VIA and S3 Graphics showcase next generation core-logic chipset & graphics technologies at
E3, demonstrating full support for enhanced 3D gaming and an unparalleled multi-screen
VIA Technologies, Inc announced the demo of VIA
DualGFX Express technology at E3 Expo, in Kentia Hall booth #6814 from 18-20 May, along
with performance systems featuring cutting edge VIA core-logic chipsets, the latest S3
Graphics PCI-Express GPUs and the VIA Grease Monkey game maintenance application.
According to the company, VIA DualGFX Express technology enables dual-graphics card platforms providing exceptional
3D graphics performance on a single display, as well as the ability to provide enhanced
support for powerful multi-display systems. E3 will see the first public display of the
high-performance VIA K8T890 Pro core-logic chipset, running dual graphics cards for
enhanced 3D gaming performance. Also being displayed is an advanced multi-display system
based on the unique architecture of the VIA PT880 Pro chipset, which supports both PCI
Express and AGP graphics interfaces.
S3 Graphics will be demonstrating GammaChromeS18, the first in the GammaChrome line of
native PCI Express GPUs targeted at the mainstream graphics market, featuring full DirectX
9.0 hardware and S3G's signature Hi-Def' native HDTV display capability for the ultimate
Also on show at the VIA booth will be VIA Grease Monkey, an easy-to-use desktop
application that ensures up-to-the-minute updates for all of the most popular PC games,
eliminating time-consuming online searching and waiting for important updates to download.
VIA DualGFX Express technology is available on a new generation of motherboards entering
the market featuring VIA PT880 Pro chipsets for the Intel Pentium 4 processor platform.
The forthcoming VIA K8T890 Pro chipset will enable VIA DualGFX Express support on the
AMD64 processor platform.