Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Combined with poor drivers and the chip’s lack of multitexturing support, the Savage3D failed in the market. In early , S3 retired the Savage3D and released the Savage4 family. Quadro FX Go However these units are also available for PCI-E. Subsequently, Savage derived chips turned up in numerous VIA motherboard chipsets as an integrated north bridge solution, such as Twister and UniChrome.

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The new business model focused on digital media and information appliance opportunities while the graphics division was sold to VIA Technologies as S3 Graphics. Radeon R5 Stoney Ridge. Mobility Radeon IGP.

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Struggling against competition from 3dfx InteractiveATI and Nvidia during the height of the 3D accelerator wars, the graphics portion of the company was spun off into a new joint effort with VIA Technologies. GeForce Go GT. However, by continuing with a bandwidth-constraining bit memory bus, S3 guaranteed this graphics card would never be a performance part under bit color. Only the high-quality texture capability from its S3TC support ijtegrated it good mind share with the gaming community.


The Savage4 series’ single cycle trilinear filtering and S3TC texture compression created a 3D card with exceptional image quality. Although primarily a mobile technology company, they still produce graphics accelerators for home computers under the ” S3 Chrome ” brand name.

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Mobility Radeon HD The 3D engine had texture fill-rate potentially equivalent to GeForce at the same clock yfx. Quadro FX Go S3 Graphics graphics processors. Development of Savage as a discrete card was discontinued. This article needs additional citations for verification.

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Integrated functionality enabled attractive pricing, and solid features for competitive prices remained a hallmark of S3’s strategy. GeForce Go GS.

S3 Graphics first only developed graphic cores for VIA IGP chipset while some years later they again began to produce graphics accelerators for home computers under the “Chrome” brand name. GeForce Go Ultra. The new company focused on the mobile graphics market, and became a major player in this space.


Many of the Savage3D’s limitations were addressed by the Savage 4 chipset.

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S3 engineers claimed that the S3TL engine had feature parity with GeForceand that it could render 2. S3 designed these chips for notebooks, but they were also sold as budget AGP graphics cards. Radeon R5 Integrqted Ridge. Radeon RX Desktop. It became apparent S3’s integrated 2D technology was no longer enough to ensure the overall success of the chipset. Archived from the original on 1 February Iris Pro Graphics P