XFX GeForce 8600 GT XXX Edition Graphics CardThe advent of NVIDIA’s G800-something video card series brought a much higher level of realism and visual clarity to games we play. Utilizing the latest shader technologies, card design, as well as full support for the DirectX 10 gaming architecture, there’s no doubting the power contained within these video cards. And it’s no surprise that new technology comes with a high price tag. During the first few months, only deep-pocketed gamers were able to get their hands on cards like these. All that has changed with the XFX GeForce 8600 GT XXX video cards.

Built around the NVIDIA G84 GPU core, this card features all the technology found in the high-end models, minus the steep prices. With core clock speeds of 620 MHz, a memory clock at 1600 MHz and a shader clock running at a brisk 1190 MHz, the card’s components are able to produce over 8.64 billion pixels per second. What all this means (in layman’s terms) is that you’ll be able to run most new games without having to lower your standards even a little bit!

SLI ReadyWhether you’re playing an intense first-person shooter or immersed in the vivid and huge game world of a Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG, baby!), you’re sure to get a truly awesome visual experience. The XFX GeForce 8600 GT XXX also supports SLI, which lets you combine two cards, further throwing your graphics performance through the roof.

The XFX GeForce 8600 GT XXX Edition offers a host of NVIDIA TechnologiesThe XFX GeForce 8600 GT XXX card is armed with 256 megabytes of video memory and has a memory bandwidth of around 22.4 gigabytes per second, which allows it to handle high data transfer rates required in new games. Traditionally, when the rate of data transfer is this fast, overheating becomes a real concern. Not Anymore! The XFX GeForce 8600 GT XXX has proven itself capable of performing at very high levels, without experiencing any temperature problems whatsoever—perfect for extended gaming sessions!

This graphics card lets you watch the latest high definition movies, too. NVIDIA Pure Video HD technology makes true 1080p playback possible right on your PC (Make sure you’ve got a monitor with at least 1080 pixels on the VERTICAL EDGE for 1080p). The GeForce 8600 GT is also equipped with an HDTV/S-Video connector and supports dual monitor setups as well.

The 8600 supports Dual Monitor use via two seperate DVI ports on the card

The benefits of owning this video card extend far beyond mere gaming. The XFX GeForce 8600 GT XXX is a total graphics solution, fulfilling a wide range of video-related duties. Because it offers considerable performance at an affordable price, the XFX GeForce 8600 is perfect for budget-conscious gamers who want to enjoy an unforgettable gaming experience (without having to empty out their wallets). It’s also great for digital media fanatics who want to transform their PC into an all-in-one entertainment and graphics-design hub.

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