At its core is a 650 MHz clock, a 1625 MHz shader clock and 1.94 GHz effective memory clock on the Standard version. For the overclocked XXX version, the core clock is boosted to 678 MHz with a 1725 MHz shader clock. The cards feature 128 stream processors that are individually clocked at 1.625 GHz.
The XFX GeForce 8800 GTS 512MB cards also are designed to run with the new PCI Express 2.0 bus architecture and is backward compatible with prior generations of PCI Express motherboards.
Additional features include NVIDIA SLI Technology, which allows two cards to run in parallel; Giga-Thread(tm) Technology for extreme processing efficiency; an NVIDIA(r) Lumenex(tm) engine ; and 16x Anti-aliasing Technology that destroys jagged edges. NVIDIA(r)'s Quantum Effects(tm) Technology, NVIDIA(r) ForceWare(r) Unified Driver Architecture, OpenGL(r) 2.0 Optimization and Support and Dual 400 MHz RAMDACs further ensure the quality and performance that gamers require to enjoy today's complex games.
The GeForce 8800 GTS 512 MB card also improves PC movie viewing, with its NVIDIA(r) PureVideo(r) HD engine for Blu-ray and HD DVD movie playback on a PC. Dual dual-link DVI support ensures that this card can drive the flat-panel displays up to 2560x1600.
The GeForce 8800 GTS 512 MB card requires PCI Express(r) 2.0 or PCI Express-compliant motherboard with one x 16 graphics slot, a six-pin supplementary power connector and a minimum 400W or greater power supply (with current rating of 26A).