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Albatron and XFX debut new SLI-ready GeForce 6800 GS graphics cards
Press release; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES

Albatron Technology and XFX introduced new SLI-ready graphics cards based on the Nvidia GeForce 6800 GS, following Nvidia’s announcement of the availability of the GPU on November 7.

Nvidia’s Geforce 6800 GS-series GPUs supports Microsoft’s DirectX 9.0 and Shader Model 3.0 technologies and has dual integrated RAMDACs operating at 400 MHz, allowing screen resolutions up to and including 2048×1536 at 85Hz, according to Nvidia. Nvidia said that graphics cards based on the Geforce 6800 GS series should be priced at around US$249.

Albatron’s new PC6800GS VGA card supports a core clock speed of 425 MHz and contains 12 pipelines. The card features a memory configuration using 256MB of DDR3 memory with a 256-bit memory bus. Albatron says that the card is now available for sale worldwide but declined to give a price range.

XFX introduced its XFX GeForce 6800 GS eXTreme and XXX series today. The eXTreme line has a core clock speed of 450MHz, whereas the high-end XXX series runs at 485MHz, according to the company.

Albatron PC6800GS and XFX GeForce 6800 GS series graphics cards specifications


Albatron PC6800GS

XFX GeForce 6800 GS eXTreme

XFX GeForce 6800 GS XXX

Engine clock

425 MHz

450 MHz

485 MHz

Memory clock

1.0 GHz

1.05 GHz

1.1 GHz


Nvidia GeForce 6800 GS (NV42)

Memory bus



256MB DDR3






Source: Companies, compiled by DigiTimes, November 2005
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