PNY Announces Availability of its
Flagship XLR8 GeForce 9800 GX2 1.0GB Graphics Card
PARSIPPANY, N.J. – March 18, 2008 – PNY Technologies®, Inc. today announced
that its PNY XLR8™ GeForce® 9800 GX2 1.0GB PCI-e 2.0 graphics card is available
now for purchase. Based on the NVIDIA® GeForce 9 Series of GPUs, this
graphics card combines the power of two GeForce® 9800 GPUs in a single graphics
solution and 256 fast stream processors (128 per GPU). This powerful
graphics solution features 1024MB of GDDR3 frame buffer memory, a 600 MHz core
clock and 1500 MHz shader clock.
For a limited time, customers can choose between two gaming bundles from www.PNY.com. They can save $200 when they
purchase the PNY XLR8 2GB (2 x 1GB) DDR2 1173 (PC2-9384) CAS 5 Dual Channel
Memory Kit SLI-Ready with EPP and the XLR8 GeForce 9800 GX2 or they can save
$200 when they purchase two XLR8 9800 GX2 Graphics Cards for an SLI experience
like never before. PNY XLR8 gaming products allow users to optimize their PC and
maximize the dynamic visual effects and high definition video for the latest
DirectX® 10 games.
“The XLR8 GeForce 9800 GX2 1.0GB PCI-e 2.0 graphics card is the fastest and
the only 1.0GB graphics card in our current lineup, exceeding expectations of PC
gamers,” said Nicholas Mauro, senior marketing manager, PC components.
“The powerful dual-GPU engine enables smooth game play at extreme HD resolutions
(up to 2560 X 1600) with all available in-game features turned on. And, up
to 50 percent faster than our previous flagship model, the GeForce 8800 Ultra,
gamers will be blown away by scorching frame rates, true-to-life extreme HD
gaming, and picture perfect Blu-ray and HD DVD movies.”
Additional features include:
· NVIDIA® Unified Architecture
dynamically allocates processing power to geometry, vertex, physics, or pixel
shading operations, delivering up to 2x the gaming performance of prior
· Full Microsoft® DirectX® 10 with
full Shader Model 4.0 support delivers unparalleled levels of graphics realism
and film-quality effects.
· Quad NVIDIA SLI® Technology
offers amazing performance scaling by implementing 4-way AFR (Alternate Frame
Rendering), for the world’s fastest gaming solution under Windows Vista with
solid, state-of-the-art drivers.
· NVIDIA® PureVideo® HD Technology
combines high-definition video decode acceleration and post-processing to
deliver unprecedented picture clarity, smooth video, accurate color, and precise
image scaling for movies and video.
· NVIDIA HybridPower™ Technology
lets gamers switch from the GeForce 9800 GX2 graphics card to the motherboard
GeForce GPU when running non-graphically intensive applications for a silent,
low power PC experience.
The PNY XLR8 GeForce 9800 GX2 is available now from major retailers and
e-tailers, including Fry’s, J&R Music, NewEgg.com, TigerDirect.com,
Amazon.com and Buy.com for an MSRP of $549.99. The company offers a five
year warranty (three years standard with two-year upgrade upon completion of
registration form on PNY Web site).
PNY Technologies provides a comprehensive line of consumer graphics cards
powered by cutting-edge, NVIDIA GeForce graphics technology, marketed under the
XLR8™ and Vertoâ 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. For the
enthusiast product info, bundles, tournaments and other special offers, please
visit PNY’s new on-line gaming portal at http://www.xlr8gaming.net.
About PNY Technologies
Established in 1985, PNY Technologies® Inc. is a leading manufacturer and
supplier of memory upgrade modules, high capacity flash memory cards, USB flash
drives, portable hard drives as well as consumer and professional workstation
graphics cards. The company’s photography, mobility, 3D gaming and
business solutions are widely available from major retail, e-tail and wholesale
outlets internationally. 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,) Asia (Taiwan and China) and Latin America.
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