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Big on performance and easy on the wallet, the NVIDIA® GeForce® 9600 GSO 512 GPU powers the visual computing experience by offering immersive, extreme high-definition gaming and video.

The NVIDIA® GeForce® 9600 GSO 512 GPU offers a powerfully immersive entertainment experience designed for extreme high-definition gaming and video playback. Play the hottest DirectX 10 games with awesome speed and watch the latest HD DVD and Blu-ray movies with brilliant clarity. Featuring next generation GeForce and PureVideo® HD technologies, the GeForce 9600 GSO 512 GPU puts amazing graphics performance within your reach.

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Get the most graphics bang for your buck with a GeForce 9600 GSO 512 GPU. With 48 processor cores supporting resolutions up to 2560x1600, PC gamers everywhere can now enjoy games at extreme HD resolutions without breaking their wallets.
A Powerful Entertainment Hub
Experience the GPU’s power while enjoying HD movies or having a premium 3D user experience with Windows Vista and Windows Media Center. PureVideo® HD technology provides lifelike pictures and vibrant color while CPU-offload capabilities enable you to manage your photos and videos with ease.
Future-Proof Technology
Get up to 2x the performance with NVIDIA SLI® technology when paired with an identical 9600 GSO 512-based graphics card, and PCIe 2.0 compatibility ensures you’re ready for tomorrow’s games and 3D applications.

NVIDIA® PureVideo® HD Technology1
The combination of high-definition video decode acceleration and post-processing that delivers unprecedented picture clarity, smooth video, accurate color, and precise image scaling for movies and video.

Dynamic Contrast Enhancement
Provides spectacular picture clarity with frame-by-frame optimization.

NVIDIA SLI® Technology2
Delivers up to 2x the performance of a single GPU configuration for unequaled gaming experiences by allowing two graphics cards to run in parallel. The must-have feature for performance PCI Express® graphics, SLI dramatically scales performance on today’s hottest games.

PCI Express 2.0 Support
Designed to run perfectly with the new PCI Express 2.0 bus architecture, offering a future-proofing bridge to tomorrow’s most bandwidth-hungry games and 3D applications by maximizing the 5 GT/s PCI Express 2.0 bandwidth (twice that of first generation PCI Express). PCI Express 2.0 products are fully backwards compatible with existing PCI Express motherboards for the broadest support.

1 Feature requires supported video software. Features may vary by product.
2 NVIDIA SLI certified versions of GeForce PCI Express GPUs only.

Stream Processors 48
Core Clock (MHz) 650
Shader Clock (MHz) 1625
Memory Clock (MHz) 900
Memory Amount 512 MB
Memory Interface 256-bit
Memory Bandwidth (GB/sec) 57.6
Texture Fill Rate (billion/sec) 15.6