XGI announces new graphics accelerators

XGI has designed and developed multiple chipset products to fulfill enthusiast, high-end, mainstream and entry level market. For the enthusiast market, XGI has introduced World’s 1st dual DX9graphics solution, the Volari Duo V8 Ultra and the Volari Duo V5 Ultra. For the other market segments, XGI has introduced Volari V8 Ultra and Volari V8 for high-end market; Volari V5 Ultra and VolariV5 for mainstream market; and Volari V3 for entry level graphics application. The discrete graphics solutions are specially design for desktop applications and are compliant with the latest DirectX9,OpenGL1.4 specification. In the high-end and enthusiast segment, the Volari products not only support the most commonly used DDR DRAM, it also supports the latest and the fastest DDR2 DRAM. Thisallows for greater flexibility in product planning and reduced the risk of limited DRAM selection.

In addition, XGI has set the industry trend with the revolutionized BitFluent”! Architecture built into Volari V5 series and the Volari V8 series processors. It allows the dual processor configuration and is able to equally distribute frame loadings between two processors. By employing the dual processor approach, the development cost could be reduced; the average yield rate could be increased and the performance could be increased at lower costs.

In the mobile graphics arena, Volari has introduced three discrete graphics processor that are all software compliant with DirectX9 specification. XGI offers Volari XP5m32 for thin and light market; Volari XP5m64 for performance market and Volari XP5 for other market segments.

By introducing a full range of products both in the discrete desktop and mobile market, XGI is a full product line supplier and already has Fullerton Technology, Siltrontech and World Peace Group joining XGI as strategic distributors. In the initial stage, XGI will cooperate with worldwide system integrators to deliver its high-end products and will not be initiating a price war to gain market shares. XGI will focus in supplying high quality products to fulfill the needs of its clients.

Product Review

The Lenovo Legion Y740 brings RTX 2080 graphics power for under $2,500

Coming with the Intel Core i7-8750H processor, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q graphics, 16GB of RAM, and a 256GB PCIe NVMe SSD, the Legion Y740 one big beast. But priced at under $2,500 how does Lenovo’s Legion stand up against the crowd?
Computing

How the Google Stadia could lead to a new era of multi-GPU gaming

Google's Stadia could use more than one graphics card to deliver the high-performance visuals it's promised. If that leads to better developer support for multi-GPUs, could that mean gaming with two or more graphics cards could finally be…
Computing

Intel Command Center lays foundation for next year’s ‘Arctic Sound’ GPU

Intel revealed its new Command Center driver software at GDC 2019. The updated interface will control current Intel integrated graphics and also lays the groundwork for next year's Intel video card.
Buying Guides

Apple has powered up its iMac lineup, but which one should you opt for?

With new processors and graphics cards for both the 4K and 5K models, the iMac feels like a good option for creatives again. But which should you buy? Here's our guide to choosing the right Apple all-in-one for your needs.
Computing

The new Windows 10 File Explorer could look like this in 2020

Microsoft may update Windows 10's File Explorer to adopt Fluent Design principles in an upcoming 2020 update. A report suggests that we'll get our first glimpse at the new-look explorer in upcoming Windows Insider builds.
Computing

Hands-on with Microsoft Chromium Edge: A first look at the early release

We installed a preview of Edge Chromium, and there's now a lot that makes it feel Chrome, but there are also some similarities to the old Edge. So, is the new Chromium Edge the best browser ever? Here's a hands-on look.
Computing

Get a new 2018 Apple MacBook Air for $1,000 with Amazon’s latest sale

Online retailer Amazon is currently running a discount on select models of the MacBook Air 2018. You can bring one home starting at $1,000, a full $200 off the usual selling price.
Computing

DisplayPort and HDMI both connect to screens, but here's how they're different

HDMI and DisplayPort are two of the most popular connectors for hooking up consoles, gaming PCs, TVs, and monitors, but which is best? To find out, we pitted HDMI vs. DisplayPort and compared their best and worst features.
Computing

In 2019, laptops are better than ever. Here are the best of the best

The best laptop should be one that checks all the boxes: Great battery life, beautiful design, and top-notch performance. Our picks for the best laptops you can buy do all that — and throw in some extra features while they're at it.
Computing

From hot rods to budget sleepers, our favorite desktops can handle anything

Are laptops overrated? Experience the power offered by the best desktop computers on the market today, whether you're in need of a budget solution or a fire-breathing, $4,000 premium gaming rig.
Mobile

Want to watch Netflix in bed or browse the web? We have a tablet for everyone

There’s so much choice when shopping for a new tablet that it can be hard to pick the right one. From iPads to Android, these are our picks for the best tablets you can buy right now whatever your budget.
Computing

Man pleads guilty to scamming Facebook and Google out of more than $100M

One of the men behind an elaborate fraud that saw Facebook and Google each hand over tens of millions of dollars has admitted to his part in the scheme. Lithuanian Evaldas Rimasauskas faces up to 30 years in a U.S. jail.
Product Review

HP’s gem-cut Spectre x360 15 is the most powerful 2-in-1 you can buy

HP’s 2019 Spectre x360 15 brings this massive 2-in-1 up to speed, literally. It now equips the same six-core Intel CPU as the rest of the 15-inch field, along with a real GPU for some 1080p gaming.
Computing

Ditch the background from your photos with these handy editing tools

Need to know how to remove the background from an image? Whether you prefer to use a premium program like Photoshop or one of the many web-based alternatives currently in existence, we'll show you how.