The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590, launched in 2011, was a dual-GPU graphics card designed for high-end gaming and computing. Combining two GF110 GPUs with a total of 1024 CUDA cores and 3GB of GDDR5 memory (1.5GB per GPU), it delivered exceptional gaming performance and supported DirectX 11, enabling advanced graphical effects in modern games. The GTX 590 was known for its robust multi-monitor gaming capabilities and was suitable for demanding tasks like 3D rendering and content creation. However, it also faced criticism for its high power consumption and heat output. While it's now considered outdated, it once represented the pinnacle of gaming performance for enthusiasts.