Ook 3Dfx nestelt zich verder in de mobo business: Asus, A-Trend, Gigabyte en MSI gaan mammaplanken bouwen met en ge´ntegreerde V3-2000. Hier's de saus, van AGN 3D:
To mark the opening of Taiwan's Computex Taipei expo, 3dfx Interactive« Inc. today announced that it continues to drive high-volume motherboard wins for its Voodoo3(TM) 2000 graphics accelerator. 3dfx announced that its Voodoo3 2000 will be integrated onto new motherboard products from ASUSTeK, A-Trend , Gigabyte and MSI.
``With broad acceptance among motherboard manufacturers in Asia, 3dfx is delivering on its promise from COMDEX '98 to establish Voodoo3 2000 as a high-volume graphics product ideal for motherboard-level integration,'' said Michael Howse, senior vice president of worldwide marketing at 3dfx Interactive. ``Following our earlier motherboard design wins in the U.S. and Europe, these four announcements further solidify the Voodoo3 line as a volume leader both in retail and OEM channels, and strengthen 3dfx's role as a recognized leading graphics supplier.''
Available to OEMs this summer, the new motherboards will feature the 143MHz Voodoo3 2000 chipset with 16MB of memory and a 300MHz RAMDAC. Voodoo3 2000 will be highlighted in the P3B-V model from ASUSTeK; the ATC6253M, ATC6254M, and ATC6264M motherboard products from A-Trend; the 6BXM product from Gigabyte; and the MS6168 from MSI.