ATI and NVIDIA introduced ATI and NVIDIA are the two companies, that is, two different brands, are produced graphics chip company. ▲ ATI Technologies Inc. Founded in 1985, is the world&#39;s leading graphics card, video equipment and multimedia products provider. Its products are widely used in desktop computers, workstations, notebook PCs, digital TVs, mobile phones and gaming devices. With the staff, products and outstanding technical capabilities, customer-oriented strategy, and the key areas of new technology and market insight and ability to apply, ATI has become a graphics card industry pioneer, innovator and leader. ATI&#39;s core business consists of two parts. PC Business: As the company&#39;s core business, ATI company with its leading technology in the PC platform for the PC and workstation users with top graphics performance. The most advanced semiconductor manufacturing technology, ATI Radeon series of graphics produced by processor will give PC users the top of the visual experience. ATI company manufacturing the product for mobile Mobility Radeon graphics processors, now the notebook market has accounted for more than half the share, this graphics processor can not reduce the machine performance, capacity and mobility cases, provide more exciting features. The ATI&#39;s integrated graphics products, to value and mainstream users and the like are available and affordable desktop PC, the price of access to high-performance graphics processing. Consumer electronics business: In the past few years, based on a richer visual experience of the needs of the consumer electronics industry in pursuit of higher image processing functions. ATI company for mobile phones with the Imageon graphics processor and equipped for digital TV thus emerged Xilleon graphics processor. At the same time, ATI was Nintendo (NINTENDO)&#39;s GameCube console to provide graphics processors, while Nintendo and Microsoft Xbox products and future technology agreement signed. ATI has more than 2,500 employees, its headquarters in Markham, Ontario, and in the United States, Europe and Asia with offices. Its products in California, Florida, Massachusetts, Ontario and Pennsylvania and other places to conduct research and development R &amp; D centers and production in Canada and Taiwan. In 2004, ATI&#39;s revenue reached 2 billion U.S. dollars. Shares in NASDAQ (ticker ATYT) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (ticker symbol ATY) were publicly traded, and one hundred is the NASDAQ stock market. ▲ NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), is the market leader in graphics processing technologies, focusing on creating products that enhance personal and professional computing platforms, man-machine interactive experience. Its graphics and communications processors have broad market, has been a wide variety of computing platforms, including personal digital media PC, business PC, professional workstations, digital content creation systems, notebook PCs, military navigation systems and video game consoles and so on. NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and employs more than 2,000 people worldwide. Many OEM manufacturers worldwide, card manufacturers, system manufacturers, consumer electronics companies choose NVIDIA&#39;s processors as the entertainment and business solutions for core components. In PC applications (such as manufacturing, research, e-commerce, entertainment and education), NVIDIA&#39;s award-winning graphics processors continue to provide excellent performance and fresh sharp visuals. Its media and communications processor to implement the broadband connection and communication applications that require very demanding multimedia processing tasks, and proficiency in the audio breakthrough. NVIDIA products and technologies based on NVIDIA ForceWare, which is a comprehensive software suite, to achieve industry-leading graphics, audio, video, communications, storage and security features. NVIDIA ForceWare can improve the use of NVIDIA GeForce GPUs and NVIDIA nForce platform solutions for various types of desktop and mobile PC&#39;s efficiency, stability and function. NVIDIA is the world&#39;s first company to provide suitable work and entertainment applications and also supports many operating system complete cinematic rendering 3D graphics solutions for semiconductor companies. The GeForce series graphics chip (GPU) for the entertainment and gaming applications can provide the most outstanding three-dimensional, two-dimensional and high-definition television performance and meet business users demand high-speed performance, fresh visual effects and crystal sharp clarity. GeForce has become the world&#39;s leading manufacturer of PC graphics card manufacturer and the preferred brand. Digital media revolution has arrived. Today&#39;s users want to handle, store and distribute digital content a lot of PC solutions. NVIDIA&#39;s nForce media and communications processor (MCP) to achieve unparalleled system performance, high-speed networking, digital media, connect and expand high-fidelity audio. NVIDIA nForce MCP-based motherboards and PC solutions to meet the 32-bit and 64-bit computing environment for scalability, functionality and performance needs, was professional and home users as well as ideal for gamers. NVIDIA&#39;s Quadro ? product line of three-dimensional and two-dimensional graphics for the professional market. With leading technology NVIDIA Quadro-based workstation solutions and NVIDIA Unified Driver Architecture (UDA) and nViewTM software perfectly integrates design, creativity and research professionals to provide a stable environment for the development and application. NVIDIA will also be series of mobile workstation graphics chip - NVIDIA Quadro Go into their workstation solutions to the mobile workstation to achieve a professional workstation-class features and performance for mobile professionals to bring tangible benefits. NVIDIA to provide a set of mobile solutions to meet end-user&#39;s different requirements, Bao Kuozai keep the system running under the premise of performance Gongchengsheji Ying Yong, 为 multi-entertainment device to provide graphics Nengli so. With the GeForce ? Go mobile graphics processor family (including the superior performance of GeForce FX Go series) the release, NVIDIA offers the industry&#39;s first market for mobile high-performance 3D graphics processor business. Engineers