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Zotac raises NVIDIA's game yet another notch

The Zotac GTX 280 AMP! Edition boasts supreme performance

PRESS RELEASE

June 24, 2008: HONG KONG: ZOTAC International (MCO) Ltd., announced today massive performance gains on NVIDIA’s GTX 280 high-end graphics card. The Zotac GTX 280 AMP! Edition boasts the world’s fastest core clock speed topping a stunning 700MHz out of the box, so-far unbeaten by any other manufacturer.

“Yet again Zotac has demonstrated its exceptional ability to design and engineer the fastest card on the market” claimed Carsten Berger, Marketing Director, Zotac,“Overclocking the GTX 280’s core by almost 100MHz is a fantastic achievement, but to then mass produce it and maintain a 5 year warranty is outstanding”.

Priced around?20-30 higher than a standard GTX 280, the AMP! Edition offers over a staggering 12% performance hike1 for less than a 5% price increase2 while Zotac’s standard GTX 280 card remains one of the lowest priced in the market. Zotac is also bundling Codemaster’s Racedriver: GRID game with both the GTX 280 and GTX 280 AMP! Edition.

“As the Zotac brand is relatively new to the graphics market many people are unaware of our fantastic products” Berger continued. Zotac first launched the 8800GT in 2007 which also proved to be the highest clocked in the industry.“We are continually offering the best performance, quality, reliability, warranty and most importantly, the ultimate in value for our customers” he concluded.

Zotac is currently NVIDIA’s fastest growing AIB partner thanks to the continued support of a loyal and expanding customer base.

1. Calculated from benchmarks conducted by techpowerup.com, 12.63% performance increase inFEAR (2048x1536, 4xAA, 16xAF).

2. Taken from typical street pricing in the UK at the time of writing, June 20th 2008.

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Specifications

Product Name: ZOTAC GeForce GTX 280 (Standard spec) ZOTAC GeForce GTX 280 AMP! Edition

GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280

Core Clock speed: 602 MHz 700 MHz

Processor Cores 240 240

Processor Clocks 1296 MHz 1400 MHz

Memory Clock speed: 2214 MHz 2300 MHz

Memory 1GB GDDR3 1GB GDDR3

Memory interface: 512-bit 512-bit

Cooling: Active Active

DirectX™ version DirectX™ 10, Shader Model 4.0 DirectX™ 10, Shader Model 4.0

Other hardware features Dual Dual-link DVI, HDCP, NVIDIA PhysX ready, PureVideo HD technology Dual Dual-link DVI, HDCP, NVIDIA PhysX ready, PureVideo HD technology

Software Features: nView? Multi-Display nView? Multi-Display

Windows Vista capability Certified for Windows Vista with aero user interface Certified for Windows Vista with aero user interface

About ZOTAC International (MCO) Limited

ZOTAC International is a part of PC Partner Ltd. Group. ZOTAC is also one of the largest NVIDIA add-in board and motherboard manufacturers in the world with over 10 years of quality manufacturing experience. The ZOTAC philosophy is to deliver the latest products at competitive prices without sacrificing quality.

For further information please visit www.zotac.com

Contact details

For reviews, interviews, high-res images and more information please contact

James Dean

(e) james@immacula.co.uk

(t) 01908 888 349

(m) 07968 772 536

Alternatively please contact

Carsten Berger

(e) cberger@zotac.com

(t) +49 (89) 3500 3791

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