NVIDIA GeForce 7950 GX2 launched

Posted on Monday, Jun 05 2006 @ 17:27 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
NVIDIA announced the new NVIDIA GeForce 7950 GX2, the world’s fastest graphics card , is available immediately from the Company’s add-in card partners. The GeForce 7950 GX2 performs as much as 72% faster than the leading single-GPU graphics cards on the market today by harnessing the power of two GeForce 7950 graphics processing units (GPUs) on one card.

"The GeForce 7950 GX2 is a great card for the gamer that’s looking for the absolute best performance in a single graphics card solution," said Ujesh Desai, general manager of desktop GPUs at NVIDIA. "With that kind of power gamers can crank up their screen resolution to an unbelievable 2560x1600 for an extreme high definition gaming experience."

Features:
  • Two high-performance GPUs working simultaneously on a single card—dramatically raising the bar for single-card performance
  • 48 pixel pipes, 16 vertex shaders, 76.8 GB per second of memory bandwidth and 24 billion texels per second of fill rate on a single card
  • 1GB of fast GDDR3 video memory on a single card
  • Dual dual-link DVI support— for high-definition, widescreen flat panel displays that support resolutions up to 2560x1600 for an ultra-realistic HD gaming experience
  • Hardware accelerated H.264 support through NVIDIA PureVideo™ technology—the combination of HD video processors and software delivers a HD home-theater quality video experience to the PC.
  • High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) capable
  • Support for Quad NVIDIA SLI technology—allows NVIDIA authorized system builders to combine the power of two GeForce 7950 GX2 graphics cards to dramatically increase graphics horsepower.


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