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Daily News Round #1 for January 25, 2005

Daily News Round #1 news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages for January 25, 2005
By Steve Dougherty from Jan 25, 2005 @ 5:26 CST

- NVIDIA Delivers GeForce 6 Series for AGP-Based Systems

The NVIDIA guns have just officially announced an AGP flavour of their budget gaming graphics card, the GeForce 6200. These cards are said to become available from leading add-in card manufacturers sometime in February. Further details below.


NVIDIA has extended the world-renowned GeForce 6 Series architecture and performance into the value PC segment of AGP-based PCs with the introduction of the NVIDIA GeForce 6200 AGP graphics processing unit (GPU). The GeForce 6200 GPUs offer best-in-class performance in the value segment by taking the GeForce 6 graphics architecture, which has been described as the most advanced in the world, top-to-bottom in the NVIDIA product line-up.


GeForce 6200 GPUs are the only graphics processors in the value segment that support Microsoft DirectX 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 which is being used to develop ultra-realistic, next-generation DirectX 9.0 games. Only NVIDIA GPUs offer NVIDIA UltraShadow II technology to deliver blazing speeds on next-generation, shadow-intensive games such as Doom 3. GeForce 6 Series of GPUs also feature NVIDIA PureVideo, the industry's first GPU-based programmable video processing engine for stunning, high-definition video playback. Backed by the NVIDIA ForceWare software suite and Unified Driver Architecture (UDA), the GeForce 6200 GPUs ensure industry-renowned compatibility and reliability for a great user experience.


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