nVIDIA ha annunciato ufficialmente il processore grafico GeForce 7800 GS: il nuovo chip, che è stato concepito per equipaggiare schede grafiche con interfaccia per il bus AGP, consente di aggiornare i sistemi meno recenti fornendo ad essi gran parte delle feature della serie GeForce 7. Segue il
comunicato ufficiale del chip-maker americano.
SANTA CLARA, CA—FEBRUARY 2, 2006—NVIDIA
Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in programmable
graphics processor technologies, today announced the new NVIDIA
GeForce 7800 GS graphics processing unit (GPU) for AGP-based systems.
Boasting the feature set of the award-winning GeForce 7800 GPUs, the
new GeForce 7800 GS GPU features advanced technologies including:
- Support for Microsoft DirectX 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 and high
dynamic-range (HDR) rendering for advanced lighting effects, as well as
transparency adaptive antialiasing—to deliver ultra-realistic visual
quality in the latest games.
- The third-generation NVIDIA architecture optimized for Microsoft
Windows Vista—designed to give users the best possible experience with
the 3D graphical user interface in the upcoming operating system (OS)
- NVIDIA PureVideo technology—the combination of high-definition
video processors and software delivers unprecedented picture clarity,
smooth video, accurate color, and precise image scaling for the
playback of video content.
"GeForce 7800 GPUs are widely considered the pinnacle of
graphics performance for PC gaming enthusiasts, and today’s product
introduction will allow a lot of extremely powerful AGP systems to
benefit from upgrading to the GeForce 7 Series architecture," said
Ujesh Desai, general manager of desktop GPUs at NVIDIA. "PC gaming
enthusiasts with tricked-out AGP systems have a lot invested in their
computers so the new GeForce 7800 GS AGP GPU will allow them to extend
the life of their systems, and keep their PCs on the bleeding
Source: nVIDIA Press Release
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