ZOTAC Unleashes New Value Lineup Stephen Fung July 29, 2008 Press Release HONG KONG – Jul. 29, 2008 – ZOTAC International, a leading manufacturer of NVIDIA GeForce-based graphics cards, today unveils its new lineup of budget graphics cards based on NVIDIA’s new GeForce 9500 series graphics processors. The latest GeForce 9500 series lineup delivers extreme levels of visual reality at affordable prices and consists of the ZOTAC GeForce 9500 GT AMP! Edition, GeForce 9500 GT DDR3 and GeForce 9500 GT DDR2. Powering the new ZOTAC GeForce 9500 series is the new NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT graphics processor with NVIDIA unified architecture, SLI and PureVideo HD technologies. NVIDIA unified architecture delivers compatibility with the latest DirectX 10 with Shader Model 4.0 and OpenGL 2.1 3D games and applications. “Our new ZOTAC GeForce 9500 series incorporates all the award-winning features of our higher-end ZOTAC GeForce 9800 and 9600 series into an affordable package that is easy on the wallet but delivers big performance,” said Carsten Berger, marketing director, ZOTAC International. Fueling the new ZOTAC GeForce 9500 series are 32 processor cores that deliver phenomenal performance and visual realism in the latest 3D games and applications. Each processor core is clocked at 1375 MHz on the ZOTAC GeForce 9500 GT DDR3 and GeForce 9500 GT DDR2 models. Stepping up to the ZOTAC GeForce 9500 GT AMP! Edition supercharges the 32-processor cores to a screaming-fast 1625 MHz – more than enough power to deliver stunning visuals and realism in the latest games. Feeding the 32-processor cores on the ZOTAC GeForce 9500 series is 512MB of ultra-fast video memory connected to the GPU via wide 128-bit memory interface. ZOTAC GeForce 9500 GT DDR3 features 1600 MHz GDDR3 memory while the GeForce 9500 GT DDR2 has 1000 MHz DDR2 memory. Users seeking the top dog of the ZOTAC GeForce 9500 series lineup should look no further than the GeForce 9500 GT AMP! Edition with its blazing-fast 1800 MHz GDDR3 memory. “Our engineers aimed to extract every ounce of performance from NVIDIA’s GeForce 9500 GT graphics processor. The ZOTAC GeForce 9500 GT AMP! Edition is the result, with its higher clock speeds and performance, making it the ideal solution for enthusiasts on a budget,” Mr. Berger added. If a single ZOTAC GeForce 9500 series is not enough, up to two cards can be installed on an SLI ready platform for a nearly two times the performance. PureVideo HD technology enables the ZOTAC GeForce 9500 series to render brilliant standard and high-definition visuals with vibrant colors and outstanding image quality. With PureVideo HD technology, users can experience high-definition Blu-ray video playback with ultra-low CPU utilization and power consumption. Users that are accustomed to DVDs will experience them in a whole new way with PureVideo HD technology. Thanks to precise video smoothing, image scaling and color reproduction technologies, DVDs will look stunning in near-high-definition levels of visual quality. It’s time to play with the ZOTAC GeForce 9500 series. General details New ZOTAC GeForce 9500 GT AMP! Edition, 9500 GT DDR3 and 9500 GT DDR2 NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT GPU 512MB of GDDR3 or DDR2 memory 32 processor cores SLI ready PCI Express 2.0 interface (Compatible with 1.1) DirectX 10 with Shader Model 4.0 compatible OpenGL 2.1 compatible PureVideo HD technology High-definition hardware decoding acceleration Dual dual-link DVI – up to 2560×1600 HDCP compliant Specifications: Product Name: ZOTAC GeForce 9500 GT AMP! Edition ZOTAC GeForce 9500 GT DDR3 ZOTAC GeForce 9500 GT DDR2 GPU: NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT Core Clock speed: 650 MHz 550 MHz 550 MHz Stream processors 32 32 32 Shader clock 1625 MHz 1375 MHz 1375 MHz Memory Clock speed: 1800 MHz 1600 MHz 1000 MHz Memory 512MB GDDR3 512MB GDDR3 512MB DDR2 Memory interface: 128-bit 128-bit 128-bit Cooling: Active Active Active DirectXTM version DirectXTM 10, Shader Model 4.0 Other hardware features Dual Dual-link DVI, HDCP,NVIDIA® LumenexTM Engine,Quantum EffectsTM Technology HDCP: Yes Software Features: nView® Multi-DisplayNVIDIA® PureVideoTM HD Technology 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!