3Dlabs to Develop Wildcat Drivers to Support AMD64 Architecture

9/25/2003 - 3Dlabs® Inc., Ltd., a leading innovator in professional visual processing, announced it is developing 64-bit drivers for its Wildcat® professional graphics accelerators to support the AMD64 platform. 3Dlabs’ AcuityTM 64 drivers will allow certain Wildcat graphics accelerators to be deployed on AMD64 architecture-based platforms, creating a powerful combination of industry-leading workstation graphics and high-end platform capabilities. 3Dlabs is slated to release its 64-bit drivers in the coming months.

“3Dlabs will leverage the platform advances of the AMD64 architecture, such as increased address ranges, bandwidth and processing power to deliver significant increases in productivity,” said Hock Leow, president of 3Dlabs. “We look forward to working with AMD to bring the legendary graphics performance and stability of Wildcat to professional designers who wish to take full-advantage of powerhouse 32- and 64-bit workstations.”

“AMD welcomes 3Dlabs’ support of the AMD64 architecture with their acclaimed Wildcat professional graphics family,” said Tim Wright, director, desktop marketing, AMD’s Computation Products Group. “The collaboration to optimize Wildcat’s performance with our 64-bit platform is already beginning to demonstrate the profound impact the AMD64 architecture will have on the authoring and delivery of immersive 3D content.”

About 3Dlabs
3Dlabs, a leading innovator in professional visual processing, supplies a broad range of graphics accelerators to Computer Aided Design (CAD), Digital Content Creation (DCC), and visual simulation professionals. Its award-winning Wildcat graphics solutions are available in industry-leading OEM workstations, in the channel through an international distributor/reseller network, and directly to end-users at 3Dlabs' online store. For more information on 3Dlabs products, visit www.3Dlabs.com. 3Dlabs is a wholly owned subsidiary of Creative Technology Ltd.

3Dlabs, Wildcat and Acuity are registered trademarks or trademarks of 3Dlabs Inc., Ltd. in the United States and/or other countries. AMD, AMD Athlon, and combinations thereof, are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

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