The exciting NVIDIA GeForce 8 series of cards offer a wealth of features and 3D power for gaming. Below are just a few of the plethora of features listed on the NVIDIA web site.
NVIDIA® unified architecture:
Fully unified shader core dynamically allocates processing power to geometry, vertex, physics, or pixel shading operations, delivering up to 2x the gaming performance of prior generation GPUs.
Full Microsoft® DirectX® 10 Support:
World's first DirectX 10 GPU with full Shader Model 4.0 support delivers unparalleled levels of graphics realism and film-quality effects.
NVIDIA® SLI Technology:
Delivers up to 2x the performance of a single graphics card configuration for unequaled gaming experiences by allowing two graphics cards to run in parallel. The must-have feature for performance PCI Express® graphics, SLI dramatically scales performance on today's hottest games. NVIDIA SLI Technology is not available on GeForce 8400 GPUs.
NVIDIA® Quantum Effects Technology:
Advanced shader processors architected for physics computation enable a new level of physics effects to be simulated and rendered on the GPU-all the while freeing the CPU to run the game engine and AI.
OpenGL® 2.0 Optimizations and Support:
Ensures top-notch compatibility and performance for OpenGL applications.
NVIDIA® nView® Multi-Display Technology:
Advanced technology provides the ultimate in viewing flexibility and control for multiple monitors.
NVIDIA® PureVideo HD Technology:
The combination of high-definition video decode acceleration and post-processing that delivers unprecedented picture clarity, smooth video, accurate color, and precise image scaling for movies and video. Feature requires supported video software. Features may vary by product.
INTERFACE: Support PCI-E x16
MEMORY TYPE: DDR3
MEMORY SIZE: 512MB
ENGINE CLOCK: 675MHz
MEMORY CLOCK: 2000MHz
MEMORY BUS: 128-bit
MAX RESOLUTION: 2560 X 1600
OUTPUT: S-Video / DVI
ACCESSORIES: 1 x HDTV Cable, 1 x Power Connector, 1 x DVI-VGA Adapter, 1 x Driver CD, 1 x User's Manual