Palit launches the FIRST 55nm custom designed NVIDIA graphics card: Palit GTX260 Sonic 216SP
Palit Microsystems, leading graphics card manufacturer, introduces the 55nm graphics processor: Palit GeForce® GTX260 Sonic 216SP. The overclocked edition Palit GTX260 Sonic 216SP is the first custom designed graphics card that combines the innovative DUAL FAN cooling system with the high performance ad power efficiency of 55nm GPU to deliver the perfect solution for the gaming enthusiast.
Continuing the Sonic brand's reputation for overclocked performance, the Palit GTX 260 Sonic 216SP has a real 448-bit memory bus and -0.8ns 896MB of GDDR3 RAM. The memory is clocked at 2.2GHz with a core frequency of 625MHz. Equipped with the Sonic features, the performance of the overclocked Palit GTX260 Sonic 216SP is 9% higher than the default GTX260. The custom designed Palit GTX260 Sonic 216SP also offers NVIDIA's latest two technologies: NVIDIA CUDA™ and PhysX™ providing a worlds-class gaming experience and delivers Graphics Plus™. Experience jaw-dropping PhysX™ gaming effects, Stereoscopic 3D, and lightning fast video and image processing all accelerated by the GPU!
Dual Fan Double Coolness:
Palit's innovative dual fan cooling system for the GTX260 Sonic 216SP comes with two PWM(Pulse-Width Modulation) fans and three heat-pipes to provide high performance and a reliable cooling solution. The dual PWM fans are able to provide sufficient air flow to cool the GPU on the graphics quietly. The PWM fan created for both fans can adjust the fan speed depending on the GPU's temperature allowing the GTX260 Sonic 216SP to run quietly.
NVIDIA® 2nd generation unified architecture:
Second generation architecture delivers 50% more gaming performance over the first generation through 240 enhanced processor cores that provides incredible shading horsepower.
Quad NVIDIA SLI® Technology:
Industry leading Quad NVIDIA SLI technology offers amazing performance scaling by implementing 4-way AFR (Alternate Frame Rendering) for the world's premier gaming solution under Microsoft® Windows Vista™ with solid, state-of-art drivers.
GeForce® GPU support for NVIDIA PhysX technology, enabling a totally new class of physical gaming interaction for a more dynamic and realistic experience with GeForce.
Microsoft® DirectX® 10 Support:
DirectX® 10 GPU with full Shader Model 4.0 support delivers unparalleled levels of graphics realism and film-quality effects for today's hottest games.
NVIDIA CUDA™ Technology
CUDA technology unlocks the power of the GPU's processor cores to accelerate the most demanding system tasks (such as video transcoding) delivering up to 7x the performance over traditional CPUs.
PCI Express 2.0 Support:
Designed to work 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 5GT/s PCI Express 2.0 bandwidth.
NVIDIA SLI® Multi-Monitor support:
Switch seamlessly between multi-display desktop mode and full screen 3D gaming with SLI. Also enjoy full multi-GPU support for dual-display capable 3D games..
Dual Dual-link DVI Support:
Able to drive the industry's largest and highest resolution flat-panel displays up to 2560 x 1600.
NVIDIA® PureVideo™ HD Technology
The combination of drivers and a dedicated video-processing core on NVIDIA GeForce GPUs delivers unprecedented picture clarity, smooth video, accurate color, and precise image scaling for movies and video with minimal CPU usage and low power consumption.
Support for HDMI output (via DVI-HDMI dongle) enables sending both high-definition video and audio signals to an HDTV via a single cable.
Established in 1988, Palit Microsystems LTD is well-known for manufacturing stable, excellent, and innovative graphics accelerators and motherboards. As one of the top PC components manufacturers, Palit continues to provide industry-leading graphics cards and motherboards with reliable and excellent quality. With branch offices in America, Europe, and Asia, Palit has developed a worldwide sales network which cooperates closely with our customers.
Palit is well positioned to maintain an industry leadership due to the vast array of ATi and NVIDIA products and on-going development efforts. Palit's worldwide facilities are ISO 9001 certified. All the Palit PC graphics accelerators and motherboards are with WHQL certification to ensure full compatibility.