NVIDIA Launches New GeForce 6800 GS

New NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GS GPU Available For Holiday Season

NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GS GPU Raises Performance Bar in the Midrange Segment to Meet the Demands of the Graphics-Intensive Holiday Titles

SANTA CLARA, CA—November 7, 2005—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, today announced the immediate availability of the new NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GS graphics processing unit (GPU), the latest addition to the Company's award-winning line-up of GPUs. Just in time to power the holiday's hottest gaming titles, the new GeForce 6800 GS has astonishing horsepower and dramatically shifts performance expectations for graphics cards at midrange price points.

"If you look at the roster of the games anticipated to be hot for the holiday season—including Age of Empires 3, Call of Duty 2, Quake 4, or Serious Sam 2 — the common thread is that they all support the latest 3D features and require a lot of graphics performance to deliver an enjoyable gaming experience," stated Ujesh Desai, general manager of desktop GPUs at NVIDIA. "Graphics cards based on GeForce 6800 GS GPUs deliver the 3D eye-candy with the necessary performance for total gaming immersion, but do so at a new, lower price point."  Read More...

Our full review of the GeForce 6800 GS is available here.


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