According to VR-Zone, Nvidia engineers are burning the midnight oil to re-invent print-circuit board of the graphics card to make its cards a little more reliabile for overclocking.
When it is finally released, the GeForce GTX 590 will have new inductors, a larger printed circuit board (PCB) and better cooling options.
The GTX is Nvidia’s flagship and is powered by two GF110 GPUs, and has 3GB of GDDR5 memory.
If Nvidia boffins get the beast working it will mean that design will eliminate the possibility of failure during overclocking. One of the downsides of the GTX 590 is that it is not easy to overclock and if it does, its reliability heads towards Austin Maxi standards.
Apparently, you will be able to tell the difference between the new and the old one in a police line-up by the numbering.
The revised GeForce GTX 590 graphics cards will feature 699-11020-005-502 marking on the PCB. The current version has 699-11020-005-500 marking.
This will be pretty important as GeForce GTX 590 graphics cards are rare and expensive and there will be a few older models on the shelves of suppliers for a while.