and animators, the world&#39;s first mobile workstation Quadro Go GL graphics chip that allows them to achieve real-time interactive mobile platform. Based on the great success of the media and communications processing technology, NVIDIA nForce3 GO MCP integrated functions that can expand and achieve the ultimate notebook PC experience digital media hardware and software technologies. NVIDIA GoForce media processor product line enables handset OEM to create highly attractive product. NVIDIA GoForce energy-saving graphics chip can handle efficiently under very low power graphics and video content for handheld devices offer designers an exciting product that allows them to be equipped with digital cameras, mobile phones and other handheld devices high-resolution image capture, video capture, video playback, gaming and multimedia applications. NVIDIA&#39;s GoForce family of products can be compatible with the software company&#39;s early release MediaQ media processors, therefore, has a product design based on MediaQ OEM to quickly upgrade to support new applications. With hardware-based multimedia processing technology, NVIDIA GoForce to achieve industry-leading performance and stunning visual effects. Microsoft XboxTM with NVIDIA Xbox video game console graphics processor (XGPU) and the Xbox media and communications processor (MCPX) to achieve superior graphics and incredible audio effects, and the most dynamic gaming experience. In addition, NVIDIA&#39;s XGPU and MCPX can achieve extraordinary and refined three-dimensional graphics, DVD and high-definition television, three-dimensional environment, audio and broadband connectivity. NVIDIA Corporation and all of the world&#39;s leading OEM cooperation, including Dell, Gateway, MPC, HP, IBM, Microsoft, Sony, Hitachi, Apple and Fujitsu - Siemens. In the channels, NVIDIA Corporation and the global system manufacturers to provide consumers a variety of price points for all solutions. In addition, NVIDIA is also working with the following companies to provide independent products based on NVIDIA technology, Abit Computer, Albatron, Aopen, ASUSTeK Computer, BFG, Biostar, Chaintech, EPoX International, eVGA, Gainward, Gigabyte Science and Technology, Jaton, Leadtek, MSI, Palit, Pine, PNY, Prolink, Shuttle, and XFX, etc.. NVIDIA history In early 2000, NVIDIA released the world&#39;s fastest workstation GPU: QuadroNVIDIA, get Microprocessor Report Analysts Choice Award: The best 3D accelerator. NVIDIA was named after the Microsoft X-Box game console of the specified graphics processing unit, and have released the world&#39;s first line of a color rendering of each of the graphics processing unit: GeForce2 GTS, mainstream graphics processing unit GeForce2 MX. June 2000, NVIDIA was &quot;Business Week&gt; as the world&#39;s first semiconductor company. Then, it released the world&#39;s fastest workstation graphics processing unit: Quadro2 Pro, high-end professional workstation graphics processing unit: Quadro2 MXR and the first billion-pixel graphics processing unit (GPU): GeForce2 Ultra. September 2000, NVIDIA has been recognized as the fastest-growing Silicon Valley technology companies. FSA 2001, NVIDIA has been named the most respected and financial management best semiconductor company. And soon became the fastest to reach one billion U.S. dollars worldwide sales of semiconductor companies. During the year, GeForce3&#39;s 3D graphics technology was &quot;Play Development Magazine&gt;&#39;s most innovative award, was named the most respected FSA and financial management best semiconductor company. November 2001, NVIDIA&#39;s GeForce3 graphics processing unit (GPU) is &quot;Computer Display World Magazine&gt; as the most innovative products in 2001. The production of graphics processors (GPU) was selected the top ten list and release &lt;PCWorld.com&gt; GeForce Titanium series, once again expand the graphics processing unit leadership. FSA 2001, NVIDIA has been named the most respected and financial management best semiconductor company. And soon became the fastest to reach one billion U.S. dollars worldwide sales of semiconductor companies. During the year, GeForce3&#39;s 3D graphics technology was &quot;Play Development Magazine&gt;&#39;s most innovative award, was named the most respected FSA and financial management best semiconductor company. November 2001, NVIDIA&#39;s GeForce3 graphics processing unit (GPU) is &quot;Computer Display World Magazine&gt; as the most innovative products in 2001. The production of graphics processors (GPU) was selected the top ten list and release &lt;PCWorld.com&gt; GeForce Titanium series, once again expand the graphics processing unit leadership. NVIDIA 2003 is the largest ever launch of new graphics chips a year: NV30, NV31, NV34, NV35, NV36, NV38, six products have appeared on the market. Year has been postponed for a long time the NV30, the GeForce FX 5800 Ultra listed, because many factors can silently out of the market very soon (which field of the variant for professional Quadro FX Daoshi for a variety of new features and strong performance commendable), which is NVIDIA accelerate the introduction of new products is an important factor. Then came the GeForce FX 5900 Ultra (NV35) demonstrated a mature outlook, and its performance has been significantly improved to some extent changed from ATi in the high-end market, dominating the situation alone. NVIDIA also launched a cost-effective summer prominent Starter Edition GeForce FX 5900 SE, to make up its 1,500 yuan to 2,000 yuan in the product market gap. NVIDIA action again and again in 2004, have released a series of nForce chipset driver after he brought Forceware56.72 drive. This driver file date is 03/24/2004 Date generated to support the full range of nVIDIA graphics cards, and this driver has passed Microsoft WHQL certification, the Windows platform stability and compatibility on all security, coupled with ForceWare55 series, an array of enhancements: support for DirectX9.0, support OpenGL1.5, to support each application of the independent 3D property regulation and archive, built-in 3.5 version of nVIEW multi-display technology support IE window ad blocking capabilities, support for display Gridlines technology to support 480i, 480p, 720p and 1080i for HDTV output. Therefore, we recommend the use of a friend updates Cikuan nVIDIA graphics card drivers. drivers.
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