XGI unveils the Volari 8300

Posted on Friday, Mar 18 2005 @ 17:26 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
XGI presented its XG47 which will be branded as the Volari 8300. It will be a chip aimed at value and mobile applications.
The Volari 8300 processor contains 40 million transistors and incorporates 2x2 pixel pipelines that can perform either 4 pixel shader operations or 8 depth/stencil operations per clock as well as 2 vertex processors. XGI’s XG47 will have 64-bit memory controller and support for different types of displays and their interconnections, including CRT, DVI, LVDS and TV-Out. The chip is to be made using UMC’s 0.13 micron process technology and will run at up to 350MHz speed. The XG47 is a DirectX 9.0 Shader Model 2.0 compliant chip developed by ex-Trident team at XGI.
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