NVIDIA Extends Award-Winning GeForce 7 Technology Leadership into Performance Segment
QUAKECON 2005—DALLAS, TX—AUGUST 11, 2005—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), a worldwide leader in graphics and digital media processing, today introduced and announced immediate availability of the Company’s new NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT graphics processing unit (GPU). Based on the award-winning GeForce 7800 GTX architecture, this new GPU brings support for next-generation gaming technologies—including Shader Model 3.0, high-dynamic range (HDR) lighting, and NVIDIA Scalable Link Interface (SLI) multi-GPU technology—to lower price points.
"GeForce 7-based products have won over 50 awards and industry
experts have praised NVIDIA for pioneering Shader Model 3.0, HDR
lighting, and SLI technology—validating the GeForce 7 architecture as
the must-have graphics technology for today and tomorrow’s PC gaming,"
stated Ujesh Desai, general manager of desktop GPUs at NVIDIA. By
leveraging this highly scalable architecture, we are able to bring
these new features to new price points and reach a wider audience."
NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT GPU-based graphics cards are available
immediately for a suggested retail price of $449 from the world’s
leading add-in card makers, including: Albatron, Aopen Inc., ASUS
Computer International, Biostar, BFG Technologies, Inc., Chaintech
Computer Co. Ltd., Citygate/Triple D, Elsa, Epsco, Evertop, eVGA.com
Corporation, Gainward Co. Ltd., Galaxy, Geniman, GIGA-BYTE Technology
Co., Ltd., Innovision, Leadtek Research Inc., MICRO-STAR International
Co., Ltd., MSI Computer Corporation, Palit Microsystems, Inc., PNY
Technologies, Inc., Point of View, Restech, Sigmacom, Sparkle Computer
Co. Ltd., and XFX. GeForce 7800 GT-based add-in cards are
available today from major online retailers worldwide and are also
powering systems from over 50 of the world’s leading systems builders.
GeForce 7 Series, including the GeForce 7800 GT, will be featured
starting today at QuakeCon, which is being held August 11-14th at the
Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas.
For more information on these new products, please visit www.nvidia.com.
For a complete list of e-tailers with immediate availability of GeForce
7800 GT based add-in cards and system builders with GeForce 7800
GT-powered systems, please visit www.nvidia.com/BuyGeForce7800GT.
Source: nVIDIA Press Release
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