NVIDIA® unified architecture with GigaThread™ technology
GigaThread is a new technology that enables thousands of independent threads to execute in parallel inside of the graphics core. This delivers extreme processing efficiency in advanced, next-generation shader programs.
True 128-bit floating point high dynamic-range (HDR)
Allows you to experience cinematic, life like environments, for an amazing graphics experience.
PCI Express 2.0
Allows 500MB a lane or up to 8 GB/s at 16x speeds - allows for full support for new PCI-E 2.0 graphics cards.
OpenGL 2.1 Optimizations and Support
Ensures top-notch compatibility and performance for all OpenGL applications
Consists of a fan and metal heatsink.
Digital Visual Interface – Integrated - supports both digital and analog signals.
Dual Slot Design
Graphics Card takes up 2 slots on a motherboard.
2nd Generation Unified Shader Architecture
The latest in Unified Shader Architecture Technology, offering 50% more performance through 240 enhanced processing cores.
NVIDIA® CUDA Support
Accelerates CUDA based applications through the GPU's proccessing power allowing for faster application performance such as video transcoding.
NVIDIA® PhysX™- Ready
Enjoy more visual immersion with life like physics for a more dynamic experience.
2-Way SLI® Support
Feel free to turn up the eye candy and experience the performance of 2 Graphics Cards running together.
3-Way SLI® Support
Experience the amazing performance that only 3 Graphics Cards can deliver. A visual experience that will take you to the next level.
NVIDIA® PureVideo® HD Technology
Smooth video, accurate colors, precise image scaling, video decode acceleration and post processing, all provided by the graphics card to give you the best HD experience possible. This feature also offloads from the CPU to help reduce power consumption.
NVIDIA® Hybrid Power Technology
The latest in GPU power technology, when in an idle state, the GPU will draw minimal power, reduce fan noise, and temperature. When GPU processing power is needed, full power is restored, unleashing the GPU for full visual acceleration.
The latest in GPU manufacturing, allows for less heat output and overall better performance.
- by David_W @Jun 26, 2008
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I got this game at an awesome price for 249.99 during a surprise sale. This game runs almost all games on 1680x1050 maxed out except for Cyrsis (30-40 on high), Farcry 2 (30-40 maxed out), and Fallout 3 (40-50 maxed out). Surprisingly this card does not get that hot but it does make a whirlwind and a noisy sound (I think it's normal) when the fan is 100%. I don't know if this is because of my Antec 900 but either way it's great.
Very good card especially when you get it on the "Suprize Specials" sale. Runs everything great. If only it was the Core 216 Superclocked, then it would definately be 5/5. Other than that there are no weaknesses really.
I got this for $250 during the weekly NCIX sales. Upgraded from an 8800gt. The extra video memory helped when playing at high settings textures. (512 mb to 896 mb). Might of been bad time to buy one since the 55nm refresh is coming soon as Nvidia stopped producing 65nm.
This video card is a real charm, not only does it work flawlessly delivering great framerates but it`s also very quiet, unlike it`s competitor. Would recommend to anyone who wants no hassles and a life time warranty and RMA that is on this continent!
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