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S3 Graphics Chrome S27 Graphics Cards Now Available Through
Date: Wednesday February 08, 2006
Category: Video Cards
Manufacturer Link: S3
S3 Graphics branded PCI Express add-in graphics cards offer great value with screaming 700MHz core clock and performance DDR3 memory

S3 Graphics Chrome S27 Graphics Cards Now Available Through

Building increased momentum in the North American market, S3 Graphics today announced its PCI Express Chrome S27 graphics cards are now available for immediate purchase through, the premier etailer of graphic cards in North America.
Featured on will be two models of Chrome S27 graphics cards; the first featuring 128MB DDR3 memory for US$98, and a second with 256MB DDR3 memory for US$128. With the highest core clock on the market at 702Mhz, a robust DirectX 9.0 implementation featuring 4 vertex and 8 pixel processors, its signature Hi-Def™ visual experience, and the best performance-per-watt operation in the industry, the S3 Graphics Chrome S27 line of graphics cards are ideal for users looking to enhance their 3D gaming experience.
“The addition of as a major channel partner is a significant step forward in the expansion of S3 Graphics product availability in the US market,” said Dr. Ken Weng, General Manager of S3 Graphics. “At such aggressive price points, the 128MB and 256MB DDR3 Chrome S27 cards offer an astounding deal for consumers looking to upgrade their PC for popular games such as Quake™ 4 or build the perfect home theatre PC.”
“The mainstream graphics add-in board (AIB) market represents one of the largest segments of graphics AIB sales, with a CAGR greater than the total market due to users looking for an easy upgrade to meet gaming and multimedia requirements,” commented Dr. Jon Peddie of Jon Peddie Research, the market research firm in Tiburon, CA, that tracks the graphics industry. “The availability of Chrome S27 graphic boards in the US market enables S3 Graphics to address the requirements of a major group of user needs with a strong mixture of features at an attractive mid-stream price point.”

On top of being ideal for 3D game play, the S3 Graphics Chrome S27 cards feature a wide range of connectivity options including support for DVI and VGA display interfaces along with Macrovision-certified TV-out. This connectivity is further enhanced through native 1080p HDTV support and widescreen display capability with Chromotion™ 3.0, the next generation programmable video engine boasting hardware accelerated motion compensation and WMV-HD support. To further enhance operation for home theatre applications that demand cool & quiet operation, the S3 Graphics Chrome S27 features an efficient and power smart design, coupled with Fujitsu's advanced 90nm process technology that sets a new standard for desktop power/performance without compromising on features.

S3 Graphics Chrome S27 cards can be purchased from at:
Chrome S27 128MB DDR3
Chrome S27 256MB DDR3
About Chrome S27 Graphics Processors
Manufactured using the latest 90nm technology from Fujitsu, the S3 Graphics Chrome S27 graphics processor feature class leading core and memory clock rates, with additional support for the latest DDR3 memory, and a PCI Express x16 interface. Featuring a high speed DirectX 9.0 graphics engine, the S3 Graphics Chrome S27 graphics engine consists of 4 full precision vertex shader units and 8 full precision pixel shader units translating 5.6 Billion pixel shader operations per second, enabling next generation applications with lengthy, complex shaders.
For an outstanding visual experience the S3 Graphics Chrome S27 features the latest Chromotion 3.0 Programmable Video Engine, enabling acceleration for all leading video standards, new features to enhance the user's Hi-Def widescreen digital media experience, and a comprehensive feature set enabling users to creatively tweak and tune their viewing experience. S3 Graphics Chrome S27 also features advanced power management features usually found only in mobile solutions, that leads to reductions in heat and potential noise from cooling solutions. For more information on S3 Graphics Chrome S27 please go here:
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Founded in 2001, Newegg has more than 3 million registered customers and 900 employees globally. Newegg is headquartered in City of Industry, Calif. For more information, visit
About S3 Graphics
S3 Graphics, a VIA Technologies, Inc. joint venture company, is a leading supplier to the 3D enabled PC graphics market it pioneered. Today, S3 Graphics ships high performance consumer graphics cards to desktop board manufacturers and low power, high performance Commercial Grade 3D graphics sub-systems to top tier notebook manufacturers. In addition, S3 Graphics integrates market-leading chipset technology from VIA Technologies, Inc. into shared memory architecture products for the high volume, value PC market. S3 Graphics has a long-term commitment to top performance, quality and state-of-the-art features for desktop and mobile applications. Additional information can be found at the Company’s website at:

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