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March 12, 1997updated 05 Sep 2016 1:04pm

NEW 3DLABS DRIVER BOOST GLINT CHIP PERFORMANCE

By CBR Staff Writer

3Dlabs Inc has released a new OpenGL installable client driver that is said to increase the performance of its GliNT 3D graphics processors by a claimed 42%, giving boards based on the chips a benchmark performance that now surpasses most of the hottest competition on the market. The new driver, currently in the hands of the first few OpenGL source licensees, should drift out to OEM and systems customers over the next few months. 3Dlabs said it benchmarked the new drivers on a GliNT 500TX board within a NeTpower 200MHz Pentium Pro box, using the Viewperf benchmark from the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation OpenGL Performance Characterization Group, and came up with a performance rating of 15.76. It compared that to 12.26 for a Silicon Graphics Inc O2 workstation, 13.33 for Intergraph Corp’s Intense 3D-T and 14.4 for its RealiZm Z13-T and 10.56/14.94 for Dynamic Pictures Inc’s Oxygen 101/102 add-in boards.

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