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PowerColor's Evil Kyro video card - PowerColor's Evil Kyro video card
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"Tile-Based Rendering is a special method of rendering images on the screen which reduces overdraw and increases the "effective" fill rate. The KYRO works differently than most accelerators. Most 3D accelerators draw and shade polygons in a scene, regardless of whether you can actually see them or not. This causes many, many polygons to be drawn which are not actually seen, wasting processing time and resources. The KYRO eliminates this by rendering the scene in "tiles" - it breaks up the onscreen image into several pieces and examines each individually. Before all the polygons are drawn and shaded, the KYRO examines whether or not they will be displayed on screen - if not, them in doesn't render them and consequently drastically reduces the power it needs to display 3D scenes. This is the KYRO's form of Hidden Surface Removal, or HSR."

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