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Oxygen GVX1 wins Cadalyst Labs best High-End board 1999

Oxygen VX1-Stereo

Industrial Strength Graphics and Stereo Visualization for Workstation Professionals

The Oxygen® VX1-Stereo combines the award-winning Oxygen VX1 entry-level workstation graphics accelerator with the low-cost CrystalEyes® Wired stereo display solution from StereoGraphics® Corporation, enabling engineers, scientists, architects and graphics professionals to cost-effectively visualize their largest and most complex data sets naturally and interactively. Unlike products based on gaming technology, Oxygen VX1-Stereo is a true professional stereo graphics solution with 3Dlabs’ renowned PowerThreads™ OpenGL quality and StereoGraphics’ high-performance, high-quality eyewear for trouble-free stereo viewing.

  • Features and Benefits
  • Technical Specifications
  • Fully Tested
  • The OXYGEN Family
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    Features and Benefits

    Professional CrystalEyes® Wired Stereo Glasses
    Mechanically robust construction, large LCD area and fast refresh rates provide comfortable, productive stereo viewing.

    StereoEnabler® Adapter
    Provides seamless stereo capability on 3Dlabs’ entry-level Oxygen VX1 workstation graphics accelerator.

    Advanced Stereo OpenGL Driver Support
    3Dlabs’ PowerThreads OpenGL drivers provide true quad-buffered stereo and independent Z buffers for the left and right eyes providing robust support for any stereo application.

    32MB of On-Board Memory with Virtual Texturing
    Oxygen VX1-Stereo acts as a full 256MB graphics card while caching textures in the on-board memory for smooth graphics interaction in both stereo and non-stereo applications.

    Highly-optimized, Multi-Threaded PowerThreads OpenGL Drivers
    3Dlabs’ PowerThreads OpenGL drivers are fully optimized for Intel Pentium and AMD Athlon processors to maximize geometry throughput. The multi-threaded architecture of PowerThreads unleashes the power of single or multiple CPU systems

    Over 50 Application Certifications
    Oxygen boards are certified with all key stereo and non-stereo professional CAD and DCC applications, ensuring optimal and trouble free acceleration.


    Technical Specifications

    CrystalEyes Wired Stereo Glasses * Liquid crystal shutters
    * 75 grams (not including cable)
    * 80 to 160 fields per second field rate
    * 32% typical transmittance
    * 1000:1 typical dynamic range
    * Operating Temperature: 0°C to 70°C
    * Storage Temperature: -40°C to +85°C
    * Operating Humidity: 20% to 90% R.H., non-condensing
    StereoEnabler Adapter * Attaches directly to the SVGA connector on the Oxygen VX1
    * Automatically generates a stereo sync signal output to a standard VESA 3 pin mini-DIN stereo connector
    GLINT R3 Rasterization Processor * Unified 2D, 3D and video processing
    * 128-bit memory bus architecture
    * Integrated 300MHz RAMDACs
    * 7 independent DMA engines provide low CPU utilization
    * Integrated SVGA Controller
    PowerThreads OpenGL Drivers * PowerThreads OpenGL ICD with full Intel SSE and AMD 3DNow! optimizations
    * OpenGL 1.1 ICD (1.2 ready)
    * Multi-threaded, multiprocessor system optimized
    Professional 3D Rendering * Complete OpenGL 1.2 functionality in silicon
    * Full OpenGL overlays
    * Single pass bump-mapping, per-pixel lighting
    * High-quality Gouraud shading
    * Perspectively correct bilinear and trilinear filtering with per-pixel mip-mapping
    * Dual bilinear mip-mapped textures in a single pass
    * 2048x2048x32 maximum individual texture size
    * OpenGL 1.2 volumetric rendering with up to 8-way filtering
    * Source and destination alpha blending
    * Fogging and Depth Cueing
    * Anti-aliased lines and polygons
    * Full-scene anti-aliasing
    * Hardware scissoring, stippling and stencil buffers
    * GID clipping for efficient window management
    * 32 bit Z-buffering
    Memory * 32MB of unified high-speed SDRAM for framebuffer, Z-buffer and texture memory
    Integrated Video Processing * Bilinear filtered playback re-scaling
    * Hardware YUV-RGB conversion
    * Hardware MPEG-2 Motion Compensation
    Virtual Texturing Memory Management * Full virtual memory management unit in GLINT R3 silicon
    * Enables the board to act as a full 256MB graphics card
    Board Physical * hort-card NLX/ATX form-factor
    * AGP 1x/2x/4x compatible
    Connectors * DB-15 analog display connector
    * VESA standard 3-pin mini-DIN stereo connector via Stereo Enabler Adaptor
    Stereo Support * True Quad-buffered Stereo support on CRT displays up to 1280x1024 true-color, 120Hz refresh rate
    * Independent Z buffer for left and right eye
    Drivers * Windows NT 4.0 with PowerThreads OpenGL ICD
    * Windows 2000 with PowerThreads OpenGL ICD and DirectX 7.0
    * Windows 98 with PowerThreads OpenGL ICD and DirectX 7.0
    * DDC2B support on all operating systems
    Advanced Control Panel * Point-and-click optimization of system configuration for key professional applications
    System Requirements * 100% IBM-compatible PC
    * Intel Pentium or AMD Athlon processor or compatible
    * IBM compatible motherboard with AGP or AGP Pro slot
    * Microsoft Windows 2000 or NT 4.0 with Service Pack 5 or higher or Windows 98
    * 64MB System memory
    * 16MB free disk space
    Warranty * Three (3) years parts and labor limited warranty


    Fully Tested and optimized On All Leading Professional Applications

    DCC applications including: 3D Studio Max, Houdini, Maya, 3D Studio Viz, Lightscape, Softimage XS

    CAD applications including: ArchiCAD, Co-Create, Pro/ENGINEER, AutoCAD, I-DEAS, SolidWorks, CATIA, MicroStation J, Unigraphics


    The OXYGEN Family

    • Oxygen GVX420: 128Mb Workstation Graphics with Dual DVI
    • Oxygen GVX210: High-end, 256-bit Graphics Power for Demanding Workstation Professionals
    • Oxygen GVX1 Pro: 64Mb Workstation Graphics with DVI-I
    • Oxygen GVX1: Accelerated Geometry Power for Workstation Professionals
    • Oxygen VX1: Industrial Strength Graphics for Workstation Professionals
    • Oxygen VX1-16: High-Value, Entry Level Workstation Graphics
    • Oxygen VX1 Stereo: Industrial Strength Graphics and Stereo Visualization for Workstation Professionals
    • Oxygen VX1 1600SW: 32Mb Professional Graphics for the Silicon Graphics 1600SW Flat Panel Monitor

     
    Awesome Rating
    NewMedia Magazine

    Highly Recommended
    Cadalyst Magazine 
     
    Award of Excellence
    DV Magazine

    4 Star Rating
    Cadence Magazine


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