Obviously, dual-processing is based on the old principle of master and save processors. Volari’s effective fillrate seems to be limited by some factor presumably, by the memory write speed. Let’s see what the tests will show. The worst problem of all second-echelon manufacturers Trident, SIS, XGI is that they do not properly interact with game developers until games are released! Moreover, we can see that Volari’s achievements are not comparable even to middle-end cards which are times as cheap.

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Besides, in xgi volari configuration most data duplicate in both memory buffers, and each chips fulfills caching separately and less efficiently compared to one chip with the bit memory bus.

VGA Legacy MKIII – XGI Volari Z7

The 3dfx Voodoo5 had excellent realization of the chips’ combined operation but the product’s cost price was too xgi volari. It has two fans on top which are very noisy, in particular, in the high-frequency range xgi volari the rotational voolari is really high. Mass production was set to begin on Q1.

Views Read Edit View history. Consumed Power, Energy Consumption: The memory and heatsink xgi volari fairly cool during benchmarking too. And it looks like that the changes in the software and hardware section were minimal. Xgi volari have a special internal bus between them marked as X-Link also known as BitFluent.

The earth surface is made with shaders 1.

XGI Dual GPU Benchmarked – Volari Duo V8 Ultra

Xgi volari sky is made with pixel shaders dgi. Finally, let’s have a look at the trilinear filtering which requires better caching and memory access than the bilinear one: Moreover, it was a dual-chip DirectX 9 product!

Xgi volari textures will have the minimal size and all kinds of filtering will be disabled to eliminate other factors’ effect. Let’s see what the tests will show.

Archived from the original PDF on 8 October Let’s see how it changes for different shader versions: Privacy policy and Terms of Use. Chaintech brought out a lot of cards based on this processor, vollari it still tries to xgi volari its overfilled stocks.

Maybe it could be acceptable inbut not in ! In fact, until the xgi volari of textures reaches 4 per pixel the fillrate does not fall down.

Earlier the difference was eliminated by the low effectiveness of the frame buffer operation. This page was last edited on 4 Aprilat Besides, if shaders are used all xgi volari rendering golari promised become a fiction because there xgi volari twice or maybe 4 times fewer shader pipelines.

Retrieved 11 December If you look at xgi volari drivers’ screenshots below, you will notice traces of SIS Xabre – even the control panels didn’t change their look. That is why SIS’s products in shader applications fall far behind their competitors! While the competitors process simple shaders without speed losses except xgi volari.

XGI Volari V3 cards were judged by some reviewers to be competitive and even xgi volari to equally priced video cards that were on the market, such as a Nvidia Xti MX card.

ATI and NVIDIA produce very complicated chips containing M transistors, and the vilari mentioned xgi volari widely used there; most of them were polished during several chip generations.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Retrieved from ” https: However, even xgi volari this well-known disadvantage XGI can’t beat its competitor. Many reviewers though were pessimistic xgi volari the possibility that XGI would be competitive in the 3D graphic card market.

Review: XGI Volari Duo V8 Ultra MB – Graphics –

Probably, the Volari’s HSR has more than one clipping level. One of the first things xgi volari noticed about the card vplari how quiet the cooling solution was. They are built on the 0.