MSI Announced a Series of Chipsets Supporting the NVIDIA® GeForce™ FX5200,A Sense of Reality for Hom

Latest Update: Wed, 30 Apr 2003

The world's No. 1 display card manufacturer, MSI™, once again announced a chipset that supports the NVIDIA® GeForce™ FX 5200 in 2003, and almost simultaneously announced the display cards [FX5200-TDR64] and [FX5200-TDR128] that support the NVIDIA® GeForce™ FX5200 chipset. The NVIDIA® GeForce™FX 5200 provides a more powerful theater-level graphic engine to show a lifelike animation effect, computational capability, and satisfies the desired hardware requirements for current games.

The NVIDIA® GeForce™ FX5200 chipset of this generation still extends the core "Motive Power and Performance" of the NVIDIA chipset which are also the two most desirable elements for game players. The CineFX™ engine of the GeForce™ FX in the hottest animation provides the effect for games of the same level, integrating the 128-bit superior theater-level video quality color processing technology, the 3D world and characters to accomplish the unprecedented realistic effect. The evolution of performance enables application programs and games to have a higher resolution and unprecedented execution speed. The NVIDIA® GeForce™FX 5200 chipset will display a close-to-perfect screen and deepen your experience in graphics. MSI™ FX5200 series of display cards shows excellent performance to users and also gives away many munificent 2-in-1 super-value software as gifts, including the virtual restoration with virtual CD, Win DVD 5.1 Channel plus the language learning machine, and many first-class multimedia 3D games. To feedback to the large number of consumers, MSI™ attentively selects the most interesting, the most amusing, the newest, the coolest, complete version of 3D games and utility programs such as the Duke Nukem : Manhattan Project; The Elder Scrolls III : Morrowind Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon , and 7-in-1 games, etc for a super value package of "Buy One Get Many Free".


MSI™ specially introduces the newest function of the MSI™ Media Center Deluxe II and enables users to browse all multimedia files (the built-in functions include listening to music, appreciating DVDs, playing games, watching movies, and viewing photo files, etc) on a single platform. The simple computer interface allows senior citizens and children to operate easily, and turns the computer into a home multimedia entertainment center.

It is particularly worthy to mention the MSI™'s latest developed T.O.P. Tech™ II function that can precisely detect the computer conditions and change the speed of the fan to maximize the performance on lowering noises and temperature. If users are using over-clocking, the T.O.P. Tech™ II will accelerate and automatically lower the temperature to maximize the performance. Under general conditions, it will return to normal speed to extend the life of the display card.

The specifications and functional features of the NVIDIA® GeForce™FX5200 are listed below:

Supports AGP 8X:
Provides twice the bandwidth as the AGP 4X - increasing from 1.0GB per second to 2.1GB per second. The AGP 8X makes the more complicated model and the refiner material possible and creates a lifelike environment. The uninterrupted data stream provides a smoother video streaming function and a faster and better-knit game experience.

Unified Driver Architecture (UDA):
guarantees software driver program compatibility and backward compatibility. All NVIDIA® products use the same driver program for the operation and simplify the procedure of upgrading the NVIDIA® product.

Special movie effects surpass your imagination, and functions of the advanced vertex shader and pixel shader make the shocking and complicated special effects real. In addition, the enhanced horsepower will make the execution of the game faster and smoother.

Microsoft® Direct®X 9.0 optimization and support:
assure the best performance and compatible with all Direct®X 9 application programs.

High-accuracy Graphics:
By the integration of the dynamic range of the amazing and the most advanced 3D animation and the 128-bit studio-level color accuracy, the GeForce™FX5200 can bring you the best video quality in the industry to apply to the demanding application programs.

nView™ Multi-viewing Technology:
The multi-viewing technology of the nView™ of the NVIDIA® uses a revolutionary method to let you be able to process data by the multi-tasking method easie

Open®GL 1.4 Optimizations and Support:
assures the best performance and the compatibility with all OpenRGL application programs.
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Smart Fan Mode RPM Acoustic(db) Thermal Impedance T-case compare to Competitor's NV34 Fan under NV34 9.6 Watts Heat source(Degree C)
enhanced 3D 6500 26.5 0.9 -7.68
3D 5000 18.6 1.12 -5.568
enhanced 2D 4200 15.2 1.23 -4.512
2D mode 3000 8 1.52 -1.728