3Dfx, Alliance debut 3-D chip options

MacLellan, Andrew
November 1996
Electronic News;11/18/96, Vol. 42 Issue 2143, p16
Trade Publication
Reports that 3Dfx Interactive and Alliance Semiconductor will release an array of chip-based options for motherboard and add-in card vendors at Fall Comdex 1996. 3Dfx's Voodoo Rush chipset; Alliance's AT3D chip; Chip tandem as an upgrade for low-performance 2-D platforms and no 3-D capability; System configurations possible.


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