Nvidia Launches Fermi-based GPU GeForce GT 440, Features 3D Vision Support, DVI, D-Sub, HDMI Output

Written By Sam on 19 October 2010

Nvidia has released a new Fermi-based GPU. Called the GeForce GT 440, it targets a price segment lower than the GTS 450, although based on the same GF106 core as the GTS 450. The company claims “the GT 440 delivers unparalleled game realism with incredibly detailed characters, terrain, and game environments on hot titles like Civilization V.”

The GT 440 comes with Microsoft DirectX 11 and 3D Vision support along with performance-boosting SLI technology and Nvidia PhysX in-game effects. Technology features also include 144 stream processors (CUDA cores) @ 1189MHz, DVI, D-Sub, HDMI output, 594 MHz core clock and 192-bit memory controller (bus).

Nvidia GeForce GT 440

Hardware Video Decode Acceleration

The combination of high-definition video decode acceleration and post-processing for improved picture clarity and accurate image scaling for movies and video.

TrueHD and DTS-HD Audio Bitstreaming Support

Full support for TrueHD and DTS-HD advanced lossless multi-channel HD audio codecs brings the rich sound of the master recording to your living room.

HDMI 1.4 Support

Support for HDMI 1.4 output enables sending both high-definition video and audio signals to an HDTV via a single cable.

Dual-link DVI Support

Capability to drive high resolution flat-panel displays up to 2560×1600 along with support for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

PCI Express 2.0 Support

Designed for the new PCI Express 2.0 bus architecture offering high data transfer speeds for the bandwidth-hungry games and 3D applications.

The product is available only to OEMs for desktops. It is expected to be priced a little under $100.

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