ZOTAC Expands Silent ZONE Edition Lineup

By on November 25, 2009
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The ZOTAC GeForce GT 220 ZONE Edition provides a quiet computing experience for the price, whether you’re gaming or using it for a home theater PC


PR: ZOTAC International unleashes its latest silent mainstream graphics card – the ZOTAC GeForce® GT 220 ZONE® Edition. The new ZOTAC GeForce® GT 220 ZONE® Edition pairs a high-performance graphics card with a passive heatsink for absolute silent operation while delivering an unmatched performance value.


Powered by a high-performance NVIDIA® GT 220 graphics processor with 48 CUDA™ cores and 1GB of high-speed DDR2 memory, the ZOTAC GeForce® GT 220 ZONE® Edition packs plenty of performance ready to take on the latest Microsoft® DirectX® 10.1, DirectCompute, OpenGL 3.2 and NVIDIA® CUDA™ powered games and applications for lightning-fast video conversion, precise GPU-accelerated image editing and immersive gaming.

“ZOTAC is one of the leading manufacturers of silent graphics cards. Our lineup of ZOTAC GeForce® ZONE® Edition graphics cards has won many awards for the combination of performance and silent operation,” said Carsten Berger, marketing director, ZOTAC International. “The ZOTAC GeForce® GT 220 ZONE® Edition is the latest addition to our award-winning lineup that also brings support for Microsoft® DirectX® 10.1 and HDMI 1.3a technology for the best quiet computing experience for the price, whether you’re gaming or using it for a home theater PC.”

HDMI 1.3a with xvYCC, DeepColor, digital 8-channel LPCM audio output and NVIDIA® PureVideo™ HD technologies transform the ZOTAC GeForce® GT 220 ZONE® Edition graphics card into the ultimate graphics card for home theater PCs by delivering richer colors, crystal clear multi-channel audio from loss-less Dolby® TrueHD and DTS®-HD: Master Audio tracks and GPU-accelerated high-definition video playback for VC-1, H.264, MPEG-2 and WMV video formats.

It’s time to play with the silent ZOTAC GeForce® GT 220 ZONE® Edition!

General details
o New passive ZOTAC GeForce® GT 220 ZONE® Edition
• Core clock: 625 MHz
• 48 CUDA cores
• Processor clock: 1360 MHz
• 1GB DDR2 memory
• 128-bit memory interface
• Memory clock: 800 MHz
o Dual-link DVI output
o HDMI output (w/8-channel LPCM audio)
o VGA output
o PCI Express 2.0 interface (Compatible with 1.1)
o HDMI 1.3a technology with xvYCC and DeepColor support
o DirectX 10.1 with Shader Model 4.1 compatible
o OpenGL 3.2 compatible
o NVIDIA® CUDA™ & PhysX® ready
o NVIDIA® PureVideo™ HD technology


Product Name ZOTAC GeForce® GT 220 ZONE® Edition
GPU GeForce® GT 220
Core Clock speed 625 MHz
CUDA™ Cores 48
Processor Clock 1360 MHz
Memory Clock speed 800 MHz
Memory 1GB DDR2
Memory interface 128-bit
Display Outputs Dual-link DVI, HDMI (w/audio), VGA
Cooling Passive (without fan) (dual-slot)
DirectX version DirectX 10.1, Shader Model 4.1
Other hardware features Digital 8-channel LPCM audio output, NVIDIA® Lumenex™ Engine, Quantum Effects™ Technology
Software Features nView® Multi-Display, NVIDIA® PureVideo™ HD Technology, NVIDIA® CUDA™ technology, NVIDIA® PhysX® technology, multi-monitor technology, OpenGL 3.2
Windows 7 capability Certified for Windows® 7 with DirectCompute support


Abbas Jaffar Ali is the founder of tbreak.com and a blogger, geek and self-declared tech pundit who can't stop talking about technology. Find him on twitter as @ajaffarali

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