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3dfx announces pricing for next generation of Voodoo

Mid June shelf date for dual processor Voodoo5 5500

3dfx Interactive has unveiled pricing for its next generation of Voodoo cards.

The 64Mb, dual chip Voodoo5 5500, aimed at the hardcore gamer, will cost £249 and includes a selection of fully playable demos from Gameplay.com.

The lower priced Voodoo4 4500 will cost £149, positioning it within the range of the high street consumer.

The Voodoo5 5500 AGP incorporates two VSA-100 processors, which combine to
render over 667 megatexels per second, according to the company.

With 64Mb graphic memory, the Voodoo5 5500 boasts real-time, full-scene hardware anti-aliasing, and T-buffer digital cinematic effects. The Voodoo5 5500 will also be available in a PCI version.

The Voodoo 4 4500 is based on the VSA-100 processor, with a 3D engine capable of
rendering over 333 megatexels per second.

The Voodoo5 5500 will include a games sampler CD-ROM supplied by Gameplay.com in
its packaging. As well as the games, the CD will also contain a WinDVD demo from
Intervideo. www.3dfx.com.


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