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ZOTAC Unleashes New Affordable GeForce 9 series

ZOTAC Unleashes New Affordable GeForce 9 series


New ZOTAC GeForce 9400GT series delivers affordable GeForce 9 experience


HONG KONG - Aug. 26, 2008 - ZOTAC International, a leading manufacturer of NVIDIA-based graphics cards, today unleashes its latest entry-level GeForce 9 series graphics cards for budget gamers on the second day of NVISION 08 - the ZOTAC GeForce 9400GT DDR2 and GeForce 9400GT DDR2 ZONE Edition. The new ZOTAC GeForce 9400GT DDR2 series enables users to bring their PCs to life with NVIDIA PureVideo HD technology and NVIDIA unified architecture for smoother high-definition video playback and realistic gaming capabilities.


NVIDIA PureVideo HD technology empowers the ZOTAC GeForce 9400GT DDR2 series with high-definition playback capabilities that's low on CPU utilization and low on power consumption, freeing up the system processor for more mundane tasks and reducing your power bill. PureVideo HD technology also enhances standard-definition content with inverse telecine, high-quality scaling, noise reduction and edge enhancement algorithms to produce vivid visuals that rivals high-definition content.


ZOTAC Unleashes New Affordable GeForce 9 series

"Video playback capabilities are becoming a vital part of graphics cards as more and more users make their PCs the center of their entertainment center, using their PC to playback high-definition Blu-ray and standard-definition videos. Our ZOTAC GeForce 9400GT DDR2 series with PureVideo HD technology will instantly enhance their video playback capabilities at a fairly low-cost," said Carsten Berger, marketing director, ZOTAC International.


The ZOTAC GeForce 9400GT DDR2 series features NVIDIA unified architecture with 16 programmable stream processors for high-performance 3D graphics processing. Full support for Microsoft DirectX 10 with Shader Model 4.0 and OpenGL 2.1 standards ensure maximal compatibility with current and next-generation 3D games and applications.


The powerful NVIDIA GeForce 9400GT graphics processor is paired with 512MB of fast DDR2 memory connected via 128-bit wide bus for phenomenal visuals and performance. The fast graphics processor and high-speed memory connects to the rest of the system via a PCI Express 2.0 interface for up to 5GT/s transfers between the system processor and memory to the graphics card.


The ZOTAC GeForce 9400GT DDR2 ZONE Edition replaces the conventional single-slot active cooler on the GeForce 9400GT DDR2 with a silent dual-slot passive cooler. The ZOTAC GeForce 9400GT DDR2 ZONE Edition cooler caters to the noise needs of quiet PC users while delivering the same performance users expect from a ZOTAC GeForce series graphics cards.


"Quiet computing has become quite popular as users find different ways to reduce overall system noise. Our ZOTAC GeForce 9400GT DDR2 ZONE Edition delivers the silence quiet PC users need with no performance compromises," Mr. Berger said.


It's time to play with the new affordable ZOTAC GeForce 9400GT DDR2 and silent GeForce 9400GT DDR2 ZONE Edition.


General details


• New ZOTAC GeForce 9400GT DDR2 and GeForce 9400GT DDR2 ZONE Edition
• Affordable and high performance
• NVIDIA GeForce 9400GT
• 512MB of GDDR2 memory
• 16 stream processors
• Passive cooling (ZONE Edition)
• PCI Express 2.0 interface (Compatible with 1.1)
• DirectX 10 with Shader Model 4.0 compatible
• OpenGL 2.1 compatible
• PureVideo HD technology with hardware decoding of high-definition video formats
• Dual-link DVI - up to 2560x1600
• DVI to HDMI dongle included
• DVI Audio (HDMI) compatible


About ZOTAC International (MCO) Limited


ZOTAC International is a part of PC Partner Ltd. Group. ZOTAC is also one of the largest NVIDIA add-in board and motherboard manufacturers in the world with over 10 years of quality manufacturing experience. The ZOTAC philosophy is to deliver the latest products at competitive prices without sacrificing quality.


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