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ALSO CALLED: Accelerators, Graphic Media Accelerators
DEFINITION: Voodoo is a graphics accelerator chipset that, depending on the version, is used either with or instead of a computer's video adapter for a more realistic graphics display and improved interactivity, especially for games. Voodoo, originally produced by 3Dfx, is considered to be the groundbreaking 3-D graphics accelerator, providing better graphics quality and faster frame rates than competitors.The  … 
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WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about GPU virtualization technology that delivers scalable hardware based graphics performance for virtualized desktops and CAD apps. Discover how this allows dispersed project teams to work together.
Posted: 17 Aug 2015 | Published: 17 Aug 2015

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Posted: 14 Aug 2015 | Published: 29 May 2015

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NVIDIA Grid: Graphics Accelerated VDI With The Visual Performance of A Workstation
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WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will teach you more about the new frontier of GPUs in the cloud and how you can bypass the stumbling blocks that have prevented organizations from enabling GPU-accelerated VDI with NVIDIA Grid.
Posted: 21 May 2014 | Published: 21 May 2014

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Graphics Accelerated VDI with the Visual Performance of a Workstation
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WHITE PAPER: Learn more about the history of graphics processing over the past few decades and discover a technology that enables true professional-caliber interactivity that scales smoothly with a number of concurrent users.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

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GRAPHICS ACCELERATORS DEFINITION (continued): …  original version of Voodoo was 2-D/3-D; subsequent versions are 3-D. Voodoo 3 and later versions are complete replacements for the computer's video card. Earlier cards are add-ons that don't replace the video card, but work in conjunction with it. A cable from the computer's video adapter connects to the Voodoo card and then to the monitor, blocking the signal of the original adapter when 3-D acceleration is called for, but allowing the system card to function otherwise.Voodoo is considered to be particularly helpful for playing games on older and slower computers, allowing the graphics display … 
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