Nvidia is at it again with their newest beast, the 8800 GTS 512mb video card.? It’s now shipping to retailers.? I don’t know why they release so many different versions of their cards.? It’s getting out of control.? At least this one is priced perfect from $299-$349.? Here’s the full release:
December 11th, 2007
* NVIDIA? GeForce? 8800 GTS 512 MB graphics cards are available today, just in time for the holiday-buying frenzy.
* Coming on the heels of the introduction of the critically acclaimed GeForce 8800 GT, the GeForce 8800 GTS 512 MB graphics card delivers impressive new levels of performance in the $299?$349 price range.
* GeForce 8800 GTS 512 MB graphics cards offer an intense gaming experience with stunning special effects and high-definition visuals for the hottest holiday PC games, such as: Crysis, Hellgate: London, Gears of War, Unreal Tournament 3, and Call of Duty 4, along with full support for current DirectX 9 games.
* NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 512 MB offers 25% more graphics processing power than NVIDIA products previously offered at the same price point[i].
* The GeForce 8800 GTS 512 MB also offers new features such as support for PCI Express 2.0, dual-link HDCP, and the second-generation PureVideo? HD engine from NVIDIA.
* The NVIDIA PureVideo HD engine delivers astounding Blu-ray and HD DVD movie picture quality on a PC with 100% offload of H.264 video decoding, freeing the CPU to perform other tasks and significantly reducing power consumption, heat, and noise.
* All GeForce 8800 GPUs support NVIDIA SLI? technology which allows you to use two graphics processors in unison, sharing the graphics workload.
* GeForce 8800 GTS 512 MB graphics cards are available now from leading add-in card manufacturers, retailers, and system builders. For information on where to buy GeForce 8800 GTS 512 MB products, please visit http://www.nvidia.com/wheretobuy.
Attributable to Ujesh Desai, general manager of GeForce desktop GPUs at NVIDIA:
?If you want the best experience on the PC games coming out right now, then buying a new GPU should be top on your list of upgrades. GeForce 8800 GTS 512 is a fantastic option that we are providing gamers in time for the holiday season.?
?With games such as Crysis and Hellgate: London pushing PC gaming graphics, gamers need a powerful GPU to get the best experience. GeForce 8800 GTS 512 supports DirectX 10, offers killer performance, and does it all for around $299-349.?