At NAB, 3Dlabs Inc. Ltd. announced its new graphics architecture technology Wildcat Realizm. The architecture combines a next-generation Visual Processing Unit (VPU) and a unique Vertex/Scalability Unit (VSU). These work together to enable a software-compatible family of graphics accelerators ranging from a single VPU AGP 8x solution to a unique dual-VPU configuration, which takes full advantage of the enhanced bandwidth of PCI Express. Wildcat Realizm is specifically designed to provide unmatched graphics productivity for CAD, DCC and visualization professionals. A range of products based on the Wildcat Realizm architecture is expected to be available mid-2004.
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