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Cinematic Graphics Power……Can you live without it?
Leave the dark, dull world of integrated graphic technology behind. Enter a whole new world……the World of Cinematic Computing. The NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500 delivers industry-leading features and performance enabling special effects on par with Hollywood films. Engineered for compatibility with the latest software, the GeForce FX 5500 is the only Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 GPU in its class.

With an NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500 card you can…….

  • Dramatically improve your overall systems performance
  • Run faster and multi-task more efficiently - as a second processor in your PC, a dedicated GPU specializes in handling your graphics, freeing up your CPU and allowing your system to run your applications faster
  • Enjoy stunning digital photos, with crisp, vivid color
  • View flicker-free video playback
  • Experience ultra-realistic characters and environments in 3D games at lightning speeds, so you can play your games the way they’re meant to be played.
See the Cinematic Difference……
(Basic PC Integrated Graphics*)
(GeForce FX 5500 PCI Graphics with DirectX 9)
  • Image is dark and dull
  • Water has color but no detail showing wind direction
  • Water has no reflective properties
  • Image is bright and lifelike with visible depth of field and realistic shadowing effects
  • Water has detailed color and texture showing wind direction
  • Water shows detailed reflections of surrounding area
* Tested on Intel® Extreme Graphics2 (Intel 865 Chipset)

NVIDIA® CineFX™ engine
Delivers film-quality effects and studio-quality color for every application.
128-bit Studio-Precision Color
The industries best image quality for the most demanding applications.
Digital Vibrance Control 3.0
Allows the user to adjust color controls digitally to compensate for the lighting conditions of their workspace, in order to achieve accurate, bright colors in all conditions.
Integrated TV encoder
Provides best-of-class TV-out functionality up to 1024x768 resolutions.
Integrated full hardware MPEG-2 Decoder
Microsoft® DirectX 9.0 Optimizations and Support
Ensures the best performance and application compatibility for all DirectX 9 applications.
Open GL 1.4 Optimizations and Support
Ensures the best application compatibility performance for all OpenGL applications.
Unified Driver Support
Guarantees forward and backward compatibility.

CineFX 256-bit graphics core
270MHz GPU Clock
400MHz memory data rate
1.1 billion texels/sec. fill rate
67.5 million vertices/sec setup
High-performance 2D/3D rendering engine
4 Pixels per Clock Cycle (peak)
16 textures per pixel (max in a single rendering pass)
Accuview Antialiasing
Digital Vibrance Control 3.0
Dual 350MHz RAMDAC’s
DirectX and S3TC texture compression
Full DirectX 9 with Vertex/Pixel Shader 2.0+ Support
Flat Panel display support with resolutions up to 1600 x 1200
Max display resolution 2048 x 1536 x 32 bpp at 85Hz

Intel Pentium® III, AMD Duron or Athlon™ class processor or higher
128MB system RAM
A 250W system power supply
A motherboard with an available PCI slot
10 MB of available hard disk space (50 MB for full installation)
CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive
Windows® 98 or higher, ME, 2000, XP, or Windows® NT4.0. (Service Pack 5 or 6)
VGA compatible monitor

Included in the box
NVIDIA® GeForce™ FX 5500 graphics card
Quick Installation Guide
CD which includes
Detailed Installation Guide (PDF file)
NVIDIA® Forceware drivers
Microsoft® DirectX® 9
NVIDIA® GeForce™ demos
NVIDIA & PNY Wallpapers
S-video cable

Warranty and Service
One year (plus an additional 2 years upon completion of a registration form on PNY's website)