3Dfx has issued more info on their upcoming Voodoo3 family of
accelerators, including the announcement of the Voodoo3 3500 (some sharp-eyed readers
spotted this news when I accidentally posted it prior to its official release--sorry for
having to mysteriously delete that post--if I wasn't going to repost it so soon, I would
have noted it). Here's the lowdown on what's been announced about the V3 2000, 3000, and
For $179.99 (suggested US retail
price), the 166MHz Voodoo3 3000 AGP board is expected to generate 7 million triangles and
333 Megatexels per second at resolutions of up to 2,048 by 1,536 pixels. Manufactured by
STB Systems, Inc., Voodoo3 3000 designed for true 3D game enthusiasts, will feature a
350MHz RAMDAC, TV/S-Video Out capabilities as well as a yet undisclosed game bundle
featuring best-selling titles. The Voodoo3 3000 will also feature 16 MB of SDRAM. The
Voodoo3 is expected to lead in real-world game performance by delivering super-fast frame
rates for the most popular games.
At $249.99 (suggested US retail
price), the 183MHz Voodoo3 3500 AGP board is expected to deliver up to 8 million triangles
and 366 Megatexels per second at resolutions of up to 2,048 by 1,536 pixels. Designed to
support the latest digital flat panel displays, the Voodoo3 3500 will include 3Dfx's
proprietary flat-panel support, LCDfx. Manufactured by STB Systems, Inc., Voodoo3 3500
will be available in limited quantities for consumers who require flat panel support.
Voodoo3 3500 will feature a 350MHz RAMDAC, TV/S-Video Out capabilities as well as a yet
undisclosed game bundle featuring best-selling titles. The Voodoo3 3500 will also feature
16 MB of SGRAM.