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Taipei – Beijing – Hong Kong – Fremont – Munich – London – Malmö – Moscow – March 1, 2004 – Gainward Co., Ltd., the leading manufacturer of high performance 3D graphics processor boards and Hollywood@Home entertainment devices, announces that it will be first to market with an enhanced performing GeForce FX 5900XT 3D processor board series for the mainstream market.
The Gainward FX PowerPack! Ultra/1100XT TV-DVI „Golden Sample“ integrates a carefully qualified NVIDIA’s GeForce FX 5900XT GPU, 128MB of selected 2.8ns DDR, and features video-out plus a DVI connectors. Based on Gainward’s proprietary High-Performance/Wide-Bandwidth hardware design the GPU is running at uncom-promising 450 MHz, 60 MHz or 15% faster than recommended by NVIDIA, while the memory is clocked at 750 MHz, 50 MHz faster than NVIDIA’s suggestion.
With a DVI/VGA converter included in the package the Gainward FX PowerPack! Ultra/1100XT TV-DVI „Golden Sample“ is compatible with a wide range of combinations of digital – or analogue flat panels, CRTs or TV displays.
The Gainward FX PowerPack! Ultra/1100XT TV-DVI „Golden Sample“ is immediately available at an estimated street price of € 249.
In order to perform even better in connection with anti-aliasing and anisotropic filtering algorithms, Gainward also offers a 256MB configuration, the Gainward FX PowerPack! Ultra/1300XT TV-DVI „Golden Sample“ at an estimated street price of € 299.
With nView Display Technology the Gainward FX PowerPack! Ultra/1100XT TV-DVI „Golden Sample“ supports two displays simultaneously with two independent 400 MHz RAMDACs for office applications, 3D gaming and professional applications such as CAD, DTP, animation, or video editing. The maximum supported resolution for both displays is 2048 x 1536 @ 85Hz. Depending on the resolution the maximum refresh rate is up to 240 Hz.
With one VGA- and a second DVI/VGA output connector plus TV-out the Gainward FX PowerPack! Ultra/1100XT TV-DVI „Golden Sample“ allows the end-users to select a wide range of combinations of multiple display solutions, including digital flat panels, two analog CRTs, and a TV, and to modify the display properties independently, using an intuitive software interface.
EXPERTool is Gainward’s performance tuning utility that allows the user to easily adjust the engine clock and the memory clock of any Gainward product from NVIDIA’s recommended default settings to even faster settings. Thanks to Gainward’s proprietary, rock solid, multi-layer High-Performance/Wide-Bandwidth hardware design, Gainward offers the end user the choice to run Gainward’s „Golden Sample“ products at „Enhanced Performance Settings“ (both, faster engine clock AND faster memory clock) which guarantee significantly improved „3D real-world performance“ for even higher resolutions at 32 bit color depth.
Gainward products support all major OS and software standards with robust, performance enhanced, accelerated software drivers including Microsoft Windows 2000/ ME/XP, Linux, Open GL 1.4, and DirectX 9 to deliver the best performance while assuring the best possible compatibility with current and future applications and games. Gainward’s products are also backed by a free driver update support through the internet, telephone/fax/e-mail technical support and a 36 months limited warranty.