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MSI™ Launches StarForce 829 Graphics Accelerator -- Powered by nVIDIA®'s new GeForce2 MX-200 G

Type: Product News
Latest Update: Thu, 31 May 2001

 

Well known for its innovation and product quality, MSI™ today announced the release of the latest high-performance graphics card based on the nVIDIA® GeForce2 MX-200 GPU-StarForce 829. Featuring the 256-bit core technology of the GeFroce2 family, 128-bit memory interface, and 32MB SDRAM, the StarForce 829 sets a new benchmark for mainstream graphics performance and should appeal to those end users demanding high-performance GPU.

In the office, you will find the StarForce 829 is stable, reliable and manageable. Features such as Digital Vibrance Control, and an unified driver architecture make it the perfect business GPU. At home, the StarForce 829 provides amazing 3D via second generation T&L, per-pixel shading, and many other exciting features, including HDTV processing - at a great price.

Featuring the new GeForce2 MX™ processor, StarForce 829 provides all the best technical characteristics including:

Supports Fast Writes in AGP2X/4X

Supports 350MHz RAMDAC


The NVIDIA® Shading Rasterizer™ (NSR) incorporates real time per-pixel shading, making 3D elements look and behave like their real-life counterparts: wood looks grainy, lit objects gleam in the hotspots yet also cast realistic shadows, and water ripples and rolls into waves.

Supports 32 bit true color and up to 2048*1536 screen resolution under 75MHz refresh rate

Fill Rate: 350M pixels/sec., 700M texels/sec.

Memory Bandwidth: 1.3GB/sec.

On top of its pure performance and breathtaking speed, MSI™'s StarForce 829 graphics card also includes the MSI™ 3D TooL software, adding more features to the already powerful card. The software includes:
1. MSI™ DVD: MSI™ provides this unique and customized DVD playback software, ensuring easy DVD application as well as allowing the users to enjoy DVD movie playbacks.
2. MSI™ 3D!Turbo™ 2001:
Screen: This function provides a powerful and user-friendly interface, and automatically detects DDC2B supported video mode. Its protection feature allows the current setting to return to the previous one if not functioning in 10 seconds.
Overclocking: The "Control" function allows users to adjust memory frequency, meeting the demand for higher working frequency environment.
Multi-desktop: The eight desktop selections allow users to group icons of similar function workgroups together, simplifying desktop management.

Are you eager to learn more about our new StarForce 829? Please visit our website () for more information.

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