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Leadtek Announces GTX 750 Ti OC and GTX 750 OC Graphics Cards

Leadtek simultaneously launches GTX 750 Ti OC and GTX 750 OC, two brand-new GeForce series overclocking graphics cards. They are equipped with the first generation NVIDIA Maxwell GPU architecture, and their main appeal is low power consumption. Their capabilities have also been improved, compared to products of the same grade in the previous generation.

GTX 750 Ti OC and GTX 750 OC are equipped with 2 GB GDDR5 and 1 GB GDDR5, respectively. Their memory bandwidth is 128-bit. GTX 750 Ti OC is embedded with 640 CUDA cores and its base clock is 1072 MHz, allowing it to support Boost 2.0 technology to 1150 MHz, overclocking more than 5%, offering better performance and excellent cooling effects, and giving more choices to professional gamers.

Leadtek Launches Its GTX 750 Ti and GTX 750 Graphics Cards

Leadtek simultaneously launches GTX 750 Ti and GTX 750, two brand-new GeForce series graphics cards. They are equipped with the first generation NVIDIA Maxwell GPU architecture, and their main appeal is low power consumption. Their capabilities have also been improved, compared to products of the same grade in the previous generation.

GTX 750 Ti and GTX 750 are equipped with 2 GB GDDR5 and 1 GB GDDR5, respectively. Their memory bandwidth is 128-bit. GTX 750 Ti is embedded with 640 CUDA cores and its base clock is 1020 MHz, allowing it to support Boost 2.0 technology to 1085 MHz. Leadtek will soon launch the single-fan overclocking and dual-fan Hurricane overclocking graphics cards made in-house, offering better performance and superb cooling effects, and giving more choices to professional gamers.

Leadtek Announces GeForce GTX 760 4GB Hurricane

Leadtek announced the WinFast GeForce GTX 760 Hurricane graphics card with 4 GB of memory (model: WFGTX760-4GD5DF3OC), in what could be among the first of many upcoming GTX 760 graphics cards to ship with double the standard memory amount, to meet with Battlefield 4 recommended system requirements that mandate at least 3 GB of graphics memory. Leadtek's card features a compact dual-slot aluminium fin-stack heatsink that uses four 8 mm-thick nickel-plated copper heat pipes to convey heat from the GPU to two fin-stacks; which are ventilated by a pair of 74 mm fans. Apart from 4 GB of memory, the card ships with factory overclocked speeds of 1111 MHz core (compared to 980 MHz reference), and 6280 MHz memory (compared to 6008 MHz reference, GDDR5-effective). Based on the 28 nm GK104 silicon, the GeForce GTX 760 features 1,152 CUDA cores, and a 256-bit wide memory interface.

Leadtek Rolls Out the GeForce GTX 780 Hurricane III

Leadtek rolled out the GeForce GTX 780 Hurricane III graphics card. The card combines a reference-design NVIDIA PCB with the company's homebrew Hurricane III cooling solution, which facilitates a small factory overclock, of 876 MHz core, and 928 MHz GPU Boost, compared to 863/900 MHz NVIDIA reference clock speeds. The memory is left untouched at 6.00 GHz. The cooler uses a large aluminium fin stack, to which heat drawn directly from the GPU is fed by a number of copper heat pipes, and ventilated by three fans, two of which are 74 mm, and one (center) 85 mm. Power is drawn by a combination of 6-pin and 8-pin PCIe connectors. Slated to 20th September, the card is expected to be priced on-par with reference-design cards.

Source: Hermitage Akihabara

Leadtek Unveils WinFast GeForce GTX 770 Hurricane III

Leadtek unveiled its premium non-reference design GeForce GTX 770 graphics card, the WinFast GTX 770 Hurricane III (model: WFGTX770-2GD5DF3). The card combines what looks like the old GeForce GTX 680 reference PCB with 5 phases enabled; with a custom design cooling solution. The cooler uses a large aluminum fin stack to which heat from the GPU is fed by five copper heat pipes, of which two are 8 mm-thick, and three 6 mm-thick. A pair of 85 mm fans ventilate the heatsink. The card ships with a tiny factory-overclock of 1159 MHz core, 1111 MHz GPU Boost, and an untouched 7.00 GHz memory. It features 2 GB of memory across a 256-bit wide GDDR5 memory interface. Leadtek didn't reveal pricing.

