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Pictures of SiS Windows Vista compatible graphics card

Posted on Friday, July 14 2006 @ 11:15:04 CEST by


Hexus has three pictures of a DirectX 10 compatible graphics card from SiS.
Rumour has swirled for a while now about S3 Graphics not creating any D3D9 Shader Model 3.0 part, instead going straight to building a D3D10 Shader Model 4.0 GPU, given the proximity of their dev schedule to the release of Microsoft Windows Vista.

We certainly believe that to be true, now, and we have what we believe are the first spy shots of that SM4.0 chip on a PC PCB, in somewhat working form. Clearly a bring-up or engineering example board, VT6344C -- showing the VIA Technologies parentage -- sports both HDMI and DVI on the backplane, and a modest cooler.

Tiny DRAMs flank the GPU area on two sides, giving either 128MiB or 256MiB depending on density and hinting at mid-range aspirations. Indeed we don't expect S3 Graphics to go after high-end SM4.0 and D3D10 at all when Vista arrives.
You can check it out over here.


 



 

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