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Shadow20002
06-19-2005, 06:17 PM
According to the agreement, Microsoft will make payments to NVIDIA over several years. Terms of the contract are not disclosed, but the Santa Clara, California-based graphics chip designer reportedly confirmed the existence of such an agreement.

More here (http://www.xbitlabs.com/news/multimedia/display/20050617224013.html)

OC Noob
06-20-2005, 10:42 AM
According to the agreement, Microsoft will make payments to NVIDIA over several years. Terms of the contract are not disclosed, but the Santa Clara, California-based graphics chip designer reportedly confirmed the existence of such an agreement.

More here (http://www.xbitlabs.com/news/multimedia/display/20050617224013.html)


Xbit is a kickbutt site. Nice find.

This would lend itself to full blown backwards compatability from those who will be throwing their Xboxs off a cliff once they get a 360.

Hopefully emulation of the gfx card isn't too difficult and we get some official news fairly soon.

mattgame
06-20-2005, 06:01 PM
OC Noob is the man. Tell me more! :)