Views Read Edit View history. Auburn was designed specifically to take advantage of and promote the use of AGP interface, during the time when many competing 3D accelerators notably, 3dfx Voodoo Graphics still used the PCI connection. Don’t get your hopes up, framerate effectively drops to one third, but it is a step in right direction compared to the Riva Intel purchased the company’s intellectual property , part of a series on ongoing lawsuits, but laid off the remaining skeleton staff. I don’t think i had particularly bad driver support. Performance Choosing competitor for gaming benchmarks was easy. Scan converter works in parallel with setup engine feeding texture unit with vital information such as fog, specular RGB, and blending data.

Uploader: Faern
Date Added: 11 June 2012
File Size: 13.65 Mb
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X
Downloads: 91584
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]


And I don’t imagine Quake 3 Arena would have graphifs so well on the i – but ran fine for many an hour on the Banshee. They also formed a joint project with Intel and Chips and Technologies later purchased by Intel to produce 3D accelerators for the PC market, under the code name “Auburn”.

Rendition V supported AGP and came before i Tue Jun 30, 8: In final stages of the pipeline are implemented all the blending operations game developer could wish for. I don’t even have old enough Powerstrip to be graphic to change the frequency so overclocking investigation may come later. The Intel can select only small chunk of texture if the rest inntel740 the raster map is not needed for rendering.


Intel Graphics Card Drivers PV40_9 – Software Patch

Local memory chips are usually rated for 10ns, that means minimal room for overclocking. I was thrilled as I could then play Nintendo 64 games emulated with glide.

Wed Jul 01, 1: Inel740 almost isn’t any and my test machine is using Duron processor, which should access main memory fairly often due to its small L2 cache. Experience There is one more feature to cover, behold: These more complicated boards with more total memory cost around twice as much as discounted AGP cards, but that was still reasonable.

In the lead-up to the i’s introduction, the press widely commented that it would drive all of the smaller vendors from the market.

I was gaphics about them at the time. Who knows how much the i would fail if Intel did not bundle the chips at awfully low prices with other products in Asia? Too bad the motherboard does not have option to disable L2 of the CPU, maybe then Intel has the resources to beat S3 on those terms and they have the performance”.

Most common are cards with 8 MB of memory, but even 2 and 4 MB versions were on sale. High ambitions untel740 Real3D did not last long.

However, the i was cancelled before release, and the i was released in limited quantities before it too was withdrawn, having shown only a marginal performance increase over its predecessor. This page graphis last edited on 9 Decemberat Despite all the image quality praise I have some doubts about subpixel accuracy of i Don’t get your hopes up, framerate effectively drops to one third, but it is a step in right direction compared to the Riva Texture chroma and color key match are supported and two pass trilinear filtering was heralded, but I could not produce such a thing even without mipmapping.


Intel740 Graphics Accelerator Software Driver (Version 1.20) (1999)

It was the first mass-produced AGP card to the market. That is why PCI cards were supposed to do better, in fact it was widespread believe because nobody made a comparative review. In the wake of consumer 3d acceleration Intel decided to develop its own stand alone product competitive with best offerings.

Some of it is used for scene data and commands in any case of 3d rendering. As the introduction approached, rumors of poor performance started circulating.

Yes it intep740 a major flop in the market that everyone made fun of, but I’m thinking that Intel could try again using a vastly scaled up verison of their iGPUs, but this time do it right.

An Intel AGP card. It pretty much cemented the adoption of AGP which was Intel’s real goal. Mon Jun 29, 3: Having reduced texture transfers to a fraction of usual amount the i achieves amazing performance considering its reliance on system memory.