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New Products
In Brief
Graphics Cards

Available in either 2MB or 4MB VRAM, the Number Nine 9FX Reality 772 64-bit 2-D, 3-D and video accelerator supports Microsoft's DirectX APIs, including DirectDraw, Direct3D and ActiveMovie. Its 3-D capabilities include hardware texture mapping with perspective correction, 16-bit Z-Buffering, fogging and much more.

2MB, $199; 4MB, $279

Number Nine Visual Technology Corp.

800-GET-NINE, 617-674-0009

The expanded Interactive Efx graphics card family added the Interactive 3D Efx V64, GV Efx T64 and GV Efx T64+ accelerators. The V64 comes in 2MB or 4MB configurations and is based on the S3 Virge chip technology. The 2-D GV Efx T64 and T64+ come with 2MB of EDO DRAM.

V64 (2MB), $159; V64 (4MB), $199; T64, $99; T64+, $179

Interactive Efx Corp.

888-438-9339, 408-743-8920

The AITech VSPro V64 Mulitimedia Graphics Accelerator Card will display graphics output from CD-ROMs, video and games on PC monitors and standard televisions.


AITech International

800-882-8184, 510-226-8960

The Dynamic Pictures Oxygen 202 is driven by two Oxygen rendering and texture-mapping processors. Equipped with 16MB of synchronous DRAM, it has a target resolution of 1280x1024 pixels with 24-bit true color. The Dynamic Pictures Oxygen 402 card uses four Oxygen processors and features 32MB of synchronous DRAM.

Oxygen 202, $2,795; Oxygen 402, $4,995

Dynamic Pictures

800-464-3348, 408-327-9000

Copyright 1997 CMP Media Inc.

(From Windows Magazine, January 1997, page 88.)