On-board 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 Macrovisioncopy 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
Complete DirectX support, including DirectX 9.0 and lower.
Full OpenGL 1.4 and lower


NVIDIA Unified Driver Architecture (UDA)
Fully compliant professional OpenGL 1.4 API with NVIDIA extensions, on all Windows
   operating systems
WHQL-certified for Windows® XP, Windows® 2000

Bundle MSI developed software

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.
 • GoodMem
  Automatically release the system memory space, reduce the risk of system hang-up.
 • LockBox
  Instantly enter the data lock mode when you must leave your system for a while.
 • WMIinfo
  Automatically list the detail system configuration, it helpful for engineering service people.
 ThinSoft BeTwin
 • MSI Secure DOC
Adobe Acrobat Reader
Trend Micro PC-Cillin
 • Microsoft® DirectX 9.0

Product Accessories

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