Xabre 200 BD3246

Category: Monitor and Video Card
Manufacturer: SiS
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 75 MB
Operating System: Windows 98 , Windows 98 SE , Windows ME , Windows XP , Windows 2000
Latest Version / Release Date: 3.57.53 / 08 Mar 2004

Windows device driver information for Xabre 200 BD3246

The Xabre 200 BD3246 is a Graphics Processing Unit with a core clock speed of 200 megahertz, a memory clock speed of 333 megahertz and a robust DDR (double data rate) memory of 64 MB. This GPU makes use of 4 pixel pipelines which are all able to lay down 2 textures at each pass. It does not however have the ability to loop back and lay down more than 2 textures without having to render pass a second time. For more complicated shader calculations, this GPU has to write to its frame buffer and then read the results back. The Xabre 200 BD3246 Graphics Processing Unit also employs the 1.3 version pixel shaders that have a maximum of 12 instructions instruction length of 4 addresses for texture and 8 for arithmetic. Pixel Shaders allows for more complicated pixel processing in 3D applications.

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This GPU however, does not employ vertex shaders since the DirectX 8 which the device supports do not have a facility to emulate pixel shaders. Instead, pixel shaders can be emulated through multipass rendering. The Xabre 200 BD3246 is a Graphics Processing Unit makes use of FMC or Friction Memory Control for conserving the memory bandwidth. It likewise implements SiS’s exclusive hardware occlusion culling, fast Z-Clear and Z compression algorithms for memory bandwidth conservation. It has a memory bus in 128 bit which translates to ample memory bandwidth with DDR SDRAM. The Xabre 200 BD3246 is a Graphics Processing Unit uses the AGP 8X and was one of the first GPU’s to do so. The AGP 8X provides 2 times the bandwidth that AGP 4X can provide. This GPU also has video and multi-monitor functionalities featuring an incorporated MPEG decoder and 375 megahertz of RAMDAC. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Xabre 200 BD3246 errors before installing any driver updates.