Additional Info
Relevant Links
  • Windows 7

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

  • GeForce 6800 Powers the Falcon Northwest FragBox2
  • SLI Technology

    NVIDIA® SLI™ technology takes advantage of the increased bandwidth of the PCI Express™ bus architecture, and features intelligent hardware and software solutions to deliver earth-shattering PC performance in a multi NVIDIA GPU solution. NVIDIA SLI supported solutions of select GeForce PCI Express GPUs, and nForce4 SLI/SLI X16 MCPs only.

  • Doom 3

    Built on id's revolutionary new 3D graphics engine, DOOM 3 draws players into one of the most frightening and gripping 3D gaming experience ever created. First released in 1993, DOOM became a phenomenon in PC gaming history and is widely recognized as the catalyst for the first-person action genre.


  The groundbreaking new NVIDIA® GeForce™ 6800 graphics processing units (GPUs) and their revolutionary technologies power worlds where reality and fantasy meet; worlds in which new standards are set for visual realism and quality, performance, and video functionality. The GeForce 6800 GPUs deliver powerful, elegant graphics to drench your senses, immersing you in unparalleled worlds of visual effects for the ultimate PC experience.

The reviews are in for the GeForce 6800 GS!
"In our testing, the GeForce 6800 GS completely outclassed its intended competitor...In most of our benchmarks, the GeForce 6800 GS a double-digit margin. Thanks to its 256-bit memory interface and 500MHz memory, the GeForce 6800 GS really excels in comparison." - FiringSquad

To read more great reviews, click here.

Available models: GeForce 6800 Ultra, GeForce 6800 GT, GeForce 6800 GS, GeForce 6800, and GeForce 6800 XT.

CineFX 3.0 NVIDIA® CineFX™ 3.0 Technology
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.
UltraShadow2 NVIDIA® UltraShadow™ II Technology
Enhances the performance of bleeding-edge games, like id Software's Doom III, that feature complex scenes with multiple light sources and objects. Second-generation technology delivers more than 4× the shadow processing power over the previous generation.
Superscalar Architecture Superscalar 16-pipe GPU Architecture
Delivers 8× the shading power of previous generation products for screaming gaming performance.
64-bit Texture Filtering and Blending 64-Bit Texture Filtering and Blending
Based on the OpenEXR technology from Industrial Light & Magic, NVIDIA’s 64-bit texture implementation sets new standards for image clarity and quality through floating point capabilities in shading, filtering, texturing, and blending.

Memory Interface 256-bit
Memory 512 MB
Memory Bandwidth 35.2 GB/sec.
Fill Rate 6.4 billion texels/sec.
Vertices per Second 600 Million
Memory Data Rate 1050 MHz
Pixels per Clock (peak) 16
Textures per Pixel* 16
*Maximum in a single rendering pass