Friday, September 04, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Report Reveals the Web's Shadiest Neighborhoods
Google Play Is Coming Back To China: report
Hackers Stole Data From Bugzilla
BlackBerry To Buy Rival Good Technology
GIGABYTE Z170X-UD5 Motherboard Is Intel Thunderbolt 3 Certified
LG Bets On OLED's Success, Showcases Innovative Prototypes At IFA2015
Acer's Predator 6 Smartphone Packs A 10-core Processor
New Intuos Tablets Bring Your Creative Dreams Closer
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > Graphics Cards > ASUS an...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, March 23, 2006
ASUS and AGEIA Co-develop PhysX Processor


ASUS today confirmed that it will be one of the driving forces in creating the physics accelerator market with the AGEIA PhysX processor.

The company will begin distributing this new AGEIA PhysX Accelerator cards in May, 2006. ASUS will be one of the only two companies to manufactur e the card, and will be the sole company making the card in a 256MB configuration.

Partnered since May, 2005, ASUS and AGEIA Technologies, Inc. have been working together to bring the physics accelerator card, to market for avid PC gamers. The new ASUS card promises a completely new gaming experience with dramatic, real-time physical motion and interaction that will change gaming.

The Ageia concept actually adds another processor, called AGEIA PhysX processor unit (PPU), to the usual CPU and GPU processor configuration of a game system. All CPU, GPU and PPU processors are working together to balance the extensive computing demands of game logic, graphics and physics. Within this balanced triangle the CPU ?thinks and orchestrates? to drive game artificial intelligence and logic, the general purpose GPU ?renders and displays? to deliver 3D imagery, and the third leg of the triangle, the new AGEIA PhysX Processor, ?moves and interacts? to offer dynamic motion and interaction.

The AGEIA PhysX processor will be integrated into an add-in card known as a PhysX Accelerator which is manufactured and sold by today?s card vendors. AGEIA makes the PhysX processor, while board vendors like Asus make the PhysX Accelerator cards.

Note that game developers should integrate the AGEIA technology into their titles, in order to take advantage of its offerings.

Curently, over 60 developers are planning and creating more than 100 games that take advantage of the new physics processor.


Previous
Next
Microsoft Plans IE Update        All News        Online Service for PS3
Nvidia Signs New Contract with Sony     Graphics Cards News      NVIDIA To Acquire Hybrid Graphics

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
ASUS Chairman Unveils Many New Products at IFA 2015
ASUS Announces TUF Sabertooth Z170 Mark 1 Motherboard
Asus Set To Announce New Zen Series And Gaming Devices at IFA
ASUS And AT&T Announce ZenFone 2E GoPhone
HTC Denies takeover Talks With Acer
Could AsusteK Buy HTC?
Computex: ASUS Showcases Pen Stick PC Powered By A Cherry Trail CPU
ASUS Showcases ROG Gaming Products, ROG Certified Gear, Next-Gen Motherboard, USB 3.1 Line-Up and Mods at Computex 2015
ASUS ROG At Computex 2015
ASUS at Computex 2015
ASUS Announces 48-core, ARM-powered ThunderX-Based Servers
Asus, ASRock Unveil New Motherborads For Intel's Braswel SoC

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .