“XGI Technology is still in business, but what has happened to them? We once saw hope in them for providing discrete graphics processors to take on the NVIDIA and ATI duopoly, but they have since discontinued their Volari 8 series. While they’re no longer producing these desktop chips, they remain an active player in the server and embedded graphics industry – accompanied by their OSS driver.”
What Happened to XGI Graphics?
Submitted by Michael 2007-05-15 3D 8 Comments
They almost had me there to buy a volari 8600xt when avaiable.(maybe lucky for me that it never surfaced) i really loved the older xabre600 chip that they produced for SiS before the change of name to XGI. And their path for an opensource driver seemed very possible.
Well see if they get back on the desktop later. There has been rumors that VIA wants this company too. (It seems VIA collects insolvent graphicsmanufacurers such as S3, Trident and other smaller ones.)And maybe its true since via now needs better integrated graphics to be able to compete with AMD, nvidia and intel.
I think I haven’t heared and thought about them for over a year. It was only in the weekend I got remainded because I’ve come across a driver update notice. I had such great hopes in the Parhelia after being a Mystique and then G400 user. Do they have OEMs at all?