geometry accelerator

geometry accelerator

A high-performance graphics engine that performs geometry calculations. See geometry calculations.
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The Wildcat II 5110's breakthrough dual-pipeline architecture includes a new highly tuned geometry accelerator, along with a new rasterization engine and bus interface chipset for use with the latest AGP Pro 4X systems.
Both Oxygen GVX1 Pro and Oxygen GVX420 ship with 3Dlabs' PowerThreads OpenGL drivers for Windows NT and Windows 2000 that dynamically balance the transform and lighting load between the on-board geometry accelerator and the host CPU for maximum system performance.