XGI™ Technology Supports The AMD Athlon™ 64 Processor In New 3D Graphics Processor Family
eXtreme Graphics Innovation Rocks With 32- and 64-bit Computing
Taipei, Taiwan --
XGI™ Technology, Inc. today announces that AMD Athlon™ 64 processors will be fully supported in its new ultra-high performance, DirectX® 9.0 graphics processors for desktop applications.
Recently announced from XGI headquarter in Taipei, Taiwan, this next-generation 3D graphics processor family brings the latest DirectX® 9.0 graphics features and image quality to users across the entire performance spectrum, while delivering real values to high-end, mainstream and entry-level desktop market segments alike.
“The XGI™ brand new desktop family brings full affordability to DirectX® 9.0 graphics capability from top to bottom, while the AMD Athlon™ 64 processor really elevates both graphics performance and image quality of Volari™ Duo graphics processor with the AMD Athlon™ 64 platform,” said Chris Lin, president and CEO for XGI™. “Combined together, end-customers of our products will be able to enjoy the latest 3D games and diversified multimedia experiences powered by AMD Athlon™ 64 processors, with the widest selection of price points and graphics performance levels.”
Manufactured with latest high-performance 0.13um CMOS process technology, the Volari™ desktop product family includes Volari™ V8, Volari™ V5 and Volari™ V3 targeted for high-end, mainstream and entry-level markets, respectively. The Volari™ V8 operates the graphics engine clocks in excess of 350MHz and supports DDR-II memory at up to 500MHz clock rate (or 1000 MB/sec).
“The AMD Athlon™ 64 processor can enable unprecedented levels of performance and support for compute-intensive realism in 3D graphics for DirectX® 9.0,” said Tim Wright, director, desktop marketing, AMD’s Computation Products Group. “XGI’s support for the AMD Athlon™ 64 platform spanning all desktop graphics market segments enables a unified, cinematic computing experience for all of our shared customers.”
About XGI Technology
XGI Technology Inc., originated from eXtreme Graphics Innovation, was founded in June 2003 and is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan. XGI is a leading visual computing and GPU design company. Its core-management team is made up from a wide range of industry leading expertise who came from such as SiS (TSE:2363), and Trident (Nasdaq:TRID). With this combination of experiences in 3D GPU and visual computing industry, XGI aims to deliver a powerful and feature-packed GPU performance to enrich the users’ experience.
Coming from the former SiS Multimedia Product Division and Trident Graphic Division, XGI has positioned itself as a Fabless IC design company. It offers a full range of video solution for Professional, Entertainment and now Mobile usage. XGI's business model is to provide complete video solutions, from GPU to video bridge and video processors, to customers worldwide and ultimately integrate XGI solutions to be part of the everyday lifestyle.
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