Designers working on high performance gaming architectures are focused on achieving the optimal cost versus performance position. This article considers the critical components that must be taken into account for an advanced graphics solution.

The combination of ARM processors, ARM physical IP solutions and ARM graphics products are perfectly aligned to the requirements of gaming applications.

The related AGEIA Technologies’ PhysX processor case study illustrates how advanced gaming can be delivered through real time physics simulation and demonstrates the advantages of implementing leading-edge hard IP from ARM.

Reprinted in its entirety from ARM IQ Vol. 6, No. 3, 2007