GIGABYTE Presents Radeon HD 2900 XT Graphics Accelerator with Half-Life 2: Episode Two
With DirectX® 10, the Power to Play is Yours

Taipei, Taiwan, May 14, 2007 – GIGABYTE UNITED INC., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today launched their new graphics accelerator, the GV-RX29T512VH-B. Equipped with ATI's latest Radeon HD 2900 XT graphics processor, the GIGABYTE GV-RX29T512VH-B features 512 MB / 512-bit GDDR3 memory and 320 independent stream processors to deliver the power of DirectX® 10 with awesome performance, stunning visual effects and more dynamic interactivity than ever before. With easy CrossFire™ scalability, built-in HDMI and 5.1 surround audio, completely immerse yourself in a total HD gaming experience.

The GIGABYTE GV-RX29T512VH-RH comes equipped with the world's latest DirectX® 10 GPU, which extends the scope of a GPU beyond traditional graphics to support Shader Model 4.0 for next-generation, 3D gaming effects. Through DirectX® 10, the GIGABYTE GV-RX29T512VH-B is able to deliver ultimate realism and performance at all resolutions in high dynamic range from a 2nd generation unified shader engine. Additionally, comprehensive DirectX® 10 support allows you to take full advantage of all the features Windows Vista® has to offer including amazing visual effects and enhanced interactive game processing, including physics game computing enhancement, massive geometry performance, and full-speed HDR acceleration.

Integrated with CrossFire™ technology to enhance graphics processing, the GIGABYTE GV-RX29T512VH-B features high bandwidth dual-link GPU interconnection, and supports display resolutions up to 2560x2048 @ 60Hz. Additionally, built-in HDMI audio and video enables a one-plug big-screen HD gaming experience featuring Avivo™ HD technology. With Avivo™ HD technology, the GV-RX29T512VH-B is able to support integrated high definition audio, enabling playback of multi-channel (5.1) audio streams and when combined with the integrated HDCP copy protection for Blu-ray and HD DVD content, enables a one cable HDMI connectivity solution for high definition home theaters. Wanting gamers to experience the full power of the GV-RX29T512VH-B, GIGABYTE also includes the "Black Box" game bundle from Valve Corporation, including Half-Life 2: Episode Two, Team Fortress 2 and Portal.

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