3D Cards Redux

April 26th, 2000 by Crusader
  • NVIDIA has announced the imminent release of the GeForce 2 GTS, their next-generation 3D chipset. The press release also includes a laundry list of features:
    • Second generation transform and lighting engines
    • Hardware full-scene anti-aliasing (FSAA)
    • NVIDIA Shading Rasterizer (NSR) – multi-operation per-pixel rendering engine
    • Integrated TMDS transmitter supporting flat panels up to 1280 x 1024
    • Up to 128MB of high-speed double data rate frame buffer memory
    • AGP 4X and PCI support
    • Full support for Microsoft® DirectX® and SGI OpenGL®
    • Optimal performance for current and future CPUs from Intel and AMD

    Furthermore, Sharky Extreme has a preview of the GF2 GTS up, including the all-pervasive benchmarks.

  • Unreal Universe has obtained a few screenshots of Unreal Tournament running on a Voodoo 5 5500 with 4x full-scene anti-aliasing enabled.
  • 3dfx updated with word that Juha Valkama’s Voodoo3 3500 TV project has produced usable drivers; they can be downloaded via CVS (instructions here).

One Response to “3D Cards Redux”

  1. Oliver Says:

    Will this card have linux support for opengl ???

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