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BIOSTAR launches NVIDIA 9600GT

Called the V9603GT52

By: John Freeman from Feb 21, 2008 @ 0:23 CST

BIOSTAR Microtech Int'l Corp. announced today their rendition of the NVIDIA 9600GT chipset called the V9603GT52. The company claims that the compact size and the extraordinary performance (90% performance gains over the comparable 8 series chipset) will make you buy their offering.

Using the phrase "Turn Your PC Into An Immersive Entertainment System", it is clear their ploy is to capture end-users hearts and minds by bringing high-end performance to the mainstream crowds.

Basic features are a core clock speed of 650MHz with a memory clock speed of 1800MHz. The 512MB memory, 256-bit interface, and Dual DVI & HDTV outputs should also keep you satisfied.

In addition the card will host all the NVIDIA proprietary features for the chipset that are listed below:

OpenGL® 2.1 Optimization and Support
Dual 400MHz RAMDACs
GigaThread™ Technology
NVIDIA® Lumenex™ Engine
16x Anti-aliasing Technology
128-bit floating point High Dynamic-Range (HDR) Lighting
NVIDIA® Quantum Effects™ Technology
NVIDIA® ForceWare® Unified Driver Architecture (UDA
DirectX® 10 Support
NVIDIA® PureVideo™ HD Technology2
Discrete, Programmable Video Processor
HDCP Capable
High-Quality Scaling
Inverse Telecine (3:2 & 2:2 Pulldown Correction)

The V9603GT52 MSRP in USA is set at $189.