The groundbreaking new NVIDIA® GeForce™ 6800 graphics processing units (GPUs) and their revolutionary technologies power worlds where reality and fantasy meet; worlds in which new standards are set for visual realism and quality, performance, and video functionality. The GeForce 6800 GPUs deliver powerful, elegant graphics to drench your senses, immersing you in unparalleled worlds of visual effects for the ultimate PC experience.
NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GT
256MB 256bit High-speed GDDR3 Memory
Memory Interface: 256-bit
Memory Bandwidth (GB/sec.): 32.0
Fill Rate (billion texels/sec.): 5.6
Vertices/sec. (million): 525
Memory Data Rate: 1000
Pixels per clock (peak): 16
Textures per pixel (max in a single rendering pass): 16
RAMDACs (MHz): 400
Operating systems support
Microsot Windows 95
Microsot Windows 98
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows ME
Microsoft Windows NT 4
Microsoft Windows XP
D-shell (15-pin) VGA connector
Register compatible with VGA
DVI-Out for sharp LCD monitor output
Video out Module enabling big-screen gaming
Superscalar 16-Pipe GPU Architecture
Delivers 8x the shading power of previous generation products for screaming gaming performance.
CineFX 3.0 Engine
Powers the next generation of cinematic realism. Full support for Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 enables stunning and complex special effects. Next-generation shader architecture delivers faster and smoother gameplay.
The Industry's First On-Chip Video Processor
Delivers unmatched video performance and features.
UltraShadow II Technology
Enhances the performance of bleeding-edge games, like id Software’s Doom III, that feature complex scenes with multiple light sources and objects. 2nd-generation technology delivers more than 4x the shadow processing power over the previous generation.
64-Bit Texture Filtering and Blending
Based on the OpenEXR technology from Industrial Light & Magic, NVIDIA’s 64-bit texture implementation sets new standards for image clarity and quality through floating point capabilities in shading, filtering, texturing, and blending.
Intellisample 3.0 Technology
The industry’s fastest antialiasing delivers ultra-realistic visuals, with no jagged edges, at lightning-fast speeds. Visual quality is taken to new heights through a new rotated grid sampling pattern.
Unified Driver Architecture (UDA)
Part of the NVIDIA Forceware unified software environment (USE). The NVIDIA UDA guarantees forward and backward compatibility with software drivers. Simplifies upgrading to a new NVIDIA product because all NVIDIA products work with the same driver software.
nView Multi-Display Technology
The nView hardware and software technology combination delivers maximum flexibility for multi-display options, and provides unprecedented end-user control of the desktop experience. NVIDIA GPUs are enabled to support multi-displays, but graphics cards vary. Please verify multi-display support in the graphics card before purchasing.
Digital Vibrance Control 3.0
Allows the user to adjust color controls digitally to compensate for the lighting conditions of their workspace, in order to achieve accurate, bright colors in all conditions.
High-Speed GDDR3 Memory Interface
Support for the world’s fastest GDDR3 memory delivers fluid frame rates for even the most advanced games and applications.
256-Bit Memory Interface with Advanced Memory Control
Delivers more memory bandwidth and efficiency to power the latest games and applications at blazing speeds.
128-Bit Studio-Precision Computation
128-bit studio-precision computation through the entire pipeline prevents image defects due to low precision and ensures the best image quality for even the most demanding applications.
Full-Speed 32-Bit Color Precision
Delivers increased image quality with no performance compromise.
Full MPEG Support
Delivers a stunning video experience through encoding and decoding of analog and digital content.
Advanced Adaptive De-Interlacing
Smoothes video and DVD playback on progressive displays.
Video Scaling and Filtering
High-quality scaling and filtering technology improves video playback quality at any window size, including full-screen HDTV resolutions.
Integrated TV Encoder
Provides best-of-class TV-out functionality for resolutions up to 1024x768.
Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 Optimizations and Support
Ensures the best performance and application compatibility for all DirectX 9 applications.
OpenGL® 1.5 Optimizations and Support
Ensures the best performance and application compatibility for all OpenGL applications.
Provides double the bandwidth of AGP 4X—2.1GB/sec. vs. 1.1GB/sec. AGP 8X enables more complex models and detailed textures, creating richer and more lifelike environments. Uninterrupted data flow allows for smoother video streaming and faster, more seamless gameplay.
Dual 400MHz RAMDACs
Blazing-fast RAMDACs support dual QXGA displays with ultra-high, ergonomic refresh rates–up to 2048x1536@85Hz.
Able to drive the industry’s largest and highest resolution flat-panel displays.
0.13 Micron Process Technology
Delivers high performance through faster clock rates.