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Nvidia Geforce 8800 GTX and GTS

Nvidia's new flagship graphics card: The Geforce 8800 GTX will hit online stores for a suggested etail price of $600.

Nvidia’s new flagship graphics card : The Geforce 8800 GTX will hit online stores for a suggested etail price of $600.

The Geforce 8800 GTX graphics processor is built in a 90 nm process and has 681 million transistors. The reference design is clocked at 575 MHz, integrates 128 stream processors (cores) and runs with a shader clock speed of 1350 MHz. On reference boards,

The Geforce 8800 GTX graphics processor is built in a 90 nm process and has 681 million transistors. The reference design is clocked at 575 MHz, integrates 128 stream processors (cores) and runs with a shader clock speed of 1350 MHz. On reference boards,

The 8800 GTX reference board. The full-length board carries a massive air-cooling architecture and integrates 768 MB of GDDR3 memory, clocked at 900 MHz. The 384 Mb memory interface of the GTX provides a bandwidth of 86.4 GB/s.

The 8800 GTX reference board. The full-length board carries a massive air-cooling architecture and integrates 768 MB of GDDR3 memory, clocked at 900 MHz. The 384 Mb memory interface of the GTX provides a bandwidth of 86.4 GB/s.

Nvidia's ultimate gaming platform for the next few months: $1200 will buy 256 graphics cores and 1.5 GB of graphics memory.

Nvidia’s ultimate gaming platform for the next few months : $1200 will buy 256 graphics cores and 1.5 GB of graphics memory.

Nvidia couples the new Geforce 8-series with a new chipset, which is available so far only for Intel processors. Nvidia promises that the 680i SLI will bring lots of overclocking potential: For example, Nvidia the company says that that users tune a 1.86

Nvidia couples the new Geforce 8-series with a new chipset, which is available so far only for Intel processors. Nvidia promises that the 680i SLI will bring lots of overclocking potential : For example, Nvidia the company says that that users tune a 1.86

Back panel of the 8800 GTX: Two DL DVI outputs, one output for HDTV. Needless to say, all 8800 cards come with HDCP support.

Back panel of the 8800 GTX : Two DL DVI outputs, one output for HDTV. Needless to say, all 8800 cards come with HDCP support.

Bottom of the 8800 GTX.

Bottom of the 8800 GTX.

SLI bridge detail.

SLI bridge detail.

If the 8800 GTX is too expensive, Nvidia also offers a GTS model for $450.

If the 8800 GTX is too expensive, Nvidia also offers a GTS model for $450.

The GTS version clocks in at 500 MHz, 96 shader processors that are clocked at 1200 MHz. Nvidia recommends this card for LCDs with sizes of up to 24". As the GTX, the GTS also integrates 681 million transistors.

The GTS version clocks in at 500 MHz, 96 shader processors that are clocked at 1200 MHz. Nvidia recommends this card for LCDs with sizes of up to 24". As the GTX, the GTS also integrates 681 million transistors.

The GTS is equipped with 640 MB of 800 MHz GDDR3 memory. The 320 Mb memory interface provides a bandwidth of 64 GB/s; the texture fill rate of GTS versions is rated at 26 GTexels/s.

The GTS is equipped with 640 MB of 800 MHz GDDR3 memory. The 320 Mb memory interface provides a bandwidth of 64 GB/s ; the texture fill rate of GTS versions is rated at 26 GTexels/s.