Product Positioning : Hardcore
Baseline : Become the real master of your games. Customize your PC with Power, Aggression, Devilishness and Originality!
Key Selling Points & Benefits :
- Insane fragging device for extremely high frame rates in 3D games
- Futuristic 3D architecture: Microsoft’s DirectX 9 platform
- High quality Hercules manufacturing standards
- Exceptionally high performance ATI/Hercules drivers with regular updates
- Complete range of multimedia features
Target Users : Hardcore gamers
- Insane Fraggin Device For Extremely High Frame Rates In 3D Games
- Powered by ATI RADEON 9700, the benchmark technology for First Person Shooter developers.
- 8-pixel pipeline processor, as opposed to 4-pixel pipeline on standard graphics boards: increased rendering power
- 128MB DDR memory to push the latest games with lots of texture memory
- High quality onboard 256-bit DDR RAM interface: no bottlenecks, faster 3D
- HyperZ™III: intelligent memory bandwidth saving technology
- AGP 8X / 4X / 2X for maximum performance with the latest motherboards on the market
- Incredible benchmarking scores.
- Futuristic 3D Architecture : Microsoft's DirectX 9 Platform
- Full DirectX® 9 & OpenGL® hardware accelerator
- Movie-quality 3D images and ultra-realistic textures provided by ATI’s latest 3D technology innovations:
- SMARTSHADER™ 2.0: Programmable Pixel Shaders 2.0 & Vertex shaders 2.0
- TRUFORM™ 2.0 and DX9 Displacement mapping
- The latest and greatest real-time 3D effects:
- Complex lighting effects
- Real-body animation
- Fantastically minute details including realistic representation of skin
- Curved surfaces
- Shadow volume rendering acceleration
- SMOOTHVISION™ 2.0: hardware engine for 2X/4X/6X FSAA mode – no more jagged edges
- High Quality, Stable Hercules Manufacturing
- Excellent motherboard compatibility, thanks to Hercules’ extensive quality testing program.
- Backed up by Hercules’s 20 years of experience in the graphics domain.
- 3 year warranty.
- Multi-lingual installation manuals.
- Comprehensive Hercules after-sales service.
- High-Performance Ati/Hercules Drivers With Regular Updates
- Catalyst drivers significantly improve DirectX performance.
- Complete Range Of Video & Multimedia Features
- Quality TV display on PC or flat panel monitor (Integrated TV-out up to 1024x768, DVI-Output up to 1600x1200).
- VIDEOSHADER™ engine: Crystal clear, fluid playback of DVD movies on PC, TV and flat panels monitors.
- FULLSTREAM™ technology for Internet streaming
- Dual-Display on VGA, DVI or TV-Out (HYDRAVISION™).
- Dual integrated 400MHz RAMDACs, maximum resolution of 2048x1536 @ 85Hz.
POWERDVD™ 4.0XP 3DEEP® BUNDLED SOFTWARE
View top quality video and media-rich
- DVDs on your PC with PowerDVD™ 4.0XP.
- PowerDVD™4.0XP offers excellent sound and image quality, thanks to its MPEG-2 video and Dolby Digital™ audio decoding capabilities.
- Color setting utility. 3Deep® from E-color™
- automatically adjusts the images you see onscreen, enhancing colors, lighting and shading in darker game levels.
- The product is guaranteed for exchange for up to 3 years
- Hotline and technical support available by phone or e-mail
- For news, forums, driver updates and more product info…: www.hercules.com
- 2D/3D graphics board built on RADEON™ 9700 engine with 128MB onboard DDR-RAM
- Step-by-step printed installation manual
- Installation CD-ROM
- Includes installation drivers for maximum performance and compatibility
- Online documentation and playable demos
- Pentium® 4/III/II/Celeron™, AMD® Athlon® /K6 or compatible with AGP 8X/4X/2X slot
- 128MB of system memory
- 10MB hard disk space (more for installing games)
- CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive
- DVD playback requires DVD drive
- Supported operating systems: Windows® Me, Windows® 2000, Windows® XP