Electronic Design

GPU Oozes Versatility

Supporting the latest OpenCL 1.0, DX10.1 graphics, and HD video, the Chrome 5400E GPGPU lays claim to being the industry's most versatile GPU. The device also boasts the industry's best GFLOPS per Watt rating and includes a DirectX 10.1/OpenGL 3.1 graphics engine, ChromotionHD video core for HD video decode including Blu-ray, H.264 and VC-1, a video encode engine, and an OpenVG 1.1 engine. DirectX 10.1 and OpenGL 3.1 applications on Windows and Linux platforms can be effectively run using the processor’s programmable shader cores to speed up 3D simulations, 3D rendering applications, and other visual processing functions. OpenVG 1.1 support boosts 2D-based vector graphics for scalable graphics and vector-based video applications. Operating system/driver support includes Windows 7 Aero, Vista Aero, XP, and CE. For pricing information, call S3 Graphics, Fremont, CA. (510) 687 4900.
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