As you can tell from the above table, the MSI N9800GX2-M2D1G consists of two 8800GTS cards put together. The only difference between 2 8800GTS cards and a single MSI N9800GX2-M2D1G is the frequencies which the various parts run – which definitely is a result of heat.
Besides the dry numbers, the MSI N9800GX2-M2D1G card offers a range of other things that can’t be measured in frequencies or pixels per clock. These features are:
• NVIDIA unified architecture • Full Microsoft DirectX 10 Support • NVIDIA SLI Technology • NVIDIA Hybrid Power Technology (Optional) • PCI Express 2.0 Support • 128-bit floating point High Dynamic-Range (HDR) Lighting • Giga Thread Technology • NVIDIA Quantum Effects Technology • Noise Reduction • NVIDIA ForceWare unified Driver Architecture (UDA) • 16x Anti-aliasing Technology • OpenGL 2.1 Optimizations and Support • Dual 400MHz RAMDACs • Dual Dual-link DVI Support • NVIDIA PureVideo HD Technology • HDMI Output • Discrete, Programmable Video Processor • Dual-stream Hardware Acceleration • Dynamic Contrast Enhancement & Color Stretch • HDCP Capable • Advanced Spatial-Temporal De-Interlacing • High-Quality Scaling • Inverse Telecine (3:2 & 2:2 Pulldown Correction) • Bad Edit Correction • Edge Enhancement • NVIDIA Lumenex Engine • Hardware Decode Acceleration
MSI has chosen to present the specifications and features of the MSI N9800GX2-M2D1G card by using the following 8 small logos:
All in all, the MSI N9800GX2-M2D1G card offers a long range of exiting features and specifications. The most interesting must be the ability to transfer a sound signal trough the card via an HDMI cable, and of course the fact that Nvidia has squeezed 2 G92 cores onto “one” card.