Hope that helps.The NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX-based graphics card enables full-throttle lifelike game play while providing optimal power management with HybridPower™ technology*. The PureVideo® HD engine also delivers unmatched video and movie quality and SLI® compatibility provides amplified performance when coupled with NVIDIA nForce® SLI-ready motherboards. Dollar-for-dollar, this GPU packs great performance.
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Beyond your imagination
Gaming and video watching capabilities are taken to the next level. With 128 screaming fast cores each running at a record high of 1688MHz, this is our most powerful single GeForce 9800 GPU. And with features such as picture-in-picture content for an interactive movie experience and color stretch video processing for breathtaking picture clarity, this graphics card takes you further than your expectations.
A complete solution
Unlock next generation platform features. With SLI, the GeForce 9800 GTX GPU offers increased performance up to 2x in a dual SLI configuration and up to 2.8x in 3-way SLI* mode. Its HybridPower technology* delivers graphics performance when you need it and low-power operation when you don’t. So, enjoy heart-stopping entertainment or power savings for everyday computing.
1 Feature requires supported video software. Features may vary by product.
- NVIDIA® PureVideo® HD Technology1
The combination of high-definition video decode acceleration and post-processing that delivers unprecedented picture clarity, smooth video, accurate color, and precise image scaling for movies and video.
- Hardware Decode Acceleration
Provides ultra-smooth playback of H.264, VC-1, WMV and MPEG-2 HD and SD movies.
- Dual-stream Hardware Acceleration
Supports picture-in-picture content for the ultimate interactive Blu-ray and HD DVD movie experience.
- Dynamic Contrast Enhancement & Color Stretch
Provides post-processing and optimization of High Definition movies on a scene-by- scene basis for spectacular picture clarity.
- 3-way NVIDIA SLI® Technology2
Industry leading 3-way NVIDIA SLI technology offers amazing performance scaling by implementing AFR (Alternate Frame Rendering) under Windows Vista with solid, state-of-the-art drivers.
- NVIDIA HybridPower™ Technology3
Lets you switch from the GeForce 9800 GTX graphics card to the motherboard GeForce GPU when running non graphically-intensive applications for a silent, low power PC experience.
- PCI Express 2.0 Support
Designed for the new PCI Express 2.0 bus architecture offering the highest data transfer speeds for the most bandwidth-hungry games and 3D applications, while maintaining backwards compatibility with existing PCI Express motherboards for the broadest support.
2 NVIDIA SLI-certified versions of GeForce PCI Express GPUs only. A GeForce 9800 GTX must be paired with another GeForce 9800 GTX, regardless of graphics card manufacturer.
3 Requires NVIDIA HybridPower- enabled motherboard.
Cores 128 Core Clock (MHz) -- 675 MHz
Shader Clock (MHz) ---------- 1688 MHz
Memory Clock (MHz) --------- 1100 MHz
Memory Amount -------------- 512MB
GDDR3 Memory Interface ------ 256-bit
Memory Bandwidth (GB/sec) --- 70.4
Texture Fill Rate (billion/sec) --- 43.2
XFX 9800GTX is priced at Rs. 21,500 in India.