News
 

Bookmark and Share

(1) 

In a bid to differentiate its products from other suppliers, Gainward is planning to unveil a pre-overclocked graphics card powered by a GeForce 8800-series graphics processor. The new product should deliver slightly higher performance compared to other graphics boards powered by the chip.

Gainward’s Bliss GeForce 8800 GTS Golden Sample graphics card will with its clock-speeds boosted up from standard 500MHz/1600MHz (graphics chip/memory) to 550MHz/1760MHz or even higher. The new graphics board will operate at similar frequencies compared to previously announced XXX Edition of XFX GeForce 8800 GTS.

Earlier OCZ Technology and XFX revealed plans to produce pre-overclocked GeForce 8800-series graphics cards, a type of products not presently available.

Currently Nvidia’s add-in-card partners sell GeForce 8800 GTX 768MB (575MHz clock-speed, 128 stream processors at 1350MHz , 32 texture mapping units, 24 raster operation units, 384-bit memory bus) and GeForce 8800 GTS 640MB (500MHz clock-speed, 96 stream processors at 1200MHz , 24 texture mapping units, 20 raster operation units, 320-bit memory bus) graphics cards for $599 and $449 recommended price-points.

Prices of the pre-overclocked GeForce 8800 GTS graphics boards from Gainward is unclear.

To differentiate themselves from others, the brand-name resellers need to either add items into the package with graphics cards, or ensure that the boards work at higher speeds compared to the rivals. Unfortunately for graphics cards suppliers, according to industry rumours, Nvidia did not let its partners to pre-overclock the GeForce 8800-series graphics cards that are produced under supervision of the graphics chip designer.

Discussion

Comments currently: 1
Discussion started: 12/23/06 12:37:28 PM
Latest comment: 12/23/06 12:37:28 PM

Add your Comment




Related news

Latest News

Monday, July 21, 2014

12:56 pm | Microsoft to Fire 18,000 Employees to Boost Efficiency. Microsoft to Perform Massive Job Cut Ever Following Acquisition of Nokia

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

6:11 am | Apple Teams Up with IBM to Make iPhone and iPad Ultimate Tools for Businesses and Enterprises. IBM to Sell Business-Optimized iPhone and iPad Devices

Monday, July 14, 2014

6:01 am | IBM to Invest $3 Billion In Research of Next-Gen Chips, Process Technologies. IBM to Fund Development of 7nm and Below Process Technologies, Help to Create Post-Silicon Future

5:58 am | Intel Postpones Launch of High-End “Broadwell-K” Processors to July – September, 2015. High-End Core i “Broadwell” Processors Scheduled to Arrive in Q3 2015

5:50 am | Intel Delays Introduction of Core M “Broadwell” Processors Further. Low-Power Broadwell Chips Due in Late 2014