Product Overview


Feature List

High-Performance 3D Acceleration

  • Fully integrated Transform and Lighting Engine (S3TL™)
  • 8 source OpenGL compliant hardware lighting
  • Floating point triangle setup engine
  • Complete CPU load balancing capability
  • Fully OpenGL compliant, DX7 ready

Complete 3D Rendering Features

  • Sustained 2 multi-textured pixels/clock performance
  • Single-pass Quad-Texture™ engine
  • Up to 200MHz engine clock speeds
  • 700M texels/s fill rate with dual/quad textures
  • Programmable blending of multiple textures
  • Hardware bump mapping
  • S3 texture compression (S3TC™)
  • True color rendering
  • Full scene anti-aliasing
  • Anisotropic filtering
  • 8-bit stencil buffer
  • 16/24/32-bit Z-buffer
  • Specular lighting and diffuse shading
  • Enhanced alpha blending modes
  • Range-based, vertex and table fog

High Quality Video Support Including DVD/DTV

  • High quality multi-tap up/down scalar
  • Third generation motion compensation design for hardware-accelerated DVD playback
  • Subpicture blending and highlights
  • Fully compliant VIP 2.0 for all HDTV resolutions
  • Support for Microsoft DirectDraw7 HVA Interface
  • Multiple video windows for video conferencing
  • Streams Processor™ display up to 1600x1200
  • De-interlacing for display of interlaced content
  • Fully programmable hue, saturation, contrast, brightness, and gamma controls
  • Multiple HDTV configurations supported via DMA host port bus mastering
  • Digital port for lossless data connection to high quality NTSC/PAL TV encoders

High Speed Memory Bus

  • Up to 200 MHz memory speeds
  • Up to 64 MByte frame buffer
  • 128-bit memory interface supporting up to 3.2 GB/s memory bandwidth
  • 1Mx16, 2Mx32 or 4Mx16 SDRAMs
  • 512Kx32 or 1Mx32 SGRAMs with block write support

Enhanced 2D Acceleration Features

  • Highly optimized 128-bit 2D graphics engine
  • Full featured with acceleration for BitBLT, rectangle fill, line draw, polygon fill, panning/scrolling and hardware cursor
  • 8, 16, 24, and 32 bpp mode acceleration

Flat Panel Desktop Monitor Support

  • DVI compliant
  • 12/24-bit digital interface to flat panel encoders
  • Auto-expansion and centering for VGA text and graphics modes
  • Support for all resolutions up to 1280x1024

Full Software Support

  • Windows 98/95 display drivers
  • Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000 display drivers
  • Windows 3.x and OS/2 3.0/4.0 (Warp )
  • Linux display drivers
  • Direct3D, DirectDraw and DirectShow
  • OpenGL ICD for Windows 9x and Windows NT
  • Comprehensive SDK, utilities and ISV tools
  • ISV and bundling programs

Additional Features

  • 350 MHz RAMDAC with gamma correction enables display resolutions up to 2048x1536
  • IC serial bus and DDC monitor communications
  • ACPI D0-D3 states and PCI power management
  • Parallel flash memory support
  • Full AGP 4x/2x, including sideband addressing and execute mode
  • PCI 2.2 bus support including bus mastering
  • 100% PC’99 compliant
  • 31x31mm PBGA with 409 balls

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