Leadtek Intros WinFast GeForce GTX 660 Hurricane II Graphics Card

Leadtek rolled out the WinFast GeForce GTX 660 Hurricane II graphics card. Based around the same cooler design as its recently-launched WinFast GTX 650 Ti Hurricane II, the card uses a non-reference design PCB, augmented with the company's dual-fan Hurricane II GPU cooler.

The WinFast GTX 660 Hurricane II features reference clock speeds of 980 MHz core, 1033 MHz GPU Boost, and 6.00 GHz memory (GDDR5-effective). It features 2 GB of memory across a 192-bit wide memory interface. Based on the 28 nm GK106 silicon, the GeForce GTX 660 packs 960 CUDA cores. The card draws power from a single 6-pin power connector, display outputs include two DVI, and one each of HDMI and DisplayPort.

Leadtek Announces Two New GeForce GTX 650 Ti Graphics Cards

Leadtek announced a pair of new GeForce GTX 650 Ti graphics cards, the WinFast GTX 650 Ti 2 GB Hurricane (model: WFGTX650TI-2GD5DF2), and WinFast GTX 650 Ti 1 GB Standard (model: WFGTX650TI-1GD5). The Hurricane features double the standard memory amount at 2 GB, NVIDIA-reference clock speeds of 928 MHz core with 5.40 GHz memory, and a dual-fan cooling solution, which, contrary to its naming, the claims to run quieter and cooler than NVIDIA reference design. The second card in Leadtek's lineup, the WinFast GTX 650 Ti Standard, is characterized by a compact 145 mm-long PCB, quiet Arctic Accelero L2 cooler, and NVIDIA-reference clock speeds. The company did not reveal pricing.

Leadtek Unveils the WinFast GTX 660 Graphics Card

After releasing GeForce GTX 660 Ti, Leadtek Research Inc, a world-leading maker of professional gaming graphics cards, announces its high-level GeForce GTX 660 graphics card today. With all the features of the NVIDIA Kepler, the GTX 660 delivers smooth graphics performance at 1080p. The dual fan SKU will be available later.

The GTX 660 features a GPU Boost function for users to make dynamic clock adjustment for optimal performance/watt. With 960 CUDA cores, the GTX 660 delivers a base clock and boost clock speed up to 980 MHz and 1033 MHz to automatically adjust the clock according to the needs of gamers.

Leadtek Enhances 10% Cooling Performance for GeForce GTX 650

Leadtek Research Inc, a world-leading maker of professional gaming graphics cards, launches the overclocking version of the GeForce GTX 650 graphics card. The new-generation GeForce GTX 650 is based on the new 28nm GK107 ASIC derived from the NVIDIA Kepler architecture. With graphics that clock up to 1,100MHz, the GeForce GTX 650 OC comes in a dual-fan design with 1GB GDDR5 memory and four outputs onboard to support output for up to four monitors for gamers to enjoy live experience at the most best price. There is also a standard version with 2GB GDDR5 memory.

Leadtek Announces the WinFast TC200 Series Thin Client

Leadtek Research Inc., known globally for extreme Cloud Computing technology development, is pleased to announce its CITRIX HDX Ready WinFast TC200 series to simplify the VDI deployment and improve IT security.

The WinFast TC200 series allows you to access virtual machines (VM) running on remote servers over a standard IP network and still deliver a complete, high-quality user experience. All processing is handled by the central server, ensuring high performance and data security. The Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for the user is greatly reduced due to the minimum IT maintenance costs and support requirements.

Leadtek Intros Single-Slot, Low-Profile Winfast GeForce GT 630

Leadtek introduced the Winfast GeForce GT 630 low-profile single-slot graphics card (model: WFGT630-2GD3LP). Based on a custom-design PCB by Leadtek, the card sticks to NVIDIA-reference clock speeds of 810 MHz core, 1620 MHz CUDA cores, and 1600 MHz memory. It is based on the Fermi architecture, packing 96 CUDA cores and a 128-bit wide memory interface, holding 2 GB of SDDR3 memory. The card is completely slot-powered, and uses a fan-heatsink to keep the GPU and memory cool. Display outputs include DVI, HDMI 1.4a, and D-Sub. Slated for a little later this week, the WFGT630-2GD3LP is priced at 7,000 JPY.

