NVIDIA officially announced its new GeForce GTX 480 and GeForce GTX 470 flagship graphics processors, both are the first products of the company’s Fermi series. These Fermi GPUs are NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround ready and feature 3-way SLI Technology, PhysX technology, Interactive Ray Tracing, CUDA™ Technology, 32x Anti-aliasing and PureVideo HD technology.
The GTX 480 and GTX 470 both use PCI Express 2.0 bus and support Dual Link DVI with up to 2560×1600 resolution and HDMI 1.4 with xvYCC, Deep color and 7.1 digital surround sound. The former has a 700MHz graphics clock speed and 1848 memory clock speed while the latter has 448MHz graphics clock and 1674 memory clock. They will be available in mid-April.