ASUS goes into Battlefield: Bad Company 2 action with EAH5550 GPU

By on August 12, 2010
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Low form factor graphics card aims for HTPC users and casual gamers.

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ASUS presents its uniquely-designed EAH5550 graphics cards with one of the year’s biggest and best-selling PC action hits, Battlefield: Bad Company 2, offering this instant classic at a discount to buyers of EAH5550 special editions.

The ASUS EAH5550 Limited Edition with Battlefield: Bad Company 2 boasts exclusive features like a dust-proof fan, GPU Guard and Fuse Protection for superb computing. The EAH5550 (LP) graphics card is delivered in a low profile form factor that is ideal for home theater PCs and multimedia centers. For users demanding noise-free operation, the EAH5550 SILENT offers a great solution with its passive cooling design. Besides providing hardware acceleration of DVD and Blu-ray playback with true HD and minimal stress on the CPU, EAH5550 cards are also capable game performers, able to run exciting PC game titles in excellent detail.

Advanced Performance with Exclusive Features
EAH5550 cards are equipped with an array of exclusive features like GPU Guard and Fuse Protection. GPU Guard is a printed circuit board reinforcement technique. It protects the board against cracking and fracturing, whether as a result of shock damage or heat. Fuse Protection doubles card safety with multiple sets of input fuses to eliminate excessive temperature rises.

Beyond these, EAH5550 (LP) is equipped with a high efficiency dust-proof fan with a 25 percent longer lifespan than standard fans. ASUS also offers the EAH5550 SILENT with 0dB passive cooling, ensuring temperatures are kept low while promoting a quiet computing environment.

Complete Package for Limitless Excitement
The ASUS EAH5550 Limited Edition with Battlefield: Bad Company 2 offers a plethora of attractive and exclusive features in addition to DirectCompute as part of DirectX11 compliance, making it an excellent component for powerful CAD and other intensive graphics work, pairing resources with those of the CPU for better performance. Put together with the limitless fun and excitement of Battlefield: Bad Company 2, the new EAH5550 graphics cards from ASUS offer a unique opportunity for PC users to bring their graphics up to speed while keeping both heat and spending under tight control.

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