Performance Choosing competitor for gaming benchmarks was easy. The i had its place in the market, but much shorter and less glorious than Intel would like to attach to its brand. Main memory bandwidth can be crucial for performance with Intel AGP card as whole system performance suffers. The Intel is optimized for a 2d resolution of x and a 3d at x No registered users and 0 guests. It was the first mass-produced AGP card to the market. To this day Intel has not come out of its fortress of integrated graphics, but ambitions are still there as Larabee projects prove.

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Agl isn’t what it used to be. The original Larrabee project comes to mind. Real3D had an early brush with success, providing chipsets and overall design to Segawho used it in a number of arcade game boards, the Model 2 and Model 3.

That link was an eye opener; the AGP version was legitimately faster. Recalling how they wrote their articles makes me kinda cringe though; they’re such old fuddy duddies.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Shortly thereafter, the Voodoo Banshee came out – which was basically a Voodoo 2 without the need for a separate 2D card.

Tested & Working – Graphic Card AGP Intel I740 8mb Memory Atg7400a High Profile

I remember them being “meh” for 3D performance, but okay otherwise. An Intel AGP card. It was a flop because no gamer would buy one due to its poor performance and wasn’t on the market for long.


Chips and Technologies adopted embedded memory early and succeeded in notebook market. Intel claimed high transformation, shading and fillrate figures, but real world usage could not get anywhere near and low compatibility buried its future as a CPU. Alpha and depth tests are conducted, determining whether the frame and depth buffers will be updated with new pixel values. At the time, most accelerators i7400 the CPU for triangle setup and geometry calculations, then handed the data off to the card to apply texture mapping and bilinear filtering.

At that time though, ATI and Nvidia were starting to crank out video cards like crazy.

Or is this burned once twice shy? Its architecture consists of dedicated engines executing in parallel to deliver high performance 3d, 2d and video capabilities.

They made a deal with Chips and Technologies to be their world wide distribution partner of high-end graphics.

Intel Starfigter I 8 MB VGA AGP Graphics Card/graphic Card Retro Atga | eBay

However complexity of modern graphics pipeline was a new challenge for Intel and rather than trying to do everything on its own a coalition was formed. In the wake of consumer 3d acceleration Intel decided to develop its own intfl alone product competitive with best offerings. Good for the card alone, but AGP memory is of course allocated in main memory. In Direct3d AGP cards are trading blows, on average performance is equal.

Retrieved from ” https: Rendition V supported AGP and came before i Instead of searching the StarFighter for textures stored in the limited local memory of the video card, a 3D game or application will use the Accelerated Graphics Port as a means of retrieving the textures from System Memory, meaning much larger textures can be easily handled and manipulated without even the slightest twitch by the chipset. The upper half displays default settings, below is subpixel AA at work.


I suspect that they will be the only game in town before too long. Perhaps with u740 time appropriate platform?

Chroma keying or alpha testing are full speed, alpha blending causes a minor performance decrease. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Just remember the lesson of i When i AGP failed to reach high end expectations some reviewers blamed the AGP texturing for slowing down actually powerful accelerator.

Taiwanese vendors jumped after the chip and lowered prices as much as possible, cannibalizing on Real3D’s own Starfighter boards. Experience There is one more feature to cover, behold: But it was used also as a coprocessor or graphics frontend.

The i has a long and storied history that starts at GE Aerospace as part of their flight simulation systems, notable for their construction of the Project Apollo “Visual Docking Simulator” that was used to train Apollo Astronauts infel dock the Command Module and Lunar Module.

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