We came across a number of apparently driver-related issues with image quality, performance, and compatibility. It featured a displayport and a full-sized PCB; a feature uncommon amongst more modern S3 Chrome cards. Log in Don’t have an account? For instance, the S8 wouldn’t cooperate with our nForce3-based graphics testing platform. For the performance tests, the analog port was used. However, some of the problems we encountered do need to resolved before the DeltaChrome is ready for commercial sale. It is still too early to tell if the things we were seeing were due to limitations that can’t be worked around or were just the normal run of the mill prerelease issues we were expecting to see.

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DeltaChrome S8: First look

The card we tested delfachrome with an analog, DVI, and video output port, and does not require external power. Voldenuit It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays.

December Learn how delgachrome when to remove this template message. Again, this is only a preview and we will have to wait until we see final hardware and software to make a firm judgement on the OpenGL side of things.

Review: S3 DeltaChrome S8 – Graphics – – Page 9

Single page Print Preview: Attack of the Clones and was very impressed with the image quality. However, some of the problems we encountered do need to resolved before the DeltaChrome is ready for commercial sale.

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The DeltaChrome is an all-new GPU from S3, a former player in the graphics biz that’s back in the game after a longish hiatus. While attending Comdex I was able to play Max Payne 2 on the DeltaChrome card and the game was smooth and left me wondering how much more tweaking was left till the card was to be launched. The recent release of ATI Catalyst 3. Anisotropic filtering is supported up to 16X, and 4X multi-sampled antialiasing is available at resolutions up to x Saddling up the test mule Our DeltaChrome evaluation sample is a fairly tallish AGP card with a relatively small cooler.

LG HU85L projector needs but two inches to cast a 90″ picture. This page was last edited on 4 Aprilat Neutronbeam Zak, you know you can’t validate any of the above details without first throwing We have a few details of the S3 Graphics implimentations, but we have meetings scheduled with them over the Game Developers Conference GDC to learn the full details of their architecture which we will bring you in our final review of the card.

Preview: S3’s DeltaChrome S8 Nitro GPU – The Tech Report – Page 1

It featured a displayport and a full-sized PCB; a feature uncommon amongst more modern S3 Chrome cards. So S3 is definately not lacking in DVD image quality. All in d8, I must say for the infant that the DeltaChrome S8 is, it performs quite well against some of the bigger-name cards in its class. Keep the S3 DeltaChrome series in the back of your mind as S3 has been able to produce a card that has impressed us in more ways than one! Chrome series includes integrated DisplayPort support, audio controller and an AES encryption engine.

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Steam names the best-selling games of Single page Print DeltaChrome S8: S3 Graphics will be producing two S8 cards, the S8 and the S8 Nitro, with the only difference between the two cards being clock speeds.

Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. Currently, S3 calls thier antialiasing algorithm 2xAA, but under 2x mode, the pixel is sampled twice both horizontally and vertically which is technically correct, but doesn’t fit the established standard.

S3 DeltaChrome S8 Nitro

This generation of S3 Chrome was announced on [5]and released on The Chrome range featured low power requirements and high-definition output making it attractive for small form factor scenarios and OEM systems.

S3 has been working closely with us since we started testing the S8, and judging by the response, we’re fairly confident they’ll have the issues sorted out by the time consumers can actually get their hands on cards. It was originally announced on [2]but the product was not released until I see no reason why S3 should not be able to have the necessary updates available for the DeltaChrome S8 before it hits the shelves.

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