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Two of the big names of the direct channel model, Dell and Gateway, have hopped into bed with 3dfx. The graphics card vendor announced late yesterday that it had scored deals with the two PC giants to supply its Voodoo3 3000 graphics accelerator. Gateway will feature the 166MHz Voodoo3 card in its Gateway Performance range of desktop PCs. available today from Gateway, while Dell is using a customised version of the Voodoo3 3000 as an option in the Dell Dimension XPS T PC range. Mandy Bedborough, 3dfx vice president for EMEA said: "Gateway clearly understands how to give a broad range of consumers what they want in a desktop PC. 3dfx is pleased to equip Gateway Performance systems with the industry's hottest-selling graphics technology." There is already a partnership in place between Dell and 3dfx, with Dell sponsoring the 3dfx Gamers Web site. Aimed at the thriving online gaming community, the site's news and forums run on Dell PowerEdge servers. ®

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