A New Graphic
Star Joining the GPU Market!
FIC Launched Its
Own Branded Graphics Cards
May 25, 2005 -- XGI Technology Inc, a leading graphics solution provider, today
announced the strategic alliance with a Taiwanese PC/CE design and manufacturing
company, First International Computer, Inc. (FIC Inc.) for the VGA market. On
May 24nd, FIC will introduce its own brand graphics chip of XGV364X, XGV8182X
and XGV8256X embedded with XGI’s line of Volari™ V8 and V3 graphics chips to the
“As a leading PC
and CE designer and manufacturer, FIC foresees the potential growth in digital
entertaining market for the video cards. We are targeting at this potential
market by selling not only products with great functions but also differentiated
and distinguished video cards to our consumers. This will definitely benefit the
customers in a long-term. FIC dedicates its expertise on the latest trend in the
IT industry. With the combination of FIC’s channel & logistic strengths and
XGI’s innovative products, consumers and businesses will be the final winners.”
quoted by FIC’s AVP of Sales Marketing –Mike Liang.
a long wait for VGA consumers! XGI is confident about the potential of digital
entertaining and gaming market. We have been devoting our efforts on
developing advance technologies in graphics innovations. By utilizing FIC’s
well-developed distributing channels and logistic system, the strategic and
collaborative relationship will offer VGA consumers better priced and quality,“
said Mr. Ralph Cheng, XGI’s VP of Marketing & OEM
FIC Inc. will
launch its own branded products of XGV364X?XGV8128X and XGV8256. XGV364X utilizes
XGI’s Volari V3 graphics chips with 64 MB of memory; it targets the
cost-effective entry-level VGA market. XGV364X supports the latest DirectX 9.0;
it also provides high performance with low power & heat consumption. The
XGV8128X and XGV8256X are targeting the mainstream VGA market segment. Combining
with XGI’s Volari V8 graphics chip, it supports DirectX 9.0, OpenGL 1.5 and
build-in 8 sets of high performance pixel rendering pipelines. V8 processors
employ XGI's TruShader™ 2.1 Engine, taking vertex and pixel shading to the next
level of realism.
XGI Technology, Inc.
Inc., originated from eXtreme Graphics Innovation, was founded in June 2003 and
is headquartered in Taipei,
Taiwan. XGI™ is
the leading visual computing and GPU design company focused on delivering
powerful and feature-packed GPU performance to enrich the users’ experience.
XGI™ has positioned itself as a Fabless IC design company. It offers a full
range of video solutions for Professional, Entertainment and Mobile users. For more
detailed information, please visit XGI™ website at www.xgitech.com.