Albatron-Technology recently announced its newest-high-performance VGA cards, the PC 6600 and PC 6600GT.
With these cards, Albatron is banking on a strong C/P ratio to attract potential customers looking to move up to a more powerful, long-term graph ics solution. These cards, featuring the new PCI-Express interface are scheduled for a September launch and expects to become the first GeForce PCI-Express VGA cards without the PCI-Express bridge solution.
The PC 6600/6600GT VGA cards will use the newest PCI-Express-interface specifications. This technology expects to supplant-its-predecessor AGP-interface-in-the near future, with most recent mainboard designs already supporting PCI-Express. The-PCI-Express X16 is capable of 4 MB/s data transfer rate s, surpassing its AGP counterpart in both bandwidth and overall performance and making the new PCI-Express interface a necessity for future gamers and power users.
The PC 6600 VGA card will-employ-the-nVIDIA GeForce 6600 GPU with a core clock of 300 MHz. It will also use 128 MB of DDR memory with-a-memory-clock of 500 MHz. The PC 6600GT card will use the GeForce 6600GT GPU with a core clock of up to 500 MHz,higher than that of aPCX5900 GPU.The PC 6600GT card will employ 128 MB of DDR3 memory (using BGA packaging) with high overclocking potential. The-memory-clock-for the PC 6600GT card is 1 GHz. The 128-bit-memory-interface-is-also-expected to enhance 3D gaming performance for both cards.
Both the PC 6600 and PC 6600GT will fully support Microsoft?s DirectX 9.0. They will also support Shader Model 3.0 which is expected to be used by some of the hottest games on the market including Doom3 and Far Cry.
The PC 6600/PC 6600GT cards will contain a suite-of-nVIDIA?s most-advanced-line-up of-technologies-boasting the-best-true-to-life color-and-animation. CineFX 3.0, Intellisample 3.0, Ultra Shadow II and a 128-bit theater head up a star-studdedlist of outstanding graphics technologies.Finall y, the PC 6600GT card will contain nVIDIA?s new SLI technology (Scalable Link Interface) designed to support dual PC 6600GT cards running in parallel in the same system.
Both the PC 6600 and PC 6600GT cards will have 2 RAMDACs with 400 MHz digital transfer rates-and-resolutions up to 2048 x 153 x 32 bpp (@85hz). Both cards will-also-support-nView dual monitor technology. These cards will also contain a D-SUB port, aDVI port and a TV-OUTport.The cables thatwill be-bundled-with-these cards include an ?S-Video to AV cable?, an ?S-Video cable? and an ?AV adapter cable?. Bundled-software-will-include a WinDVD 4-in-1 Pack (Home Theater, WinDVD, WinDVD Creator, DVD Copy), ARX FATALIX and and a 5-in-1 game pack CD-ROM
The Albatron PC 6600 and PC 6600GT VGA cards will be riding the fast lane-with-true-PCI-Express and nVIDIA?s latest, most-powerful-GPUs. These cards will feature the farthest reaching graphics technologies to date and look to become the front-runners in high-end VGA cards.