NVIDIA Corporation today announced the NVIDIA GeForce™ 6200, a new graphics processing unit (GPU) which delivers the world-renowned GeForce 6 Series architecture and performance to the value PC segment. The GeForce 6200 features the industry’s most advanced graphics feature set and delivers an extraordinary gaming experience on next-generation titles, such as Ubisoft’s Far Cry and id Software’s Doom™ 3, as well as consumer electronics-quality, high definition video playback.
“With the addition of the GeForce 6200, NVIDIA has a unified line-up of GPUs which deliver unmatched performance in each of their respective market segments,” said Dan Vivoli, executive vice president of marketing at NVIDIA. “With a GeForce 6200-based PC, consumers now have a compelling, cost-effective alternative to integrated graphics that delivers amazing graphics and high-definition video performance and a forward-looking 3D architecture that will future-proof their systems.”
The GeForce 6200 GPUs offer best-in-class performance in the value segment by taking the GeForce 6 graphics architecture, which has been described as the most advanced in the world, top-to-bottom in the NVIDIA product line-up. GeForce 6200 GPUs are the only graphics processors in the value segment that support Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 which is being used to develop ultra-realistic, next-generation DirectX 9.0 games. Only NVIDIA GPUs offer NVIDIA UltraShadow™ II technology to deliver blazing speeds on next-generation, shadow-intensive games such as Doom 3. GeForce 6 Series of GPUs also feature the industry’s first GPU-based programmable video processing engine for stunning, high-definition video playback. Backed by the NVIDIA ForceWare™ software suite and Unified Driver Architecture (UDA), the GeForce 6200 GPUs ensure industry-renowned compatibility and reliability for a great user experience.
GeForce 6200 GPUs are shipping now and GeForce 6200-based graphics boards will be available from leading add-in card manufacturers in November. For additional details and a list of partners, please log on to http://www.nvidia.com/.