Selve accelerator kortet får 256MB RAM, og kommer allerede i maj måned i år.
Taipei, Taiwan; March 22, 2006 – ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (ASUS), a leading provider of computing, communication, and consumer electronics products, today confirmed that it will be one of the driving forces in creating the worldwide physics accelerator market with the breakthrough AGEIA™ PhysX™ processor. The company will begin distributing this exciting new AGEIA PhysX Accelerator cards in May, 2006. ASUS will be one of the only two companies to manufacture the card, and will be the sole company making the card in a 256MB configuration.
Partnered since May, 2005, ASUS and AGEIA Technologies, Inc. have been working together to bring a totally new category in PC hardware, the physics accelerator card, to market for avid PC gamers. The new ASUS card is capable of delivering a completely new gaming experience with dramatic, pervasive real-time physical motion and interaction that will change gaming forever.
Today, over 60 developers are planning and creating more than 100 games that take advantage of the new physics processor.
“Physics acceleration will do for dynamic gameplay what graphics cards did for the way games look,” said Kent Chien, Manager of the Multimedia Department for ASUS. “We are excited to be at the forefront of this hardware wave that we can envision the cards becoming as important to games as graphics cards are today.”
“ASUS has incredible reach, and is recognized as a market force in PC gaming around the world,” said Manju Hegde, CEO of AGEIA.
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