NVIDIA takes off with more video cardsApril 13, 2008 – 8:09 PM
NVIDIA is at the top of its game, and looks set to remain so in the meantime as they prepare to saturate the market with even more graphics cards for gamers of every strata and level of society. The new products will be from the GeForce and nForce lines, including the new GeForce 9800 GX2, GeForce 9800 GTX, GeForce 9600 GT GPUs, along with the nForce 790i Ultra SLI media and communications processor (MCP). All these claim to push your computer’s performance to its maximum, regardless of whether you indulge in the latest operating systems, photo applications, mapping software, games, and HD movies.
The GeForce 9800 GX2 GPU is tipped to be the fastest graphics solution in the world, and was specially designed to run today’s graphically-intensive games, 3D applications, and HD movies at extreme resolutions. You get over 256 processing cores on a single board, and it boasts a performance that is up to 60% faster than the closest competitor, retailing for $599 a pop. You can even pair this card up with another to take advantage of NVIDIA Quad SLI technology for Windows Vista and experience unprecedented performance with the highest detail and resolutions possible in today’s most demanding games and applications.
The GeForce 9800 GTX GPU ain’t half bad either with 128 processor cores and provides consumers with the best bang for the buck in the $299-349 price range. You get both 2-way and 3-way SLI technology with the GeForce 9800 GTX GPU making it one of the industry’s most flexible and scalable multi-GPU solution. As for the budget-conscious crowd, there is always the GeForce 9600 GT GPU that claims to deliver immersive gaming with incredible graphics for less than $199. With so many choices to choose from, which is the video card of your choice in your next rig?
Source: Coolest Gadgets