Home
Forums
Articles
Reviews
News Search
News Archive
File Downloads
Chat Client
Polls Page
Contact
Members
Pictures
MWGL Mail Login

Matrox Parhelia Reef Demo The Best DirectX 8 Benchmark Ever?
Dungeon Siege Tweaking Guide
 
Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault
Midnight Club 2: XBOX
Inside Pitch 2003: XBOX
Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project
EverGlide MousePad


 

  Wednesday, Dec 19, 2001 Report News | Archive | Top  
David Kirk Interview
- Posted 7:08 AM By Kagato
EMail News to a Friend  Printer Friendly Version    0 Comments | Add 
The Tech Report has a new interview posted this morning reguarding their talks with the Chief Scientist at nVidia, David Kirk. Dr. Kirk has been the head scientist at nVidia since 1997. He holds degrees in Mechanical Engineering from MIT and Computer Science degrees, including a Ph.D., from the California Institute of Technology. They cover such topics as new hardware features in GeForce3, the longevity of GeForce3, overclocking, benchmarks, DX8 and more. More snip:
Will we be seeing any more technology advances using software and our current GeForce3 cards, or are they hardware limited? We're thinking of the introduction of 3D textures with this last Titanium release.

It is always our goal to provide continuing value and improved performance to our customers with new driver releases. I can't say what's coming, but you can always expect that each release will expose just a little bit more. This is further leveraged by our Universal Driver Architecture strategy. All of our drivers are compatible with all of our hardware, both backwards and forwards. This means that we can very easily expose more and more functionality over time, in a compatible way. I can confirm that there are more hardware features in the GeForce3 that have not yet been exposed in software. Stay tuned!
I suppose it's a good thing to hear more things coming our way that haven't been introduced yet, but I wonder why they didn't include it with the original drivers? *cough* Marketing *cough*
Source: The Tech Report
 
0 Comments Posted

Add a comment

You have to be logged in in order to post comments..

If you don't have an account yet? Follow this link!

 
Username:

Password:


Click here to Register!

Who do you think makes the best gaming console?
Microsoft
Nintendo
Sony
 
 November
SMTWTFS
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930