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Palit Announces GTS 250 series 2GB, 1GB and 512MB

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  1. btarunr

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    Palit Microsystems, leading graphics card manufacturer who caters to users who want ultra high definition graphics for extreme gaming and entertainment, announces its new custom design addition to the GT200 series: Palit GTS 250 2GB, 1GB and 512MB. The new cards feature a higher core speed of 745MHz on its 0.8ns GDDR3 memory with a 256bit interface. This powerful single GeForce GTS 250 GPU is equipped with Palit’s own advanced cooling system delivering full-throttle gaming experience with unbelievable thermal efficiency!

    The Palit GTS 250 is the first to offer 2GB memory providing no-lag visual performance when using high standard monitors. Palit’s uniquely designed cooling system comprises of two-ball bearing PWM fan, heat-pipes, and superior copper base plating (with nickel to prevent oxidation). This system ensures high performance and consistent thermal results allowing users to unleash the true power of this graphics card without fear of overheating. Palit’s cooling design dissipates the heat efficiently from the GPU, memories, and all other components on the graphics card while still maintaining low fan noise.

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    The 4-phase power supply is unique to the Palit GeForce GTS 250 design and enables a more robust and stable energy distribution system. This allows the graphics card to have more constant power quality therefore lengthening the life of the graphics card. The Palit GTS 250 graphics card with NVIDIA CUDA technology not only provides a world-class gaming experience, it also delivers Graphics Plus. Experience jaw-dropping NVIDIA PhysX gaming effects, stereoscopic 3D, and lightning fast video and image processing all accelerated by the GPU!

    Features:
    • 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.
    • NVIDIA PhysX Ready:
      GeForce GPU support for NVIDIA PhysX technology, enabling a totally new class of physical gaming interaction for a more dynamic and realist experience with GeForce.
    • NVIDIA CUDA Technology:
      CUDA technology unlocks the power of the GPU’s processor cores to accelerate the most demanding system tasks-such as video transcoding- delivering up to 20x performance over traditional CPUs.
    • Full Microsoft DirectX 10 Support:
      World’s first DirectX 10 GPU with full Shader Model 4.0 support delivers unparalleled levels of graphics realism and film-quality effects.
    • PCI Express 2.0 Support:
      Designed to run perfectly with the new PCI Express 2.0 bus architecture, offering a future-proofing bridge to tomorrow’s most bandwidth-hungry games and 3D applications by maximizing the 5GT/s PCI Express 2.0 bandwidth.
    • Dual Dual-link DVI Support:
      Able to drive the industry’s largest and highest resolution flat-panel displays up to 2560 x 1600.
    • Built for Microsoft Windows Vista
      NVIDIA’s fourth-generation GPU architecture built for Windows Vista gives users the best possible experience with the Windows Aero 3D graphical user interface, included in the new operating system (OS) from Microsoft.
    • NVIDIA PureVideo HD Technology
      The combination of high-definition video decode acceleration and post-processing delivers unprecedented picture clarity, smooth video, accurate color, and precise image scaling for movies and video.
    • 3-way NVIDIA SLI Technology
      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.
    • HDCP Capable
      Designed to meet the output protection management (HDCP) and security specification of the Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD formats, allowing the playback of encrypted movie content on PCs when connected to HDCP-compliant displays.
    • HDMI Support
      HDMI function via dongle
    Source: Palit
  2. 1Kurgan1

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    I really gotta ask, can these things really use 2gb of ram...
  3. Johnny5

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    It would be nice to find palit in stock in the USA.
  4. Jizzler

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    While the marketing wants you to believe that 2GB will provide "no-lag visual performance when using high standard monitors" for your games, media, etc, it can actually be usual to some. I'm not saying "a lot", just some :)

    Unless you do digital graphics and video day in and day out, you probably don't need a Quadro. The Quadro CX is pretty much a GTX260 with 1.5GB. This card is a fraction of the cost while still be competitive performance-wise.
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    2GB of memory on what used to be a 9800GTX+? That's overkill for me
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    multi monitor set ups thats all about i can think of for 2gb of ram for an average user

    overkill so much its lulz whats the point in re-badging 8000series so much? okay better clocks and better design but essentially its based on those cards right?

    why not just make a downgraded gtx260 that would kill the 9000series
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    I'd like to see this in Tri-SLI, also in Flight Simulator X and GTA4.
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    2gb that may be enough to max gta IV out at 1920x1200.
  9. r9

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    This card is targeted to special group of people that like to buy their cards like apples. Give me two GB of GeForce.
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    ZOMG! TWO GIGGLEBITES I MUST HAVE ONE IT IS TEH BEST PERFORM CARD EVA!!

    One rebadge I wouldn't mind seeing is the 9800 GX2; that was a monster card, still is, and if they worked on it some more, improved cooling, made it 55nm, it'd still be a great performer.
  11. wolf

    wolf Performance Enthusiast

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    thats an interesting thought, go 55nm, improved clockspeeds, with 1gb vram per gpu, price it right and youve got a stunner.
  12. Slyr7.62

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    Sadly, imo this GPU isn't fast enough to make 2GB perform much if any faster than the 1GB and possibly 512MB version of the card. 2GB of Vram might be good for high resolutions, but you need Vram bandwidth and/or GPU power to get there.
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    2gb?? better need a high resolution LCD

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