NVIDIA raises the bar with GeForce Go 7800 GTX

Posted on Wednesday, September 28 2005 @ 21:52 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
NVIDIA officially announced the new mobile GeForce Go 7800 GTX GPU. The new GeForce Go 7800 GTX GPU has 24 pixel pipelines and offers twice the performance of the previous (mobile) generation. It is basically the same chip as the desktop version, but with reduced clockspeed and power saving features.

The PCI Express GeForce Go 7800 GTX is clocked at 400MHz with 1100MHz memory and features a 256-bit memory interface. It features a memory bandwidth of 38.4GB/sec., a fill rate of 10.32 billion pixels/sec. and calculates 860 million verticles/sec.

According to NVIDIA the GeForce Go 7800 GTX will only be a bit slower than the desktop version which is clocked at 430MHz with 1200MHz memory. And best of all, it's immediately available at launch just like the GeForce 7800 GTX and GT.

This graphics card is immediately available from notebooks vendors such as Sager, Falcon, Voodoo, Eurocom, ABS, Hypersonic, Evesham, ProStart and Dell.

  • Brand new programmable shader architecture, delivering twice the shading horsepower of the previous generation notebook GPUs
  • Support for the latest games and applications with DirectX 9 Shader Model 3.0 and Film Quality HDR, the must have feature for developers delivering more realism to Real-Time Gaming
  • NVIDIA PowerMizer technology, advanced power management to maximize battery life is achieved in the same power budget as the previous generation GPUs, the result is less heat generated with maximum battery life
  • Second-generation NVIDIA PureVideo technology, allows users to experience home theater quality video on the notebook PC

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