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MSI launches Nvidia Fermi-based graphics cards
Press release, March 29; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Monday 29 March 2010]

Micro-Star International (MSI) has launched its latest graphics cards - N480GTX-M2D15 and N470GTX-M2D12 - both built with Nvidia's latest 40nm graphics chip, GDDR5 graphic memory and military class components.

Both the N480GTX-M2D15 and N470GTX-M2D12 graphics cards support the latest DirectX 11, 3D Vision Surround and PhysX technologies, as well as MSI's exclusive Afterburner overclocking software for performance enhancement.

MSI Nvidia Fermi graphics card specifications

Model

N480GTX-M2D15

N470GTX-M2D12

Graphics engine

GeForce GTX 480

GeForce GTX 470

Bus standard

PCI Express x16 2.0

PCI Express x16 2.0

Memory type

GDDR5

GDDR5

Memory size

1536MB

1280MB

Memory interface

384 bits

320 bits

Core clock speed

700MHz

607MHz

Memory clock speed

3696MHz

3348MHz

Mini HDMI-Output

1

1

HDTV Support

Y

N/A

HDCP Support

Y

Y

Dual-link DVI

Y

Y

HDMI Support

Y

Y

Display output

2560x1600

2560x1600

RAMDACs

400

400

Source: Company, compiled by Digitimes, March 2010

MSI N480GT-M2D15 graphics card

MSI N480GTX graphics card
Photo: Company

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