GeForce 6 for AGP announcement, Catalyst 3.2-5.1 Roundup, and more!
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NVIDIA Delivers GeForce 6 Series for AGP-Based Systems
NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), today extended the world-renowned GeForce 6 Series architecture and performance into the value PC segment of AGP-based PCs with the introduction of the NVIDIA GeForce™ 6200 AGP graphics processing unit (GPU). 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 NVIDIA PureVideo™, 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 AGP GPUs are shipping now to NVIDIA partners, with GeForce 6200-based graphics boards expected from leading add-in card manufacturers in February.
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