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  • DualDDR Memory Architecture

    Second-generation NVIDIA nForce platforms include this revolutionary memory architecture consisting of dual-independent 64-bit memory controllers for increased memory bandwidth and lower latency.

  • NVIDIA nForce Platform Processors

    The NVIDIA nForce and NVIDIA nForce2 platform processing architectures revolutionizes traditional motherboard architectures and provide new levels of performance and functionality to the AMD-based desktop PC market through the IGP, SPP and MCP platform processors.

  • Digital Media Gateway

    The second-generation NVIDIA nForce digital media gateway provides the ultimate in connectivity and networking, with USB 2.0 and IEEE-1394a/FireWire(R) support, DualNet Ethernet capability, and an Ultra ATA/133 IDE controller.

  • NVIDIA SoundStorm

    Combined with the APU, NVIDIA SoundStorm(TM) audio provides Dolby Digital 5.1 encoding and connections for headphones; front left and right, and rear left and right speakers; a center channel; and subwoofer connection.

Gaming Platform


NVIDIA nForce2 unleashes blistering system performance and Dolby® Digital 5.1 audio for today's most demanding users. Combine it with an NVIDIA-based performance graphics card, and you've got a PC for the most tricked-out performance and immersive gaming environments ever experienced on a desktop PC.

Look for the latest NVIDIA nForce2 Ultra 400 platform processors powering the ultimate gaming platforms. Incorporating dual 400 MHz DDR memory controllers, a 128-bit architecture, and 400MHz frontside bus (FSB) support, the NVIDIA nForce2 Ultra 400 eliminates system bottlenecks and speeds up applications so you can play harder and faster.
  • Unmatched system performance: NVIDIA nForce2 delivers blistering platform performance through patent-pending system technologies, a revolutionary memory architecture--including DualDDR memory controllers--and high-bandwidth connectivity solutions. With the NVIDIA System Utility users can easily overclock and tweak their systems without accessing the BIOS.
  • Screaming graphics: Combine the system performance of NVIDIA nForce2 with the latest NVIDIA-based add-in card for ferocious 3D graphics power. The second-generation NVIDIA nForce--NVIDIA nForce2--architecture provides an AGP 8X graphics slot, so that users can upgrade to to the most powerful GPU solutions available.
  • Advanced audio: NVIDIA SoundStorm™ cinematic quality 3D positional audio, part of the NVIDIA nForce2 audio processing unit (APU), encodes audio in Dolby® Digital 5.1 format for full surround sound effects, and processes up to 256 simultaneous audio streams to drive your home theater experience. The NVIDIA NVMixer application allows users to completely control all aspects of their NVIDIA nForce audio experience including volume adjustment, recording options, speaker configuration, and more through easy to follow wizards.
  • Ultimate performance and connectivity: NVIDIA nForce2 enables the highest system performance for the AMD Athlon XP CPU. NVIDIA Gigabit Ethernet and NVIDIA Firewall technologies provide a fast, yet safe, platform for online gaming, home networks, or LAN parties. SATA and NVIDIA RAID technologies increase storage throughput so games load faster. NVIDIA nForce2 also includes integrated DualNet Ethernet controllers, up to six USB 2.0 ports, Ultra ATA-133 connections, and a FireWire port, providing the ultimate in digital connectivity.
    NVIDIA nForce2 features vary by product and/or motherboard design. Please confirm actual product specs with your motherboard manufacturer.

 SoundStorm Song (MP3)
Put on your go-go boots and get ready to boogie. SoundStorm is coming at ya in Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound!