“THE NEXT GENERATION Chrome 500 GPU from S3 Graphics has tipped up, touting all kinds of graphical goodness.
S3 reckons its new Chrome 500 Series comes with Hi-Def Blu-ray playback, HD video streaming, DirectX 10.1 and OpenGL 3.0 apps for Windows and Linux platforms.
Boasting features like Picture-in-Picture and eight channels of high fidelity audio, courtesy of the inbuilt Dolby 7.1 digital surround sound processor, S3 also reckons its new GPU is the cat’s pajamas when it comes to speeding up 3D and non-gaming functions with its programmable shader cores.”
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Source: The Inquirer
There is a new series of graphics cards from Chrome, it’s current flagship model being the 530 GT. They bring a list of new features that most would expect as minimum requirements, like PCI Express 2.0, DX 10.1 and OpenGL 3.0. There are some other more interesting innovations, such as AcceleRAM which will use system memory for image data storage as well as multi-GPU support called MultiChrome, which they describe as being capable of doubling graphics performance. Find out more about them at The Inquirer.