The release of the new beta drivers from Nvidia has revealed two new cards which include the Geforce GTX 590 which is supposed to be Nvidia’s next Flagship Dual GPU card while the other is the mid-end GTX 550 Ti graphics card which will succeed it predecessor GTS 450. Here are the details leaked in the Beta:
NVIDIA_DEV.1244.01 = “NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti
NVIDIA_DEV.1083.01 = “NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590”
If the Beta drivers come with support of these two cards then its an indication that launch of the GPU’s is not that far. Plus Nvidia also stated that the GTX 550 card will be available in Q1 2011. The GTX 590’s launch was however delayed.
The GTX 590 will be Nvidia’s next Dual GPU monster which would be based on Dual GF-110 chips featuring a total of 512 Cuda Cores. The card will be put against the HD6990 which is AMD’s next Dual Chip card but hasn’t been revealed yet.
Geforce GTX 550 Ti is Nvidia’s next Mid-Segment card which will replace the GTS 450 and would be based on the GF-116 core which may be a stripped down version of the GF-114 core on which the GTX 560 Ti is built. The card will have a Gig of GDDR5 memory.