Trident 3DImage Rev 5. And this happens in more games. On January 4, , Trident filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection appointing Entropic Communications as the stalking horse bidder. There are 1 items available. In , it transformed itself into being a supplier of display processors for digital televisions primarily LCD TVs and achieved success starting from , at a time when the global LCD TV market started showing strong growth.

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Normally it would be disqualified from any comparison, but I am attracted to failures and went exactly after such experience with this project. Skip to content In the mids, the company briefly caught up with its main 3diamge Only bit Z and image buffers are supported. But Trident was on a roll and next quarter reveaed yet another 3d enabled cores- ProVidia for PC and power-gated Cyber for notebooks.

Meanwhile, in the laptop 3dimag, Trident was an early pioneer of embedded DRAMa semiconductor manufacturing technique which combines a graphics-controller and framebuffer memory on a single chip.

Click here to find lowest prices on this product. Init transformed itself into being a supplier of display processors for digital televisions primarily LCD TVs and achieved success starting fromat a time when the global LCD TV market started showing strong growth. Last driver I found is version compatible with DirectX6 and it does not offer any fancy control panels. As you will see the is very good in enhancing such errors. Finally their new 3d chip was ready in early and unlike 3DImage it fully delivered on its 3dimgae.

Trident 3dImage review

Looks like is broken inside and users are 3dimagge with crude approximations. Credit Cards processed by PayPal Special financing available.

My condolences to every gamer who owned this gem. With advent of PC 3d market the company stepped up and designed their first 3d architecture as early as of The resulting combo-chip saved precious board-space by eliminating several RAM chips normally required for framebuffer storage as well as providing other advantages, offset by a higher manufacturing cost-per-bit.


Under new management, in May Trident completed 3idmage acquisition of selected assets of the frame rate converter FRCdemodulator and audio product lines from Micronas. Retrieved from ” https: In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I 3idmage cannot find any products implementing them despite announced contracts. Trident partnered with motherboard chipset suppliers several times to integrate its graphics technology into a motherboard chipset i. In lateXGI 975 the acquisition of Trident’s former graphics division, completing the transformation of the company into one focusing on DTV chip solutions. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

It was supposed to be performance flagship. Instead of games Trident was aiming at CAD and engineering workstations where texturing was not yet necessary.

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The rapid introduction of 3D graphics caught many graphics suppliers off guard, including Trident. But after the review of previous 3DImage the question is rather if it renders properly, than how fast it is. Articles needing additional references from May All articles needing additional references Pages using deprecated image syntax All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from May Which makes me think that quite big 4 kB of texture cache in the chip does not have enough logic next to it to do “full speed” bilinear interpolation.

In the middle of the nineties Trident Microsystems was very well known maker of 2d accelerators. It filed for bankruptcy protection in January [5] and the delisting of its common stock from the NASDAQ stock market tridet announced shortly thereafter.

While being cheap the Blade 3D was high quality 2D and 3D renderer with full DirectX 6 compliance and sufficient performance for x gaming. Silicon Valley Business Journal. Soon Trident’s desktop products were 99750 to sell only at dirt cheap prices and even 3dimahe market was more and more insecure. Trident like many others was in a race for first full AGP implementation. Looks like is broken inside and users are left with crude approximations.