Features, SpecificationsProduct Specifications:
Superior Hardware Design
Gainward’s award winning High-Performance/ Wide-BandwidthTM hardware design powered by NVIDIA’s GeForceTM GTS 250 GPU integrating 512MB/256bits highspeed GDDR3 memory which offers enhanced, leading-edge performance for the 3D enthusiasts.
675MHz core clock, 900MHz (DDR 1800) memory clock.
High performance 2-slot Fan Cooling
DVI (with Dual-link DVI, support up to 2560x1600), HDMI and Analog VGA connector support.
Provides HDMI functionality up to 1080p resolution.
Supports two monitors simultaneously, enabled by the NVIDIA nView™ Multi-Display Technology for office applications, 3D gaming and professional applications such as CAD, DTP, animation or video editing. NVIDIA nView™ allows end-users to select any combination of multiple displays, including a DVI, CRT and HDMI.
Includes Gainward’s award winning EXPERTool™ tuning utility for customized performance enhancements and efficient desktop management.
Easy Plug-and-Play AUTORUN installation from CD-ROM.
NVIDIA ForceWare Unified Driver Architecture (UDA): Delivers a proven record of compatibility, reliability, and stability with the widest range of games and applications. ForceWare provides the best out-of-box experience and delivers continuous performance and feature updates over the life of NVIDIA GeForce GPU.
PCI Express 2.0 Support: Designed to run perfectly with the new PCI Express 2.0 bus architecture, offering a future-proofing bridge to tomorrow’s most bandwidth hungry games and 3D applications by maximizing the 16 GB/s PCI Express 2.0 bandwidth(twice that of first generation PCI Express).
NVIDIA GeForceTM GTS 250: NVIDIA’s fourth-generation GPU architecture built for Windows Vista.
NVIDIA unified architecture: Fully unified shader core dynamically allocates processing power to geometry, vertex, physics, or pixel shading operations, delivering up to 2x the gaming performance of prior generation GPUs.
NVIDIA PhysXTM-Ready: GeForce GPU support for NVIDIA PhysX technology, enabling a totally new class of physical gaming interaction for a more dynamic and realistic experience with GeForce.
NVIDIA CUDATM Technology: CUDA technology unlocks the power of the GPU’s processor cores to accelerate the most demanding system tasks – such as video transcoding – delivering up to 7x of performance over traditional CPUs.
GigaThread Technology: Massively multithreaded architecture supports thousands of independent, simultaneous threads, providing extreme processing efficiency in advanced, next generation shader programs.
Full Microsoft DirectX 10 Support: World’s first DirectX 10 with full Shader Model 4.0 support delivers unparalleled levels of graphics realism and film-quality effects. It provides reference GPU for industry’s DirectX 10 API development and certification.
NVIDIA Lumenex Engine: Delivers stunning image quality and floating point accuracy at ultra-fast frame rates: 16x Anti-aliasing: Lightning fast, high-quality anti-aliasing at up to 16x sample rates obliterates jagged edges.
128-bit floating point High Dynamic- Range (HDR) Lighting: Twice the precision of prior generations for incredibly realistic lighting effects – now with support for antialiasing.
NVIDIA Quantum Effects Technology: Advanced shader processors architected for physics computation enable a new level of physics effects to be simulated and rendered on the GPU – all while freeing the CPU to run the game engine and AI..
OpenGL 3.2 Optimizations and Support: Ensures top-notch compatibility and performance for OpenGL application.
PureVideoTM HD technology: The combination of high-definition video decode acceleration and post-processing that delivers unprecedented picture clarity, smooth video, accurate color, and precise image scaling for movies and video. It provides ultra-smooth playback of H.264, VC- 1, WMV, MPEG-2 HD and SD movies.
HDCP Capable Designed to meet the output protection management (HDCP) and security specifications of the Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD formats, allowing the playback of encrypted movie content on PCs when connected to HDCP-compliant displays.