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S3 Graphics Chrome S27 Now Available

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    S3 Graphics today announced its newest PCI Express Chrome S27 graphics cards, the Chrome S27 Low Profile 256MB/128bit 400MHz DDR2 board, is now available for immediate purchase through the Gstore online retail site. The Chrome S27 VGA is made by 90nm process technology featuring DirectX 9.0 implementation, 4 vertex and 8 pixel processors, DVI and VGA display interfaces along with Macrovision-certified TV-out. It has native 1080p HDTV support and widescreen display capability with Chromotion 3.0, as well as WMV-HD support. Click here to view the complete Chrome S27 specs.

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    I feel sorry for them, they work hard as a company but no one will pay $140 now for a card with the performance of a 6600, they can get a 6800/7600 for that price and it will kill the S series.

    But I like that the company is still putting out cards.
     
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    I just noticed.... the video card's GPU only uses like 11 watts of power :-O. Atleast they have something going for them :p
     
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    Wasn't this card announced like 2 years ago, and they just release it now? :laugh: :slap: :laugh:

    Sorry to burst your bubble S3, but too little, way too late :roll: :nutkick: :roll:
     
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    Erm.... it was released then. It was on newegg for more than a year.



    I don't think that version had an HDTV output or was in low profile, but this was definitely successfully launched a year ago.

    I remember seeing this at newegg before the x1x00 series radeon cards and when only the 7800s of the 7x00 series were out. This is way old :ohwell:
     
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    want s3 the FIRST to release a directX 10 card???
     
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    S3 really will have a hard time trying to compete with the huge budgets of AMD and Nvidia, but it's good they're trying, can only really be good for comsumers to have more choice.
     
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    The first to show one, I don't think it's released.



    A very promising aspect of said card and the S27..... low power consumption. The DX10 card they showed off only had a small active heatsink, not even covering a majority of the card.
     
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    But my guess is its a midrange card at a high end price.
     
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    maybe since it is so low volts to the gpu someone will get the heads outta there arse and put it in a laptop 11WATTS thats insane plus it performs w/ the 6600 so its ok for newer games it would make a good budget laptop
     

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