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Gigabyte, MSI and Leadtek launch Nvidia GeForce 200-based graphics cards
Press release, June 17; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 17 June 2008]

Gigabyte Technology, Micro-Star International (MSI) and Leadtek Research have unveiled their latest Nvidia GeForce 200 series-based graphics card. The GTX 280 GPU features 240 processor cores and 1GB graphics memory, while the GTX 260 features 192 processor cores and 896MB graphics memory.

The GPUs feature Nvidia's second generation unified architecture and support Nvidia PhysX technology, which enables a new class of physical gaming interaction for a more dynamic and realistic experience.

Nvidia GeForce GTX 200 series: Specifications

Graphics Engine

GeForce GTX 260

GeForce GTX 280

Bus Standard

PCI Express x16 2.0

PCI Express x16 2.0

Memory Type

GDDR3

GDDR3

Memory Size (MB)

896

1024

Memory Interface

448-bit

512-bit

Core Clock Speed (MHz)

576

650

Memory Clock Speed (MHz)

1998

2300

Memory Bandwidth (GB/s)

111.9

141.7

Texture Fill Rate (billion/s)

36.9

48.2

Display Output (Max Resolution)

2560×1600

2560×1600

RAMDACs

400

400

DirectX Version Support

10.0

10.0

OpenGL Version Support

2.1

2.1

SLI Support

Y

Y

3-way SLI

Y

Y

Source: Companies, compiled by Digitimes, June 2008

MSI N280GTX-T2D1G graphics card

MSI N280GTX-T2D1G graphics card
Photo: Company

Leadtek WinFast GTX 280 (left) and WinFast GTX 260 (right)

Leadtek WinFast GTX 280 (left) and WinFast GTX 260 (right) graphics cards
Photo: Company

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