PNY TECHNOLOGIES ANNOUNCES
IMMEDIATE AVAILABILITY OF THE XLR8(TM) GEFORCE 8800 GTS 320 MB GRAPHICS
PARSIPPANY, N.J. - February 12, 2007 - PNY Technologies®, Inc. today
announced immediate availability of the XLR8(TM) GeForce® 8800 GTS 320MB
graphics card. Based on the NVIDIA® GeForce 8 Series of GPUs, this card
delivers next generation image quality and a unified architecture at an
attractive price point.
As with all 8800 GPUs, the 8800 GTS card delivers
the absolute fastest and best quality DX9 and OpenGL gaming experience
today. And with full support of Microsoft® DirectX® 10, Microsoft Windows
Vista Premium users will receive the best possible experience with the Windows
Aero 3D graphics user interface and performance on upcoming DX10 games.
"Without the premium price tag, our XLR8 8800 GTS 320MB edition delivers
incredible 3D performance, which allows gamers to experience their favorite 3D
titles at mainstream resolutions," said Nicholas Mauro, senior marketing manager
for PNY Technologies consumer graphics cards and memory. "Game enthusiasts
will still benefit from all the high-end features of NVIDIA's GeForce 8 Series
but with lower power consumption to meet the gamer's price and performance sweet
XLR8 GeForce 8800 GTS by PNY Technologies - Features
320MB of high-speed GDDR3 frame buffer memory and a 500 MHz core clock.
The card is designed to run with the PCI Express bus architecture. Moreover,
PNY's new XLR8 graphics card supports NVIDIA SLI(TM) technology for up to 2x the
performance of a single graphics card. Outputs include DVI + DVI +
HDTV/S-Video. The 8800 GTS is available now from major e-tailers and
retailers for an MSRP of $299.99 and $349.99, respectively.
"The 8800 GTS card rounds out PNY's new XLR8-brand Performance Edition line of
graphics cards to provide a solution for game enthusiasts looking for graphics
eye candy on a budget."
Additional features introduced on the
NVIDIA GeForce 8 Series include a fully unified shader core, which dynamically
allocates processing power to geometry, vertex, physics, or pixel shading
operations. The card's unified stream processors efficiently process
geometry shader programs, while reducing dependence on the CPU. Moreover,
Shader Model 4.0 support enables more complex operations on the GPU, reducing
the load and CPU cycles that can be applied to game A.I. (artificial
NVIDIA's GigaThread(TM) technology
supports thousands of independent, simultaneous threads, providing extreme
processing efficiency in advanced, next generation shader programs. Stream out
allows programmers to add more detail without having to re-render the entire
pipeline. Geometry Shaders permit geometry creation and tessellation,
which smoothes curved surfaces and enables more lifelike character animation,
including realistic facial expressions and hair.
PNY Technologies offers
a five year warranty (three years standard with two-year upgrade upon completion
of registration form on PNY Web site) for its 8800 GTS 320MB edition.
PNY Technologies provides a
comprehensive line of consumer graphics cards powered by cutting-edge, NVIDIA
GeForce graphics technology, marketed under the XLR8 and Verto brands. With
multiple PCIe, AGP and PCI compatible cards, PNY's broad product line provides
an ideal graphics card solution for amateurs to enthusiasts. PNY Technologies
also offers hi-speed Verto memory upgrade modules. For more information on
product bundles, technical product support, FAQs and the latest up-to-date
drivers, please visit PNY's Web site at http://www.pny.com.
ABOUT PNY TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Established in 1985, PNY Technologies®,
Inc. is a leading supplier and marketer of NVIDIA Quadro® by PNY Technologies
professional graphics boards and XLR8(TM) and Verto-brand consumer graphics
cards. The company also offers a full line of high-end memory upgrade modules,
flash media, USB flash drives, portable hard drives and flash peripherals.
Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J., PNY maintains facilities in North America
(Santa Clara and Orange County, Calif., Miami, Fla. and Parsippany, N.J.),
Europe (Benelux, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Spain, United Kingdom,) and
Asia (Taiwan and China). For more information, please visit http://www.pny.com
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Inc. All rights reserved.