Leadtek Intros 4 GB WinFast GeForce GTX 680

The newest in the parade of 4 GB GeForce GTX 680 graphics cards is made by Leadtek (model: WFGTX680-4G). The WinFast GTX 680 4 GB, for the most part, sticks to NVIDIA's reference design. Its cooling solution is completely carried over from it. From the looks of it, the PCB, too, is similar to the reference design, with the exception of double the memory amount.

The 4 GB of memory is spread across 16 GDDR5 memory chips. Leadtek's card sticks to NVIDIA reference clock speeds of 1006 MHz core, 1058 MHz GPU Boost, and 6008 MHz GDDR5-effective memory. The card draws power from two 6-pin PCIe power connectors. Slated for 1st August release, the Leadtek WinFast GeForce GTX 680 4 GB is priced at 59,800 JPY (US $765).

Source: Hermitage Akihabara

Leadtek Announces a Trio of Winfast GeForce GT 600 Graphics Cards

Leadtek joined the GeForce GT 600 launch party with three new Winfast series graphics card models, based on the GeForce GT 630, GeForce GT 620, and GeForce GT 610 (pictured in that order, below). The GT 630 card (model: LR2741), dons a full-height PCB, a double-slot cooling solution, 1 GB of SDDR3 memory, and clock speeds of 810/1620/1600 MHz (core/CUDA cores/memory effective).

The GeForce GT 620 based card (model: LR2740), is low-profile capable, its cooling solution consists of an active fan-heatsink. Like the GT 630 model, this card utilizes 1 GB of SDDR3 memory as well. It comes with clock speeds of 700/1400/1333 MHz. Lastly, there's the GT 610-based card (model: LR2739), which packs a much more compact fan-heatsink, 1 GB of SDDR3 memory, and clock speeds of 810/1620/1066 MHz. All three cards provide DVI, D-Sub, and HDMI display outputs.

Source: Hermitage Akihabara

NVIDIA Showcases Relevance of the GPU to Professionals in India

In an effort to strengthen the delivery of relevant GPU computing solutions to professionals in India, NVIDIA has initiated an intensive channel development and training programme for its reseller partners. The initiative aims to educate more than 500 channel partners including Quadro Preferred Partners, resellers and ISV/IHV VARs. The channel development roadshow will cover 8 cities including not only the metros (Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, and Kolkata) but also the key cities of Pune, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Bangalore.

Through the roadshow, NVIDIA will seek to increase awareness of the value proposition of NVIDIA’s professional graphics solution, the Quadro line of graphics cards. The training programme will not only educate partners about the application of Quadro solutions in a professional environment but also demonstrate how NVIDIA’s graphics cards deliver a superior visual computing experience to users. NVIDIA will provide a hands-on demonstration of its revolutionary 3D Vision Pro technology, including professional applications like CAD-CAM.Such training programmes are a quarterly initiative by NVIDIA and the 8 city roadshow will be organized in collaboration with Rashi Peripherals.

LeadTek Announces WinFast GTX 560 Ti Hurricane Graphics Card

Leadtek Research Inc., known globally for its extreme visual graphics technology, added the new WinFast GTX 560 Ti Hurricane graphics card to the Fermi II generation family for enthusiasts. It features dual 90 mm fans, two 8 mm cooper heat-pipes, a large copper base and many fan fins equipped behind the GeForce Fermi 114 chipset, which can reduce temperature more effectively than the standard version containing only two 6 mm cooper heat-pipes from the chipset manufacture. This not only means improvements in the thermal solution but also in noise emission. Only 21 dB is measured during idle time, and even during peak time, it is just 43 dB. Leadtek will release more dual fan design graphics cards, naming them “Hurricane”, to highlight these features.

GeForce GTX 550 Ti redefines PC gaming at £119

PC gaming just got a lot more fun today with the introduction of the GeForce GTX 550 Ti graphics processing unit (GPU) with an estimated e-tail price of £119. The GTX 550 Ti is the latest in NVIDIA’s Fermi line of consumer GPUs, designed to deliver stunning DirectX 11 performance. It brings a new level of price/performance to mainstream PC gaming, while maintaining exceptionally quiet acoustics and requiring minimal power.

