The ASUS V9950 is based on NVIDIA's GeForceFX 5900, a.k.a. NV35. The card ships with 128 MB DDR RAM (128 bit) from Hynix in FBGA format (Hynix 22: designed for 450 MHz (900 MHz DDR)). The clock speed complies with NVIDIA's reference specifications (400/ 850), although you can modify it while in operation with SmartDoctor, a software tool ASUS includes with the card.
The card is cooled with a large copper heat sink with fine ribs and two quiet fans. The heat sink cools both the NV35 GPU and the RAM modules.
The TV-out functions are processed by the TV encoder built into the 3D chip. You connect the cable directly to the card (S-VHS). The only way to connect composite devices is by using the two-meter-long S-VHS -> composite cable that ships with the card. Considering how short the cable is, it would have been better to include a standard S-VHS-> composite adapter. A Philips SAA7108AE video encoder chip supports both video-in and video-out. There is also a built-in Silicon Image Panel Link Transmitter chip (Sil166C) that permits DVI display with resolutions as high as UXGA (1600x1200).
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