ZOTAC Enhances GeForce GTX 260 Series Stephen Fung September 16, 2008 Press Release HONG KONG – Sept. 16, 2008 – ZOTAC International, a leading manufacturer of NVIDIA-based graphics cards today enhances its award-winning GeForce GTX 260² and GeForce GTX 260 AMP²! Edition with 24 additional processor cores for a total of 216. The new enhanced ZOTAC GeForce GTX 260² and GeForce GTX 260 AMP²! Edition delivers performance that obliterates the competition. “We sought to squeeze extra performance from the NVIDIA GTX 260 graphics processor. By adding 24 additional processor cores, we saw performance gains up to 10-percent in the latest DirectX 10, OpenGL 2.1 and CUDA enabled 3D games and software applications,” said Carsten Berger, marketing director, ZOTAC International. Powered by 2nd Generation NVIDIA Unified Architecture, the 216-processor cores in the enhanced ZOTAC GeForce GTX 260² and GeForce GTX 260 AMP²! Edition deliver greater efficiency with up to 50-percent performance increases over the previous generation architecture for blazing-fast performance and brilliant visuals. Feeding the powerful 216-processor cores is 896MB of screaming-fast GDDR3 graphics memory that communicates with the GTX 260 GPU via a 448-bit wide memory bus for phenomenal communication speeds that’s ready to take on extreme high-definition gaming. NVIDIA PhysX technology enables the new enhanced ZOTAC GeForce GTX 260² and GeForce GTX 260 AMP²! Edition with absolute immersion in the latest PhysX enabled titles. NVIDIA PhysX technology enables the ZOTAC GeForce GTX 260² and GeForce GTX 260 AMP²! Edition to dedicate some of its massive graphics processing power to render realistic physics effects for a life-like in-game interactivity. “NVIDIA PhysX technology is the future of gaming. We’ve advanced so far in terms of how life-like games appear visually, but interactivity is still slightly behind. PhysX technology will address that, enabling gamers to experience in-game realism like never before,” Mr. Berger added. If one enhanced ZOTAC GeForce GTX 260² or GeForce GTX 260 AMP²! Edition isn’t enough; the cards support NVIDIA SLI technology to increase performance by adding additional enhanced ZOTAC GeForce GTX 260² or GeForce GTX 260 AMP²! Editions. To take advantage of the enhanced ZOTAC GeForce GTX 260² and GeForce GTX 260 AMP²! Edition, each card comes bundled with GRiD. GRiD places gamers in the driver’s seat of a world of intense racing with insane crashes and brilliant visuals. NVIDIA PureVideo HD technology empowers the enhanced ZOTAC GeForce GTX 260² and GeForce GTX 260 AMP²! Edition with high-definition video playback capabilities for vibrant visuals. It’s time to play with the new enhanced ZOTAC GeForce GTX 260² and GeForce GTX 260 AMP²! Edition. General details New Enhanced ZOTAC GeForce GTX 260² and GeForce GTX 260 AMP²! Edition NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 graphics processor 896 MB of GDDR3 memory 216 processor cores 2nd Generation NVIDIA Unified Architecture NVIDIA PhysX Ready NVIDIA CUDA technology PCI Express 2.0 interface (Compatible with 1.1) DirectX 10 with Shader Model 4.0 compatible OpenGL 2.1 compatible PureVideo HD technology with hardware decoding of high-definition video formats Dual dual-link DVI up to 2560×1600 Codemaster’s GRID game bundle Specifications: Product Name: ZOTAC GeForce GTX 260² ZOTAC GeForce GTX 260 AMP²! Edition GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 Core Clock speed: 576 MHz 650 MHz Processor Cores 216 216 Processor Clocks 1242 MHz 1400 MHz Memory Clock speed: 1998 MHz 2100 MHz Memory 896MB GDDR3 896MB GDDR3 Memory interface: 448-bit 448-bit Cooling: Active Active DirectXTM version DirectXTM 10, Shader Model 4.0 Other hardware features Dual Dual-link DVI, HDCP, NVIDIA PhysX ready, PureVideo HD technology HDCP: Yes Software Features: nView® Multi-Display Windows Vista capability Certified for Windows Vista with aero user interface About ZOTAC International (MCO) Limited ZOTAC International is a part of PC Partner Ltd. Group. ZOTAC is also one of the largest NVIDIA add-in board and motherboard manufacturers in the world with over 10 years of quality manufacturing experience. The ZOTAC philosophy is to deliver the latest products at competitive prices without sacrificing quality. For further information please visit www.zotac.com Share This With The World!