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Lol, S3 isn't dead yet!

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I was just on bit-tech, and I noticed banners heralding the latest chip from S3 which will have 700MHz core and DDR3 support, as well as PCIe. Could this very well be the return of S3 as a power player in the graphics market?
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well no, becuase it has a 128-bit bus,and 8 piplines,lol

its like a Superclocked 6800
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Well, that's still a 6800 from a company that's been using DirectX 7 and 8.1 like forever.

Off topic, but it's a pity that XGi never really took off with its chipsets. They were cheap and actually were supposed to be decent performers for their price.
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It would be nice to see some older companys come up with something good like S3.

Give us someting else to compare not just ATI vs Nvidia
    
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And while my pigs fly away, anybody want to revive Cyrix?
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