MSI launches N280GTX and N260GTX series graphics cards.

June 16, 2008 // 2:01 p.m.

High definition, cinema-quality with no compromises - MSI readies latest N280GTX and N260GTX series graphics card

MSI, Taipei, Taiwan - MSI, a leading manufacturer of computer products, proudly unveils its latest N200 series graphics cards. Utilizing the latest enhanced multi-core graphics processors to-date, N280GTX-T2D1G has 240 processor cores with 1GB graphics memory and N260GTX-T2D896 has 192 processor cores and 896MB graphics memory. Beyond the field of play, the MSI N200GTX series seamlessly shifts intense processing tasks from the CPU to the GPU, like transcoding video to a personal video player which is 7x faster than the CPU.

Prior generation GPUs have delivered real‐time images that appear true‐to‐life, but this illusion quickly fades when animation and physical effects are introduced or complex scenery and multiple characters enter the scene, bringing frame rates screeching to a halt. With the power of the MSI N280GTX and N260GTX’s second generation unified architecture and NVIDIA®’s new GPU PhysX™ technology, the gamer surely gets pulled deeper into the gaming experience than they ever have before.

2nd Generation NVIDIA® Unified Architecture

Second generation NVIDIA® Unified architecture delivers 50% more gaming performance over the first generation through 240 enhanced processor cores that provide incredible shading horsepower. Take your DirectX 10 gaming beyond HD with the power of MSI N280GTX and N260GTX series graphics card. Place yourself in the center of the action and experience true DirectX 10 gaming cinema in extreme HD (2560x1600) resolutions - all enabled by GeForce® GTX 200 GPUs’ second generation unified architecture, NVIDIA® SLI® technology, and top notch DirectX 10 support. With 50% more performance than prior generation GPUs, MSI N280GTX and N260GTX series graphics card tear through complex DirectX 10 environments and cinematic effects at blazing frame rates reaching far beyond the resolution of HD.

NVIDIA® PhysX™ Ready

MSI N280GTX and N260GTX series support for NVIDIA® PhysX technology enables a totally new class of physical gaming interaction for a more dynamic and realistic experience. With the power of the GeForce® GTX 200 GPUs’ second generation unified architecture and NVIDIA®’s new GPU PhysX™ technology, you can experience convincing facial animation, multiple ultra‐high polygon characters in complex environments, and fully simulated physical effects such as weather and explosions that deliver a truly immersive and dynamic 3D gaming experience. With MSI N280GTX and N260GTX series, you can bring your 3D games to life.

3‐way NVIDIA® SLI® and CUDA™ Technology

Industry leading 3‐way NVIDIA® SLI™ technology offers amazing performance scaling by implementing 3‐way AFR (Alternate Frame Rendering) for the world’s fastest gaming solution under Windows Vista with solid, state‐of‐the‐art drivers.

CUDA technology unlocks the power of the GPU's processor cores to accelerate the most demanding system tasks - such as video transcoding - delivering up to 7X performance over traditional CPUs.

About MSI

MSI is proud of its more than 20 years experience in designing and manufacturing high performance IT products. The product lines of MSI are motherboards, graphic cards, notebooks, consumer electronics, barebones, networking and server products, and fully integrated add-on peripherals. With its ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 qualified facilities, MSI products provide the ultimate performance, reliability and value-increasing productivity. We distribute our products through offices located in The Netherlands, Serbia, Germany, Italy, Poland, France, Russia,Taiwan, United States, Canada, Brazil, Japan, China, Korea, Australia, United Kingdom and India.
MSI markets its products to distributors, computer system manufacturers, and system integrators. For more information visit the company on the World Wide Web at www.msicomputer.co.uk.

MSI Computer UK Ltd (MSI in the UK) was established in 1998. Having its own facility in London, it handles all marketing, sales, logistics and after-sales-service for its customers throughout UK.

MSI launches N280GTX and N260GTX series graphics cards.

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