From BFG Technologies’ press release:
The BFG GeForce 6800 Ultra and BFG GeForce 6800 will provide unprecedented 3D graphics performance and features to the hard-core PC gamer.
Based on a ground-breaking new architecture, NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GPUs are the first to feature Microsoft DirectX 9 Shader Model 3.0 support for ultra-realistic images, and a superscalar architecture for unprecedented performance. GeForce 6800 GPUs also feature a dedicated on-chip video processor that delivers unmatched video functionality including high-definition video playback.
Features and Benefits of the BFG GeForce 6800 Ultra and BFG GeForce 6800
Superscalar GPU architecture – Delivers up to 8X the shading power of previous generation products for spectacular gaming performance.
High-speed GDDR3 Memory Interface – Support for the world’s fastest GDDR3 memory delivers fluid frame rates for even the most advanced games and applications.
256-bit Memory Interface with Advanced Memory Control – Delivers more memory bandwidth and efficiency to power the latest games and applications at blazing speeds.
NVIDIA High-Precision Dynamic-Range (HPDR) Technology – Based on the OpenEXR technology from Industrial Light & Magic, HPDR sets new standards for image clarity and quality through floating point capabilities in shading, filtering, texturing, and blending.
DirectX 9.0 Optimizations and Support – Ensures top-notch compatibility and performance for all DirectX 9.0 applications.
OpenGL 1.5 Optimizations and Support – Ensures top-notch compatibility and performance for all OpenGL applications.
NVIDIA ForceWare Unified Driver Architecture (UDA) – Delivers rock-solid forward and backward compatibility with software drivers. UDA simplifies upgrading to a new BFG/NVIDIA product because all BFG/NVIDIA products work with the same driver software. Includes full support for PCI Express and AGP.
24 / 7 / 365 FREE Technical Support – BFG Tech offers the industry’s only round-the-clock free support via email and telephone.
True Lifetime Warranty – All BFG Technologies’ graphics products are backed by a true lifetime warranty. Other companies may claim to have a lifetime warranty, but closer inspection of their warranty reveals that “lifetime” is defined as the retail shelf life of the product.
The BFG GeForce 6800 Ultra and BFG GeForce 6800 are scheduled to be available for public purchase in May 2004.