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Old 01-08-2004, 12:10 PM   #1
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Hardware Rendering


Does anyone happen to know what Hardware Rendering is? Also, what is a programmable shader for hardware rendering. I have checked google, but can't seem to find an explanation.

Basically, in a nutshell would be great, if there are any graphics guys and gals out there?

Thanks a lot
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A "Hardware Rendering" is generally a 3d graphical rendering that takes advantage of instructions on the graphics chip. A programmable "shader" is essentially a way to give the graphics card a small program to do additional processing of vertices before the final rendering.
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Thats great, thank you so much

Much appreciated!



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