XFX GeForce 8500GT Graphics Card - PVT86JUAF3

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by Jonathan Sanchez on 7/18/2007

Itsa good video card for people just starting out gameing and DX10 is sweet plus a pretty good price compareing the video card at $70-$80 ($70 if your're new to google checkout) and free shipping 7-9 days got to me about 6 days which circuit city charges $100 overall good for new beginners and medium people,people may says it sucks but there compareing it to a $600 video card this card is inded good.

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Product Overview

NVIDIA SLI certification ensures a quality user experience by putting each set of graphics cards through a rigorous series of tests including diagnostics, benchmarking, burn in, and interoperability with SLI-Ready motherboards, power supplies, cases, system memory, and gaming applications.

Only graphics cards that pass NVIDIA SLI certification can be called "NVIDIA SLI-Ready certified." Be sure to look for the NVIDIA SLI-Ready badge when you buy your next graphics card.

MODDER FRIENDLY WARRANTY! Here’s the deal: XFX will repair and service your 6, 7, and 8 Series Graphics Card for as long as you live. Even for those of you who know how to push our cards to the limits, if anything goes wrong, XFX service it free of charge. All you have to do is register the card with XFX online . If you ever decide to sell or give the card away to someone, XFX will still honor the protection plan for the second owner as well. They just need to register the card with XFX. You get the protection AND the added value of being able to pass along a full warranty.

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.

NVIDIA® SLI™ Technology: Delivers up to 2x the performance of a single graphics card configuration for unequaled gaming experiences by allowing two cards to run in parallel. The must-have feature for performance PCI Express® graphics, SLI technology dramatically scales performance on today’s hottest games.

NVIDIA® unified architecture with GigaThread™ technology: Massively multi-threaded architecture supports thousands of independent, simultaneous threads, providing extreme processing efficiency in advanced, next generation shader programs.

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.

NVIDIA® Lumenex™ Engine: Delivers stunning image quality and floating point accuracy at ultra-fast frame rates.

OpenGL™ 2.0 Optimizations and Support: Ensures top-notch compatibility and performance for all OpenGL applications. NVIDIA® nView® Multi-display Advanced technology provides the ultimate in viewing flexibility and control for multiple monitors.

16x Anti-aliasing: Lightning fast, high-quality anti-aliasing at up to 16x sample rates obliterates jagged edges.

128-bit floating point High Dynamic-Range (HDR): Twice the precision of prior generations for incredibly realistic lighting effects—now with support for anti-aliasing.

Dual 400MHz RAMDACs: Blazing-fast RAMDACs support dual QXGA displays with ultra-high, ergonomic refresh rates--up to 2048x1536@85Hz.

Dual DVI Support: Able to drive the industry's largest and highest resolution flat-panel displays.

Dual Link DVI: Capable of supporting digital output for high resolution monitors (up to 2560x1600).

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 AI.

NVIDIA® ForceWare® Unified Driver Architecture (UDA): Delivers a proven record of compatibility, reliability, and stability with the widest range of games and applications. ForceWare provides the best out-of-box experience and delivers continuous performance and feature updates over the life of NVIDIA GeForce® GPUs.

NVIDIA® PureVideo™ Technology: The combination of high-definition video processors and NVIDIA DVD decoder software delivers unprecedented picture clarity, smooth video, accurate color, and precise image scaling for all video content to turn your PC into a high-end home theater. (Feature requires supported video software.)

PCI Express™ Support: Designed to run perfectly with the next-generation PCI Express bus architecture. This new bus doubles the bandwidth of AGP 8X delivering over 4 GB/sec. in both upstream and downstream data transfers.

NVIDIA® nView® Multi-Display Technology: Advanced technology provides the ultimate in viewing flexibility and control for multiple monitors.


Manufacturer XFX
Mfg Part# PVT86JUAF3
SKU 204450358
UPC 778656043909
UPC 14 00778656043909
Interfaces/Ports 1 x 15-pin VGA / 1 x TV Out
Manufacturer Website Address www.xfxforce.com
Product Series GeForce8
Manufacturer XFX Technologies, Inc
Product Type Graphics Card
Package Type Retail
Product Model PV-T86J-UAF3
Manufacturer Part Number PVT86JUAF3
Product Name GeForce 8500GT Graphics Card
Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Bus Width 128 bit
Standard Memory 256 MB
Processor Speed 400 MHz
Chipset Model GeForce 8500 GT
Host Interface PCI Express x16
Digital Signal Yes
Maximum Resolution 2560 x 1600
RAMDAC Speed 400 MHz
Dual Link DVI Support Yes
Analog Signal Yes
Tech Specs
Stream Processors 16
Shader Clock 900 MHz
Chipset GeForce™ 8500 GT
Memory Interface 128 bit
Memory Bandwidth 12.8 GB/sec
Fill Rate 3.6 billion/sec
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