Guillemot has listed a host of online suppliers for this card at Hercules. Intel Pentium 4 1. What was the best tech product of ? No Interruptions Day Shortbread. The 3D Prophet is the result. That’s fairly elite company, at least in my brain, anyway.

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Voldenuit It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays. Benchmarks At 32 Bit Color. Often times, even slight decreases in memory bandwidth consumption are very difficult to engineer and put in practice. Test Configuration Page Intel Pentium 4 1.

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Hercules’ 3D Prophet graphics card – The Tech Report – Page 1

Continuing their trend away from conventional rendering paradigms, today STMicroelectronics releases Imagination’s latest stab at tile kyrl rendering, this time initially sold under the Hercules name of video cards. The also sports a matching blue chip cooler and fan, which might be overkill for a small, MHz chip, but it looks tough.

Graphics Previous page Next page. The company carrying the Hercules brand, Guillemot Corporation, has placed orders for vast quantities of chips from STMicro. We decided kyto was formidable competition for GeForce2 MX-based cards, but a few driver glitches and lackluster performance held the Kyro back. Benchmarks At 32 Bit Color Page The 3D Prophet gets Hercules’ usual fancy looks. Li 3D Prophet is the result.


These two companies worked with Hercules to improve the Kyro’s drivers and otherwise make the Kyro II product competitive.

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These games, included Quake 2 among others. Drivers, Continued Page That’s fairly elite company, kyyro least in my brain, anyway. Benchmarks At 16 Bit Color. ST Micro wanted a presence in the graphics market, so they turned to Imagination Technologies, the company behind PowerVR technology, to make it happen.

Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. I had one jyro these cards back inand it was one I looked back upon fondly. Despite the fact that our lab still hasn’t received a final production card, the first benchmarks using a late beta driver have yielded astounding results, due to the design overhaul and the switch from a 0.

Spearheading the move away from conventional rendering has been Imagination Technology. Neutronbeam Zak, you know you can’t validate any of the above details without first throwing Kyri a more serio This tiling technique saves valuable bandwidth when rendering 3D scenes.

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A Speedy Tiler: Kyro II on Hercules’ 3D Prophet 4500

There is no question that memory bandwidth limitations are on the minds of every major graphics chip producer.

There are far more detailed reports on the rendering process in the Kyro chipset, but here, I’m just going to concentrate on how it performs.

Lyro technology has been around since the beginnings of consumer 3D graphics, from the Matrox m3D add-in card to many of the arcade machines in Sega’s Virtua series. Dell returns to the stock market after six years. LG HU85L projector needs but two inches to cast a 90″ picture. Guillemot has listed a host of online suppliers for this card at Hercules.