The Future Of Handheld Gaming: GoForce 5500

Posted on Saturday, April 08 2006 @ 20:06 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
While at the CTIA Wireless 2006 show we had a chance to stop by and talk to NVIDA about the latest handheld wireless graphics solutions. If you are interested in seeing how games like Quake III Arena play on phones then read on and see what performance can be had today thanks to the GoForce 5500.

"NVIDIA had their latest mobile graphics processor, the GoForce 5500, running a number of heavy 3d applications on an ARM11 development platform powered by one of Freescale's i.MX31 applications processors . NVIDIA was able to run their GoForce 5500 on this platform and got Quake III Arena running between 28-35 frames per second at a VGA resolution of 1024x786. NVIDIA informed us if they ran the demo in XGA that the frames per second would decrease to around ~22FPS... "

Read on over at Legit Reviews to learn more about this chip.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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