Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/01/12/ecs_touts_nvidia_cards_for_vista/

ECS touts top-of-the-line Nvidia graphics cards for Vista

GeForce 8800 based

By Tony Smith

Posted in Hardware, 12th January 2007 11:02 GMT

Elitegroup (ECS) this week announced its latest flagship Nvidia-based graphics card, based on the GPU maker's GeForce 8800 GTX and equipped with 768MB of GDDR 3 video-buffer memory. It also unveiled a board based on the 8800 GTS.

elitegroup ecs n8800gtx-768mx graphics card

The top-end card is the N8800GTX-768MX. It has a 575MHz core, while the memory runs at 1.8GHz over a 384-bit bus. The GTX has 128 unified shader units capable of churning through 38.4bn texels every second.

The N8800GTS-640MX ships with a 500MHz, 96-shader core and 640MB of GDDR 3 clocked at 1.6GHz and operating on a 320-bit bus. Both cards can be run in SLI multi-GPU configurations and are ready for both Windows Vista and DirectX 10.

elitegroup ecs n8800gts-640mx graphics card

The two twin-slot cards have two dual-link DVI ports and HDTV-out. There's no word yet on availability or pricing. ®