An NVIDIA® GeForce® 8300 motherboard GPU delivers the power of a discrete GeForce GPU with up to 60% more graphics performance than entry-level graphics cards. Enjoy Windows Vista™ and today’s popular games with DirectX® 10 and watch the latest Blu-ray and HD DVD titles with PureVideo® HD technology. And get the most advanced core logic with Gigabit Ethernet featuring FirstPacket™ technology and MediaShield™ storage technology with RAID5 support.
More Graphics Horsepower Up to 60% more graphics performance than entry-level graphics cards to experience Windows Vista, the games you’ve been waiting to play and better overall multimedia fun.
HD at 1080p for Everyone Experience astounding Blu-ray and HD-DVD movie picture quality (supported formats include H.264, VC1 and MPEG2) with PureVideo HD technology. Enjoy enhanced system performance, reduced power consumption and quieter operation with minimal CPU utilization.
Innovative Hybrid SLI® Technology Combine select NVIDIA discrete GPUs with NVIDIA motherboard GPUs to turbo-charge graphics performance and enjoy intelligent power management.
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.
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 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 PureVideo Technology 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.
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 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).
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.