If you are an avid gamer looking for a viable alternative to the more expensive 8800GTX graphics card, then youâ€™re in luck, because EVGA has released a more affordable card that provides higher clock speeds than its predecessor while consuming less power. Largely identical to the 8800GTX and 8800GTS, the EVGA GeForce 9800 GTX Video Card is created through a 65nm manufacturing process and is designed for the discriminating PC user who wants top 3D graphics performance on a limited budget.
High-Performance Gaming for the Masses
By carefully inspecting the specs, youâ€™ll see that the EVGA GeForce 9800 GTX Video Card outperforms and replaces its predecessor, the GeForce 8800 GTX, and the other single-GPU cards available. Because of its low price, ease-of-use in a multiple-monitor setup, and lower power requirements (a minimum of 450 watts), the EVGA GeForce 9800 GTX Video Card becomes a better choice.
Equipped with 512MB of the fast GDDR3 memory, a 256-bit memory bus, and clock speeds running at 675, 1688 and 2200 MHz for the GPU, 128 Stream Processors and memory, respectively, this undeniably high-end gaming graphics card is one of the best, most practical cards made available in the market today. Now you can enjoy the popular first-person shooter computer game Crysis or other equally demanding games, and get the full impact of the latest graphics rendering technology.
With a capability for the 3-way SLI setup on nForce-chipset motherboards, you can take all the settings to the maximum and get the full 60 frames per second frame rate. This extended SLI technology will provide increased 3D performance in your gaming set-up. By utilizing NVIDIAâ€™s Hybrid Technology, this Video Card conserves power by manually switching to a motherboard GPU for non-gaming applications. With the EVGA GeForce 9800GTX Video Card, you get an enhanced video playback engine that can provide better color and saturation. It comes with two DVI-I connectors that support two 2560 x 1600 resolution displays. You also get to enjoy the features offered by the other 9000-series cards, such as support for faster dual-stream decode acceleration, dynamic contrast enhancement, and automatic enhancements of green, blue, and skin-tone colors. You will simply get brilliant color reproduction and playback free of artifacts even in an LCD monitor or DLP TV.
Just by using two six-pin PCI Express power connectors, you will be able to instantly enjoy the amazing features that the EVGA GeForce 9800 GTX Video Card can offer. You will also get EVGAâ€™s limited lifetime warranty, as well as its 90-day Step Up program, which allows you to upgrade to a faster card within 3 months by simply paying for the price difference between your chosen cards. For its 3-way SLI capability, fast clock speeds, and more than gratifying price, this graphics card will be recognized for bringing high-end gaming to the mainstream market. Itâ€™s the perfect, great-value component for a new system build or upgrade.
Contributed by Ethel Kay Merioles