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Features & Benefits
NVIDIA GeForce 8-Series mGPUs

Motherboard GPU Features and Benefits for:
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® 8200 mGPU
Full Microsoft® DirectX® 10 Support
DirectX 10 GPU with full Shader Model 4.0 support delivers unparalleled levels of graphics realism and film-quality effects.

Built for Microsoft® Windows Vista™
NVIDIA’s fourth-generation GPU architecture built for Windows Vista offers the best possible experience with the Windows Aero 3D graphical user interface.

GeForce® Boost Technology
Turbocharge the performance of your GeForce GPU*. Plug it into an NVIDIA motherboard to enjoy the additive performance of GeForce Boost technology. Get performance increases and more for your money.

NVIDIA HybridPower™ Technology
Unleash graphics performance when you need it or opt for a quiet, low-power PC experience with NVIDIA HybridPower technology. Plug your GeForce GPU(s) into an NVIDIA motherboard for the ultimate control. Dial up performance when you game or watch video; go green and reduce noise and power consumption when you’re just surfing the web, emailing, and word processing.

NVIDIA® unified architecture
Fully unified shader core dynamically allocates processing power to geometry, vertex, physics, or pixel shading operations, delivering up to 2x the gaming performance of prior generation motherboard GPUs.

GigaThread™ Technology
Massively multi-threaded architecture supports thousands of independent, simultaneous threads, providing extreme processing efficiency in advanced, next generation shader programs.

NVIDIA® Lumenex™ Engine
Delivers stunning image quality and floating point accuracy with ultra-fast frame rates:
16X Anti-aliasing Technology
Lightning fast, high-quality anti-aliasing at up to 16x sample rates obliterates jagged edges.

128-bit Floating Point High Dynamic-Range (HDR) Lighting
Twice the precision of prior generations for incredibly realistic lighting effects-now with support for anti-aliasing.
OpenGL 2.0 Optimizations and Support
Ensures top-notch compatibility and performance for OpenGL applications.

NVIDIA® nView® Multi-Display Technology
Advanced technology provides the ultimate in viewing flexibility and control for multiple monitors.

300 MHz RAMDAC
Blazing-fast RAMDAC supports display with high, ergonomic refresh rates up to and including 1920x1440@75Hz.

Single-Link DVI Support
Able to drive flat-panel displays supporting single-link TMDS at 162MHz pixel clock.

NVIDIA® PureVideo® HD Technology
NVIDIA PureVideo HD technology is the combination of high-definition video decode acceleration and post-processing that delivers unprecedented picture clarity, smooth video, accurate color, and precise image scaling for movies and video. PureVideo HD includes required content protection circuitry (HDCP) for playing the new Blu-ray and HD DVD movies at the highest quality possible, and is directly integrated with the leading HD movie software players. PureVideo HD delivers the ultimate high-definition movie experience on a PC.
Discrete, Programmable Video Processor
NVIDIA PureVideo is a discrete programmable processing core in NVIDIA GPUs that provides superb picture quality and ultra-smooth movies with low CPU utilization and power.

High-Definition H.264, VC-1, and MPEG-2 Hardware Acceleration
100% hardware decode of all H.264, VC-1, and MPEG-2 video frees CPU bandwidth for other tasks.

Spatial-Temporal De-Interlacing
Smoothes video and DVD playback on progressive displays to deliver a crisp, clear picture that rivals high-end home theater systems.

Video Scaling and Filtering
High-quality scaling and filtering technology delivers a clear, clean image at any window size, including full-screen HDTV resolutions.

Inverse Telecine (3:2 & 2:2 Pulldown Correction)
Recovers original film images from films-converted-to-video (DVDs, 1080i HD content), providing more accurate movie playback and superior picture quality.

Bad Edit Correction
When videos are edited after they have been converted from 24 to 25 or 30 frames, the edits can disrupt the normal 3:2 or 2:2 pulldown cadence. PureVideo uses advanced processing techniques to detect poor edits, recover the original content, and display perfect picture detail frame after frame for smooth, natural looking video.

Video Color Correction
NVIDIA’s Color Correction Controls make actors’ faces appear natural, rather than washed out and pale, when playing videos on LCD and CRT displays. Display gamma correction ensures videos are not too dark, overly bright, or washed out regardless of the video format or display.

