XGI INVASION : GOOD OR BAD???

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    XGI Volari Duo V8 Ultra 256MB (made by CLUB 3D)

    Memory 256MB
    Type DDR2
    Interface 256BIT
    GPU 350 MHz
    Memory 450 MHz
    DVI Yes
    TV-Out Yes
    Video-in Yes
    Ramdac 400MHz
    OpenGL 1.5
    DirectX 9.0
    PixelPipelines 8


    Full Features:
    True Hardware DirectX9
    Both Volariâ„¢ Duo processors employ XGI's next generation TruShaderâ„¢ 2.1 Engine, taking vertex and pixel shading to a new level of realism. Combine this with built-in DirectX9 programmability and highly efficient pixel pipelines, 3D environments now come alive with cinematic realism and movie-studio caliber graphics. Advanced developers can take advantage of the Volariâ„¢ Duo processor's fully programmable DirectX9 functions to deliver visual experiences never before seen on the PC.

    Blazing-fast PCI Bus Interface 32-bit PCI local bus standard Revision 2.2 compliant
    True AGP2.0 & AGP3.0 Compliant configuration setting
    Hardware auto detect for AGP1.0, AGP2.0 or AGP3.0 mode support

    Double Octa-pipe 3D Engine Extreme High performance 256-bit 3D engine
    High order surface tessellation
    Optimized hardware geometry transform/lighting/setup engine
    Total of 4 units of Vertex Shader with Fully compliant Direct3D 9.0 Vertex Shader ver. 2.0
    16 sets high performance pixel rendering pipelines
    Supports Bump Mapping, Mipmapped Cubic Mapping and Volume Texture supports flat and Gouraud shading
    High quality anisotropic filtering
    Supports 2-side stencil.
    2X/4X full scene anti-aliasing(FSAA)

    Ultimate Performance 2D EngineHardware command queue
    High-speed Direct Draw Accelerator
    Hardware GDI 2000 Accelerator
    Source read-buffer to minimize engine wait-state
    Built-in destination read-buffer to minimize engine wait-state

    High Definition TV-OUT Solution with XV301PAL and NTSC Systems
    Composite, S-Video, and Component RGB Output Signals
    Macrovision Copy Protection Process Rev. 7.1.L1
    HDTV 480i/480p/1080i/720p YPbPr Output Signals
    A single link TMDS transmitter with excellent scaling capability for TFT LCD panel display

    MPEG-2 Video DecoderMPEG-2 MP@ML standards compliant
    Supports up to 20 Mbit/sec bit rate decoding
    True hardware VCD, DVD and HDTV decoding

    Video AcceleratorYUV-to-RGB color space conversion
    Bi-linear video interpolation with integer increments of 1/2048
    Complete graphics and video overlay function
    Hardware video decoder interface
    Independent VBI capture
    Supports DVD sub-picture playback overlay
    Built-in independent Gamma correction RAM

    Proprietary Cipher Video Processor 5 fields per-pixel motion detection de-interlace function, video sources from MPEG decoder, Video capture and AVI interfaces
    Down scaling function and scaling vector as 1/2, 1/4
    Next generation de-interlaced and 1/2 down scaling function

    BitFluent Architecture (XGI Volariâ„¢ Duo Only)Advanced interface for dual GPU solution
    Up to 2.13GB bus bandwidth

    High IntegrationProgrammable 24-bit true-color RAMDAC up to 400 MHz pixel clock
    Built-in VIP interface
    VESA Plug & Display for PanelLink Interface
    Built-in Thermal Diode for GPU Security-Update
     
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    on paper card looks awasom and powerful. And it is in hardware. But drivers are soo screwed that sometimes this card performs slower than 5600Ultra. For now stay away from XGI cards.
    Even 5900NU is like 2 times better than this card in gaming performance.
     
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    thanx funky
     
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    Cheezzzzz!!! Volari V8 is so baddddddddddddddddddddddddddddd.
     
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