Leadtek GeForce GTX 280 and 260 launched

Posted on Monday, June 16 2008 @ 15:32 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Leadtek launched two new graphics cards today, the WinFast GTX 280 1024MB and GTX 260 896MB. The WinFast GTX 280 features a 602MHz core, 1296MHz shaders and 2214MHz memory while the WinFast GTX 260 has a 576MHz core, 1242MHz shaders and 1998MHz memory. Both cards ship with Neverwinter Nights 2.
Powered up with the 2nd Generation NVIDIA Unified Architecture, both graphics cards enable multiple, true-to-life game characters to be rendered in complex and dynamic virtual worlds. Also, compatible with 3-way SLI technology, the new solutions impart to every user the thrill of extreme HD gaming and first-rate entertainment experience. NVIDIA Hybrid Power technology allows users to switch to the IGP of nForce motherboard when running non graphically-intensive applications for a silent and low power PC experience.

By the latest parallel computing architecture with massive independent processing cores, GTX 280 and GTX 260 can be allowed to execute most complicated non-gaming application via CUDA language smoothly, such as accelerating the art design application, science simulation application or transcoding video to a personal video player up to 7X faster than the CPU.

Latest NVIDIA PhysX technology brings games to lift with massively destructible environments and ultra-realistic physical interaction. All gamers get deeper pulled into the virtual but realistic gaming environment with sweat palm and racing heart as the lifelike characters behave with great intensity.

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