HD Movie Player Integration
NVIDIA PureVideo HD technology powers the world’s leading HD movie player software applications, providing the optimal HD DVD and Blu-ray movie experience.
Integrated HDMI™ technology with HDCP
On board HDMI connector designed to meet the output protection management (HDCP) and security specifications of the Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD formats, allowing the playback of encrypted movie content on PCs when connected to HDCP-compliant displays.

NVIDIA nForce Storage
Safeguards your most important digital media assets; always reliable, scalable, and accessible. Includes NVIDIA RAID and drive support.
NVIDIA MediaShield™ technology
Provides a simple point and click wizard-based interface for creating and managing multi-disk storage configurations. Allows multi-disk designs to be set up for maximum performance (RAID 0), for data protection (RAID 1), or for a combination of both performance and protection (RAID 0+1 and RAID 5).

SATA 3Gb/s
Take advantage of the latest SATA 3Gb/s hard disk drives, which double bus bandwidth and provides blazingly high disk performance. This technology provides easy-to-install, high-performance but low-powered hard drives.
NVIDIA nForce® Networking
NVIDIA nForce Networking solution enables Internet connectivity through industry standard 10/100/1000 Mb/s Ethernet connection.
NVIDIA Native Gigabit Ethernet
The industry’s fastest Ethernet performance eliminates network bottlenecks and improves overall system efficiency and performance.

NVIDIA FirstPacket™ technology
Be the ‘King of Ping’ with NVIDIA FirstPacket technology. NVIDIA FirstPacket technology assures your game data, VoIP conversations, and large file transfers are delivered according to preferences set by you in an intuitive wizard.
PCI Express 2.0 Support
Designed to support 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 5 GT/s of bandwidth (twice that of first generation PCI Express). PCI Express 2.0 motherboards are fully backwards compatible with existing PCI Express products for broad support of PC peripherals.

High Definition Audio (HDA)
High definition audio brings consumer electronics quality sound to the PC delivering high quality sound from multiple channels. Using HDA, systems can deliver 192 kHz/32-bit quality for eight channels, supporting new audio formats.

USB Ports
A standard plug-and-play interface that provides easy-to-use connectivity for USB devices. Supports up to 12 USB 1.1 / 2.0 ports.

* On select GeForce GPUs, visit www.nvidia.com/object/hybrid_sli.html for a complete list
 
NVIDIA GeForce 7-Series GPUs / NVIDIA nForce 630a MCPs

Motherboard GPU Features and Benefits for:
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® 7050 PV / NVIDIA nForce® 630a
  • NVIDIA GeForce 7025 / NVIDIA nForce 630a
NVIDIA ® PureVideo™ Technology*
The combination of the GeForce 7 series GPU's high-definition video processor and software delivers unprecedented picture clarity, smooth video, accurate color, and precise image scaling for all video content to turn your PC into a high-end home theater.
Feature only available for GeForce 7050 PV/nForce 630a

High-Definition H.264, VC-1, and MPEG-2 Hardware Acceleration*
Smoothly playback all H.264, VC-1, and MPEG-2 video with minimal CPU usage so the PC is free to do other work.

Advanced Motion Adaptive De-Interlacing*
Smoothes video and DVD playback on progressive displays to deliver a crisp, clear picture that rivals high-end home theater systems.

Video Scaling and Filtering
High-quality scaling and filtering technology delivers a clear, clean image at any window size, including full-screen HDTV resolutions.

Video Color Correction*
Color temperature correction makes actors' faces appear natural, rather than washed out and pale, when playing videos on LCD and CRT displays. Display gamma correction ensures videos are not too dark, overly bright, or washed out regardless of the video format or display.

Integrated HDMI with on-chip HDCP
On board HDMI connector designed to meet the output protection management (HDCP) and security specifications of the Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD formats, allowing the playback of encrypted movie content on PCs when connected to HDCP-compliant displays.

Integrated TV Encoder
Provides world-class SDTV-out and HDTV-out functionality up to and including 1920x1080i. Includes RCA, S-video, and component.
Feature only available on select GeForce 7050 PV/nForce 630a models

Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Capable
Motherboards featuring NVIDIA Motherboard GPUs are ready for Microsoft Windows Vista when coupled with 1GB of system memory.

