HONG KONG– May 25, 2010– ZOTAC International, a leading innovator and the world’s largest channel manufacturer of graphics cards, mini-PCs and small form factor platforms, today unleashes the world’s fastest air cooled GeForce® GTX 400 series graphics cards– the lightning-fast ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 480 AMP!® Edition and GTX 470 AMP!® Edition graphics cards.
ZOTAC takes air-cooled performance to the next level with superior engineering and tweaking to raise performance levels of the GeForce® GTX 400 series to unprecedented levels. The ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 400 series AMP!® Editions go beyond overclocking and features enhanced upgrades over standard GeForce® GTX 400 series graphics cards.
“We wanted to transform the ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 400 series graphics cards into something unique with our flagship AMP!® Edition,” said Carsten Berger, marketing director, ZOTAC International.“The result is the world’s fastest GeForce® GTX 400 series graphics cards that retain conventional air cooling.”
Enhancements to the ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 400 series AMP!® Editions begin with a completely tweaked PCB engineered to maximize performance and overclocking. The ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 400 series AMP!® Editions receive a completely revamped cooling system that delivers superior cooling performance with reduced noise levels.
The revamped cooling system features a heatsink made of a pure copper base and heat pipes attached to pure aluminum fins for maximum cooling performance that delivers class-leading air-cooled performance on the ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 400 series AMP!® Editions. A pair of 92mm high-performance fans delivers optimum airflow while minimizing noise levels for a perfect balance of noise and performance with the ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 400 series AMP!® Editions.
“ZOTAC is always on the forefront of technology when it comes to our graphics cards. The latest ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 400 series AMP!® Editions are the result of our outstanding engineering capabilities,” Mr. Berger added.
The ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 400 series AMP!® Editions receive an exclusive look that matches the performance. Both ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 480 AMP!® Edition and GTX 470 AMP!® Edition receive unique black heatsink covers with orange fans for a stylish look that shows off the high-performance nature of the AMP!® Editions.
The ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 400 series AMP!® Editions receive supercharged clock speeds for an extra performance boost. The ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 480 AMP!® Edition boosts clock speeds to 756 MHz engine, 1512 MHz shader and 3800 MHz memory clocks while the GeForce® GTX 470 AMP!® Edition raises performance to 656 MHz engine, 1312 MHz shader and 3402 MHz memory clocks.
Two technology demo showcases ship with the ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 400 series AMP!® Edition graphics cards– Supersonic Sled and Design Garage. SuperSonic Sled demonstrates the full capabilities of DirectX 11 GPU-accelerated tessellation, NVIDIA® PhysX® and CUDA™ technologies by letting users race a rocket-driven sled down a 6-mile track while Design Garage shows off ray-tracing technology and enables users to instantly customize exotic cars with photo realistic details using the ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 400 series AMP!® Editions.
It’s time to play with the ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 480 AMP!® Edition and GTX 470 AMP!® Edition.
o New ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 480 AMP! Edition&GeForce® GTX 470 AMP! Edition graphics cards
o World’s fastest air-cooled GeForce® GTX 400 series graphics cards
o ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 480 AMP! Edition
Engine clock: 756 MHz
480 Unified Shaders
Shader clock: 1512 MHz
1536MB GDDR5 memory
384-bit memory interface
Memory clock: 3800 MHz
o ZOTAC GeForce GTX 470 AMP! Edition
Engine clock: 656 MHz
448 Unified Shaders
Shader clock: 1312 MHz
1280MB GDDR5 memory
320-bit memory interface
Memory clock: 3402 MHz
o Pure copper base and heat-pipes and pure aluminum fin heatsink
o Dual 92mm quiet high-performance fans
o Dual dual-link DVI-I outputs
o Mini HDMI 1.3a output
o PCI Express 2.0 interface (Compatible with 1.1)
o DirectX® 11 with Shader Model 5.0 compatible
o OpenGL® 3.2 compatible
o NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ Surround ready
o NVIDIA® CUDA™&PhysX® ready
o NVIDIA® PureVideo™ HD technology
o Microsoft® DirectX® 11&DirectCompute ready
Product Name ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 480 AMP! Edition ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 470 AMP! Edition
GPU GeForce® GTX480 GeForce® GTX 480
Engine Clock speed 756 MHz 656 MHz
CUDA™ Cores 480 448
Processor Clock 1512 MHz 1312 MHz
Memory Clock speed 3800 MHz 3402 MHz
Memory 1536MB GDDR5 1280MB GDDR5
Memory interface 384-bit 320-bit
Display Outputs Dual dual-link DVI-I, mini HDMI 1.3a
Cooling Pure copper base&heat pipes, pure aluminum fins
Dual 92mm quiet high-performance fans
DirectX® version DirectX® 11 with Shader Model 5.0
Other hardware features 8-channel Digital Surround Sound (LPCM), NVIDIA® Lumenex™ Engine, Quantum Effects™ Technology
Software Features nView® Multi-Display, NVIDIA® PureVideo™ HD Technology, NVIDIA® CUDA™ technology, NVIDIA® PhysX® technology, OpenGL® 3.2, NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ Surround technology ready,
Windows 7 capability Windows® 7 with DirectCompute support
About ZOTAC International (MCO) Limited
ZOTAC International is a part of PC Partner Ltd. Group. ZOTAC is also one of the largest NVIDIA graphics cards and motherboard manufacturer in the world with over 10 years of quality manufacturing experience. The ZOTAC philosophy is to deliver the latest products at competitive prices without sacrificing quality.
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