On-board Memory

128MB DDR Memory

On-board Function

TV-out (S-Video connector)
DVI Connector

GeforceFX 5500 Chipset Features

CineFX Shading Architecture
• Support for DX 9.0 Pixel/Vertex Shader 2.0+.
• Very long pixel programs up to 1024 instructions.
• Very long vertex programs with up to 256 static instructions and up to 65536 instructions
executed before termination.
• Looping and subroutines with up to 256 loops per vertex program.
• Subroutines in shader programs.
• Dynamic flow control.
• Conditional write masking.
• Conditional execution.
• Procedural shading.
• Full instruction set for vertex and pixel programs.
• Z-correct bump-mapping.
• Hardware-accelerated shadow effects with shadow buffers.
• Two-sided stencil
Programmable matrix palette skinning.
Keyframe animation.
Custom lens effects: fish eye, wide angle, fresnel effects, water refraction.

High-Performance, High-Precision, 3D Rendering Engine
4 pixels per clock rendering engine.
128-bit, studio-quality floating point precision through the entire graphics pipeline.
Native support for 128-bit floating point, 64-bit floating point and 32-bit integer rendering
Up to 16 textures per pass.
Support for sRGB texture format for gamma textures.
DirectX and S3TC texture compression.

High-Performance 2D Rendering Engine
Optimized for 32-, 24-, 16-, 15- and 8-bpp modes.
True-color, 64x64 hardware cursor with alpha.
Multi-buffering (double, triple or quad) for smooth animation and video playback.

Intellisample Technology
Blistering-fast antialiasing performance.
Adaptive texture filtering.
Advanced loss-less compression algorithms for both color and Z data.
Fast Z-clear

Advanced Display Pipeline with Full nView Capabilities
Dual, 400MHz RAMDACs for display resolutions up to and including 2048x1536@85Hz.
Integrated NTSC/PAL TV encoder support resolutions up to 1024x768 without the need for
panning with built-in Macrovision copy protection.
NVIDIA NVRotate™ application for advanced viewing flexibility
NVIDIA NVKeystone™ application for advanced display correction

Digital Vibrance control (DVC) 3.0
DVC color controls.
DVC image sharpening controls.

Operation Systems and API support
Windows® XP / 2000
API Support
Full OpenGL 1.5and lower support
Complete DirectX support, including DirectX 9.0 and lower

NVIDIA Unified Driver Architecture (UDA)
Fully compliant professional OpenGL 1.5 API with NVIDIA extensions, on all Windows operating
WHQL-certified for Windows® XP, Windows® 2000.

64-bit memory interface
270MHz core clock speed
400MHz memory clock

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All Chipset specs are derived from Nvidia data sheet. For your reference only.

Bundle MSI developed driver and utilities

VGA Driver
MSI Live Update Series (Live VGA BIOS & Live VGA Driver)

Automatically online download & update VGA BIOS & Drivers, reduce the risk of getting the wrong files, and never have the trouble on web site searching.
Automatically release the system memory space, reduce the risk of system hang-up.
Instantly enter the data lock mode when you must leave your system for a while.
Automatically list the detail system configuration, it helpful for engineering service people.
MSI Secure DOC
Adobe Acrobat Reader
Norton Internet Security 2005
Microsoft® DirectX 9.0



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