EVGA has developed the EVGA GeForce GTX 285 Mac Edition
graphics card. The card is designed to work with 2008 and 2009-era Mac Pro
systems. It sports 1GB of DDR3 memory on board and offers two DVI ports, each
capable of driving a 30-inch display at 2560 x 1600 resolution. As you would
guess from its name, the card is based on Nvidia’s GeForce 285 graphics chip. The
card will cost $450. Read on for full details in the press release below.
EVGA Announces the EVGA GTX 285 Mac Edition
EVGA Corporation, the leading-edge 3D processor graphics
cards and motherboard manufacturer, announces the fastest graphics card on the
market for the Mac Pro platform, the EVGA GeForce GTX 285 Mac Edition. With 1GB
of high performance DDR3 memory, this card is perfect for gaming, graphic
design, art directing, illustrating, web browsing, photography, video
production, HD playback and much more. Two DVI ports are capable of driving two
30-inch displays at extreme resolutions such as 2560x1600, and with full
support for NVIDIA CUDA technology that delivers incredible performance scaling
over traditional CPU's, the EVGA GTX 285 Mac Edition is perfectly suited to run
today's and tomorrow's visual applications.
"EVGA is very excited to bring the EVGA GTX 285 Mac
Edition to the Mac community," said Bob Klase, VP of Sales at EVGA. "By
extending our line of high performance graphics solutions over to Mac, this
ensures everyone can benefit from EVGA's unique products and services."
"With the EVGA GTX 285 now available for the Mac Pro,
consumers can take advantage of our incredible GeForce and CUDA technologies
running natively in MacOS or in Microsoft Windows under BootCamp," said
Ujesh Desai, General Manager of GeForce GPU business at NVIDIA.
New and Key features introduced on the EVGA GTX 285 Mac
Products will be available directly from EVGA.com or from
the Apple Store, starting June 9th, 2009.
Designed for Mac Pro
NVIDIA PureVideo HD - essential for the ultimate
NVIDIA CUDA technology for accelerated media transcoding and
PCI Express 2.0 support
Two Dual-Link DVI Ports
OpenGL Optimization and Support
- Core Clock Speed: 648MHz
- Processing Cores: 240
- Memory Clock Speed: 1476MHz
- Memory Bandwidth: 159GB/sec
- Bus: PCI-E 2.0
- Interface: 2 x DVI-I
The EVGA Difference
Known for offering value and performance, as well as top
notch customer service, EVGA is recognized through customer loyalty and the
highest levels in customer satisfaction. In addition to the expanded product
lines, consumers and channel partners will also benefit from increased sales
and technical support programs:
The EVGA Limited Lifetime Warranty - available for all
retail EVGA Graphics Cards.
EVGA proprietary Advanced RMA (EAR) service - for allowing
customers get a replacement card before sending the defective product back to
24/7 Phone Technical Support - to assure users that
courteous and friendly assistance will always be available at anytime of the
day or night.
Step-Up™ Program - for the ability to trade up existing EVGA
products for newer technology.
Community Message Boards -full of thousands of
knowledgeable, friendly and satisfied EVGA customers.
EVGA MODS RIGS - show off your rig, win cash prizes.
EVGA Gaming - EVGA game servers open 24/7 featuring the