Nvidia launches GTX295 The fastest graphics card

Saturday, January 31, 2009 Leave a Comment

Nvidia has launched the GTX295 dual graphics card and has taken the performance crown back from AMD which was holding the lead for almost the last 6 months with its Radeon HD4870X2.

Nvidia's GTX295 is a dual-GPU graphics card with 1792 MegaBytes of DDR3 memory which is equivalent to two GTX260 card. The card is based on a new smaller die size of 55 nanometer which runs cooler and requires less power. The card costs 500 US dollars.

Update: Saturday, November 21, 2009
AMD has taken "the fastest graphic card" crown back from Intel with the launch of the Radeon HD5970

GTX295 Specifications:
RAM Size: 1792 MB GDDR3
Memory bus size: 2 x 448 bit
GPU frequency: 576 MHz
Memory frequency: 2000 MHz
Stream Processors: 480
Price: US $500

Review Links:
Guru3d - GeForce GTX 295 review | preview
TomsHardware - GeForce GTX 295 Performance: Previewed
TechSpot - Nvidia GeForce GTX 295 dual-GPU review
[H]Enthusiast - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295 Preview
OverClockersClub - Nvidia GTX 295 Review