News
 

Bookmark and Share

(0) 

A web-site that originally reported about the name of SiS’ subsidiary to deal with graphics today said that the official name of the new company will be Xabre Graphics Inc., or simply XGI. This subsidiary of Silicon Integrated Systems will start its operations on the 1st of June.

Despite of earlier rumours, the company will be headed by Michael Chen and Chris Lin, who will serve as the chairman and the president respectively. The company will be capitalized at roughly $13 million and will fully belong to SiS, so, there is no surprise that Xabre Graphics Incorporated (XGI) will be headed by men from SiS.

At the moment Xabre Graphics Incorporated (XGI) is preparing to launch its Xabre II graphics processors with DirectX 9.0 support in the third quarter this year. It is expected that the VPUs will address mainstream and higher-end market segments, nevertheless, we cannot state that for sure keeping in mind the fierce competition between ATI Technologies and NVIDIA Corporation in those parts of the market.

Later SiS intends to integrate Xabre and eventually Xabre II graphics cores in its chipsets. Formally SiS and Xabre Graphics Incorporated (XGI) will sign cross-licensing agreements in order to allow each other to use certain R&D achievements. In short, expect integrated chipsets with rather advanced graphics cores to come from SiS.

Finally, we have unofficial information that the new SiS’ subsidiary will manufacture its graphics processors using 0.13 micron fabrication technology at UMC.

Discussion

Comments currently: 0

Add your Comment




Related news

Latest News

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

10:40 pm | ARM Preps Second-Generation “Artemis” and “Maya” 64-Bit ARMv8-A Offerings. ARM Readies 64-Bit Cores for Non-Traditional Applications

7:38 pm | AMD Vows to Introduce 20nm Products Next Year. AMD’s 20nm APUs, GPUs and Embedded Chips to Arrive in 2015

4:08 am | Microsoft to Unify All Windows Operating Systems for Client PCs. One Windows OS will Power PCs, Tablets and Smartphones

Monday, July 21, 2014

10:32 pm | PQI Debuts Flash Drive with Lightning and USB Connectors. PQI Offers Easy Way to Boost iPhone or iPad Storage

10:08 pm | Japan Display Begins to Mass Produce IPS-NEO Displays. JDI Begins to Mass Produce Rival for AMOLED Panels

12:56 pm | Microsoft to Fire 18,000 Employees to Boost Efficiency. Microsoft to Perform Massive Job Cut Ever Following Acquisition of Nokia