SPARKLE Computer

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SPARKLE Computer Co., Ltd.
Type Private
Industry Computer Industry
Founded 1982
Headquarters Taipei, Taiwan
Products graphics cards, Consumer Electronics
Website http://www.sparkle.com.tw

SPARKLE Computer Co., Ltd. (marketed as simply SPARKLE), a Taiwanese discrete graphics controllers manufacturer established in 1982 that is based in Taipei, Taiwan. SPARKLE markets its products globally, worldwide, today only manufacturing NVIDIA based graphics controllers and peripherals (fans and heatsinks) for graphics controllers, targeting computer gamer enthusiasts.

Currently, SPARKLE's GeForce 9400 series and 9500 series cards are the most powerful cards for the PCI interface, making it popular among gamers and Home theater PC (HTPC) builders without a PCI Express or AGP motherboard. SPARKLE has also introduced new GeForce 9 based high end cards in the low profile format for PCI Express.

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PCI Series[edit]

SPARKLE is one of the few manufacturers of modern GPU based discrete graphics controllers that still uses the PCI interface, and probably the only manufacturer of GeForce 8 Series and GeForce 9 Series based discrete graphics controllers.

GeForce 8400 PCI[edit]

SPARKLE introduced a unique PCI version of the GeForce 8400 series cards in PCI versions.

  • SF-PC84GS512U2LP (GeForce 8400 GS Series with active cooling - 512MB RAM)
  • SF-PC84GS512U2LP (GeForce 8400 GS Series with passive cooling - 512MB RAM)
  • SF-PC84GS256U2LP (GeForce 8400 GS Series with active cooling - 256MB RAM)
  • SF-PC84GS256U2LP (GeForce 8400 GS Series with passive cooling - 256MB RAM)

GeForce 8500 PCI[edit]

SPARKLE introduced a unique PCI version of the GeForce 8500 series card in a PCI version.

  • SF-PC85GT256U2 (GeForce 8500 GT Series with passive cooling - 256MB RAM)

GeForce 9400 PCI[edit]

SPARKLE introduced a unique PCI version of the GeForce 9400 series card in a PCI version.

  • SP94GT512D2L-HPP (GeForce 9400 GT Series with passive cooling - 512MB RAM)
  • SP94GT512D2L-HP (GeForce 9400 GT Series with active cooling - 512MB RAM)
  • SP94GT1024D2L-HPP (GeForce 9400 GT Series with passive cooling - 1024MB RAM)
  • SP94GT1024D2L-HP (GeForce 9400 GT Series with active cooling - 1024MB RAM)

GeForce 9500 PCI[edit]

SPARKLE introduced a unique PCI version of the GeForce 9500 series card in a PCI version.

  • SP95GT512D2L-HP (GeForce 9500 GT Series with active cooling - 512MB RAM)
  • SP95GT1024D2L-HP (GeForce 9500 GT Series with active cooling - 1024MB RAM)

Low Profile PCIe[edit]

SPARKLE has also introduced 2 low profile PCI Express cards from the GeForce 9 series:

  • Low profile GeForce 9600 with stock settings
  • Low profile GeForce 9800 GT with stock settings and 512MB of GDDR3 RAM on a 256bit bus.

Additional information visit their company's website below.

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