Following the official announcement of the NVIDIA 7800GTX, most of NVIDIA's partners are currently offering VGA cards based on NVIDIA's reference design. Among them, Asus differs slightly with the "overclocked" version of its 7800, coming with a 470MHz GPU clock.
In general, the native GeForce 7800GTX GPU core clock is rated at a speedy 430 MHz.
It has been engineered using 0.11 micron process technology and includes 24 pipelines for highly efficient, highly optimized graphics processing. This GPU also supports
SLI dual VGA card technology. The supported GDDR3 is running at 600 MHz (1200 MHz),
and the I/O of the device includes a dual DVI port.
Taiwanese ASUSTeK will announce the Extreme N7800GTX/2DHTV/256M VGA card, based on
the NVIDIA GPU GeForce 7800 GTX.
Asus has decided to push the GPU clock frequency to 470MHz, which is 40MHz higher
than the original 430MHz of the NVIDIA chipset. The memory clock remains the same
(1200MHz) as well as the memory size (256MB).
Availability on the market is expected by end of June, at a price tag of US$650.
Asus also decided to stop the commercial launch of its dual-chip graphics cards
featuring two GeForce 6800 series. The ASUS EN6800GT Dual was supposed to be 1.7
times faster compared to a single-chip NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GT graphics card. With 32
pixel and 12 vertex processors, the card might end up more powerful compared to
the forthcoming single-chip products based on the ATI's R520 and NVIDIA's G70 GPUs.
The main disadvantage of the GeForce 6800-series could be its large size, compared to
typical graphics cards, making it hard to fit into a typical PC case.
Albatron Technology has also announced the 7800GTX, boasting twice the capabilities
of its predecessor 6800 series. The SP-PX70XVH package will be sold by end of June, for approximatelly $600.
Raising the bar for performance, the Club3D GeForce 7800 GTX 256MB promises the power of full-throttle graphics performance.
BFG Technologies, Inc., a U.S. based supplier of 3D graphics cards and other PC
products, announced that their new BFG GeForce 7800 GTX OC 256MB PCI Express graphics cards are available immediately through leading online retailers.
The European manufacturer of Graphics Cards also announced the launch of the new POINT OF VIEW GeForce 7800 GTX.
The Taiwanese company promises "Angelic Quality Soaring Performance with the
MSI NVIDIA NX7800GTX Series". The VGA card features the MSI DOT Express + SLI
Technology, which adds synchronized GPU & DDR overclocking possibilities. MSI claims
an up to 10% performance improvement. Availability is scheduled for erly June for $720.
AOpen launches the most powerful next-generation VGA card, Aeolus 7800GTX-DVD256
, built with NVIDIA's "Full-Throttle Graphics processor".
The Sparkle SP-PX70XVH is based on NVIDIA GeForce 7800GTX design and is currently
available through resellers.
The GV-NX78X256V-B GeForce 7800 by GigaByte technologies will be available by end of June, for $640.