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  • High Definition Demo Collage

    See all the GeForce 8800 demos in High Definition. (720p 122MB)

  • The Definitive Gaming Platform

    NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GPUs and NVIDIA nForce 600 Series MCPs

  • Windows 7

    Get ready for Windows 7 with NVIDIA graphics processors. Learn more.

  • PureVideo HD

    Learn about PureVideo® HD technology—essential for the ultimate HD movie experience on a PC.

  • Extreme HD

    Go beyond standard high definition (HD) and experience Extreme High Definition (XHD).

 
 
GeForce: Tech Specs
NVIDIA® Unified Architecture
  • Unified shader architecture
  • GigaThread™ technology
  • Full support for Microsoft® DirectX® 10
    • Geometry shaders
    • Geometry instancing
    • Streamed output
    • Shader Model 4.0
  • Full 128-bit floating point precision through the entire rendering pipeline
NVIDIA Lumenex™ Engine
  • 16x full screen anti-aliasing
  • Transparent multisampling and transparent supersampling
  • 16x angle independent anisotropic filtering
  • 128-bit floating point high dynamic-range (HDR) lighting with anti-aliasing
    • 32-bit per component floating point texture filtering and blending
  • Advanced lossless compression algorithms for color, texture, and z-data
  • Support for normal map compression
  • Z-cull
  • Early-Z
NVIDIA Quantum Effects™ Technology
  • Advanced shader processors architected for physics computation
  • Simulate and render physics effects on the graphics processor
NVIDIA® TurboCache™ Technology
  • Combines the capacity and bandwidth of dedicated video memory with dynamically allocated system memory to dramatically turbocharge performance.
NVIDIA SLI™ Technology1
  • Patented hardware and software technology allows two GeForce-based graphics cards to run in parallel to scale performance and enhance image quality on today's top titles.
NVIDIA PureVideo™ HD Technology2
  • Dedicated on-chip video processor
  • High-definition H.264, VC-1, MPEG2 and WMV9 decode acceleration
  • Advanced spatial-temporal de-interlacing
  • HDCP capable3
  • Spatial-Temporal De-Interlacing
  • Noise Reduction
  • Edge Enhancement
  • Bad Edit Correction
  • Inverse telecine (2:2 and 3:2 pull-down correction)
  • High-quality scaling
  • Video color correction
  • Microsoft® Video Mixing Renderer (VMR) support
Advanced Display Functionality
  • Two dual-link DVI outputs for digital flat panel display resolutions up to 2560x16004
  • One dual-link DVI outputs for digital flat panel display resolutions up to 2560x16005
  • One single-link DVI outputs for digital flat panel display resolutions up to 1920x120066
  • Dual integrated 400MHz RAMDACs for analog display resolutions up to and including 2048x1536 at 85Hz
  • Integrated HDTV encoder provides analog TV-output (Component/Composite/S-Video) up to 1080i resolution
  • NVIDIA nView® multi-display technology capability
  • 10-bit display processing
Built for Microsoft® Windows Vista™
  • Full DirectX 10 support
  • Dedicated graphics processor powers the new Windows Vista Aero 3D user interface
  • VMR-based video architecture
High Speed Interfaces
  • Designed for PCI Express® x16
  • Designed for high-speed GDDR3 and DDR2 memory
Operating Systems
  • Built for Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Windows XP/Windows XP 64
  • Linux
API Support
  • Complete DirectX support, including Microsoft DirectX 10 Shader Model 4.0
  • Full OpenGL® support, including OpenGL 2.0

1 NVIDIA SLI Technology is not available on GeForce 8400 GPUs.
2 Feature requires supported video software. Features may vary by product.
3 Requires other compatible components that are also HDCP capable.
4 Feature available on GeForce 8600 GPUs only.
5 Feature available on GeForce 8500 GPUs only.
6 Feature available on GeForce 8400 GPUs only.



 
 
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