XGI expects to start mass production of its first native PCI Express-compatible graphics chip for the entry- to middle-level desktop VGA market, the XG47, early next year. Samples of the XG47 will be available sometime in November and a PCI Express VGA chip for notebooks, codenamed XP10, will be rolled out at the same time
NVIDIA today announced availability of a new 64-bit demonstration for NVIDIA nForce™3- and AMD Athlon™ 64 processor-based PCs and notebooks. The highly-graphical 3D demo portrays a liquid-like dancer who moves and grooves in a surreal disco world, employing specialised 64-bit instructions that respond to real-time user intervention and music MP3s. The 3D dancer was originally
Today we have a brief talk with Andrew Dodd, a product manager for ATI’s software group. In this brief interview we talk about the future of the Catalyst driver suite and recent events in the graphics card industry.
Today we bring you the first review of Sapphire’s brand new high end graphics card, the Sapphire Radeon X800 Pro Toxic Edition. With new features like Automated Performance Enhancement and a brand new cooling solution, does the card have enough to seperate itself from the other Radeon X800 Pro cards currently on the market? Come
The ATI Radeon X600 XT is ATI’s first PCI Express graphics card, aimed at the mainstream graphics card markets. The card is based on ATI’s very successfull Radeon 9600XT core, but is it any faster than its predecessor? Come and take a look..
NVIDIA today announced availability of its comprehensive Media Center product suite to system builders planning to introduce new PCs based on Microsoft® Windows® XP Media Center Edition (MCE) this holiday season. NVIDIA’s MCE product suite, established with input from Microsoft, gives system builders worldwide the opportunity to take advantage of competitively-priced hardware bundles. These bundles
Crucial today announces immediate availability of the Crucial(R) RADEON(TM) X800 Pro 256MB video card, the flagship graphics card for Crucials new graphics card line. The Crucial RADEON X800 Pro utilizes a 256-bit quad-channel GDDR3 memory interface, and introduces 3Dc(TM), an image enhancement technology which defines a new High-Definition gaming experience by providing greater image
Inno3D are proud to announce Cooler Master will become our close partner in achieving gaming excellence. Inno3D and Cooler Master has signed an agreement to allow solitary rights for Inno3D high end graphics cards to include the advance thermal system supplied by Cooler Master. Inno3D’s main objective is to combine forces with Cooler Master so
NVIDIA has been rather secretive regarding their SLI capability that has been built into NV40 GPU ever since GeForce 6800 was launched and has waited for the right moment to announce this technology. VR-Zone has the opportunity to talk to David Kirk, NVIDIA’s Chief Scientist to know more about the SLI as well.
Market Segment H2 2004 ATi High End M28 Pro (PCI-E) – 16 pipes? M28 (PCI-E) – 12 pipes? M18 (AGP8X) – 8 pipes? Mainstream M24 (PCI-E) – X600 core, 4 pipes M26 (PCI-E) – RV410 core, 8 pipes Value M22 (PCI-E) – 4 pipes NVIDIA High End NV41M (AGP8X / PCI-E Bridge) - 12/16
ATI posted record sales and a third-quarter profit that more than tripled on Thursday, as new graphics chips for cell phones and digital televisions helped boost demand. New products will continue to drive sales growth as it issued a revenue forecast sharply higher than analyst expectations. ATI said its third-quarter net income rose to $
Q2 2004 H2 2004 2005 ATi High End R420 (AGP 8X) R423 (PCI-E) R480 (PCI-E / AGP Bridge) R500 (90nm TSMC?) Mainstream RV380 (PCI-E) R410 (PCI-E / AGP Bridge) – 0.11, 8 pipes Value RV370 (PCI-E) ? NVIDIA High End NV40 (AGP 8X) NV45 (PCI-E Bridge) NV38 (PCI-E Bridge) NV48 (AGP 8X) NV48E
Visiontek’s Xtasy line of graphics cards have been very successful over the years partially because of their lifetime warranty, good technical support and strong presence in the retail sector. So how will the Xtasy Radeon X800XT Platinum Edition compare to other popular cards available in the retail sector? Let’s take a look…
Inno3D is excited to introduce players to the new PCI Express GPUs. Inno3D transforms its current award-winning GeForce FX series into a new range of GeForce PCX by implementing an innovative PCI Express (PCIE) high-speed interconnect (HSI), which enables a complex piece of networking technology that performs seamless, bi-directional interconnect protocol conversion at incredible speed
3Dlabs today announced unprecedented power and performance capabilities for professional graphics with the PCI Express-based Wildcat® Realizm™ 800. The fastest professional PCI Express-based graphics accelerator that will hit the market this year, the Wildcat Realizm 800 features a unique Wildcat Realizm VSU and dual Wildcat Realizm VPU to deliver over 700 GFLOPS of floating-point graphics
Sapphire is a company that first entered the retail graphics card market with the Radeon 9700 Pro, and has since become one of the bigger players in the graphics card industry. Today we’ll be looking at the Sapphire Radeon X800 Pro card comparing to ATI’s own retail Radeon X800 Pro graphics card as well as
Tul has now released the latest PowerColor X800 Pro card called the Assassin Edition into the market featuring the recently launched X800 Pro VPU that sports 12 pipelines and equipped with 256MB of GDDR3 memory modules. Instead of a usual box, PowerColor uses a cool black backpack to contain this card and there are numerous
Just got home after Computex 2004 and I found a mail in my INBOX that says “NVIDIA Mermaid Show at Innovision”. Guess I will post it online now to ease the tension created in recent days over the viewers’ great desire to see more photos of computex babes.
After paying a visit to XGI today, we have gathered some information regarding their PCI Express cards. Volari PCIE V3, V5 and V8 will be the upcoming PCI Express x16 cards (Bridge) from XGI but it will be in limited quantities depending on customer demands. Volari PCIE bridge solution differs from NVIDIA as the bridge