As we all know, the XGI Volari is on its way. But now we are also seeing activity around S3/VIAs DeltaChrome S8 here and there on the net. This time it’s Techreport that has succeeded in getting their hands on a card. The DeltaChrome S8 doesn’t seem to be made to win the crown of performance from the 9800XT but rather aims to put itself smugly over the 9600XT. The specifications are not really that impressive, but with some more optimizations and drivertweaks so that it gives competition on the same level as it’s competitors, the card looks like it will be interesting addition. If nothing else this will heighten the competition which is long due.
The questions is rather if they have suceeded or not.
Read more of it here.