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Publish Date : 2008/03/18

An Absolute Power to a Perfect Gaming-Mate - Leadtek WinFast® PX9800 GX2


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Taipei, Taiwan, March 18th, 2008-- Leadtek Research Inc., known globally for extreme visual graphics technology development, proudly announces the launch of a new high-end graphics card, WinFast® PX9800 GX2. Combining the power of two GeForce® 9800 GPUs in a single graphics solution and 256 screaming fast stream processors, it provides the world's fastest graphics solution and a complete high definition gaming and entertainment experience for PC. And with NVIDIA HybridPower™ technology, PX9800 GX2 is quite simply the fastest graphics card available - up to 50% faster than GeForce® 8800 Ultra.

Powered by 65nm technology and NVIDIA®multi-GPU technology, the WinFast PX9800 GX2 comes with a 1GB512bit GDDR3 memory.It is also designed for the new PCI Express 2.0 bus architecture, offering the highest data transfer speeds for the most bandwidth-hungry games and 3D applications. At the same time it maintains backwards compatibility with existing PCI Express motherboards for the broadest support.

Withthe latest Microsoft® DirectX® 10 with full Shader Model 4.0 support, PX9800 GX2can deliver realistic film quality gaming effects,guaranteeing users the best possible performancein 3D graphics user interfaceunder the Windows Vista™ operating system. Furthermore, PX9800 GX2 with NVIDIA HybridPower™ technology allows users to switch to the motherboard GeForce GPU when running non graphically-intensive applications for a silent, low power PC experience.

Featuring the second generation NVIDIA® PureVideo™ HD technology engine, PX9800 GX2 enables smooth game play at extreme HD resolutions of up to 2560x1600 with all available in-game features turned on. Besides, the new card delivers hardware acceleration of HD movies and dual-stream picture-in-picture content for the ultimate interactive Blu-ray and HD DVD movie experience with spectacular picture clarity. Meanwhile, with an integrated HDMI™ connector, it allows users to send both high definition video and audio signals to their HDTV via a single cable.

PX9800 GX2, featuring NVIDIA® unified architecture, revolutionizes PC graphics performance through unprecedented processing power and efficiency. Also PX9800 GX2 supports industry leading Quad NVIDIA SLI® technology, providing amazing performance scaling by implementing 4-way AFR (Alternate Frame Rendering), for the world's fastest gaming solution under Windows Vista™ with solid and state-of-the-art drivers. Add to all this the fact that the onboard NVIDIA® Quantum Effects™ technology takes physics effects to a whole new level of simulation and rendering on the GPU and you have a graphics card that is unbeatable in its class.

What's more, the new card is bundled with “Neverwinter Nights 2”, an award-winning adventure game in which every decision directly affects every character and the passage of time rendering a stunning realistic impact to game-play, PX9800 GX2 offers true-to-life imagery in a fantasy gaming environment.

Overall, beautifully designed and engineered for extreme graphics achievement, the dual-GPU based graphics card, PX9800 GX2, imparts more oomph to already dramatic graphics performance, absolutely exceeding the expectations of PC and console gamers alike!

Specifications:

Model PX9800 GX2
Graphic Bus PCI-Express
GPU NVIDIA® GeForce® 9800 GX2
GPU/Memory Clock 600/2000 MHz
Shader Clock 1500 MHz
Memory Size 1GB GDDR3(512MB x 2)
Memory Interface 512bit(256bit x 2)
RAMDACs 400 MHz
Stream Processors 256 (128 per GPU)
DirectX® Support DirectX® 10 Shader Model 4.0
Bundled Game Neverwinter Nights 2
Output Dual Dual-Link DVI, HDTV