World’s First Exclusive “Low Profile” in GeForce 8500 Series

(Auszug aus der Pressemitteilung)


World’s First Exclusive “Low Profile” in GeForce 8500 Series

Leadtek WinFast® PX8500 GT TDH Low Profile

(Excerpt from press release)

Taipei, Taiwan, July 20th, 2007 – Leadtek Research Inc., known globally for extreme visual graphics technology development, takes pride in announcing the launch of its new mid-range graphics card, WinFast® PX8500 GT TDH Low Profile with an exclusive design to fit both low profile and full height systems. The new card is also touted as the world’s first low profile add-in card with NVIDIA® GeForce® 8500 GT GPU, and targeted as low-cost entertainment solution supporting up to 1080p Blu-ray and HD DVD contents at ultra-high 2560×1600 resolutions.

Powered by NVIDIA® GeForce® 8500 GT graphics processing units, WinFast PX8500 GT TDH Low Profile comes with 256MB 128bit memory interface for Hi-Res/ AA/ AF gaming for rapid frame rates in performance. In addition to being the first low profile graphics card in the mid-range PX8500 GT series, it also allows enabling to be set for a wide variety of low profile and small form factor entertainment devices, especially those focused on business and home entertainment markets.

Considering the key features, WinFast PX8500 GT TDH Low Profile takes perfect advantage of NVIDIA® PureVideo™ HD technology, a combination of high-definition video decoding acceleration and post-processing for unprecedented picture clarity, smooth video, accurate color, and precise image scaling for movies and videos. Moreover, it allows playback of HD DVD, Blu-ray Disc and other protected content at full HD resolutions with integrated High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) support.

Most surprising, The cards integrated HDTV encoder and Dual-Link DVI connectivity rounds off this impressive portfolio of features, WinFast PX8500 GT TDH Low Profile truly does provide world-class TV-out functionality up to 1080p resolution and supports a 30-inch LCD monitor at a mind bending 2560×1600 resolutions.

What’s more, with the current top hot Microsoft® DirectX® 10 with full Shader Model 4.0 support, WinFast PX8500 GT TDH Low Profile delivers unparalleled levels of graphics realism and film-quality effects. Meanwhile, with its revolutionary unified architecture by GigaThread™ Technology, the card fully supports thousands of independent, simultaneous threads, providing extreme processing efficiency in advanced and next generation shader programs.

Besides, this new card also complies with NVIDIA® Lumenex™ Engine to offer stunning image quality and floating point accuracy at ultra-fast frame rates. And not to forget that it is built for the latest operating system from Microsoft – the Windows Vista™, WinFast the PX8500 GT TDH Low Profile guarantees the best possible performance when running the Windows Vista 3D graphical user interface.

Undoubtedly, the brand new WinFast PX8500 GT TDH Low Profile breakthroughs traditions and limitations among mid-range graphics cards and performs high-definition video quality of fully 1080p Blu-ray and HD content at any small scale devices. To those who wish to experience a new dimension in home gaming entertainment, this card should be your best choice that obviates spending a dime on more PC space.

Specifications & Features: