Creative Labs gaat een Savage4 kaart bakken met maar liefst 32Meg onboard memory. Nog leuker is de prijs, voor al dit goeds moet slechts 129 dollar neergelegd worden.
Hier een stukke info uit de press release van Creative:
Creative Technology Ltd. (Nasdaq: CREAF - news), the leading provider of multimedia hardware for the PC, further penetrates the graphics card market with the introduction of its 3D Blaster(TM) Savage4, the latest addition to Creative's award-winning 3D Blaster family. Designed with the budget-conscious PC gamer in mind, the 3D Blaster Savage4 is available at retail for the breakthrough price of US$129.99
Based on S3's Savage4 PRO(TM) graphics controller, Creative's new 3D Blaster Savage4 delivers spectacular performance and stunning visual quality using S3's patented S3TC texture compression. The 3D Blaster Savage4 offers support for PCI, AGP2X and AGP4X bus architectures, true 32-bit 3D rendering, a full 128-bit 3D graphics Engine and dual texture 3D rendering pipeline to enhance gameplay. In addition, 3D Blaster Savage4 features 32MB of SDRAM, a 300MHz RAMDAC, and hardware-assisted DVD, all supported by Creative's own drivers and utilities.
``We have come to a turning point in the graphics industry where gamers an developers are now directing their attention to image quality,'' said Steve Mosher, vice president, graphics business for Creative. ``The introduction of the 3D Blaster Savage4 marks the beginning of a distinct transition for the 3D graphics business as we move beyond raw speed to satisfy the eyes' need for better image quality.''