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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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Graphics Accelerators Reports
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Episode 3: Vmware Horizon with NVIDIA GRID™ vGPU Deployment & Best Practices
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WEBCAST: Inside this video, you'll learn the step-by-step process to create a vGPU enabled Horizon desktop pool. Download now to discover configuration best practices and recommendations for your environment and learn how you can get more information and resources for creating a vGPU enabled VDI environment.
Posted: 09 Jun 2015 | Premiered: Jun 9, 2015


Vmware Horizon TryGRID Demo Walkthrough
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VIDEO: This video explores how VDI with virtual GPU technology is delivering the power of virtualized, high-performance graphics and multimedia. Download now to see this platform in action.
Posted: 09 Jun 2015 | Premiered: 25 May 2015


Episode 2: Vmware Horizon with NVIDIA GRID™ vGPU Deployment & Best Practices
sponsored by NVIDIA/VMware
WEBCAST: Access this webcast to discover the NVIDIA GRID vGPU on VMware Horizon step-by-step deployment guide, best practices, and important tips when deploying this architecture.
Posted: 08 Jun 2015 | Premiered: Jun 8, 2015


Episode 1: Deploying GRID vGPU on VMWare Horizon
sponsored by NVIDIA/VMware
WEBCAST: Access this webcast to learn how desktop virtualization combined with vGPU improves the delivery of 3D graphics to deliver high-performance graphics workloads to any device, at any time. Explore use cases that require high-performance graphics workloads and discover the differences between three graphics-accelerators.
Posted: 08 Jun 2015 | Premiered: Jun 8, 2015


NVIDIA GRID vGPU Deployment Guide for VMware Horizon 6.1
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Inside this step-by-step deployment guide, learn how to set up VMware Horizon and NVIDIA GRID vGPU to deliver advanced, graphics-rich applications to virtual desktops. Download now to learn basic installation processes and how to set up your environment for success with complex graphics-rich applications.
Posted: 05 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015


Improving Enterprise Graphics Virtualization
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PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Access this white paper to find out how this partnership harnesses the power of true GPU virtualization to enable access to incredible graphics across devices and location, more affordably than ever. Also, discover the benefits of this approach for both IT and users.
Posted: 05 Jun 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015


Flexible Delivery of 3D Application For Any Device, Anywhere
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WHITE PAPER: Access this infographic to learn about a unified platform that can deliver secure, immersive, 3D graphics from the data center to any device and location.
Posted: 04 Jun 2015 | Published: 04 Jun 2015


FAQ: VMware Horizon with NVIDIA GRID vGPU
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PRODUCT OVERVIEW: This informative sheet breaks down all the questions you have about VMware Horizon with NVIDIA GRID vGPU.
Posted: 04 Jun 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015


Keeping Remote Teams Connected and Productive
sponsored by NVIDIA/VMware
CASE STUDY: In this case study, discover how an organization added NVIDIA GRID technology to provide the hardware-based GPU virtualization needed to deliver rich graphics to remote users accessing VDI deployments. Find out the benefits they saw and how they were able to deliver a collaborative and mobile workflow to all employees, regardless of location.
Posted: 01 Jun 2015 | Published: 29 May 2015


Virtualizing Graphics Workloads Delivers Solid Benefits
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you understand how virtualization can now aid organizations that run demanding graphics workloads and projects.
Posted: 08 Dec 2014 | Published: 08 Dec 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Accelerate Graphics in Virtual Environments
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the top challenges associated with demanding graphics software and explains why virtualized graphics may be the answer organizations need when it comes to overcoming these challenges.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

E-Guide: What are 'Zero Clients,' and How are They Different from Thin Clients?
sponsored by Dell
EGUIDE: In this critical guide, desktop virtualization guru Brian Madden takes a look at "zero clients", pointing out the key differences between them and thin clients. Read on and learn how this solution can simplify the management of your virtual desktop infrastructure.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 23 Jan 2013

Dell

NVIDIA Grid: Graphics Accelerated VDI With The Visual Performance of A Workstation
sponsored by NVIDIA
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

NVIDIA

Graphics Accelerated VDI with the Visual Performance of a Workstation
sponsored by NVIDIA
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

NVIDIA
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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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