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NVIDIA Introduces New GeForce GTX 560 GPU and Faster GeForce R275 Drivers

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, May 17, 2011.

  1. btarunr

    btarunr Editor & Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    NVIDIA today introduced the GeForce GTX 560 GPU, the latest addition to the company's Fermi architecture-based product family, which brings amazing performance and enhanced features such as NVIDIA PhysX, 3D Vision, SLI and Surround technologies to this summer's hottest PC games.

    Starting at $199 USD, the GeForce GTX 560 joins its big brother, the previously launched GTX 560 Ti GPU, in delivering an awesome gaming experience in its price class for games running at 1080p, the world's most popular gaming resolution, according to Valve's Steam Hardware and Software Survey.


    NVIDIA today also released beta GeForce R275 drivers. They bring increased performance and enhanced functionality to a broad spectrum of PC games, including 3D Vision support to Duke Nukem Forever, PhysX support to Alice: Madness Returns, and Surround support to Dungeon Siege III.

    Highlights of GeForce R275 Drivers:
    • Performance boost across a variety of games, including Crysis 2 (6%), Bulletstorm (15%), and Portal 2 (8%)
    • NVIDIA Update technology now includes SLI profiles
    • Improved desktop scaling experience with new user interface and features
    • Improved resizing experience for HDTVs
    • More than 525 3D Vision gaming profiles, including new additions for Portal 2, Duke Nukem Forever, Age of Empires Online, Assassin's Creed Brotherhood and Dungeon Siege III, among others
    • New 3D Vision Photo Viewer with Windowed Mode Support
    • Support for more than 65 3D Vision Ready displays, including desktop monitors, notebooks and projectors.
    The GeForce GTX 560 GPU is available starting today from the world's leading add-in card partners, including ASL, Asus, Colorful, ECS, EVGA, Gainward, Galaxy, Gigabyte, Innovision 3D, Jetway, Leadtek, MSI, Palit, Point of View, PNY, Sparkle, Zotac and others. GeForce R275 drivers are available directly from www.geforce.com or from the driver download page on nvidia.com.
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  2. afw


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    not impressive when u look at perf/$ and perf/watt :shadedshu
  3. OneCool


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    Look behind you!!
    Just get the 560ti

    IMO its filling a very small gap in price.
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  4. theJesus


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    Yeah, that's what I was going to say. The 560 Ti is ~$230 right now I think, depending on rebates. I think I saw one for $220 after MIR.
  5. Salsoolo

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    ^already been said here.
    they are flooding the market to keep prices from falling.

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