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USER’S MANUAL
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CONTENTS
I. Introduction ................................................................. 7
Highlights .............................................................................. 7
2. Hardware Setup ........................................................... 8
ASUS V9950 Ultra Layout ................................................. 8
ASUS V9950 ........................................................................ 9
3. Resolution Table ....................................................... 10
4. ASUS GameFace ....................................................... 12
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About this guide
Conventions used in this guide
To make sure that you perform certain tasks properly, take note of the
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WARNING/DANGER: Information to prevent injury to yourself
when trying to complete a task.
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when trying to complete a task.
IMPORTANT: Information that you MUST follow to complete a
task.
NOTE: Tips and additional information to aid in completing a task.
Where to find more information
Refer to the following sources for additional information and for product
and software updates.
1. ASUS Websites
The ASUS websites worldwide provide updated information on ASUS
hardware and software products. The ASUS websites are listed in the
ASUS Contact Information on page 3.
2. Optional Documentation
Your product package may include optional documentation, such as
warranty flyers, that may have been added by your dealer. These
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Notices
Federal Communications Commission Statement
This device complies with FCC Rules Part 15. Operation is subject to the following
two conditions:
• This device may not cause harmful interference, and
• This device must accept any interference received, including interference that
may cause undesired operation.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B
digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to
provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not
installed and used in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions, may cause harmful
interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful
interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning
the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference
by one or more of the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
The use of shielded cables for connection of the monitor to the graphics card is
required to assure compliance with FCC regulations. Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment.
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1. Introduction
1. Introudction
Highlights/Models
Thank you for purchasing an ASUS V9950 Series GPU Graphics Card.
With this purchase, you join a legion of mainstream graphics enthusiasts.
Powered by the NVIDIA™ GeForce FX™ 5900Ultra/5900 graphics
processing unit (GPU), the ASUS V9950 series delivers breakthrough
leading-edge graphics performance. Enjoy superior image fidelity
regardless of the CPU (central processing unit) employed by the computer
system.With the ASUS V9950 series, you will not only see but also
experience stunning, dynamic, realistic 3D worlds and characters.
Highlights
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Powered by the most programmable, precise and powerful
CineFX2.0 GPU: NVIDIA® GeForce FX 5900Ultra/5900
~ Delivers cinema-quality video to your PC.
Built-in 256/128MB DDR frame buffer with 256-bit bus:
~ Provides the most resolution and color depth.
Advanced CineFX 2.0 shader engine:
~ Delivers 2x floating-point pixel shading power of our previous
generation.
UltraShadow:
~NVIDIA® ‘s new patent pending shadow volume acceleration
technology, significantly enhances the performance for the latest
engines such as Doom 3 and Abducted.
Intellisample HCT (Hi-resolution Compression Technology):
~ with new anisotropic algorithms, bring 50% efficiency improvement in
texture, color and Z compression than previous solutions, automatically
providing a boost to antialiasing.
ASUS innovative GameFace Technology:
~real-time audio/video communication feature, elevates the interactive
gaming experience by enabling point-to-point video conferencing
functions and online gaming to take place simultaneously.
AGP 8X support:
~By adding support for the newest AGP 8X (AGP 3.0) standard, the
V9950 series takes advantage of the new peak AGP bandwidth of 2.1
GB/s to offer even higher graphics.
nVIEW™ display technology:
~ Supports TV encoder at 1024 x 768 resolution and two independent
display pipelines, providing the ultimate multiple display flexibility and
user control.
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Optimized for DirectX® 9.0 and OpenGL® 1.4 features:
~ Ensures broad application support.
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High-resolution LCD screen support
~ Supports up to 1600 x 1200 maximum LCD monitor resolution.
Actual screen resolution varies depending on LCD monitor resolution.
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VGA Output
S-Video Output
VGA Output
OR
DVI-I Dual-Link
output (28pins)
TV output
(4pins)
ASUS V9950 Ultra 256M Graphics Card (PAL or NTSC)
This User’s Manual
ASUS V9950 Ultra Driver and Utility CD Disc
Item Checklist
Projector
DVI-enabled Flat-Panel Display
Projector
VGA Monitor
Output
(15pin)
(Standard)
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GPU Chip
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Use the same TV standard for all devices.
Drawings are for reference only; actual cards may vary.
Notes
256MB DDR Frame Buffer
ASUS V9950 Ultra Layout
2. Hardware Setup
ASUS V9950 Series User’s Manual
VGA Output
S-Video Output
VGA Output
OR
ASUS V9950 TD Graphics Card (PAL or NTSC)
This User’s Manual
ASUS V9950 Driver and Utility CD Disc
Item Checklist
Projector
DVI-enabled Flat-Panel Display
Projector
DVI-I Dual-Link
output (28pins)
TV output
(4pins)
VGA Monitor
Output
(15pin)
(Standard)
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Fr uff R)
B D
(D
Chip with Fan
(Graphics Processing Unit)
TM
NVIDIA
GeForce
FX 5900
GPU Chip
Frame
Buffer
(DDR)
Frame
Buffer
(DDR)
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am er
Fr uff R)
B D
(D
ATX POWER
Use the same TV standard for all devices.
Drawings are for reference only; actual cards may vary.