Microsoft ® DirectX ® 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 Support
Ensures top-notch compatibility and performance for all DirectX 9.0 applications, including Shader Model 3.0 titles.

NVIDIA nForce Storage
Safeguards your most important digital media assets; always reliable, scalable, and accessible. Includes NVIDIA RAID and drive support.

NVIDIA RAID and MediaShield™ technology
Provides a simple point and click wizard-based interface for creating and managing multi-disk storage configurations. Allows multi-disk designs to be set up for maximum performance (RAID 0), for data protection (RAID 1), or for a combination of both performance and protection (RAID 0+1 and RAID 5). Also allows RAID volumes to be converted from one configuration to another with a single operation. Uniquely allows users to assign an extra disk to any RAID volume so that should a disk failure occur, NVIDIA RAID will automatically remove the failed disk and replace it with the spare.

SATA 3Gb/s
Take advantage of the latest SATA 3Gb/s hard disk drives, which double bus bandwidth and provides blazingly high disk performance. This technology provides easy-to-install, high-performance but low-powered hard drives.

NVIDIA nForce Networking
NVIDIA nForce Networking solution enables Internet connectivity through industry standard 10/100/1000 Mb/s Ethernet connection.

NVIDIA Native Gigabit Ethernet
The industry's fastest Gigabit Ethernet performance eliminates network bottlenecks and improves overall system efficiency and performance.
PCI Express
Supports PCI Express bus architecture with full-bandwidth x16 expansion slot.

NVIDIA ® CineFX ™ 3.0 Engine
Powers the next generation of cinematic realism. Full support for Microsoft DirectX 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 enables stunning and complex special effects. Next-generation shader architecture delivers faster and smoother gameplay.

NVIDIA ® Intellisample ™ 3.0 Technology**
The industry's fastest antialiasing delivers ultra-realistic visuals, with no jagged edges, at lightning-fast speeds. Visual quality is taken to new heights through a new rotated grid sampling pattern.

NVIDIA ® nView ™ Multi-Display Technology
Advanced technology provides the ultimate in viewing flexibility and control for multiple monitors.

NVIDIA ® Digital Vibrance Control ™ 3.0 Technology
Allows the user to adjust color controls digitally to compensate for the lighting conditions of their workspace, in order to achieve accurate, bright colors in all conditions.  

OpenGL ® 1.5 Optimizations and Support
Ensures top-notch compatibility and performance for all OpenGL applications.

300 MHz RAMDAC
Blazing-fast RAMDAC supports display with high, ergonomic refresh rates up to and including 1920x1440@75Hz.

Single-Link DVI Support
Able to drive flat-panel displays supporting single-link TMDS at 162MHz pixel clock.

HyperTransportTechnology
A state-of-the-art I/O bus interface delivering high continuous throughput—up to 8.0GB/s—between the GeForce GPU and the AMD CPU and between the GeForce GPU and the NVIDIA nForce MCP. Ensures data and information are relayed through the system as quickly as possible for incredible performance.

High Definition Audio (HDA)
High definition audio brings consumer electronics quality sound to the PC delivering high quality sound from multiple channels. Using HDA, systems can deliver 192 kHz/32-bit quality for eight channels, supporting new audio formats.

USB Ports
A standard plug-and-play interface that provides easy-to-use connectivity for USB devices. Supports up to 12 USB 1.1 / 2.0 ports.

* Feature requires supported video software
** Models do not include compression technology

 
NVIDIA GeForce 6-Series GPUs / NVIDIA nForce4 MCPs

Motherboard GPU Features and Benefits for:
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® 6150 SE and NVIDIA nForce® 430
  • NVIDIA GeForce 6100 and NVIDIA nForce 430
  • NVIDIA GeForce 6100 and NVIDIA nForce 405
Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 Support
Ensures top-notch compatibility and performance for all DirectX 9.0 applications, including Shader Model 3.0 titles.

NVIDIA® CineFX™ 3.0 Engine
Powers the next generation of cinematic realism. Full support for Microsoft DirectX 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 enables stunning and complex special effects. Next-generation shader architecture delivers faster and smoother gameplay.

