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3dfx buys gigapixels

3dfx buys gigapixels

3dfx bought the company Gigapixel for 186 million US dollars in order to combine the technology of Gigapixel with the technology of 3dfx.

For 186 million US dollars 3dfx bought the company Gigapixel to to combine the technology of gigapixel with the technology of 3dfx. Originally, Gigapixel competed with nVidia to supply the graphics chip for Microsoft's new 'X-Box' game console. Then Microsoft decided on nVidia because Gigapixel had not yet had a lot of experience in working chips. But with Giga-3D, Gigapixel offers a very good graphics chip design with the concept of tile-based rendering and anti-aliasing without any loss of performance.

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