Zotac has introduced two new nVidia 9500GT graphics cards in its Zone line-up of passive GPU's. The new models will be called Zotac GeForce 9500GT DDR2 Zone Edition (ZT-95TEH3P-HSL) and Zotac GeForce 9500GT DDR3 Zone Edition (ZT-95TES2P-HSL).
Apart from the different memory, the cards seem to be identical. Both cards will have 512 MB GDDR2 or GDDR3 memory, clocked at 800 MHz. The memory bandwidth is 128-bit. The core and shaders have respective clockspeeds of 550 and 1375 MHz. The cards feature 32 stream processors and support DirectX 10 and Shader Model 4.0. They have two DVI outputs and are HDCP-compatible.
|Productname||Zotac GeForce 9500GT DDR2 Zone Edition||Zotac GeForce 9500GT DDR3 Zone Edition|
|GPU||NVIDIA GeForce 9500GT||NVIDIA GeForce 9500GT|
|Frequency core||550 MHz||550 MHz|
|Clockspeed shaders||1375 MHz||1375 MHz|
||800 MHz||1600 MHz|
|Memory||512MB GDDR2||512MB GDDR3|
|DirectX||DirectX 10, Shader Model 4.0||DirectX 10, Shader Model 4.0|
|Output||2 x DVI, 1 x HDCP||2 x DVI, 1 x HDCP|
|Extra||nVidia Lumenex Engine, Quantum Effects Technology||nVidia Lumenex Engine, Quantum Effects Technology|
|Software||nView Multi-Display, nVidia PureVideo HD Technology||nView Multi-Display, nVidia PureVideo HD Technology|
The cards should be available within a few weeks at a recommended price of €56,- for the GDDR2 version and €72,- for the GDDR3 one.