TRIDENT 3D GRAPHICS POWERS TOSHIBA MAINSTREAM SATELLITE NOTEBOOK.Trident Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: TRID TRID Training Requirement Identification Display
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TRID Trident Display ) has announced that Toshiba has designed in its top-of-the-line 128-bit CyberBlade XP 3D graphics controller in the latest Satellite Pro 4600 model of the popular Satellite mainstream notebook series. The CyberBlade XP represents the latest generation of Trident's high-performance and low-power 3D graphics controller that Toshiba has chosen to use in their mainstream notebook PCs.
"We are pleased that Toshiba has again selected CyberBlade XP in another major notebook model," said Frank Lin, President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Trident. "With this new design win, Trident's 3D graphics technology now covers a broad performance span from the mainstream Satellite Pro 4600 to the high-end Tecra 8200 notebook PCs manufactured by Toshiba".
The CyberBlade XP introduces seven new key features in video & graphics capability to mainstream notebook PCs: DirectX 7.0 Cubic Mapping, 256-bit pixel processing, dual memory bus architecture, AGP-4X bus interface, state-of-the-art video de-interlacing, high-resolution flat panel and yet consumes only 0.8 watt of static power at 166 MHz (MegaHertZ) One million cycles per second. It is used to measure the transmission speed of electronic devices, including channels, buses and the computer's internal clock. A one-megahertz clock (1 MHz) means some number of bits (16, 32, 64, etc. memory clock. Such low-power consumption in a 457-pin BGA (Ball Grid Array) A popular surface mount chip package that uses a grid of solder balls as its connectors. Available in plastic and ceramic varieties, BGA is noted for its compact size, high lead count and low inductance, which allows lower voltages to be used. with a 31mm x 31mm footprint not only extends the notebook battery life but also reduces total system cost through simpler thermal system design and increases system reliability.
The CyberBlade XP graphics & video core is also used in the most advanced integrated graphics/core logic chipsets for notebook PCs recently announced by TRIDENT and Acer Laboratories Inc. (ALi). The CyberALADDiN and CyberMAGiK chipsets are the industries first to implement DDR (Double Data Rate) Refers to an SDRAM memory chip that increases performance by doubling the effective data rate of the frontside bus. For more details, see SDRAM.
DDR - Double Data Rate Random Access Memory memory technology in notebooks for both INTEL Pentium III and AMD (Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, www.amd.com) A major manufacturer of semiconductor devices including x86-compatible CPUs, embedded processors, flash memories, programmable logic devices and networking chips. K7 CPU CPU
in full central processing unit
Principal component of a digital computer, composed of a control unit, an instruction-decoding unit, and an arithmetic-logic unit. platforms, respectively. Together they provide a full range of price/performance solutions enabling significant savings in software investment while reducing time-to-market for the OEMs. Trident now supplies both discrete and integrated graphics/core logic solutions to top notebook PC manufacturers worldwide.