3Dlabs Wildcat4 Available on Dell Workstations

11/20/2002 - 3Dlabs® announced that Dell® will ship the new-generation Wildcat®4 7110 graphics accelerator as a high-end graphics option for its advanced, AGP 8x-based Dell Precision® Workstation 450 and 650. These workstations use Intel®’s recently announced E7505 chipset, delivering the combination of high system performance and high system bandwidth necessary to drive the extreme graphics throughput of Wildcat4 graphics.

Wildcat4 7110 uses the latest generation of 3Dlabs’ acclaimed Wildcat architecture, which is widely acknowledged as a leading graphics technology for delivering true designer productivity through unmatched performance, functionality and quality when running professional CAD and DCC applications.

“Wildcat4 brings high-end, professional-grade functionality to Dell’s workstation family,” said Jerry Peterson, executive vice president and general manager of 3Dlabs workstation division. “The combination of Dell’s scalable workstation architecture, the bandwidth of AGP 8x and the sheer graphics capability of Wildcat4 result in amazing productivity for design professionals everywhere.”

About Wildcat4 7110
Shipping with 256MB of on-board memory, Wildcat4 7110 is specifically engineered to provide unmatched high-end graphics performance with the new-generation of AGP 8x workstations by transferring a full 2GB of graphics information per second to the graphics subsystem for outstanding geometry-intensive performance. Wildcat4 is available on Microsoft® Windows® 2000 and XP operating systems with custom drivers for AutoCAD® and 3ds maxTM. 3Dlabs expects to introduce 3D-optimized Linux® drivers for the Wildcat4 early in 2003.

About 3Dlabs
3Dlabs, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Creative Technology Ltd., supplies graphics accelerator solutions to a broad range of professionals including the Computer Aided Design (CAD), Digital Content Creation (DCC), and visual simulation markets. Its award-winning Oxygen® and Wildcat® graphics are available in the industry's leading OEM workstations, in the channel through an international distributor/reseller network, and directly to end-users at 3Dlabs' online store.

About Creative
Creative is the worldwide leader in digital entertainment products for PC users. Famous for its Sound Blaster® sound cards and for launching the multimedia revolution, Creative is now driving digital entertainment on the PC platform with products like its highly acclaimed NOMAD® Jukebox. Creative's innovative hardware, proprietary technology, applications and services leverage the Internet, enabling consumers to experience high-quality digital entertainment — anytime, anywhere.

3Dlabs, Oxygen and Wildcat are trademarks or registered trademarks of 3Dlabs Ltd. in the United States and/or other countries. Sound Blaster is a registered trademark of Creative Technology Ltd in the United States and/or other countries. NOMAD is a registered trademark of Aonix and is used by Creative Technology Ltd. and/or its affiliates under license.

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