Relevant Links
  • CineFX 4.0

    The fourth-generation NVIDIA® CineFX® engine builds unimaginable speed into the NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics processing units (GPUs). Using the CineFX 4.0 engine, developers can create and display the most advanced and high-quality visual effects for emerging PC games and other cutting-edge visual applications.

  • Intellisample 4.0

    The fourth-generation Intellisample technology introduces two new antialiasing modes—transparency adaptive supersampling and transparency adaptive multisampling—which increase the quality and performance of antialiasing.

  • UltraShadow II Technology

    Enhances the performance of bleeding-edge games, featuring complex scenes with multiple light sources and objects. 2nd-generation technology delivers more than 4x the shadow processing power over the previous generation.

Tech Specs
NVIDIA® CineFX® 4.0 Shading Architecture
  • Vertex Shaders
    • Support for Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 Vertex Shader 3.0
    • Displacement mapping
    • Geometry instancing
    • Infinite length vertex programs
  • Pixel Shaders
    • Support for DirectX 9.0 Pixel Shader 3.0
    • Full pixel branching support
    • Support for Multiple Render Targets (MRTs)
    • Infinite length pixel programs
  • Next-Generation Texture Engine
    • Accelerated texture access
    • Up to 16 textures per rendering pass
    • Support for 16-bit floating point format and 32-bit floating point format
    • Support for non-power of two textures
    • Support for sRGB texture format for gamma textures
    • DirectX and S3TC texture compression
  • Full 128-bit studio-quality floating point precision through the entire rendering pipeline with native hardware support for 32bpp, 64bpp, and 128bpp rendering modes
64-bit Texture Filtering and Blending
  • Full floating point support throughout entire pipeline
  • Floating point filtering improves the quality of images in motion
  • Floating point texturing drives new levels of clarity and image detail
  • Floating point frame buffer blending gives detail to special effects like motion blur and explosions
NVIDIA® Intellisample™ 4.0 Technology
  • Advanced 16x anisotropic filtering (with up to 128 taps)
  • Blistering-fast antialiasing and compression performance
  • Transparent multisampling and transparent supersampling modes boost antialiasing quality to new levels
  • Gamma-adjusted rotated-grid antialiasing removes jagged edges for incredible image quality
  • Support for normal map compression
  • Support for advanced lossless compression algorithms for color, texture, and z-data at even higher resolutions and frame rates
  • Fast z-clear
NVIDIA® UltraShadow™ II Technology
  • Designed to enhance the performance of shadow-intensive games
NVIDIA® PureVideo™ Technology
  • Adaptable programmable video processor
  • High-definition H.264, MPEG-2, and WMV9 hardware acceleration
  • HD, spatial-temporal de-interlacing
  • Inverse Telecine (3:2 and 2:2 pull-down correction)
  • 4-tap horizontal, 5-tap vertical scaling
  • LCD Sharpening
  • Overlay color temperature correction
  • Microsoft® Video Mixing Renderer (VMR) supports multiple video windows with full video quality and features in each window
  • Integrated TV output
NVIDIA® TurboCache™ Technology1
  • Combines the capacity and bandwidth of dedicated video memory with dynamically allocated system memory to dramatically turbocharge performance
NVIDIA® SLI™ Technology2
  • Patented hardware and software technology allows two GeForce Go-based graphics cards to run in parallel to scale performance and enhance image quality on today's top titles.
  • Scales performance on today's games and applications
Composited Desktop Hardware Engine
  • Real time desktop compositing
  • Accelerated antialiased text rendering
  • Pixel shader driven special effects and animation technology capability
Advanced Display Functionality
  • Dual integrated 400MHz RAMDACs for display resolutions up to and including 2048x1536 at 85Hz
  • Dual DVO ports for interfacing to external TMDS transmitters and external TV encoders
  • Full NVIDIA® nView® multi-display technology capability
Advanced Engineering
  • PCI Express x16
  • High-speed GDDR1, DDR2, and GDDR3 memory
NVIDIA® Digital Vibrance Control® (DVC) 3.0 Technology
  • DVC color controls
  • DVC image sharpening controls
Built for Microsoft® Windows Vista™
  • Third-generation GPU architecture built for Windows Vista
  • Delivers best possible experience when running Windows Vista 3D graphical user interface
  • New OS supported by renowned NVIDIA® Unified Driver Architecture (UDA) for maximum stability and reliability
  • NVIDIA® PureVideo™ technology delivers high-quality VMR pipeline for best-in-class video for Windows Vista
Operating Systems
  • Built for Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Windows XP/Windows XP 64
  • Windows ME
  • Windows 2000
  • Linux
  • Macintosh OS X
API Support
  • Complete DirectX support, including the latest version of Microsoft DirectX 9.0 Shader Model 3.0
  • Full OpenGL support, including OpenGL 2.0
1. Featured in GeForce Go 7200, GeForce Go 7300, and GeForce Go 7400 GPUs only

2 Available on NVIDIA SLI-based notebooks only

Feature GeForce Go 7950 Models GeForce Go 7900 Models GeForce Go 7800 Models GeForce Go 7600 Models GeForce Go 7400 Models GeForce Go 7300 Models GeForce Go 7200 Models
Bus Technology PCI Express PCI Express PCI Express PCI Express PCI Express PCI Express PCI Express
Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 SM 3.0 SM 3.0 SM 3.0 SM 3.0 SM 3.0 SM 3.0 SM 3.0
NVIDIA® Intellisample™ Technology 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.01 4.01 4.01
NVIDIA® CineFX® Technology 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0
NVIDIA® SLI™ Technology Yes2 Yes2 Yes2 Yes2 n/a n/a n/a
NVIDIA® TurboCache™ Technology n/a n/a n/a n/a Yes Yes Yes
NVIDIA® PureVideo™ Technology Yes3 Yes3 Yes3 Yes3 Yes3 Yes3 Yes3
Memory GDDR1
Process .09 micron .09 micron .11 micron .09 micron .09 micron .09 micron .09 micron
RAMDACs 400MHz 400MHz 400MHz 400MHz 400MHz 400MHz 400MHz

1 GeForce Go 7200, GeForce Go 7300, and GeForce Go 7400 models do not include compression technology

2 Available on NVIDIA SLI-based notebooks only

3 Features may vary by product. Some features may require additional software