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ATI FireGL 8700

The ATI FireGL 8700 card has AGP x2/x4 interface, 64 MB DDR SDRAM located in 4 chips on both PCB sides. 

Brief technical characteristics: 
  • Optimized software performance and support for increased productivity in a stable 3D model environment 
  • Optimized OpenGL® software drivers for advanced workstation performance 
  • Powered by RADEON(TM) 8800LE GPU and 64MB of DDR memory for advanced 3D graphics acceleration 
  • OpenGL® double-buffer overlay support 
      Full support for DirectX® 8.1 - 3D models come to life using ATI's new feature set: 
    • SMARTSHADER(TM) enables more complex and realistic lighting effects 
    • TRUFORM(TM) technology provides models with richer, life-like textures 
    • HYPER Z(TM) II technology conserves memory bandwidth for improved performance 
    • CHARISMA ENGINE(TM) II supports Transformation, Clipping and Lighting (T&L) 
    • PIXEL TAPESTRY(TM) II ensures fast fill rates in 32-bit true color resolution 
      Dual monitor support 
    • Leading-edge HYDRAVISION(TM) technology supports multiple monitor combinations 
    • Connect to digital flat panel to enjoy crisper images and true flat screen, significantly reduce eyestrain and save space on your desk 
    • Assign 'Hot Key' shortcuts for the functions you use most often: moving active windows or applications, accessing controls on the fly, or opening applications 
    • Set applications to automatically open in your preferred position on the monitor using the 'Application Position Memory' feature - eliminate the need to adjust settings every time the computer is turned on 

Alexander Kondakov (mailto:kondalex@ixbt.com

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