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3DLabs GLiNT 300SX (NEC)

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Specifications

BusPCI
Memory4 MB
Memory typeVRAM
Memory bus width
Fab
Core clock
Memory clock
ConnectorsVGA
Year1994
Initial price

Card is for MIPS platform. OpenGL support

Отзывов: 2

  1. Is it correct to say that this was the first 3D Graphics Accelerator on the market?
    Did you try to test it with any OpenGL games?
    How “rare” is this card anyway?

  2. Yes, this was the world’s first 3D Graphics Accelerator for the PC. BTW, GLiNT is written as ‘GLINT’ as Silicon Grpahics objected to the emphasis on ‘GL’ the name of their graphics library, and Microsoft to the emphasis placed on NT. The Fab was IBM. Two variants of the chip were produced, the 300SX01 and the 300SX02, the latter addressing an issue which affected performance of pixel reads. It would run early OpenGL elementary games but did not have texture mapping acceleration support so this would drop back to software.

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