AOpen officially announced "Aeolus 6800 Ultra DVD512MB", one of the most powerful video display cards in the world today.
The high-end display card is built with NVIDIA's GeForce 6800 Ultra interface graphics chips, which is the most powerful video display chipset for the next generation gaming and 3D display requirement. The card is the first GeForce 6800 Ultra display card built with 512 megabytes of on-board memory, which is much faster than the conventional display cards with 256 MB of on-board memory.
Bernie Tsai, president of AOpen, said, "Aeolus 6800 Ultra will be one of our killer products in 2005."
The Aeolus 6800 Ultra display card powers the next generation of cinematic realism with NVIDIA CineFX 3.0 Technology. Its full support for Microsoft DirectX 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 enables stunning ultra-realistic effects and complex special effects. Its next-generation shader architecture delivers faster and smoother gameplay.
The display card is built with NVIDIA UltraShadow II Technoloogy, which enhances the performance of bleeding-edge games, such as id Software's Doom III, which feature complex scenes with multiple light sources and objects. It delivers more than four times the shadow processing power over the previous generation.
The product is the first to support the revolutionary NVIDIA PureVideo technology for home-theater quality video on the PC. It turns your PC into a high-end home theater in stunning high resolution with crystal-clear pictures and the ability to enhance videos to full resolution in high detail.
With the display card, a gamer can play such games including Battlefield Vietnam; Colin McRae Rally 04; Doom III; EverQuest II; Far Cry; Ground Control II: Operation Exodus; Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising; Lord of the Rings, the Battle for Middle-earth; Painkiller; Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow; Unreal Tournament 2004; and Xpand Rally.
The product is built with many other powerful features. The video scaling and filtering capability of the product improves video playback quality at any window size, including full-screen HDTV resolutions. It also ensures top-notch compatibility and performance for all OpenGL applications.
Because the display card is built with double date rate (DDR) memory from leading DDR manufacturers, the product provides faster frame rates at higher resolutions and color depths and double the memory for geometry data and textures. It also features SLI technology to deliver an ultimate gaming supercomputer for the extreme gamer.
The new product also utilize the NVIDIA ForceWare software suite and Unified Driver Architecture (UDA), incorporating software optimisations that take full advantage of the newest features and its industry-renowned compatibility, stability, and reliability.