The NVIDIA® GeForce® 9800 GTX+ GPU pushes the limit in ultra realistic game play with NVIDIA PhysX™ technology and offers extreme HD gaming with 3-way SLI®(1). Packing more performance, this GPU offers a first-class entertainment experience.
Bus Technology: PCI Express 2.0
Memory Amount: 512MB GDDR3
Memory Interface: 256-bit
Memory Bandwidth (GB/sec.): 70.4
Fill Rate (billion pixels/sec.): 47.2
Shader Clock (MHz): 1836 MHz
Core Clock (MHz): 738 MHz
Memory Frequency (effective): 2200 MHz
Stream Processors: 128
Outputs: DVI + DVI + HDMI
Minimum System Requirements
- NVIDIA® unified architecture with GigaThread™ technology
- Full Microsoft DirectX 10 Shader Model 4.0 support
- NVIDIA PhysX™ technology
- NVIDIA CUDA™ technology
- 3-way NVIDIA SLI® technology
- Two dual-link DVI
- NVIDIA PureVideo® HD technology
- Dual-link HDCP Capable
- PCI Express 2.0 support
- OpenGL 2.1 support
- NVIDIA® ForceWare® Unified Driver Architecture (UDA)
- Built for Microsoft Vista
**** Minimum system power requirement based on a PC configured with an Intel Core2 Extreme processor QX6700
- Intel or AMD compatible motherboard
- At least 512MB system RAM
- PCI Express or PCI Express 2.0 compliant motherboard with one x16 graphics slot
- Two 6-pin supplementary power connectors
- A minimum 450W or greater system power supply (with 12V current rating of 24A)****
- 50 MB of available hard drive space
- CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive
- Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, or Vista
- VGA or DVI-I compatible monitor
Included in the box
- NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX+ 512MB PCIe Graphics Card
- Quick Installation Guide
- Installation CD, which includes:
- Detailed installation guide
- NVIDIA ForceWare Drivers
- Microsoft DirectX 9.0c
- NVIDIA GeForce Demos
- PNY and NVIDIA Desktop Wallpapers
- 1 DVI-to-VGA adapter
- 1 DVI-to-HDMI adapter
- 1 HDMI audio cable
- 4-pin MOLEX to 6-pin power adapter
Features & Benefits
NVIDIA® Unified Architecture
Fully unified shader core dynamically allocates processing power to geometry, vertex, physics, or pixel shading operations, delivering up to 2x the gaming performance of prior generation GPUs.
Full Microsoft® DirectX® 10 Support
DirectX 10 GPU with full Shader Model 4.0 support delivers unparalleled levels of graphics realism and film-quality effects.
NVIDIA PhysX™ Technology1
GeForce GPU support for NVIDIA PhysX
technology, enabling a totally new
class of physical gaming interaction for
a more dynamic and realistic
experience with GeForce.
NVIDIA CUDA™ Technology2
CUDA technology unlocks the power of
the GPU’s processor cores to
accelerate the most demanding system
tasks - such as video transcoding -
delivering incredible performance
improvements over traditional CPUs.
3-way NVIDIA SLI® Technology3
Industry leading 3-way NVIDIA SLI technology offers amazing performance scaling by implementing AFR (Alternate Frame Rendering) under Windows Vista with solid, state-of-the-art drivers.
PCI Express 2.0 Support
Designed for the new PCI Express 2.0 bus architecture offering the highest data transfer speeds for the most bandwidth-hungry games and 3D applications, while maintaining backwards compatibility with existing PCI Express motherboards for the broadest support.
Massively multi-threaded architecture supports thousands of independent, simultaneous threads, providing extreme processing efficiency in advanced, next generation shader programs.
NVIDIA® Lumenex™ Engine
Delivers stunning image quality and floating point accuracy at ultra-fast frame rates.
16x Anti-aliasing Technology
Lightning fast, high-quality anti-aliasing at up to 16x sample rates obliterates jagged edges.
128-bit floating point High Dynamic-Range (HDR) Lighting
Twice the precision of prior generations for incredibly realistic lighting effects—now with support for antialiasing.
NVIDIA® Quantum Effects™ Technology
Advanced shader processors architected for physics computation enable a new level of physics effects to be simulated and rendered on the GPU—all while freeing the CPU to run the game engine and artificial intelligence (AI).
NVIDIA® GeForce® Unified Driver Architecture (UDA)
Delivers a proven record of compatibility, reliability, and stability with the widest range of games and applications. GeForce drivers provide the best outof- box experience for every user and delivers continuous performance and feature updates over the life of NVIDIA GeForce® GPUs.
OpenGL® 2.1 Optimization and Support
Ensures top-notch compatibility and performance for OpenGL applications.
Dual 400MHz RAMDACs
Blazing-fast RAMDACs support dual QXGA displays with ultra-high, ergonomic refresh rates–up to 2048x1536@85Hz.
Dual Dual-link DVI Support
Able to drive the industry’s largest and highest resolution flat-panel displays up to 2560x1600 and with support for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).
NVIDIA® PureVideo® Technology5
The combination of high-definition video decode acceleration and post-processing that delivers unprecedented picture clarity, smooth video, accurate color, and precise image scaling for movies and video.
Discrete, Programmable Video Processor
NVIDIA PureVideo is a discrete programmable processing core in NVIDIA GPUs that provides superb picture quality and ultra-smooth movies with 100% offload of H.264 video decoding from the CPU and significantly reduced power consumption.
Hardware Decode Acceleration
Provides ultra-smooth playback of H.264, VC-1, WMV and MPEG-2 HD and SD movies.
Dual-stream Hardware Acceleration
Supports picture-in-picture content for the ultimate interactive Blu-ray and HD DVD movie experience.
Dynamic Contrast Enhancement & Color Stretch
Provides post-processing and optimization of High Definition movies on a scene by scene basis for spectacular picture clarity.
Dual-link HDCP Capable6
Designed to meet the output protection management (HDCP) and security specifications of the Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD formats, allowing the playback of encrypted movie content on PCs when connected to HDCP-compliant displays.
Advanced Spatial-Temporal De- Interlacing
Sharpens HD and standard definition interlaced content on progressive displays, delivering a crisp, clear picture that rivals high-end home-theater systems
Enlarges lower resolution movies and videos to HDTV resolutions, while maintaining a clear, clean image. Also provides downscaling of videos, including high-definition, while preserving image detail.
Inverse Telecine (3:2 & 2:2 Pulldown Correction)
Recovers original film images from films-convertedto- video (DVDs, 1080i HD content), providing more accurate movie playback and superior picture quality.
Bad Edit Correction
When videos are edited, the edits can disrupt the normal 3:2 or 2:2 pulldown cadence. PureVideo uses advanced processing techniques to detect poor edits, recover the original content, and display perfect picture detail frame after frame for smooth, natural looking video.
Improves movie image quality by removing unwanted artifacts.
Sharpens movie images by providing
higher contrast around lines and
1 - NVIDIA PhysX drivers are required to experience in-game GPU PhysX acceleration. Refer to www.nvidia.com/PhysX
for more information.
2 - Requires application support for CUDA technology.
3 - NVIDIA SLI-certified versions of GeForce PCI Express GPUs only. A GeForce 9800 GTX+ must be paired with another GeForce 9800 GTX+,
regardless of graphics card manufacturer.
5 - Feature requires supported video software. Features may vary by product.
6 - Requires other HDCP-compatible components.
Warranty and Service
- Three years (plus an additional 2 years upon completion of a registration form on PNY's website)
- The latest up-to-date drivers at www.nvidia.com