Diamond unleashes Viper V770 with RIVA TNT2

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Diamond unleashes Viper V770 with RIVA TNT2

Diamond Multimedia Systems Inc. is shipping its high-performance Viper V770 graphics accelerators, featuring the Nvidia’s RIVA TNT2 graphics engine.

The Viper V770 is shipping to worldwide retailers, OEMs and systems integrators this week at a U.S. estimated retail price of $199.95. The Viper V770 Ultra card, based on the RIVA TNT2 Ultra chip, is scheduled to ship later this month for $249.95.

The Viper V770 and V770 Ultra combine 32MB of high-speed memory and advanced 128-bit acceleration with NVIDIA’s TwiN Texel engine design, true single-pass multi-texturing and true-color, 32 bit, 3D rendering. The cards also provide up to AGP 4X support, 32-bit Z/stencil buffer and MPEG video playback.

The new accelerators offer 2D and 3D resolution support up to 2048-by-1536, with refresh rates up to 200Hz and support for monitors up to 24 inches and larger.

More details are posted at http://www.diamondmm.com.