Updated versions of GeForce GTX 260 from EVGA, Gigabyte and Zotac
September 17, 2008, 2:53 pm
As it became known in the lists issued by companies EVGA, Gigabyte and Zotac products already created new graphics card, based on improved graphics adapter NVIDIA GeForce GTX with 260 upgraded chip G200-103-A2, which has 216 streaming processors, 72 texture modules and 28 blocks rasterizatsii. All new items are made by bus PCI Express 2. 0 x16, equipped dvuhslotovoy active air cooling system with reference designs, have 896 MB of GDDR3 memory with a 448 - bit interface and are equipped with llife on the back cover of two ports DVI, as well as one HDTV-output. In addition, products are compatible with DirectX 10. 0 Shader Model 4. 0 technology and support NVIDIA PhysX Technology, NVIDIA PureVideo HD Technology, NVIDIA CUDA Technology and NVIDIA SLI Technology (permitted organization configurations-Way SLI 2 and 3-Way SLI). If, however, talk about differences, they are not only in the format of the upper lid Cooling, but also in terms of frequency graphic kernel, Shader blocks and memory chips. Thus, the model EVGA GeForce GTX 260 Core 216 Superclocked Edition works on the 626/1350/2106 MHz frequencies. In turn boosters Zotac GeForce GTX 260 2 Edition and Zotac GeForce GTX 260 AMP2 ! Edition characterized by frequency formula 576/1242/1998 MHz and 650/1400/2100 MHz respectively. With regard to video cards Gigabyte GV-N26OC-896H-B, it is also a factory disperse decision, the truth precise frequencies are still unknown. On the likely cost and timing of the beginning of massive sales of each of the above graphic adapters yet no details.