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First post, by 386SX

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Hi,

lately I found out that existed a PCI-Express S3 based card (the Chrome 540 GTX) that I never heard about it together with later Directx 11 on-board iGPU like the 640 and 645 series. Do anyone have/had those and can say something about it? I understand they probably were not fast but still impressive to see the S3 name together with PCI-E or Dx11 tech.. are they rare gpu nowdays?
Thanks

Reply 3 of 5, by matze79

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I had a S3 Chrome 4xx GT,
if you can find two of them you can also run them in SLI

They not so bad at all.

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Reply 4 of 5, by 386SX

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Interesting! If I'll find one I might build a machine for that. There's something nice to know S3 brand still is running nowdays in a modern card, I didn't even know they lasted that long. I always thought they ended up in the half 2005 or around that. Lately I've found a Socket 775 board for Pentium4/D having a VIA P4M890 chipset I didn't know existed too.