XGI distributes Village Tronic’s VTBook

Thanks to KillBill for sending this in.

HANOVER, Germany and TAIPEI, Taiwan – Village Tronic and XGI announced that XGI Technology is starting distribution of Village Tronic’s unique graphics card for notebook computers: VTBook. Primary focus of XGI will be introducing VTBook into corporate key account and first tier manufacturer markets.

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XGI at CeBIT 2005 Hanover Computer Fair!

XGI Introduces New Generation of PCI Express Graphic Solution at CeBIT 2005

Hannover, Germany, 10th March — XGI™ Technology Inc, a leading graphics solution provider, today announced the new PCI Express graphics solution at CeBIT 2005 exhibition in Hanover, Germany. CeBIT ranks as the world’s number one event for the ICT sector. It is the only trade fair where representatives of buyers, sellers, and media can see all the latest trends in a single location. XGI will announce the 2005 market plans to buyers from all over the world conducted in a face to face interaction at Hall 23, Booth number C35.

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XGI Participates in GDC

XGI Provides the Compatibility Game Program to Synchronize with Game Developers

San Francisco, CA — March 9, 2005 — XGI Technology Inc., a leading graphics solution provider, today announces its Volari PCIE Solution in GDC, Game Developer’s Conference (Booth 431). In this major game event, XGI shares its breakthrough hardware & software technology with worldwide game developers. Furthermore, XGI provides the Compatibility Program to provide all game developers co-develop with XGI on a uniform platform.

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XgiEdit v1.0 released

Merry Xmas 2005 to all our readers !

Our friends from MVKTECH have come up with a special gift on this very special day : XgiEdit, the only user friendly BIOS tweaker designed for XGI graphics cards. This is a Windows Utility to modify/update your own XGI BIOS of your XGI based graphics card.

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Download section open

Finally! After a rather long process, we are pleased to announce the Download section is now back! There are now 3 catagories in the Download section : Patches (Game patches for XGI cards), Volari BIOS 3 as well as XGI product Documentation.

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Clubedohardware’s Volari V8 Review

Just noticed that the Portugese website Clubedohardware has done a review of the single chip XGI Volari V8 card using the driver 1.04.51.
The card was compared to the 9800XT, 9800 Pro, 5950 Ultra, 5900XT, 5700 Ultra, 9800SE, 9600XT, 9600 Pro, GF4 Ti 4200, 5600, GF4 MX 460, 5500, 5200, MX 4000, 9600 SE and GF2 GTS under 3DMark2001 SE, 3DMark03 build 340, Aquamark 3, Quake III and X2 – The Threat.

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X-Gen Shader Programming Column

The second X-Gen Shader Programming Article by Wolfgang Engelis is now available on XGI’s Developper website and is dedicated to Gradient Intrinsics. Wolfgang Engel is the author of “Programming Vertex and Pixel Shaders” (published by Charles River) and the editor of ShaderX book series.

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