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ZOTAC Announces GeForce® GTS250

Posted: Mar 3, 2009 6:36 pm | Video Cards Press Releases

ZOTAC Introduces New Performance Graphics Cards


New ZOTAC GeForce GTS 250 series offer high-performance to value-minded gamers.


HONG KONG - Mar. 3, 2009 - ZOTAC International, an award-winning manufacturer of graphics cards and motherboards, today kicks off CeBit 2009 with three new performance graphics cards - the new ZOTAC GeForce GTS 250 512MB, GeForce GTS 250 1GB and GeForce GTS 250 AMP! Edition. The new ZOTAC GeForce GTS 250 series deliver a host of technologies to value-minded gamers everywhere - including DirectX 10 and OpenGL 2.1 compatibility, NVIDIA CUDA and PhysX technologies.


ZOTAC Announces GeForce® GTS250

A unified architecture packs the ZOTAC GeForce GTS 250 series with 128 high-speed programmable stream processors that are configurable for screaming-fast 3D gaming performance or high-performance general purpose computing with CUDA. High-speed GDDR3 memory technology with a wide 256-bit memory interface feeds the graphics processor with high-resolution textures for vivid and realistic visuals.


"Gamers are always looking for the best performance for their money. With the new ZOTAC GeForce GTS 250 series, we're delivering a graphics card that offers breathtaking performance with loads of technology," said Carsten Berger, marketing director, ZOTAC International.


The ZOTAC GeForce GTS 250 AMP! Edition takes performance to the next level with its highly tuned and tweaked GeForce GTS 250 graphics processor. Packed with insanely fast 0.8-nanosecond GDDR3 video memory, the, the ZOTAC GeForce GTS 250 AMP! Edition gives gamers the performance edge needed in the latest 3D titles and applications with additional overclocking headroom.


CUDA technology takes the ZOTAC GeForce GTS 250 series beyond gaming by harnessing the 128 stream processors for general-purpose uses that enhance everyday applications. With CUDA technology, supported applications can take advantage of the ZOTAC GeForce GTS 250 series to accelerate image and video editing, distributed computing and video processing tasks, delivering greater performance than quad-core processors.


"General purpose computing is the future of graphics technology. CUDA technology is the leading solution and already adopted by software companies such as Adobe and Elemental Technologies," Mr. Berger added. "Our ZOTAC GeForce GTS 250 series is an affordable solution with an abundant amount of stream processors for general purpose computing."


PhysX technology takes gaming immersion to a whole new level. With PhysX technology, environmental interaction and visual effects in games will have greater realism than ever before, blurring the line between reality and the virtual world.


To take advantage of the high-performance of the ZOTAC GeForce GTS 250 series, a full copy of XIII Century is bundled with the cards. XIII Century is a real-time strategy game that takes a page from the history books to place gamers in the 13th century where they can control armies to recreate historical battles with breathtaking visuals and phenomenal realism.


The ZOTAC GeForce GTS 250 series is backed by an extended warranty. With the ZOTAC Extended Warranty, ZOTAC is confident its graphics cards will deliver long-term reliability and trouble-free ownership.

General details
•New ZOTAC GeForce GTS 250 series
•ZOTAC GeForce GTS 250 AMP! Edition
 NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250 graphics processor
 Engine clock: 750 MHz
 128 stream processors
 Shader clock: 1890 MHz
 1GB GDDR3 memory
 Memory clock: 2300 MHz
•ZOTAC GeForce GTS 250 512MB & GeForce GTS 250 1GB
 NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250 graphics processor
 Engine clock: 738 MHz
 128 stream processors
 Shader clock: 1836 MHz
 512MB or 1GB GDDR3 memory
 Memory clock: 2200 MHz
•NVIDIA PhysX ready
•3-way SLI ready
•PCI Express 2.0 interface (Compatible with 1.1)
•DirectX 10 with Shader Model 4.0 compatible
•OpenGL 2.1 compatible
•PureVideo HD technology
•High-definition hardware decoding acceleration
•Dual dual-link DVI - up to 2560x1600
•XIII Century game bundle


ZOTAC Announces GeForce® GTS250

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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