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Intel Announces The Intel 740 3-D Graphics Accelerator Chip

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb 12, 1998 – Intel Corporation today announced its new graphics accelerator chip, the Intel740. Optimized for the Pentium® II processor platform with Intel’s AGPsets, the Intel740 is the foundation of Intel’s broad-ranging effort to heighten the visual experience for PC users. The Intel740’s unique HyperPipelined 3-D architecture and powerful 2-D and video acceleration introduce a high level of realism to the PC for outstanding, life-like computing. The rapid industry adoption of the Accelerated Graphics Port (AGP) interface driven by Intel, coupled with the advanced graphics technology of the Intel740, enables a new generation of graphically stunning consumer and business applications on the PC.

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