BIOSTAR Launches Big On Performance V9603GT52

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February-2008, Taipei Taiwan – BIOSTAR Microtech Int’l Corp., the VGA card specialist, announced today new high-end solution- V9603GT52, which is manufactured in 65nm technology. Not surprisingly, the performance is one of the best in the world, even if V9603GT52 has got the advantage on its compact size. V9603GT52 is only about 1/2 of VP8803GX73’s(GeForce 8800GTX) size and only requires one slot to install it. It’s exciting news for all DIY users tired of big and noisy components.


Turn Your PC Into An Immersive Entertainment System
Your search for the perfect graphics card is over. The ideal combination of power, performance, and price, SLI™-Ready, V9603GT52 with NVIDIA® GeForce® 9600 GT chipset offers 64 stream processors, a 256-bit frame buffer, standard-setting GeForce 9 Series features and, a strikingly immersive DirectX 10 gaming experience. Playing the latest games at extreme high definition resolutions isn’t just for hard-core gamers. With the V9603GT52, immersive gaming with amazing graphics is now within the reach and budget of PC gamers everywhere. Ultra-realistic smoke, rain, explosions, lighting, terrain deformation and motion blur enable jealousy-inducing, lightning-fast gameplay in the hottest games, including Crysis, Hellgate: London, Call of Duty 4, and Gears of War. Up to a 90% performance increase over the comparable 8 Series GPU(graphics processing unit) – GeForce 8600 GTS- Featuring the revolutionary PureVideo® HD technology engine, the GeForce9600 GT GPU delivers astounding Blu-ray movie picture quality with reduced CPU utilization and power consumption. With full support for PCIe 2.0 and featuring second generation NVIDIA PureVideo™ HD engine, V9600GT52 is worth the wait.

Future Proof Your PC With Performance Enhancing Technology
Compatible with PCI Express and the new PCI Express 2.0 bus architecture, the V9603GT52 graphics card offers a future-proofing bridge to tomorrow’s most bandwidth-hungry games and 3D applications. The user can double the power of a single graphics card with SLI® technology. The SLI™- ready V9603GT-52 graphics card can be paired with an identical card for up to 2X the performance of a single card setup.

Other Features Of V9603GT52:
Fully Support PCI Express2.0

Designed to run perfectly with the new PCI Express 2.0 bus architecture, offering a future-proofing bridge to tomorrow’s most bandwidth-hungry games and 3D applications by maximizing the 5 GT/s PCI Express 2.0 bandwidth (twice that of first generation PCI Express). PCI Express 2.0 products are fully backwards compatible with existing PCI Express motherboards for the broadest support.

OpenGL® 2.1 Optimization and Support:
Ensures top-notch compatibility and performance for OpenGL applications

Dual 400MHz RAMDACs:
Blazing-fast RAMDACs support dual QXGA displays with ultra-high, ergonomic refresh rates–up to 2048×1536@85Hz.

GigaThread™ Technology:
Massively multi-threaded architecture supports thousands of independent, simultaneous threads, providing extreme processing efficiency in advanced, next generation shader programs.

NVIDIA® Lumenex™ Engine:
Delivers stunning image quality and floating point accuracy at ultra-fast frame rates.
16x Anti-aliasing Technology: Lightning fast, high-quality anti-aliasing at up to 16x sample rates obliterates jagged edges
128-bit floating point High Dynamic-Range (HDR) Lighting: Twice the precision of prior generations for incredibly realistic lighting effects—now with support for anti-aliasing.

NVIDIA® Quantum Effects™ Technology:
Advanced shader processors architected for physics computation enable a new level of physics effects to be simulated and rendered on the GPU—all while freeing the CPU to run the game engine and artificial intelligence (AI).

NVIDIA® ForceWare® Unified Driver Architecture (UDA):
Delivers a proven record of compatibility, reliability, and stability with the widest range of games and applications. ForceWare provides the best out-of-box experience for every user and delivers continuous performance and feature updates over the life of NVIDIA GeForce® GPUs.

DirectX® 10 Support:
DirectX 10 GPU with full Shader Model 4.0 support delivers unparalleled levels of graphics realism and film-quality effects.

NVIDIA® PureVideo™ HD Technology2:
The combination of high-definition video decode acceleration and post-processing that delivers unprecedented picture clarity, smooth video, accurate color, and precise image scaling for movies and video.

Discrete, Programmable Video Processor:
NVIDIA PureVideo is a discrete programmable processing core in NVIDIA GPUs that provides superb picture quality and ultra-smooth movies with 100% offload of H.264 video decoding from the CPU and significantly reduced power consumption.

HDCP Capable:
Designed to meet the output protection management (HDCP) and security specifications of the Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD formats, allowing the playback of encrypted movie content on PCs when connected to HDCP-compliant displays.

High-Quality Scaling:
Enlarges lower resolution movies and videos to HDTV resolutions, while maintaining a clear, clean image. Also provides downscaling of videos, including high-definition, while preserving image detail.

Inverse Telecine (3:2 & 2:2 Pulldown Correction):
Recovers original film images from films-converted-to-video (DVDs, 1080i HD content), providing more accurate movie playback and superior picture quality.