Hercules announces 3D Prophet 9600 (256MB)

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  1. marco

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    Hercules announces the 3D Prophet 9600 256MB.

    Key selling points and benefits:
    - The most advanced technology available for all exigent users: a must have for cinematic rendering .
    - 256MB of fast DDR RAM.
    - Future proof 3D architecture: Microsoft’s DirectX 9 platform, for increased speed in future games
    - AGP 8X/4X: the highest standard available.
    - Hercules know-how in innovative design
    - Heatsinks on RAM to stabilize the design even at high clocks
    - Powerful cooling fan

    Main features:
    A TOP-NOTCH SET OF TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES FOR DEMANDING USERS
    - RADEONâ„¢ 9600, for cinema-quality rendering on your PC.
    - 4 pixel-pipeline architecture for boosted rendering power.
    - 256MB DDR memory to boost the latest games with tons of textures.
    - 128-bit DDR RAM interface for fast transfer rates between the graphics processor and the onboard memory.
    - Hercules’ know-how in innovative hardware design.
    - Advanced cooling system for better performance and increased stability.

    FORWARD-LOOKING ARCHITECTURE: FULL HARDWARE SUPPORT OF MICROSOFT’S DIRECTX® 9 FEATURES
    - Full DirectX® 9 & OpenGL® hardware accelerator. AGP 8X/4X support for maximum performance with the latest motherboards.
    - HyperZâ„¢III+: intelligent memory bandwidth optimization technology.
    - Cinema-quality 3D images provided by ATI’s latest 3D technology innovations:

    - SMARTSHADERâ„¢ 2.0: Programmable Pixel Shaders 2.0 & Vertex Shaders 2.0
    - TRUFORMâ„¢ 2.0 and DX9 Displacement Mapping
    - SMOOTHVISION™ 2.1: hardware engine for 2X/4X/6X FSAA (Full Scene Anti-Aliasing) mode and advanced anisotropic filtering – no more jagged edges or speed compromise.

    ADVANCED RANGE OF VIDEO & MULTIMEDIA FEATURES
    - High-quality TV display on CRT and flat panel monitors.
    - VIDEOSHADERâ„¢ engine: fluid playback of DVD movies on TV set or CRT and flat panels monitors.  FULLSTREAMâ„¢ technology for improved Internet streaming.
    - Dual display on VGA, DVI or TV-Out (HYDRAVISIONâ„¢). Dual integrated 400MHz RAMDACs, maximum resolution of 2048x1536 @ 85Hz.

    PACKAGE CONTENTS
    - 2D/3D graphics board built on RADEONâ„¢ 9600 engine with 256MB onboard DDR-RAM
    - Step-by-step printed installation manual
    - Installation CD-ROM
    - Includes installation drivers for maximum performance and compatibility
    - Online documentation
    - PowerDVDâ„¢
    - 3Deepâ„¢
     
  2. Anonymous

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    9600pro 256meg

    Nice. Looks alot better then the 5600 Ultra.
     
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