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Geforce 256 (Oct 1999)
« on: August 14, 2017, 12:28:42 AM »
Geforce 256 (Oct 1999)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GeForce_256
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The GeForce 256 is the original release in Nvidia's "GeForce" product-line. Announced on August 31, 1999 and released on October 11, 1999, the GeForce 256 improves on its predecessor (RIVA TNT2) by increasing the number of fixed pixel pipelines, offloading host geometry calculations to a hardware transform and lighting (T&L) engine, and adding hardware motion-compensation for MPEG-2 video. It offered a notably large leap in 3D gaming performance and was the first fully Direct3D 7-compliant 3D accelerator.






came in pci or agp versions
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