Printer Friendly

THE WEITEK POWER 9000 NOW SUPPORTS PCI PENTIUM, PCI AND POWER 9000 -- THE ULTIMATE SOLUTION

 SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Weitek Corp. (NASDAQ: WWTK) announced today that the Weitek Power 9000, the "World's Fastest Graphics Accelerator" now supports Intel Corp.'s Peripheral Component Interface (PCI) local bus. The PCI bus dramatically boosts the on-screen performance of applications by giving the Power 9000 direct access to the PC's central processor.
 The Weitek Power 9000 now interfaces to Intel's new PCI Chip Sets, providing a complete implementation of PCI's performance features. This combination enables workstation performance on i486 and Pentium desktop systems.
 "The Power 9000 plays an essential role in helping us pave the way for a new class of business PCs," said Mark Casey, marketing manager for the PCI Chip Set. Added Bob Butchko, Weitek's director of marketing: "Our specialty is speed, and Intel's PCI bus provides us with a fast and forward-looking architecture that unleashes the speed potential of our Power 9000 family of products."
 The PCI-capable Power 9000 demonstration boards are immediately available for evaluation and development. The Power 9000 provides unequaled performance and resolution up to 1600 x 1200, and refresh rates up to 76 Hz in non-interlaced mode.
 Weitek Corp. makes processors and controllers that enhance the performance of standard operating systems, user interfaces and application software. The companys products are used to build faster, more intuitive desktop computers and peripherals.
 -0- 4/27/93
 /CONTACT: Bob Butchko of Weitek, 408-738-8400; or LeeAnne French of Jennings & Co., 415-349-8400, for Weitek/
 (WWTK)


CO: Weitek Corp. ST: California IN: CPR SU: PDT

TM -- SJ002 -- 1166 04/27/93 09:03 EDT
COPYRIGHT 1993 PR Newswire Association LLC
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 1993 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:PR Newswire
Date:Apr 27, 1993
Words:257
Previous Article:INTEGRATED CIRCUIT SYSTEMS REPORTS RECORD RESULTS FOR SIXTH CONSECUTIVE QUARTER ENDED MARCH 31, 1993
Next Article:AMERITECH TO INSTALL SIEMENS STROMBERG-CARLSON EWSD IN METRO CHICAGO
Topics:


Related Articles
WEITEK ANNOUNCES WORLD'S FASTEST USER INTERFACE CONTROLLER FOR WINDOWS DESKTOP PUBLISHING AND CAD APPLICATIONS
WEITEK ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR VESA VL LOCAL BUS STANDARD; WEITEK POWER 9000 USER INTERFACE CONTROLLER TAKES ADVANTAGE OF VL-BUS
WEITEK ANNOUNCES POWER 9000 DESIGN-WINS WITH INDUSTRY'S TOP GRAPHICS BOARD MAKERS; WEITEK PROCESSOR BEATS OUT CHIPS MADE BY ATI, S3, TI
WEITEK REPORTS SECOND QUARTER RESULTS
WEITEK EXTENDS POWER 9000 FAMILY
WEITEK REPORTS THIRD QUARTER PROFIT
DIAMOND COMPUTER SYSTEMS EXPANDS MULTIMEDIA AND GRAPHICS LINES WITH VIDEO CAPTURE AND PLAYBACK, SOUND AND PCI CARDS (Product Announcement)
AMBRA CHOOSES DIAMOND'S VIPER PCI FOR ITS HIGH-END PCI PENTIUM SYSTEM
MICRON COMPUTER, INC., INTRODUCES PENTIUM PCI SYSTEMS
VIDEOLOGIC ANNOUNCES NEW PCI GRAPHICS ADAPTER

Terms of use | Copyright © 2017 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters