GIGABYTE Partners with THQ to Present Flagship GeForce® 8800 GTS 320MB Graphics Accelerators with Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War Dark Crusade
Prepare for a Visceral Cinematic Melee

GIGABYTE UNITED INC., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announces the launch of their new graphics accelerator, the GV-NX88S320H-B-RH, equipped with NVIDIA's latest GeForce® 8800 graphics processor and bundled with the official game of the 2006 WCG, Warhammer 40,000 series: Dawn of War Dark Crusade.

Featuring the GeForce® 8800 GTS with 320MB of GDDR3 memory, the GIGABYTE GV-NX88S320H-B-RH delivers the highest level of sophisticated game rendering for a greatly enhanced gaming experience. Transporting users into a new realm of gaming excitement, the GIGABYTE GV-NX88S320H-B-RH features 96 stream processors as well as support for HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection), providing the highest quality High-Definition video for the ultimate home theater experience.

The GIGABYTE GV-NX88S320H-B-RH is equipped with the world's first DirectX® 10 GPU, which adopts the latest Unified Shader architecture with full support for Shader Model 4.0. By utilizing DirectX® 10, the GV-NX88S320H-B-RH is able to deliver the most realistic gaming effects and lets users take full advantage of all the advanced features Microsoft® Windows Vista Premium has to offer, including the new Aero Interface.

The GIGABYTE GV-NX88S320H-B-RH also features NVIDIA's latest advanced technologies including NVIDIA's GigaThread™ Technology, which through the use of a massively multi-threaded architecture, is able to create thousands of independent, simultaneous threads, providing extreme processing efficiency for advanced, next generation shader programs. Additionally, the GIGABYTE GV-NX88S320H-B-RH supports NVIDIA's Quantum Effects™ Technology, enabling a new level of physics effects to be simulated and rendered on the GPU. The graphics card also features the Lumenex™ engine, which introduces 16x anti-aliasing and 128-bit floating point High-Dynamic-Range (HDR), rendering the most realistic lighting effects.

Integrated with NVIDIA Extreme High Definition (XHD) to enhance graphics resolution, the GIGABYTE GV-NX88S320H-B-RH supports the latest video output interfaces including Dual Dual-Link DVI for the highest dual 2560X1600 screen resolution. Differing from past GPU generations, the NVIDIA GeForce® 8800 also features a dedicated on-chip video processor for superb picture quality and ultra smooth video playback.

In order for gamers to experience first hand the awesome power of the GV-NX88S320H-B-RH, GIGABYTE is proud to include the immensely popular game─Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War Dark Crusade with their latest graphics accelerators, inviting all enthusiastic RTS gamers to conquer the Warhammer 40,000 world.

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