April 3, 2009

Nvidia Launches GeForce GTX 275 GPU

Santa Clara, Calif. - Nvidia has announced the GeForce GTX 275 GPU, the latest addition to the company’s performance GPU product line. The new solution is designed to offer first-rate graphics, physics, and GPU computing performance, as well as the best price-performance for value-conscious gamers. Based on the GT200 architecture, the GeForce GTX 275 GPU features 240 processor cores operating at 1404MHz, 80 texture processing units, a 448-bit memory interface, and an 896MB framebuffer.
Product Highlights:
- High-performance GPU in the $229-$249 price category
- Incorporates Nvidia PhysX technology for an interactive gaming experience
- Nvidia CUDA for accelerated desktop applications
- Supports Nvidia 3D Vision for immersive stereoscopic gaming
- Ready for Windows 7
- Launches with new GeForce Release 185 software drivers for optimal performance and features, including a new Ambient Occlusion setting

The GeForce GTX 275 is being announced alongside the availability of the new GeForce Power Pack #3, which includes a host of free, new PhysX, and CUDA-enabled content for GeForce owners.

The Power Pack #3 includes:

Three new applications that take advantage of PhysX hardware acceleration, including a custom PhysX patch for Ascaron’s Sacred 2: Fallen Angel; a never-before-seen demo and benchmark for Star Tales, a highly ambitious social networking game from the acclaimed Chinese developer QWD1; and the source code to the PhysX screensaver for community modding and distribution. 

Two new CUDA-accelerated applications, including MotionDSP vReveal and SETI@home.

The GeForce GTX 275 will be available globally on or before April 14, 2009. Some regions are available now; other regions are available for pre-order. Current availability varies by region. Both standard and overclocked versions are available.

GeForce GTX 275 will be available from the world’s leading add-in card partners, including: ASUS, BFG, Colorful, EVGA, Gainward, Galaxy, Gigabyte, Innovision, Leadtek, MSI, Palit, Sparkle, Zotac, PNY, Point of View, and XFX.