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New V9980 Ultra/TVD Graphics Card Announced

by Thomas on Nov. 3, 2003 @ 12:35 p.m. PST

ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (ASUS) today announced the new ASUS V9980 Ultra/TVD graphics card. The ASUS V9980 Ultra/TVD comes equipped with the latest ASUS-specific award-winning features and NVIDIA's GeForce FXTM 5950 Ultra Graphics Processing Unit (GPU), which powers both ultimate excellent cinematic resolution and fierce graphics computing power.

The ASUS V9980 Ultra/TVD incorporates many state-of-the-art technologies such as NVIDIA UltraShadow technology, NVIDIA CineFXTM 2.0 engine, NVIDIA Intellisample technology and a rich spectrum of unique ASUS innovations including ASUS' GameFace.

The ASUS V9980 Ultra/TVD is positioned for the enthusiast and provides the most complete solution for the 3D and video application market.

The high performance Asus V9980 Ultra/TVD card comes with 256MB DDR RAM and supports AGP 8X, CRT, DVI, TV-out and video in.

V9980 Ultra/TVD Graphics Chip Key Features

Powered by the world's most powerful GPU - NVIDIA GeForce FXTM 5950Ultra

NVIDIA UltraShadow technology -Enhances the performance of bleeding-edge games

NVIDIA CineFX 2.0 engine -With advanced vertex and pixel shader capabilities, stunning and complex special effects are possible

NVIDIA Intellisample technology (HCT) -The industry's fastest antialiasing delivers ultra-realistic visuals, with no jagged edges, at lightning-fast speeds

NVIDIA nView multi-display technology-Provides the ultimate in viewing flexibility and control for multiple monitors

NVIDIA Digital Vibrance Control (DVC) 3.0-Allows users to adjust colour controls digitally to compensate for the lighting conditions of their workspace

Microsoft DirectX 9 and OpenGL 1.5 support

AGP 8X support

ASUS V9980 Ultra/TVD - Additional and Unique Features

Taking innovation further, ASUS have combined chipset technology and features with their own knowledge and technological know how of making high performance and value for money cards. These features include:-

ASUS GameFace
The GameFace brings users whole new experience of online gaming. When enabled in game, player can see a video of his rival or partner on screen and talk to them simultaneously. Users can also watch TV when playing games by GameFaceTM technology

ASUS Video Security II
VideoSecurityTM is a powerful and flexible software program for users to build their own security monitoring systems. With this program, users can detect environmental changes, monitor a specific location or screen visitors and even watch video over the Internet. When unauthorized entries occur, the software takes a snapshot of the intruder and sends out a warning call to a specified account or executes a user-defined program

ASUS Digital VCR

Dual Fan and Huge Copper heatsink for better cooling effect

Diversified displays connectivity (DVI, Dual VGA, DVI+VGA, DVI+TV-out)

Video input supports real time video capture, high quality video compression and video editing

High-quality TV output for big screen gaming or presentations

Hardware Specification

Graphics Engine - GeForce FXTM 5950Ultra
Video Memory - 256 M DDR
Engine Clock - 475MHz
Memory Clock - 950MHzHz(475MHz DDR)
Bus Standard - AGP 8x/4X/2X
Memory Interface - 256-bit DDR
Max Resolution - 2048x1536
VGA Output - Standard 15-pin D-sub
VIVO Connectors - S-VHS and Composite
DVI Output - DVI-I
2nd VGA Output - Yes
Adaptor/Cable bundled
- Multi-Video in/TV out adaptor
- DVI-to-2nd VGA adaptor
Software Bundled
- Black Hawk Down
- Battle Engine Aquila
- Gun Metal
- 6 in 1 Game Pack
- Power DirectorPro
- Media Show
- ASUS Utilities & Driver

Specifications are subject to change without notice

PCB colour and bundled software versions are subject to change without notice.

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Pricing & Availability
Stock is currently shipping and mass production stocks will be in distribution within the next 2-3 weeks.
Asus V9980 Ultra/TVD RRP £ TBC

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