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Biostar announces GeForce 8600GTS graphics card with 512MB memory
Press release, June 14; Eric Mah, DIGITIMES [Thursday 14 June 2007]

Biostar announced the launch of its Sigma Gate V8603TS51 graphics card, featuring the Nvidia GeForce 8600GTS graphics processor.

The Sigma Gate V8603TS51 supports the Microsoft Windows Vista operating system and DirectX 10 applications. Biostar has packaged the V8603TS51 with 512MB of DDR3 memory onboard, something the company claims is the first for a GeForce 8600GTS card.

The SLI-supporting card's built-in PureVideo HD processor allows users to watch Blu-ray or HD DVD movies, according to Biostar.

According to Biostar, the Sigma Gate V8603TS51 will have a recommended retail price of US$240 and will be available in North America by the end of June and in Europe by early July.

Specifications of the Sigma Gate V8603TS51




Nvidia GeForce 8600GTS

Engine clock speed


Memory type


Memory size


Memory clock speed


Memory interface



PCIe x16











Source: Company, compiled by Digitimes, June 2007

The Biostart V8603TS51 graphics card

The Biostar Sigma Gate V8603TS51 graphics card featuring the Nvidia GeForce 8600GTS graphics processor
Photo: Company

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