Notes
128MB DDR Frame Buffer
2.2.H/W
Setup
H/WSetup
Installation
2. H/W Setup
V9950 /TD/64M
ASUS V9950 Layout
2. Hardware Setup
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3. Resolution Table
Resolution
640 x 480
800 x 600
1024 x 768
1152 x 864
1280 x 960
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Vertical Horizontal
Frequency Frequency
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70Hz
72Hz
75Hz
85Hz
100Hz
120Hz
140Hz
144Hz
150Hz
170Hz
200Hz
240Hz
60Hz
70Hz
72Hz
75Hz
85Hz
100Hz
120Hz
140Hz
144Hz
170Hz
200Hz
240Hz
60Hz
70Hz
72Hz
75Hz
85Hz
100Hz
120Hz
140Hz
144Hz
150Hz
170Hz
200Hz
240Hz
60Hz
70Hz
72Hz
75Hz
85Hz
100Hz
120Hz
140Hz
144Hz
150Hz
170Hz
200Hz
60Hz
70Hz
72Hz
75Hz
85Hz
100Hz
120Hz
140Hz
144Hz
150Hz
170Hz
31.5
34.9
37.9
37.5
43.3
51.0
61.8
72.9
75.2
78.7
90.3
108.0
132.9
37.9
43.8
48.2
46.9
53.7
63.7
77.2
91.1
94.0
112.7
135.1
166.2
48.4
56.4
57.5
60.0
68.7
81.7
98.8
116.6
120.2
125.7
144.1
172.8
212.1
53.7
62.9
64.9
67.5
77.1
91.3
111.2
131.3
135.2
141.4
162.9
194.9
60.0
69.9
72.1
75.2
86.0
101.7
123.5
145.1
150.5
157.2
179.8
Color Depth
8bpp =
256 colors
Standard
16bpp =
65K colors
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3. Resolution Table
Resolution
Vertical Horizontal
Frequency Frequency
Color Depth
8bpp =
256 colors
Standard
16bpp =
65K colors
High Color
32bpp =
16.7M colors
True Color
60Hz
70Hz
72Hz
75Hz
85Hz
100Hz
120Hz
140Hz
144Hz
150Hz
170Hz
64.0
74.6
76.8
80.0
91.3
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60Hz
70Hz
72Hz
75Hz
85Hz
100Hz
120Hz
140Hz
144Hz
150Hz
55.9
65.6
67.5
70.5
80.4
95.3
115.4
136.8
140.4
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1600 x 1200
60Hz
70Hz
72Hz
75Hz
85Hz
100Hz
120Hz
75.0
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106.1
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1920 x 1080
60Hz
70Hz
72Hz
75Hz
85Hz
100Hz
67.1
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81.1
84.6
96.4
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100Hz
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60Hz
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85Hz
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2048 x 1536
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4.
ASUS GameFace
4.1
Introduction
The revolutionary ASUS GameFace is a real-time audio/video
communication feature that enhances interactive gaming experience by
enabling point-to-point video conferencing functions and online gaming to
take place simultaneously thus allowing you to see and talk to your
opponents while playing full-screen online games!
Visit the ASUS website (www.asus.com) for more information about the ASUS
GameFace technology.
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4.2
Installing ASUS GameFace
Follow the given instructions to install ASUS GameFace.
1. Insert the CD installation disc
into your CD-ROM drive or
double click the CD drive icon in
My Computer to bring up the
autorun screen or run
Setup.exe in the root directory
of your CD-ROM drive.
Click Utilities.
2. The Utilities box appears.
Click Install ASUS
GameFace.
3. From the Welcome box, click
Next to start the installation.
To complete the installation,
simply follow the on-screen
instructions or prompts.
4. Click Finished after the
installation is complete.
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4.3
Using ASUS GameFace
Follow the given instructions to use ASUS GameFace.
STEP 1: Enabling ASUS OSD
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Open Display Properties
dialog box from desktop or
control panel.
•
Select Advanced tab on
Settings page.
•
Select OSD from in Advanced
tab.
•
Check the Enable OSD check
box and input the appropriate
hotkey.
You can also enable the OnScreen Display (OSD) in the
GameFace application.
STEP 2: Launch ASUS GameFace
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ASUS GameFace automatically
detects the connected audio/
video WDM capture device
upon start-up. You can change
the input device from Options
in the Tool menu if you have
more than one audio/video
device.
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STEP 3: Local Playback Mode
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Select Local Play/Stop from
the File menu to start local
playback when local video is not
playing.
•
Select Local Play/Stop from
the File menu to stop local
playback when playing local
video.
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You can also press the
Play/Stop button to start or stop
local playback.
STEP 4: Network Playback Mode
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Connect to remote computer:
- Input the computer name
(Local Area Network) or IP
Address in the combo box.
- Select New Call from the
File menu or press the
“Make a Call” button.
- You will see and hear the
remote audio/video signal if
the remote computer
accepts the call.
For computer name and IP
addresses go to Tools->Info
for lists of information.
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Waiting for connection:
- Launch ASUS GameFace
- A message box appears on
an incoming call. Click Yes
to accept the call.
- Select End Call from the
File menu or press the
“End the Call” button to
disconnect.
STEP 5: GameFace Settings
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Select Option from the Tool menu.
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Select GameFace Option Dialogue
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Enter GameFace page to adjust transparency, position and hotkey
settings.
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STEP 6: Launch Game and show GameFace
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Begin your game.
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After entering Full-Screen mode, press the hotkey
(default is Ctrl+Alt+V) to activate GameFace.
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Press the On-Screen Display hotkey to show the OSD menu.
•
Use the arrow keys to select the GameFace application page and
adjust the Transparency, Position X, Position Y, Size or toggle to
enable or disable GameFace.
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