- SMARTSHADER™ 2.1
    - Microsoft DirectX 9 and OpenGL 2.0 support

    Pure gaming power awaiting to be released on your desktop
    – ASUS Radeon A9600XT/TD Game Card
    ASUS Radeon9600XT/TD is designed for serious gamers who want nothing but pure 3D computing power for their favorite games. Equipped with newest ASUS-specific award-winning features, gamers like you can do voice and video chatting in almost all PC games through GameFace; extend the life of your precious computer through "ASUS SmartDoctor" and "ASUS SmartCooling"; and double the processing power of your game card through "ASUS HyperDrive" whenever you want whenever you need.

    ASUS A9600XT/TD is powered by ATI's Radeon™ 9600XT Visual Processing Unit(VPU), which owns both ultimate excellent cinematic resolution and fierce graphics computing power. The supporting of the latest 3D standard – DirectX 9.0b can provide the best shedding effects used in today's games. The embedded state-of-the-art technologies such as ATI's SmartShader™ 2.1, SmoothVision™ 2.1, Hyper Z™ III+, VideoShader™. All and all, this card is full of pure gaming power, waiting to thrill your friends and foes – on your desktop.

    Chipset Feature
    SMARTSHADER™ 2.1 expands advanced abilities of vertex shader 2.0 and pixel shader 2.0
    SMOOTHVISION™ 2.1 generates the sharpest and clearest images by up to 6x Anti-Aliasing and 16x anisotropic filtering
    FULLSTREAM™ removes blocky artifacts from streaming Internet video
    VIDEOSHADER™ integrates shader features to provide unprecedented support for digital and high definition video.
    HYDRAVISION™ provides multi-monitoring management
    128-bit, 64-bit & 32-bit per pixel floating point color formats
    Microsoft DirectX 9 and OpenGL 2.0 support
    AGP 8X support

    Why ASUS is Better?
    ASUS GameFace™ for real-time video/audio communication
    ASUS Smart Cooling™ to ensure a quiet computing environment
    ASUS Smart Doctor™ provides the best operating safety for your system
    ASUS Video Security™ II for building private security system
    High-quality TV output for big screen gaming or presentations
    DVI output for easy connectivity to digital flat panel display
    Diversified displays connectivity (Dual VGA, DVI+VGA, DVI+TV-out)