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Following the release of their 2 newest cards... the Chrome 430GT and Chrome 440GTX which can only be bought through their online store as far as I know https://s3gstore.s3graphics.com/

It seems they are working on a prototype of a new card code named the S3 Excalibur, an upper mid range card targeting the gaming crowd. How well this card will actually perform im not to sure, but it seems this beaten and forgotten old dog just isn't ready to lay down the boxing gloves yet.

http://www.computerbase.de/news/hard...3-chrome-gpus/ (in german)

S3 Excalibur (alpha- very incomplete) prototype:

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Are you honestly telling me that there are THREE video card companies?!??!?!




I don't believe you.
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Are you honestly telling me that there are THREE video card companies?!??!?!




I don't believe you.
There are, and have been for quite some time. Ages ago, Nvidia and ATI were bumping shoulders with S3 and several others. Many of the others collapsed or were bought out, but S3 shrunk back and is now reentering the mainstream market.
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There are 3, everyone just forgot the third one existed.
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Can they be used to gaming at all? looks like a geforce 8400gs xD
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Here's a couple more...Intel (mostly onboard), XGI Volari, Matrox lol. I am sure they maybe one or 2 more.
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Here's a couple more...Intel, XGI Volari. lol. I am sure they maybe one or 2 more.
VIA.
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Can they be used to gaming at all? looks like a geforce 8400gs xD
The 430GT beat the 8400GS in virtually every test and benchmark, and thats their lowest end card.
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anyone knows of there performance? can they beat any ati or nvidia card?
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The 430GT beat the 8400GS in virtually every test and benchmark, and thats their lowest end card.
roger that^^ any proof?
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