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Who the ____ is DeltaChrome?

Who the ____ is DeltaChrome?

ATI or nVidia - if you currently want to own a high-performance graphics card for the home, you have no other choice. The Matrox Parhelia turned out to be another office chip and the SiS Xabre a lame duck. But wait! There was something there: S3 DeltaChrome.

A few days ago the former graphics card giant S3, the already longer one, announced Time belongs to VIA, on its homepage s3graphics.com a new chipset, the DeltaChrome. Formerly known under the code name 'Columbia', rumors about the chipset were already circulating around the network during the Savage 2000 era. However, one looked in vain for reliable information.

Well, until S3 apparently inadvertently also put a series of white papers (technology documents) online with the launch of the new website. Even if you shouldn't put too much trust in a subjective source, some of the features described there sound quite promising. Our colleagues from 3DCenter.org examined the complete documents in an article .