Nvidia’s latest graphic cards the GTX 480 and GTX 470 which Nvidia are touting as the worlds fastest are Nvidia’s first to use DirectX 11 .
These next generation graphics cards are also the first to use Nvidia’s latest technology Fermi which creates faster frame rates at high resolutions. Perfect for hardcore gamers.
Using DirectX 11 Nvidia are betting that future games will use the new tessellation method of tilling graphic elements in games. But these monsters come with a monster price tag to match. The Nvidia GTX 480 with 1.5GB costs a whopping $499 and you will also need some serious PSU installed as it will requires 250 watts to run. Need more power? Well you can slot these beauties together in SLI producing a reported 90% increase in performance.
The slightly less well equipped Nvidia GTX 470 with 1.2GB will be priced at $349. Both will be available to buy in mid April.