NVIDIA® Intellisample™ 3.0 Technology**
The industry's fastest antialiasing delivers ultra-realistic visuals, with no jagged edges, at lightning-fast speeds. Visual quality is taken to new heights through a new rotated grid sampling pattern.

NVIDIA® nView™ Multi-Display Technology
Advanced technology provides the ultimate in viewing flexibility and control for multiple monitors.

Full-Speed 32-Bit Color Precision
Delivers increased image quality with no performance compromise.

NVIDIA® Digital Vibrance Control™ 3.0 Technology
Allows the user to adjust color controls digitally to compensate for the lighting conditions of their workspace, in order to achieve accurate, bright colors in all conditions.

OpenGL® 1.5 Optimizations and Support
Ensures top-notch compatibility and performance for all OpenGL applications.

300 MHz RAMDAC
Blazing-fast RAMDAC supports display with high, ergonomic refresh rates up to and including 1920x1440@75Hz.

SDVO Interface
In conjunction with SDVO to TV-Out conversion chip on the motherboard or on the riser card in the PCI-Express slot enables analog TV-Output. In conjunction with SDVO to DVI-Out conversion chip on the motherboard or on the riser card in the PCI-Express slot enables DVI-Out connectivity to flat-panel monitors.
Feature only available for GeForce 6100/ nForce 430 and GeForce 6150SE/nForce 430 Motherboards manufactured after August 2006.

PCI Express
Designed to run with the next-generation PCI Express bus architecture.
Refer to motherboard GPU technical specifications for supported configurations.

NVIDIA nForce Storage
Safeguards your most important digital media assets; always reliable, scalable, and accessible. Includes NVIDIA RAID and drive support.

NVIDIA RAID and MediaShield™ technology
Provides a simple point and click wizard-based interface for creating and managing multi-disk storage configurations. Allows multi-disk designs to be set up for maximum performance (RAID 0), for data protection (RAID 1), and for select models a combination of both performance and protection (RAID 0+1 and RAID 5). Also allows RAID volumes to be converted from one configuration to another with a single operation. Uniquely allows users to assign an extra disk to any RAID volume so that should a disk failure occur, NVIDIA RAID will automatically remove the failed disk and replace it with the spare.

SATA 3Gb/s
Take advantage of the latest SATA 3Gb/s hard disk drives, which double bus bandwidth and provides blazingly high disk performance. This technology provides easy-to-install, high-performance but low-powered hard drives.
NVIDIA nForce Networking
NVIDIA nForce Networking solution enables Internet connectivity through industry standard 10/100 Mb/s Ethernet connection.

NVIDIA Native Gigabit Ethernet
The industry's fastest Gigabit Ethernet performance eliminates network bottlenecks and improves overall system efficiency and performance.
Feature only available for GeForce 6150 SE/ nForce 430, and GeForce 6100/ nForce 430.

High Definition Audio (HDA)
High definition audio brings consumer electronics quality sound to the PC delivering high quality sound from multiple channels. Using HDA, systems can deliver 192 kHz/32-bit quality for eight channels, supporting new audio formats.

USB Ports
A standard plug-and-play interface that provides easy-to-use connectivity for USB devices. Supports 8 USB 1.1 / 2.0 ports.
GeForce 6150 SE/nForce 430 and GeForce 6100/ nForce 430 Motherboards manufactured after August 2006 may have up to 10 USB ports.

Quadro NVS GPUs / NVIDIA nForce MCPs

Motherboard GPU Features and Benefits for:
  • NVIDIA Quadro® NVS 210S / NVIDIA nForce® 430
NVIDIA Unified Stable Image
NVIDIA Unified Stable Image lowers total cost of ownership (TCO) by simplifying deployment and maintenance of PCs in your organization with a single image across PC configurations and generations. NVIDIA Unified Stable Image offers seamless forward and backward compatibility with previous and future generations.

Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Capable
Motherboards featuring NVIDIA Quadro NVS graphics and NVIDIA nForce core logic are ready for Microsoft Windows Vista when coupled with 512MB of system memory.

NVIDIA Quadro NVS 210S GPU
The NVIDIA Quadro NVS 210S GPU is designed for professional business applications. Tested with the latest business applications NVIDIA Quadro NVS GPUs let users be more productive by interacting with more applications at once.

