XGI presents Volari 8300 for entry-level market

Posted on Wednesday, Jun 01 2005 @ 13:21 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
XGI is presenting its next-generation PCI Express graphics cards at Computex 2005. The Volari 8300 is made using a 130nm process and features a 64-bit DRAM interface. The card is DirectX 9 complaint with support for Shader Model 2 (SM2) and TV encoding.

The Volari 8300 is aimed at the entry-level market and also features a DVI output with a resolution of up to 2048x1536, as well as D-sub, HDTV and TV outputs.

XGI's newest graphics core will use take advantage of its eXtreme Cache virtual memory architecture and the card will also support notebook solutions as well as mobile platforms with the MXM type 1 architecture.

The card will enter mass production in the second half of this year.

Source: DigiTimes


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