
    • OpenGL 2.1 and DirectX 10 support
    • Open source compiler
  • High-Resolution Antialiasing
    • Rotated Grid Full-Scene Antialiasing (RG FSAA)
    • 16x FSAA dramatically reduces visual aliasing artifacts or jaggies, resulting in highly realistic scenes
  • Monitor Resolution Support:
    • Two DisplayPort and one Dual-Link DVI-I:
      • Only two of the three connectors are active at a time
      • 2560 x 1600 maximum digital resolution for DisplayPort and Dual-Link DVI-I connectors
      • DVI-I with DVI-to-VGA monitor adapter allows attachment of a VGA analog to DVI-I monitor port
        • 2048 x 1536 maximum analog resolution
      • DisplayPort with DisplayPort monitor cables:

Physical specifications
  • Approximate height: 111.2 mm (4.4 in)
  • Approximate depth: 168 mm (6.6 in)
  • Approximate width: 19 mm (0.75 in)
  • Approximate weight: 0.19 kg (0.41 lbs)

Operating Environment
  • Temperature: 10 deg to 35 deg (C) (50 deg to 95 deg (F))
  • Relative humidity: 8% to 80%
  • Maximum power consumption: 40 watts


3 years - Customer Replacement Unit (CRU) Service

Hardware compatibility
Machine - Models
ThinkStation C20, C20x
ThinkStation E20
ThinkStation D20
ThinkStation S10, S20


  • ThinkStation E20: Offers one PCI-e x16 graphic slot allowing one graphic cards to be installed. One installed graphic card allow attachment of two (dual) monitors.
  • ThinkStation C20, C20x, S20, D20: Offers two PCI-e x16 graphic slots allowing two graphic cards to be installed. Two installed graphic cards allow attachment of four (quad) monitors.
  • NVIDIA Quadro FX 580 graphics card fitted full-height bracket
  • One DVI-VGA monitor adapter (allows a VGA analog monitor to attach to DVI-I monitor connector)
  • Publication
  • CD

Note: Customers can order extra, or replacement DVI-to-VGA monitor adapters via: Options Continuation Program (OCP). For more information, visit www.lenovo.com/optionscontinuationprogram

Agency approvals
FCC (United States), CE (Europe), C-Tick (Australia/New Zealand), VCCI (Japan), UL, BSMI (Taiwan), MIC (Korea)

Additional product information
Service parts - Parts listing for your product
Driver for Windows 7, Vista (64-bit)
ReadMe for Windows 7, Vista (64-bit)
Driver for Windows 7, Vista (32-bit)
ReadMe for Windows 7, Vista (32-bit)
Driver for Windows XP (32-bit)
ReadMe for Windows XP (32-bit)
Publication - User Guide (English)
ThinkStation D20, S20 Drivers - Drivers for ThinkStation D20 and S20
Graphic Card - Reference Guide list - A list of other ATI, and NVIDIA graphic cards
Monitors - Reference Guide - A list of monitors
Lenovo ThinkVision Monitors ( www.lenovo.com/thinkvision ) - ThinkVision monitor information
Monitor Accessories - Reference Guide list - A list of monitor accessories, including DisplayPort monitor cables
Workstation Accessories - Reference Guide list - A list of other ThinkStation accessories, including: memory, processors and storage
Personal Systems Reference (PSREF) - Comprehensive information on the features and technical specifications of Lenovo products.

  • Alias ID: MIGR-72634
  • Document ID: PD013743
  • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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