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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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Posted: 17 Aug 2015 | Published: 17 Aug 2015

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NVIDIA GRID vGPU: Delivering Scalable Graphics-Rich Virtual Desktops
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Posted: 14 Aug 2015 | Published: 29 May 2015

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PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Learn how HP's innovative, value-add software HP True Graphics addresses the graphics challenge faced in today's remote cloud-computing environment and provides breakthrough video and graphics on HP Thin Clients.
Posted: 06 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

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Blow Your Designers Minds by Combining 3D Apps with XenDesktop and NVIDIA GPUs
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VIDEO: Watch this video to discover a technology that combines 3D apps with desktop virtualization and GPU technology to deliver workstation-class graphics in a virtual environment. Explore the complete architecture and design considerations of this technology and find out how it is delivering a rich experience to every end user.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Premiered: 03 Jun 2015

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The Importance of GPU Virtualization
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EGUIDE: Access this exclusive e-guide to explore the evolving world of graphics acceleration and uncover the available virtual GPU options and how they differ from one another. Learn why choosing the right vGPU option for your organization is critical to success.
Posted: 09 Jun 2015 | Published: 09 Jun 2015

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TRIAL SOFTWARE: Access this IT download to learn how VMware now supports NVIDIA GRID vGPU for their virtual desktop users which allows them to deliver 2D and 3D graphic applications to any virtual desktop with the same performance and user experience that they would get on a physical workstation.
Posted: 14 May 2015 | Premiered: 14 May 2015

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E-Guide: What are 'Zero Clients,' and How are They Different from Thin Clients?
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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

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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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