Friday, February 20, 2009

NVIDIA plans to release «green» card GeForce GTS 240 & 9800 GT with a view to improving competitiveness

Fashion and sometimes need to meet stringent requirements for the green products referred not only to the automotive industry - manufacturers of computer components even more trying to make energy efficiency green products.

Do NVIDIA, as you know, already have a GeForce 9600 GT Green, on the basis of which some manufacturers have already announced or provided ready boosters.

According to the source, NVIDIA is also planning to produce and green GeForce 9800 GT, which is already next month. These maps will be slowed to 50 MHz video processor - its frequency will be reduced from the standard 600 to 550 MHz and supply voltage, respectively, will be reduced. Suffer from the green and other blocks - Shader processors frequency drops from 1500 to 1375 MHz.

Another step towards a «green» and improve sales conversion of paper will be GeForce 9800 GT. Produced in April will be renamed to GeForce GTS 240. It is expected that such a new product will be sold cheaply - cards based on it will cost is not the current $ 120, and approximately $ 100.

Such a strategy should help to keep the buyer and to compete more effectively in the market of 3D-adapter with the competition in the face of Radeon HD 4830.