Point of View Issues 9500 GT and 9800 GT Graphics Cards

Point of View is launching the new GeForce 9 series graphics cards, the GeForce 9500 GT and 9800 GT. These new cards graphics cards series are all built on a 65nm format and have native support for the PCI-Express 2.0 bus. This results in which in high performance and low power consumption. The maximum band-width which can be used for the graphics card is literally doubled from a 2.5 Gbit/sec to 5.0 Gbit/sec. (PCI-Express 1.0 / 2.0). The GeForce 9500 GT will be available in both DDR2 and DDR3 memory, ranging from 256MB up to 512MB or even 1GB of memory. The GPU runs on 550 MHz where its shader processors operate on 1375 MHz.

The GeForce 9800 GT will be equipped with some raging 1.1 ns DDR3 memory, varying between 512MB or 1GB of memory. Its core has a speed of 600 MHz and its shader processors are kicking it on 1500 MHz.

Both the GeForce 9500 GT and GeForce 9800 GT are equipped with an onboard HDMI connector, making it easy to connect your PC to your flatscreen LCD or Plasma TV. The HDMI connector is accompanied by a dual link DVI connector, allowing resolutions up to 2560x1600.

Characteristics of GeForce 9 graphics cards:
- Native support for Blu-ray and HD-DVD decoding through PureVideo HD (H.264 and VC-1);
- Support for Microsoft DirectX 10 and 9 and Shader model 4.0;
- All efficiency improving functions of Vista such as Windows Sidebar.

write your comments about the article :: 2008 Computing News :: home page