3Digest: May 2007
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 Ultra PCI-E 768MB DDR3 (612/2160 MHz)
This GPU is represented by reference card NVIDIA GeForce 8800 Ultra PCI-E 768MB DDR3 (612/2160 MHz), PCI-E.
- NVIDIA GeForce 8800 Ultra GPU, 612/1512 MHz clock rate;
- Pixel processors: -
- Vertex processors: -
- Unified processors: 128
- Texture processors: 32
- ROPs: 24
- 768MB DDR3 SGRAM in 12 Samsung BGA chips. 1080 (2160) MHz peak clock rate.
- 384-bit bus;
By the end of the month the product costs $900-1000, supports DirectX 10.
This is the most powerful SINGLE-GPU card. It supports all innovations, including DX10 shaders.
0.8ns fetch corresponds to 1250 (2500) MHz clock rate, but memory works at 1080 (2160) MHz.
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On May 15, 2007 the latest drivers from NVIDIA were 160.02 (all series) for Windows XP.