Like all NVIDIA “DX11 Done Right” GPUs, the GTX 550 Ti delivers the world’s fastest performance in its class for DX11 games. Compared with the closest competitive product, the GTX 550 Ti is up to 50 percent faster in today’s newest DX11 tessellated games, and 38 percent fasteri in previous-generation DX9 and DX10 games. And with NVIDIA SLI technology, the industry’s most scalable multi-GPU platform, gamers will be able to increase their PC’s gaming performance by adding a second GeForce GTX 550 Ti.

Leadtek Releases New WinFast GTX 570 Graphics Card

After releasing the WinFast GTX 580 with great sales in November, Leadtek Research Inc., known globally for its extreme visual graphics technology development, today unveiled the new WinFast GTX 570 graphics card for the upcoming holiday season. Like the GTX 580 which features high performance, lower power consumption and noise, the DX11 GPU offers gamers maximum resolution and a quieter environment. The WinFast GTX 570 features a high core clock speed of up to 732MHz. With 480 cores and 1280MB of GDDR5 memory, paired with a 320-bit interface, its graphics card power is lower than GTX 470, only 219 watts.

NVIDIA Introduces NVS Business Graphics Solutions

NVIDIA announced today the immediate availability of the NVIDIA NVS 300 Business Graphics Solution, a graphics processor designed for the enterprise that delivers exceptional visual fidelity across up to eight displays while consuming minimal power. With nearly 25 percent more efficient power utilization, the NVS 300 graphics processor is designed for mission-critical applications ranging from command and control centers, to securities trading floors, to digital signage installations.

The NVS graphics processor brand has become the standard for multi-display business computing environments because it is easy to deploy, cost-effective and power efficient. The NVS 300 graphics processor simplifies IT administration, offering the most versatile display connectivity available in a low-profile, space saving graphics card design. Regardless of the display type (LCD, DLP or plasma) or system type (standard tower PC, workstation or small form factor system), the NVS 300 delivers the best image quality, supporting VGA, DVI, DisplayPort and HDMI at resolutions as high as 2560x1600.

Leadtek Announces its GeForce GTX 580 Graphics Accelerator

Leadtek Research Inc., known globally for its extreme visual graphics technology development, today announced the new-generation WinFast GTX 580 graphics card. This newcomer's fastest DX11 GPU is designed for performance per watt and lower noise, offering you the maximum resolution and quality settings. The upcoming flagship card that will be based on the GF110 GPU features an ultra-high core clock speed of up to 772MHz and its processor clock ends up at 1544MHz. With 512 cores and 1536MB of GDDR5 memory, paired up with a 384-bit interface, it satisfies the graphics needs of the most demanding gamers. WinFast GTX 580 especially emphasizes lower power consumption and noise while the GPU is executing data computing. According to these benchmarks, the WinFast GTX 580 is 10% to 15% faster than the GTX 480. For the acoustics comparison, it is quieter than GTX 285, at only 47 dBA.

NVIDIA Delivers World's Fastest DX11 GPU... Again!

NVIDIA today announced the latest consumer GPU based on the NVIDIA Fermi architecture, the GeForce GTX 580, which has been reengineered from the transistor-level up to deliver increased power efficiency and performance over previous generation products.

The GeForce GTX 580 GPU delivers the world's fastest performance for DirectX 11 (DX11) games, and support for NVIDIA 3D Vision, Surround, PhysX, SLI and CUDA technologies, further entrenching GeForce-based PCs as the most robust gaming platforms in the world. The combination of an innovative vapor chamber thermal solution and new architectural enhancements make the GTX 580 the fastest and quietest GPU in its class, delivering an increase of up to 35 percent in performance per watti, and performance that is up to 30 percent faster than the original GeForce GTX 480.

Leadtek launches WinFast GTS 450 Extreme Graphics Cards

Next-generation gaming has arrived. A GPU with performance at twice the speed for your online games is available right now. Leadtek Research Inc., known globally for its extreme visual graphics technology development, today announced the arrival of the overclocking version of WinFast GTS 450 Extreme GDDR5 1GB graphics card. Much like a race car in appearance, it delivers the best and coolest performance in comparison to others. The new product can lower GPU temperature by 10%-15% and be overclocked to up to 850 MHz.

