3D Blaster Banshee (PCI)

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3D Blaster Banshee (PCI)
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A complete 2D/3D graphics solution based on the new Voodoo Banshee chipset from 3Dfx Interactive®. Features a full 128-bit graphics core and the same 3D rendering technology used in the award-winning Voodoo2. 16MB of high-speed SDRAM and a 250MHz DAC deliver awe-inspiring resolutions, rock-solid refresh rates, and stunning visual quality. (Packaged software includes Incoming!)

Architecture Highlights
Voodoo2-based 3Dfx Voodoo Banshee core for the broadest game compatibility
128-bit wide graphics engine, memory interface, and VGA
3D rendering pipeline based on the Voodoo2
4 million triangle per second peak
Large 12K on-chip cache
36 billion operation per second pixel processing pipeline

3D Features
Integrated Voodoo2 3D core makes 3D Blaster Banshee the only 2D/3D accelerator architecture with support for Glide
Optimized drivers for the Microsoft® DirectX API, including DirectX 5.0 and 6.0 support
3Dfx "MiniGL" driver for Quake II and other hot titles
Full hardware triangle setup
On-chip texture caching
High-precision 16-bit Z-buffer
Sub-pixel and sub-texel accurate perspective correction
Transparency and chroma-key with color mask
Alpha blending on source and destination pixels
Default environment maps and bump mapping
Per-pixel table-based fog/haze effects
Per-pixel MIP mapping, trilinear filtering
Full scene and sort-independent edge anti-aliasing
Supports palettized and compressed textures

2D Features
High-performance 128-bit 2D/GUI/DirectDraw acceleration with the full Windows GDI in hardware
Screaming fast 128-bit VGA with full IBM 8514 compatibility
Simultaneous tiled and linear memory support.
Release date Australia
January 1st, 2007
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