New GeForce 6200 Graphics Processor First to Deliver DirectX 9.0 Shader Model 3.0, NVIDIA UltraShadow II Technology, and High Definition Video Playback at Value Prices.
NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), a worldwide leader in graphics and digital media processors, today announced the NVIDIA? GeForce? 6200, a new graphics processing unit (GPU) which delivers the world-renowned GeForce 6 Series architecture and performance to the value PC segment. The GeForce 6200 features the industry?s most advanced graphics feature set and delivers an extraordinary gaming experience on next-generation titles, such as Ubisoft?s Far Cry and id Software?s Doom? 3 , as well as consumer electronics-quality, high definition video playback.
?With the addition of the GeForce 6200, NVIDIA has a unified line-up of GPUs which deliver unmatched performance in each of their respective market segments," said Dan Vivoli, executive vice president of marketing at NVIDIA. ?With a GeForce 6200-based PC, consumers now have a compelling, cost-effective alternative to integrated graphics that delivers amazing graphics and high-definition video performance and a forward-looking 3D architecture that will future-proof their systems.?
The GeForce 6200 GPUs offer best-in-class performance in the value segment by taking the GeForce 6 graphics architecture, which has been described as the most advanced in the world, top-to-bottom in the NVIDIA product line-up. GeForce 6200 GPUs are the only graphics processors in the value segment that support Microsoft? DirectX? 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 which is being used to develop ultra-realistic, next-generation DirectX 9.0 games. Only NVIDIA GPUs offer NVIDIA UltraShadow? II technology to deliver blazing speeds on next-generation, shadow-intensive games such as Doom 3. GeForce 6 Series of GPUs also feature the industry?s first GPU-based programmable video processing engine for stunning, high-definition video playback. Backed by the NVIDIA ForceWare? software suite and Unified Driver Architecture (UDA), the GeForce 6200 GPUs ensure industry-renowned compatibility and reliability for a great user experience.
GeForce 6200 GPUs are shipping now and GeForce 6200-based graphics boards will be available from leading add-in card manufacturers in November.