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Tungsten Creates New VIA 3D Stack

Jan 10, 2009, 04:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

"This work done by Thomas includes a memory manager similar to the Graphics Execution Manager and a stable AGP command submission mechanism. This new code will also allow for kernel mode-setting on VIA hardware in the future.

"The new Mesa component features OpenGL 1.3 support, accelerated pixel operations and pixel buffer objects, S3TC compression, accelerated GL_EXT frame buffer objects, better stability, and multi-thread / multi-context operation support."

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