Taipei, Taiwan, Dec 3 2004 – ASUSTeK Computer Inc (ASUS) introduced the Extreme AX800XL and Extreme AX800 graphics cards. Powered by the native 16-lane PCI Express VPU, the RADEON 800, and incorporated unique features exclusively from ASUS only. The Extreme AX800 series provides the best visual experience compared with other competing graphics cards.
The new graphics card series incorporated innovative features available from ASUS only, including:
GameFace Live – Talk to and see your teammates
GameFace Live is the world’s first multi-player, video/audio communication solutions for DirectX PC gaming. It enables simultaneous connection of up to eight players, allowing gamers to talk to and see their teammates or the enemy during PC gaming.
On Screen Display (OSD) – Fast setting adjustment
This feature allows users to adjust general settings such as brightness and contrast levels, VR settings and extra light settings while watching movies or playing 3D games without having to pause or even stop.
Video Security Online– Set up a home security system
Simply aim the webcam to a specific area and this unique feature will monitor that location, take snap shots of any unauthorized visitors and send out warning messages to preprogrammed recipients via e-mail or phone call.
ASUS SmartDoctor –Intelligent System monitoring
Fan RPM (rotation per minute) Monitoring
AGP Power level Monitoring
HyperDrive – Boost GPU power when you need the most
HyperDrive provides three ways to dynamically boost graphics card power.
3D Mode: HyperDrive detects the running of 3D programs and automatically speeds up VPU clock to provide the best video effects.
CPU Mode: HyperDrive raises VPU running speed to share computing load when CPU resource is pushed to the limit.
Temperature Mode: HyperDrive overclocks depending on system temperature to strike a balance between performance and hardware protection.
The ASUS PCI Express series will be available worldwide soon. For more information, please visit the company homepage at www.asus.com.