NVIDIA nForce 430 MCP
The NVIDIA nForce 430 media and communications processor (MCP) delivers the features and performance that enable Gigabit Ethernet, secure data storage, and hassle-free backup and recovery.

Trusted Platform Module 1.2 Security Chip
Enables next generation Microsoft Vista security features.

NVIDIA® MediaShield™ Storage
Safeguards your most important digital media assets; always reliable, scalable, and accessible. Includes RAID and drive support.

RAID and MediaShield
Provides a simple point and click wizard-based interface for creating and managing multi-disk storage configurations. Allows multi-disk designs to be set up for maximum performance (RAID 0) or for data protection (RAID 1). Also allows RAID volumes to be converted from one configuration to another with a single operation. Uniquely allows users to assign an extra disk to any RAID volume so that should a disk failure occur, NVIDIA MediaShield will automatically remove the failed disk and replace it with the spare.

SATA 3Gb/s
Take advantage of the latest SATA 3Gb/s hard disk drives, which double bus bandwidth and provides blazingly high disk performance compared to SATA 1.5Gb/s drives.
NVIDIA nForce Networking
NVIDIA networking produces high network throughput with low CPU utilization.

NVIDIA Native Gigabit Ethernet
Native Gigabit Ethernet controller delivers top performance with lower CPU overhead compared to competitive solutions.
Multi-monitor Support
DVI and VGA display outputs able to drive flat-panel displays up to and including 1920x1440.

nView Multi-Display Technology
The NVIDIA nView hardware and software technology combination delivers maximum flexibility for multi-display options, and provides unprecedented end-user control of the desktop experience. Features include:
  • On-screen display setup enables business professionals to easily switch display configurations with the click of a button
  • Display Gridlines maximize a users desktop space by dividing up the monitor display into multiple regions
Desktop management control lets a user launch applications on multiple desktops.

NVIDIA® Digital Vibrance Control® 3.0 Technology
Allows the user to adjust color controls digitally to compensate for the lighting conditions of their workspace, in order to achieve accurate, bright colors in all conditions.

Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 Support
Ensures top-notch compatibility and performance for all DirectX 9 applications, including Shader Model 3.0 titles.

300 MHz RAMDAC
Blazing-fast RAMDAC supports display with high, ergonomic refresh rates up to and including 1920x1440@75Hz.

NVIDIA® PureVideo™ Technology
The combination of the NVIDIA Quadro NVS 210S GPU's high-definition video processor and software delivers unprecedented picture clarity, smooth video, accurate color, and precise image scaling for all video content to turn your PC into a high-end home theater.

High-Definition MPEG-2 and WMV Hardware Acceleration*
Smoothly playback MPEG-2 and WMV video with minimal CPU usage so the PC is free to do other work.

Advanced Motion Adaptive De-Interlacing*
Smoothes video and DVD playback on progressive displays to deliver a crisp, clear picture that rivals high-end home theater systems.

Video Scaling and Filtering
High-quality scaling and filtering technology delivers a clear, clean image at any window size, including full-screen HDTV resolutions.

Video Color Correction*
Color temperature correction makes actors' faces appear natural, rather than washed out and pale, when playing videos on LCD and CRT displays. Display gamma correction ensures videos are not too dark, overly bright, or washed out regardless of the video format or display.
USB 2.0
A standard plug-and-play interface that provides easy-to-use connectivity for USB devices.

HyperTransport™ Technology
A state-of-the-art I/O bus interface delivering high continuous throughput—up to 8.0GB/s—between the NVIDIA Quadro NVS 210S and the AMD Athlon 64 processor and between the NVIDIA Quadro NVS 210S and the NVIDIA nForce 430 MCP. Ensures data and information are relayed through the system as quickly as possible for incredible performance.

PCI Express
Designed to run with the PCI Express bus architecture; includes 1 x16 and 1 x1 PCI Express lanes.

High Definition Audio (HDA)
High definition audio brings consumer electronics quality sound to the PC delivering high quality sound from multiple channels. Using HDA, systems can deliver 192 kHz/32-bit quality for eight channels, supporting new audio formats.

* Feature requires supported video software
** NVIDIA Quadro NVS 210S models do not include compression technology



 
 
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