Compared to the same level of product in the previous generation, WinFast GTS 450 Extreme dominates the competition with more than 2x the DirectX 11 geometry processing power for unparalleled game realism. Built on next-generation GeForce Fermi architecture, it is equipped with NVIDIA GeForce 106 GPU and 192 cores. The new release is specially designed to effectively dissipate heat away from the graphics card. The WinFast GTS 450 Extreme can quickly transfer heat away from the GPU and lower the temperature by a whopping 12ºC in comparison to reference designs.

Leadtek Loads four SpursEngine Video Processors on One Board

Leadtek has decided to make its SpursEngine video processor more palatable to production houses and studios, by multiplying its performance by four. SpursEngine accelerates video encoding/decoding performance of full HD MPEG-2 or MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 videos many times over compared to the CPU, it uses the CELL Broadband Engine architecture, the same which is used in supercomputers, PlayStation 3, and HDTVs in various forms. The WinFast HPCC1111 from Leadtek uses four SpursEngine chips on a single board, that connects to the system over a PCIe bridge chip, through PCI-Express x4. With the new HPCC1111, one can encode full HD MPEG-2, or MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 in real time, or even faster than real time, if the rest of the hardware permits. SpursEngine has already made its way to single-chip cards and mobile workstations. Scheduled to release in Japan this September, the HPCC1111 is expected to cost JP ¥99,000 (US $1,175).

Source: Akihabara News

NVIDIA Announces GeForce GTX 460, Monster Performance to the $199 Sweet Spot

NVIDIA today announced the latest addition to its Fermi-class of graphics processing units (GPUs), the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 -- which delivers a great DX11 gaming experience and is priced right at the market's $199 sweet spot.

Built from the ground up for DirectX 11 tessellation, GeForce GTX 460 GPUs deliver monster tessellation performance with up to 4x tessellation performance over competing GPUs. The GTX 460 brings the ultimate next-generation DX11 gaming experience to a new price segment, enabling more gamers than ever to experience incredibly detailed characters, terrain and game environments with blazing fast performance and awesome visuals.

Bigfoot Networks Unleashes Killer 2100, World's Fastest Gaming NIC

Bigfoot Networks, the networking technology company behind the Killer line of gaming networks cards, today announced Killer 2100, its next-generation network interface card (NIC) for online gaming. Killer 2100 combines elements of speed, intelligence and control demanded by gamers with major throughput and latency enhancements and an innovative and easy-to-use software interface. Killer 2100 epitomizes blazing speed and maximum performance as the fastest Gigabit NIC on the planet for gamers.

At the heart of Killer 2100 is Bigfoot Networks’ groundbreaking Game Networking DNA technology, comprised of a dedicated network processor (NPU), Advanced Game Detect, Windows stack bypass, Visual Bandwidth Control and other optimizations designed to deliver the best online gaming experience possible. Game Networking DNA accelerates latency-sensitive game traffic while reducing stuttering, freezing and other symptoms of lag, giving online gamers a competitive edge.

Leadtek Brings WinFast Killer Xeno Pro Gaming Network Cards to Online Gamers

Leadtek Research Inc., known globally for its extreme visual graphics technology development, today revealed the latest WinFast Killer Xeno Pro, the only network card designed to provide smoother, more responsive online game play. Leadtek will distribute the WinFast Killer Xeno Pro through online and retail channels in Taiwan, Korea and Japan, improving the competitiveness of millions of online gamers.

The WinFast Killer Xeno Pro gaming network card delivers superior online performance by putting intelligent networking technology inside gamers’ PCs. Its dedicated Network Processing Unit (NPU) and innovative architecture offload network traffic, bypassing the Microsoft Windows networking stack and prioritizing competing bandwidth demands from applications such as Web browsing, music streaming, software downloads and voice chat. Its Game Detect technology identifies, prioritizes and accelerates game traffic, giving players a competitive edge in the latest online games, from shooters to MMOs. Intelligent Bandwidth Control keeps the game running smoothly and lets you allocate bandwidth to other applications so you can do more while you game.
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