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3Digest, August 2006:
NVIDIA GeForce 6800 Ultra PCI-E 256MB DDR3 (425/1100 MHz)

This GPU is presented by Leadtek WinFast PX6800Ultra card on NVIDIA GeForce 6800 Ultra GPU, 256MB, PCI-E.


  • NVIDIA GeForce 6800 Ultra GPU, 425 MHz clock rate;
  • Pixel pipelines: 16
  • Vertex pipelines: 6
  • Texture processors: 16
  • ROPs: 16
  • 256MB DDR3 SDRAM in Samsung BGA chips. 550 (1100) MHz max. clock rate.
  • 256-bit bus;
  • Peak fill rate in the multitexturing mode without optimizations is 6800 megapixels/sec and 6800 megatexels/sec.

By the end of the month the product costs about $350-400, supports DirectX 9.0c.

This previous Hi-End product for the $450-480 niche supports all the innovations, including Shader Model 3.0. Has PCI-Express x16 interface. Is now leaving the market.

1.6-2.0ns Samsung GDDR3 chips indicate 625-500 (1250-1000) MHz clock, but the memory operates at 550 (1100) MHz. 256-bit bus.

This card is bound to extinct due to release of the 7xxx series.

You can read more on GeForce 6 Series in our reviews: Theoretical and analytical graphics card reviews containing functional analysis of NVIDIA GPUs

On August 15, 2006 the latest drivers from NVIDIA were 91.33, 91.45 beta release for Windows XP.

Andrey Vorobiev (Anvakams@ixbt.com)

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