The new GeForce includes a number of notable features to the line, among those are:
-manufacturing using the 0.13 micron process
-the Nvidia CineFX 2.0 engine with second-generation pixel shaders improving DirectX 9 special effects
-Nvidia UltraShadow technology for accelerated rendering of lighting and shadows
-Nvidia Intellisample HCT for improved anisotropic filtering and antialiasing image quality and performance
-a 256-bit memory interface basically doubling memory bandwidth
In addition, the GeForce FX 5900 features 128-bit color precision and supports the latest Microsoft DirectX 9.0 and OpenGL feature sets.
The Nvidia GeForce FX 5900 will be available in June 2003 at an estimated MSRP of $499.