GammaChrome products employ a native PCI Express® high speed serial link implementation which is fully compliant with the 1.0A specification. Dynamic support for 16, 8, and 1 lane configurations enables up to 8GB/s transfers between host system and graphics subsystem. Demonstrated interoperability with PCI Express core logic, root complex, solutions from industry-leading silicon vendors ensures compatibility with a vast array of motherboards and systems.
GammaChrome's genuine hardware support for Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 Vertex and Pixel Shaders version 2.0 allows today's latest games to leverage shaders as they create stunning visual effects using subtle texture blends along with complex lighting and material effects.
Enjoy your investment in HDTV using GammaChrome's integrated Hi-Def, HDTV encoder technology, which supports 1080p in addition to all 18 ATSC HDTV and SDTV standards. GammaChrome brings the theater experience into your home for all your PC media. Video games in Hi-Def mode explode to life before your eyes in vivid detail, and Hi-Def corporate presentations will set new standards. Support for the HDTV D-connector, which is very widely used on HDTV displays in the Japan market, is available on all GammaChrome products.
DeepColor 10-bit-per-color component rendering precision and display allow for 1024 shades of pure color or grayscale, compared to only 256 shades available using standard 32-bit display modes.
Chromotion™ Video Engine
GammaChrome introduces S3 Graphics second generation of the acclaimed Chromotion Video Engine featured in DeltaChrome. Fully compatible with Microsoft DirectX-VA media acceleration, GammaChrome's Chromotion Video Engine provides powerful programmable video effects which can be applied to almost all video codecs, including Windows Media Video, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, and other video formats. Post-processing filters, such as de-blocking and smoothing, help improve poor source material. These exciting features can enhance video material such as web casts and other low bit rate source material. The Chromotion Video Engine's real-time rendering capabilities bring video effect processing to the mainstream home video enthusiast, who can now exercise as much ArtisticLicense™ as advanced video artists. Chromotion enables high quality video editing and processing, using familiar effects and filters for professional looking results on any project, simple or complex.