S3's new GPUs ready by end of the year

Posted on Thursday, Aug 30 2007 @ 00:05 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
It's been quite a while since we've last heard anything from S3 Graphics but it looks like we can expect two new GPUs from this firm by year-end.

This includes the Chrome 460, a 90nm graphics chip with DirectX 10 compatibility and the 65nm Chrome 430 which will be DirectX 10.1 compliant. Both chips will have a maximum frequency of 1GHz, use PCI Express 1.0 and will feature HDMI and HDCP support.

The Chrome 460 is aimed at mid-range systems and the Chrome 430 at entry-level applications, in addition to clients in the set-top box and embedded markets. Both GPUs will be made by Fujitsu and volume production is slated to start before the end of this year.

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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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