NVIDIA releases GeForce 8800 GTS 512MB



Gamers on the PC platform have something to look forward to this Christmas, especially when NVIDIA has just released the GeForce 8800 GTS 512MB video card. It is meant to offer a sweet spot and balance between price and performance, catering to those who have a budget that falls between the $299 and $349 price range without sacrificing on performance. Those who are looking forward to graphics intensive titles such as Crysis, Hellgate: London, Gears of War, Unreal Tournament 3, and Call of Duty 4 can heave a collective sigh of relief knowing that the GeForce 8800 GTS 512MB video card has more than enough firepower in its transistors to handle the mentioned games with panache, in addition to providing full support for current DirectX 9 games.

Here’s more skinny on the NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 512MB video card:

  • NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 512 MB offers 25% more graphics processing power than NVIDIA products previously offered at the same price point
  • The GeForce 8800 GTS 512 MB also offers new features such as support for PCI Express 2.0, dual-link HDCP, and the second-generation PureVideo HD engine from NVIDIA
  • The NVIDIA PureVideo HD engine delivers astounding Blu-ray and HD DVD movie picture quality on a PC with 100% offload of H.264 video decoding, freeing the CPU to perform other tasks and significantly reducing power consumption, heat, and noise
  • All GeForce 8800 GPUs support NVIDIA SLI(R) technology which allows you to use two graphics processors in unison, sharing the graphics workload
  • GeForce 8800 GTS 512 MB graphics cards are available now from leading add-in card manufacturers, retailers, and system builders
  • According to Ujesh Desai, general manager of GeForce desktop GPUs at NVIDIA, “If you want the best experience on the PC games coming out right now, then buying a new GPU should be top on your list of upgrades. GeForce 8800 GTS 512 is a fantastic option that we are providing gamers in time for the holiday season. With games such as Crysis and Hellgate: London pushing PC gaming graphics, gamers need a powerful GPU to get the best experience. GeForce 8800 GTS 512 supports DirectX 10, offers killer performance, and does it all for around $299-349.”

    Sounds like the perfect gift to have under the tree this Christmas. Image courtesy of expreview.com.

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