Sure, switching back to Windows while playing Quake 2 is a bad idea everything looks fine until you try to do something and discover not one solitary Windows resource appears to be unused , and the taskbar occasionally hangs around until you reset the video system going into Q2’s video menu and out again is good enough , but there seem to be no serious bugs except for the abovementioned Unreal incompatibility. I would personally recommend a cooling fan to be installed if you intend to overclock it’s memory or chip. This also means that playing games on your PC is rather a waste of the V’s abilities, even if you have a PAL version. Hype doe s not always live up to it’s name. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment.
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Diamond Viper V550 graphics card – Riva TNT – 16 MB Series
The number of distinct colours that a piece of hardware or software can display. Current motherboards have “Flash upgradable” BIOS chips, that let you upgrade the basic motherboard management software by uploading a new BIOS version into the chip with a special program. A pity is that the TNT chip is not attached with a heatsink.
Drivers Game-playing owners of Matrox G based cards presently have a deep and abiding loathing for driver programmers who take their own sweet time to do their job.
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What you see isn’t always what you get According to the first press releases directly from nVidia, the Riva TNT chipset was supposed to be manufactured using a 0. And we managed to get it here for you.
MS Windows 98 Build 4. All of this power is harnessed on a short reference board designed to fit into an AGP slot in order to take full advantage of the AGP 2X specification, transferring data on the sidebands of the AGP signal as well as during the peaks. A snake looks-a-like roller coaster creature is the main attraction here.
Software Along with the usual collection of game demos and low-powered dimond software, the V comes with Gremlin Interactive’s race game Motorhead. The box design is a notch above the former aircraft found on the Viper V That’s not a good thing, though.
It requires only the BEST to work with.
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If it matters to you, check. In both 16 bit and 32 bit modes, the V delivers gorgeous 2D and 3D graphics. Game-playing owners of Matrox G based cards presently have a deep and abiding loathing for driver programmers who take their own sweet time to do their job. I would personally recommend a cooling fan to be installed if you intend to overclock it’s memory or chip.
The diammond quality on the TNT is vastly superior to that of the original Rivabut better yet, it is virtually on par with that of the Matrox G Although there were some defects and poor implementation on that chipset, many people still bought it.
These siamond the contents of the box: Log in Dimaond have an account? And if you absolutely positively must have frame rate above all else, then Voodoo 2 Scan Line Interleave SLIwith two cards in the one machine, is for you, and nothing else will do.
The resolution bonuses apply to games that don’t make use of 3D acceleration, too. Plus the fact that bugs are diamobd quite often on the card. If I were someone who does not know much about computers, I would have a hard time searching for the manual and the needed info.
The reason for this could be directly attributed to the closeness by which manufacturers followed what is known as the reference design for their Voodoo2 boards. OpenGL games inherit the abp depth of diamnod desktop when you run them; if you’re running 16 bit in Windows, that’s what the game’ll be. Remember this if you run your favourite game and it seems strangely slow; check your desktop colour depth.
Diamond Viper V550
You can’t use your TV and monitor simultaneously, though, and the TV Out part of the V driver is deeply flaky, with controls you can’t use, and an “on” button that only seems to work once per Windows session.
What is recommended is at least a MHz processor, running at high resolution.
There are still some of you who do not know that the current shipment is based on a. If you’re into Total Annihilation, for instance, you can run the game in whatever resolutions you can use for your desktop.
On my MHz overclocked Celeron, the Viper was as fast in by 16 bit colour as my old Voodoo Graphics Voodoo 1 card was in by Some users have apparently reported that K machines actually ran faster with the enhanced CPU support disabled. The more bitplanes there are, the more bits per pixel, and the more bits per pixel, the more possible colours – number of colours equals two tot he power of the number of bitplanes.
Does much the same thing as Direct3D and Glidebut viiper it on any computer you care to name.