NVIDIA today introduced the NVIDIA® GeForce™ FX 5950 Ultra and
the NVIDIA GeForce FX 5700 series of graphics processing units (GPUs),
delivering unprecedented graphics performance levels to the enthusiast and
mainstream markets. In conjunction with the Company’s new ForceWare™ release
50 graphics driver, these products are engineered to deliver unmatched image
quality and ultra-high performance, cinematic graphics for the hottest new PC
The new GeForce FX 5950 Ultra is the fastest GPU in the
Company’s history. Manufactured using 0.13 micron process technology at TSMC,
this new GPU combines extremely fast clock rates with a 256-bit memory bus.
Designed to deliver cinematic-quality graphics and studio-quality color, the
GeForce FX GPUs are the only full 128-bit precision computation GPUs in the
industry. In addition, the GeForce FX 5950 and 5700 GPUs feature the NVIDIA
CineFX™ 2.0 engine with NVIDIA UltraShadow™ technology, designed to improve the
shader power that enables more complex effects, and to accelerate the rendering
of lighting and shadows.
The NVIDIA GeForce FX 5700 Ultra GPU is the first produced in
0.13 micron at the IBM foundry in East Fishkill, NY. The GeForce FX 5700 series
delivers an enthusiast feature set at a mainstream price to enable
next-generation gaming for the masses. With the GeForce FX 5700 gamers can
enjoy unbeatable DirectX 9.0 performance at a mainstream price.