NVIDIA Corporation is finally introducing the long awaited NVIDIA GeForce 6800 models of graphics processing
units (GPUs). The NVIDIA GeForce 6
Series, which includes the flagship GeForce 6800 Ultra and GeForce 6800, is
designed to deliver the latest 3D performance, new superscalar 16-pipe architecture that delivers more than twice that of current industry leading NVIDIA GPUs, Microsoft DirectX(R) 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 for ultra-realistic cinematic effects and unprecedented on-chip video processing engine enabling high-definition video and DVD playback.