Powers the next generation of cinematic realism. Full support for Microsoft DirectX 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 enables stunning and complex special effects. Next-generation shader architecture delivers faster and smoother gameplay. 64 Bit Texture Filtering and Blending, based on the Open exr technology from Industrial light and magic, NVIDIAs 64 bit texture implementation sets new standards for image clarity and quality through floating point capabilities in shading, filtering, texturing, and blending. NVIDIA UltraShadow II Technology.