The groundbreaking NVIDIA GeForce 6800 graphics processing units (GPUs) and their revolutionary technologies power worlds where reality and fantasy meet; worlds in which new standards are set for visual realism and quality, performance, and video functionality. The GeForce 6800 GPUs deliver powerful, elegant graphics to drench your senses, immersing you in unparalleled worlds of visual effects for the ultimate PC experience.
The NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GPUs supercharge gaming-delivering unparalleled performance and advanced visual effects for next-generation games. Featuring a revolutionary superscalar architecture and backed by the NVIDIA ForceWare software, the GeForce 6800 GPUs deliver ultra-realistic effects, unmatched features, and rock-solid stability so you can play your game the way it's meant to be played.
NVIDIA nView Multi-display Technology
NVIDIA ForceWare multimedia software suite contains advanced NVIDIA nView multi-display software features for unlimited flexibility in multiple-monitor setups. NVIDIA nView provides a quick and easy way for you to manage multiple Windows desktops. Thereby increasing your efficiency and enabling you to see what you've been missing.
High Dynamic-Range (HDR) rendering support
The ultimate lighting effects bring environments to life for a truly immersive, ultra-realistic experience.
- Full floating point support throughout entire pipeline
- Floating point filtering vastly improves the quality of images in motion
- Floating point texturing drives new levels of clarity and image detail
- Floating point blending gives detail to special effects like motion blur and explosions
Features and Benefits
NVIDIA CineFX 3.0 engine
Powers the next generation of cinematic realism. Full support for Microsoft DirectX 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 enables stunning and complex special effects. Next-generation shader architecture delivers faster and smoother gameplay.
NVIDIA UltraShadow II Technology
Enhances the performance of bleeding-edge games that feature complex scenes with multiple light sources and objects. Second-generation technology delivers more than 4x the shadow processing power over the previous generation.
NVIDIA Intellisample 3.0 Technology
Delivers ultra-realistic visuals with no jagged edges at lightning-fast speeds. Visual quality is taken to new heights through a new rotated grid sampling pattern.
NVIDIA Digital Vibrance Control 3.0 Technology
Allows the user to adjust color controls digitally to compensate for the lighting conditions of their workspace, in order to achieve accurate, bright colors in all conditions.
NVIDIA PureVideo Technology
The combination of the GeForce 6 Series GPUs' high-definition video processor and NVIDIA video decode 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 found at www.nvidia.com to run NVIDIA PureVideo Technology.)
Microsoft DirectX 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 Support
Ensures top-notch compatibility and performance for all Microsoft DirectX 9.0 applications, including gaming titles utilizing Shader Model 3.0.
OpenGL 2.0 Optimizations and Support
Ensures top-notch compatibility and performance for all OpenGL applications.
64-bit Floating Point Texture Filtering and Blending
NVIDIA's 64-bit texture implementation sets new standards for image clarity and quality through floating point capabilities in filtering, texturing and high dynamic range (HDR) lighting.