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Area-51™ with ATI's Radeon™ 9800 Pro

 

Get the latest in visual processing technology and extreme gaming power. Alienware's latest Area-51™features ATI's RADEON™ 9800 PRO and delivers unparalleled graphics performance, featuring the ultimate in visual realism and immersive game play. Built with innovative engineering and design and backed by premium customer support, the award-winning Area-51™ always delivers the best gaming experience available.

 

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NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 and 5200

Today NVIDIA introduced its mainstream and value graphics cards, The GeForceFX 5600 and 5200. Both of these cards will fully support DirectX 9.0.

 

"Today, NVIDIA is changing the way computer games look and feel," said Jen-Hsun Huang, president and CEO of NVIDIA. "With prices as low as $79, the GeForce FX family gives every consumer and PC gamer a platform for experiencing cinematic graphics the way it's meant to be played. With more than 1.5 million GeForce FX GPUs planned to be available by the end of April, the cinematic computing era is in full swing."
More information @ NVIDIA

 

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NVIDIA QuadroFX 2000

The GeForce FX might have been a let down, but TomsHardware shows that the QuadroFX 2000 will be a hit in the workstation area. Here, the FX 2000 is pitted against several other workstation graphics cards.

 

Pressure is the ratio of force to area. ATi is certainly feeling that pressure right now - at least in the OpenGL area. While the GeForceFX was remarkable in the consumer segment more for its vacuum cleaner-like acoustics and muscular design than for its superior performance, the workstation variant of the NV30 graphics card is more modestly packaged. With a slower speed and a slimmed-down cooling solution, it takes things more calmly. Pitted against seven other workstation candidates in this test, the QuadroFX 2000 shows that you don't necessarily have to forfeit any power.
More information @ Tom's Hardware Guide

 

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Atlantis Radeon 9800 Pro

Sapphire Technology, one of ATi's largest partners has just released the first details on its all new Atlantis Radeon 9800 Pro graphics solution, here they are.

 


Features

 

256MB or 128MB DDR memory accelerates the latest 3D games
256-bit memory interface removes hardware performance bottleneck and provides end users with faster 3D graphics
Industry's only 8-pipeline graphics solution in its 2nd generation, providing twice the rendering power of any currently competing product.
Supports the new AGP 8X standard, providing a high-speed link between the graphics board and the rest of the PC (2.0 GB/sec)
First to fully support DirectX® 9.0 and the latest OpenGL® functionality
New SMARTSHADER™ 2.1 technology allows users to experience complex, movie-quality effects in next-generation 3D games and applications
SMOOTHVISION™ 2.1 technology enhances image quality by removing jagged edges and bringing out fine texture detail, without compromising performance
128-bit floating-point color precision allows for a greater range of colors and brightness
Unique VIDEOSHADER™ engine uses programmable pixel shaders to accelerate video processing and provide better-looking visuals
ATI's new FULLSTREAM™ technology removes blocky artifacts from Streaming and Internet video and provides sharper image quality

 

More information @ Sapphire Tech

 

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FIC Radeon 9800/9800pro spec's

 

FIC has released details on two new graphics cards based on ATI's Radeon 9800 and 9800 Pro GPU's. The A98 (9800) and A98P (9800 Pro) both feature a 400MHz RAMDAC, 8 pipeline architecture, 256 bit memory bus, TV-out, full DirectX 9.0/OpenGL support, and AGP 8x/4x/2x compatibility. In addition, the A98 will support 128MB of DDR memory and a core/memory clock speed of 325/310MHz. The A98P will support up to 256MB of DDR memory and has a core/memory clock speed of 400/360MHz.

 

More information @ FIC

 

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Prolink announce GeForce FX 5800 F1 series

We can't escape the GeForce FX craze as streams of companies continue to make announcements of their FX 5800 series of graphics cards. Grace over at Prolink just let us know about the announcement of their GeForce FX 5800 Ultra and 5800 graphics cards in F1 style. The continually flow of FX product announcements tends to make you believe nVidia won't be canceling the mass production of this GPU after all.

 

To break through 3D graphics limit, PixelView GeForce FX5800 pack brings VGA to enter graphics new generation-Cinematic graphics¡IPixelView GeForce F1 pack are powered by NVIDIA GeForce FX GPUs which usher in the new age of cinematic visual effects on desktop. The power, precision and engineering elegance of the NVIDIA GeForce FX GPUs.deliver uncomparable 3D graphics performance and enable cinematic quality in desktop application and 3D games.

 

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Albatron Gigi GeForce FX5800

Venny Yu from Albatron in Taiwan let us know about their Gigi GeForce FX5800 series of graphics cards. We have been promised testing samples on the 20th of March, we suspect Albatron will start shipping into retail channels at this time as well.

 

Feb. 2003 - Albatron Technology announced its latest graphics accelerator, the Gigi GeForce FX5800, featuring nVIDIA's highly touted GeForce FX5800 chipset otherwise known as the NV30. Albatron rolls out this card with an impressive lineup of lightning fast components including DDR II memory and AGP 8X. The DDR II memory interface comes with 128 MB and can clock up to 800 MHz. The GPU core clock is rated at 400 MHz and is designed with a 0.13-micron architecture which increases performance. In addition to performance factors, Albatron design the brand new image of butterfly-girl named 'Gigi'. This image will put on the color box of product's and all of other promotion issues.
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