The Monster3D line was based on 3dfx Voodoo Graphics and Voodoo2 chips which did not contain a 2D engine, requiring a separate VGA card connected externally using a pass-through cable. However, as Microsoft Windows gained market share and newer graphics products entered the market, it was later relegated to the cheaper, value-oriented products and the SpeedStar branding was expanded to other products. Saitech really helped us out of a jamb! Cramming a total of 7million transistors into the 0. However, the first major product after the merger, branded as the S3 Savage , was a commercial failure. Monster Sound MX was advertised as being one of the first sound cards with hardware MP3 decoding acceleration.

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OpenGL games inherit dixmond colour depth of the desktop when you run them; if you’re running 16 bit in Windows, that’s what the game’ll be.

More Benchmarks results will be added latter in the week. I would personally recommend a cooling fan to be installed if you intend to overclock it’s memory or chip. The chip is touching hot when used for more than 10 mins. This chip was rather slow and basic.

Card Specifications – Diamond Viper V

A special BIOS patch was released by Diamond for the Stealth II S which brought its clock speed up to the same level as the high-end Verite V chip, resulting in equal performance at a significantly diamod price. In SLI, a pair of Voodoo2 boards splits the effort of rendering the 3D scene between alternating raster lines, allowing performance to be nearly doubled. In the higher resolutions and bit depths remember, Voodoo cards can’t even f550 32 bit colour in 3D the V’s score on the Massive1 multiplayer demo is close to its score on the standard demo2 test, and its minimum framerate, as reflected by the brutal Crusher demo, is also right up there.


But otherwise, buy a TNT card. Rather expensive Drivers still not perfect. Give Dan some money! Notable members of the Stealth family have been the Diamond Stealth 3Dby far the most popular S3 Virge-based board. It’s referred to as depth, and sometimes as bit depth, because of the concept of overlapping, stacked “bitplanes”, planar arrays of ones and zeroes that, together, define the colour of each pixel.

Some users have apparently reported that K machines actually ran faster with the enhanced CPU support disabled. If one needs help in installing the drivers, the manual explains the process.

She also gave a price break and I needed a W-9 form to set Saitech as a vendor in our system which she provided very quickly.

And v5550 you’ve got a slower computer – anything under a Pentium II – the TNT’s full benefits will not be available to you. In contrast, the current TNT drivers work very well.

Diamond Viper V550 SDR PCI 16MB TV

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. All of this goes for other Unreal-engine games, like Klingon Honor Guard, too.


MS Windows 98 Build 4. And packed with a more powerful brain that G can’t cope with.

Hardware :: Video Cards :: Diamond Viper V SDR PCI 16MB TV –

This article needs additional citations for verification. I won’t elaborate on this mentioned issue but on something more special Diamond also made kits called the Maximum DVD and For GUI environments such as Windows, the Viper cards used a Weitek graphics co-processor which accelerated many drawing functions and performed very well for its time.

The numbers had more than a random meaning. Only the bundled player software can use the hardware MPEG2 decoding of the card.

Two statements that are almost as different as night and day, and two statements which will end up ruining nVidia’s credibility in the future. The MX was the last of the Monster Sound cards. Short for Tex ture El ement.

As of Septemberthus long after that business, Diamond was also preparing a new video card, based on the latest-generation R graphics core.

Firstly, Diamond should really consider adding a heatsink to the chip. It utilized the then state-of-the-art Aureal A3D 2. The V comes with a CD-booklet sized Installation Guide and has the rest of its documentation on the driver disc.