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Biostar announces new Nvidia 8600 and 8500-based graphics cards
Press release, April 17; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 17 April 2007]

Biostar announced its new Sigma Gate V8603TS21, V8603GT21 and V8502GT21 graphics cards with support for Windows Vista and DirectX 10.

The Biostar Sigma Gate V8603TS21 and V8603GT21 are both based on the Nvidia GeForce 8600 while the V8502GT21 is built around the Nvidia GeForce 8500. All cards feature Nvidia's second-generation PureVideo HD technology.

The Biostar Sigma Gate V8603TS21 and V8502GT21 also feature GigaThread technology, Nvidia's SLI technology, Lumenex Engine, Quantum Effects technology, ForceWare Unified Driver Architecture and nView Multi-Display technology.

The V8603TS21 has a suggested retail price of US$269, while the V8603GT21 and V8502GT21 have a suggested retail price of US$169 and US$119, respectively.

Biostar V8603TS21, V8603GT21 and V8502GT21 graphics cards specifications

Item

V8603TS21

V8603GT21

V8502GT21

GPU

GeForce 8600GTS

GeForce 8600GT

GeForce 8500GT

Engine clock

675MHz

540MHz

450MHz

Memory type

DDR3

DDR3

DDR2

Memory size

256MB

256MB

256MB

Memory clock

2000MHz

1400MHz

800MHz

Memory interface

128bit

128bit

128bit

Interface

PCIe x16

PCIe x16

PCIe x16

Dual RAMDACs

400MHz

400MHz

400MHz

DVI

Dual

Dual

Yes

HDTV

Yes

Yes

Yes

HDCP

Yes

No

No

SLI

Yes

Yes

No

Suggested retail price (US$)

269

169

119

Source: Company, compiled by DigiTimes, April 2007

Sigma Gate V8603TS21

Biostar Sigma Gate V8603TS21
Photo: Company

Biostar Sigma Gate V8603GT21

Biostar Sigma Gate V8603GT21
Photo: Company

Biostar Sigma Gate V8502GT21

Biostar Sigma Gate V8502GT21
Photo: Company

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