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The Radeon R100 is the first generation of Radeon graphics chips from ATI Technologies.
The ATI Rage is a series of graphics chipsets offering GUI 2D acceleration, video acceleration, and 3D acceleration.
A central processing unit (CPU) is the electronic circuitry within a computer that carries out the instructions of a computer program by performing the basic arithmetic, logical, control and input/output (I/O) operations specified by the instructions.
Clipping, in the context of computer graphics, is a method to selectively enable or disable rendering operations within a defined region of interest.
Computer and Video Games (CVG, C&VG or C+VG) was a UK-based video game magazine, published in its original form between 1981 and 2004.
Computer graphics are pictures and movies created using computers - usually referring to image data created by a computer specifically with help from specialized graphical hardware and software.
Computer-aided design (CAD) is the use of computer systems to assist in the creation, modification, analysis, or optimization of a design.
Direct3D is a graphics application programming interface (API) for Microsoft Windows.
Microsoft DirectX is a collection of application programming interfaces (APIs) for handling tasks related to multimedia, especially game programming and video, on Microsoft platforms.
First-person shooter (FPS) is a video game genre centered on gun and projectile weapon-based combat through a first-person perspective; that is, the player experiences the action through the eyes of the protagonist.
Futuremark is a Finnish software development company that produces computer benchmark applications for home users and businesses.
The GeForce2 (NV15) is the second generation of NVIDIA's GeForce graphics processing units.
The GeForce 256 is the original release in Nvidia's "GeForce" product-line.
A graphics processor unit (GPU), also occasionally called visual processor unit (VPU), is a specialized electronic circuit designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display.
Half-Life 2 (stylized as HλLF-LIFE2) is a first-person shooter video game and the sequel to ''Half-Life''.
In computing, hardware acceleration is the use of computer hardware to perform some functions faster than is possible in software running on a more general-purpose CPU.
Nvidia Corporation (commonly referred to as Nvidia, stylized as NVIDIA, nVIDIA or nVidia) is an American worldwide technology company based in Santa Clara, California.
OpenGL (Open Graphics Library) is a cross-language, multi-platform application programming interface (API) for rendering 2D and 3D vector graphics.
Quake III Arena is a multiplayer-focused first-person shooter video game.
S3 Graphics, Ltd (commonly referred to as S3) is an American computer graphics company.
Savage was a product-line of PC graphics chipsets designed by S3.
In the field of computer graphics, a shader is a computer program that is used to do shading: the production of appropriate levels of color within an image, or, in the modern era, also to produce special effects or do video post-processing.
Star Wars: Empire at War is a 2006 real-time strategy video game developed by Petroglyph Games and published by LucasArts.
STMicroelectronics is a French-Italian multinational electronics and semiconductor manufacturer headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.
The Voodoo 5 was the last and most powerful graphics card line that 3dfx Interactive released.
3D computer graphics (in contrast to 2D computer graphics) are graphics that use a three-dimensional representation of geometric data (often Cartesian) that is stored in the computer for the purposes of performing calculations and rendering 2D images.
3dfx Interactive was a company headquartered in San Jose, California, founded in 1994, that specialized in the manufacturing of 3D graphics processing units and, later, graphics cards.