Affordable Windows Vista, DirectX 10 Graphic Card: Sigma Gate V8402GL26 Fits Into Your Budget And Into Your Game


Biostar has released graphic card Sigma Gate V8402GL26, which supports Windows Vista OS and DirectX 10 applications. Windows Vista has brought the PC to the new field. It changes the interface to a more user friendly one. However in most cases it is necessary to upgrade your PC to experience all the benefits of new OS. Biostar offers a new graphic card, which was especially built for Windows Vista and brings you all the advantages of the latest technology in playing your games and other 3D applications at a very reasonable price.

Delivering the features of the GeForce 8 Series architecture for an incredible value

Revolutionary architecture dramatically enhances 3D gaming features, enabling lifelike character animation and rich, immersive gaming environments. With V8402GL26 user can experience the latest visual effects with Microsoft DirectX 9 and next generation DirectX 10 games. In addition, full Shader Model 4.0 support delivers unparalleled levels of graphics realism and film-quality effects.

Revolutionary new video processor provides an outstanding Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD movie experience on a PC

Biostar Sigma Gate V8402GL26 is based on the world’s first video processor to offload 100% of Blu-ray and HD DVD H.264 video decoding from the CPU. As Blu-Ray and HD DVD movies become more complex and feature rich, only PureVideo HD technology can deliver the best experience when playing the most demanding titles. Lower CPU utilization results in reduced power consumption and less heat and noise, and still Blu-Ray and HD DVD movie picture quality stays unsurpassed. PureVedio HD technology of V842GL26 delivers outstanding picture clarity, ultra-smooth video, vivid color, and precise image scaling for movies and video. Hardware acceleration for decoding H.264, VC-1, WMV and MPEG-2 movies delivers life like images that have up to six times detail of standard DVD movies. PureVideo HD technology is the core of a complete solution, featuring hardware acceleration, post-processing, HDCP and HDMI circuitry and integration with leading HD movie software players and all of this at an incredible attractive price point.

Essential for the Best Windows Vista Experience

Second processor for the PC dedicated to graphics, offloads the work from the CPU for better performance and a premium 3D user experience. V8402GL26 increases productivity with faster desktop response time and efficient multi-tasking. Accelerate Vista 3D productivity features including Windows sidebar, transparent windows, task bar live preview and flip windows. Besides, support for multiple monitors and instant access to multiple open windows allow efficient multi-tasking. Support for widescreen digital displays enables photos to be viewed, edited and organized in extreme high definition when using the V8402GL26.

Features of V8402GL26

NVIDIA® unified architecture with GigaThread™ technology
Full Microsoft® DirectX® 10 Shader Model 4.0 Support
16x full-screen anti-aliasing
True 128-bit floating point high dynamic-range (HDR) lighting
NVIDIA® Quantum Effects™ physics processing technology
One single-link DVI output supports one 1920x1200 resolution display
NVIDIA® PureVideo™ HD technology
PCI Express® Support
OpenGL® 2.1 Support
NVIDIA® ForceWare® Unified Driver Architecture (UDA)
Built for Microsoft® Windows Vista™

Specification of V8402GL26

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DVI, D-Sub

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