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Press Release #50

EVGA 9800GX2 - World's Fastest Graphics Card

Brea, California and Munich, Germany - March 18, 2008 — 
EVGA, a market leader and premier provider of high-performance graphics solutions and motherboards today announced a new performance DirectX 10 card, the EVGA e-GeForce 9800 GX2.

The EVGA e-GeForce 9800 GX2 breaks new grounds in performance with a total of 256 Stream Processors and a combined 512bit memory bus! Additionally, the 9800GX2 has full support for PCIe 2.0, and PureVideo HD, allowing full playback of HD DVD and Blu-ray movies offloaded to the GPU. Integrated HDMI makes the 9800GX2 the perfect card for any gaming or multimedia enthusiast.

Just ask Vince "k|ngp|n" Lucido. He was able break the world record and hit nearly 30,000 points in 3DMark06, with a single EVGA 9800GX2 and EVGA 790i Ultra motherboard. Just imagine the performance possible when running 2 9800GX2's for Quad-SLI.

Also, EVGA is proud to announce an exclusive 120 Day Step for existing EVGA customers, now EVGA gives you 120 days to step-up to the most powerful graphics card on the planet, see here for more details: 120 Day Step-Up Promotion

"The new EVGA 9800GX2 raises the performance bar with the fastest graphics card ever released. The EVGA Exclusive 120 day step-up makes extreme performance available for the masses." Said Andrew Han, President and CEO of EVGA.


Additional features of the EVGA 9800GX2 include:

  • Fully Unified Shader Architecture
  • Microsoft DirectX 10/Shader Model 4.0 Ready
  • 128-Bit High Dynamic-Range Lighting, with Anti-aliasing support!
  • HDMI Output
  • 16X Anti-aliasing Technology
  • NVIDIA Quad-SLI Technology
  • Second Generation PureVideo HD Engine
  • Built for Microsoft Windows Vista
Products will be available starting March 18th, 2008 through EVGA's network of leading E-tailers, retailers, systems integrators, OEM system manufacturers and distributors.

The EVGA Difference

Known for offering value and performance, as well as top notch customer service, EVGA is recognized through customer loyalty and the highest levels in customer satisfaction. In addition to the expanded product lines, consumers and channel partners will also benefit from increased sales and technical support programs:

  • The EVGA Limited Lifetime Warranty - available for all retail EVGA Graphics Cards.
  • EVGA proprietary Advanced RMA (EAR) service - for allowing customers get a replacement card before sending the defective product back to EVGA.
  • 24/7 Phone Technical Support - to assure users that courteous and friendly assistance will always be available at anytime of the day or night.
  • Step-Up™ Program - for the ability to trade up existing EVGA products for newer technology.
  • Community Message Boards -full of thousands of knowledgeable, friendly and satisfied EVGA customers.
  • EVGA MODS RIGS - show off your rig, win cash prizes.
  • EVGA Gaming - EVGA game servers open 24/7 featuring the latest games.


About EVGA
EVGA is the #1 NVIDIA authorized partner in channel sales throughout North America. Based on the philosophy of intelligent innovation, market knowledge, and the real time operation, EVGA continues to identify the need in the market place and providing the solution to that need. By offering product differentiation, 24/7 tech support, a 90 day Step-Up program, and other customer focused programs, EVGA is a clear leader in all categories: etail, retail, distribution, and system builders. With headquarters in Brea, CA, EVGA's global coverage includes EVGA GmbH in Munich, EVGA LATAM in Miami, and EVGA Hong Kong. For further information online about EVGA, visit https://www.evga.com.


For further information, contact:

Joe Darwin

EVGA USA

714-528-4500 x118

jdarwin@evga.com

EVGA Europe

+49 89 189 049-0

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