I guess this feature was meant for convenience, but since we all are so used to clicking the Start button, won’t it become redundant? However the OpenGL performance really proved to be an eye-opener! Installation of the S is basically peanuts like installing any card, simply slide it in and fasten the screw! Log in Don’t have an account? These are the contents of the package: Other than those differences, the S is your run of the mill Savage4 board, however in order to establish any major differences let’s take a closer look at the card itself. Unlike the TNT2, most Savage4 board manufacturers will be shipping their products at the same time, but if you do happen to come across Diamond’s latest concoction, should you give ‘er a try?
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Within the huge S box, lies a packet, containing the manuals and the card wrapped in an electrostatic bag divided into 2 levels. Measured in Reality Marks.
The next most important thing that the S lacks would be a TV-Out function. At the same s40, Diamond’s new InControl Tools 99 utility comes bundled with the card and should help make tweaking your card a more pleasant experience.
Diamond Stealth III S AGP 32mb Graphics Card | eBay
According to Vijay’s tests the Spectra manages Because stea,th this, two distinct card varieties were created the creation actually took place much earlier than thatthe high-performance Viper series, and the low-cost Stealth series of graphics accelerators. However the OpenGL performance dimaond proved to be an eye-opener! While it may not be of importance to most users, TV-Out was certainly a must for me when I consider buying a video card, because diamonx TV is not too far away from where my computer is placed and playing games on a 29″ Toshiba screen sure beats a Viewsonic 15″ anytime!
The only real difference between the regular and Pro models is that the Pro allows for a memory clock of MHz, while both solutions offer core clock frequencies of MHz. The Installation, Driver features and Programs.
MS DirectX Version 6. Diamond Multimedia, a company reknown for its multimedia products has a new addition to its Stealth family. But the only useful feature of TV out surfaces if you do not have things like a VCD player or DVD player to hook on to the TV, this is also when you gather the whole family around with some snacks and sit down to watch a movie or two! However, the performance is also very different Benchmarks were done in Windows 98 Ver 4. A quick check with PowerStrip showed that the memory was running at Definitely not a buy for 3D intensive gamers!
Other than those differences, the S is your run of the mill Savage4 board, however in order to establish any major differences let’s take a closer look at the card itself. However if you intend to use TV out merely for bragging to your friends “Oh, I’ve got a Sony 29” monitor at home! Something else woth mentioning was that the contents of the box were pretty firm and didn’t rattle about as I brought it home. When S3 finally returned to the scene looking for their old pals at Diamond to welcome them back with open arms, the bitter rejection of S3’s at the time flagship Savage3D design by Diamond put the once gigantic video manufacturer in their place, back at the drawing boards.
Final Reality has quite a nice set of screenshots during testing, unfortunately, telling the image quality between the RIVA TNT chipset against the S is very much like telling the difference between the two ants crawling across my table right now! The memory chips being used is the Mira 7ns type. In any case the default refresh rate for the S is I guess this feature was meant for convenience, but since we all are so used to clicking the Start button, won’t it become redundant?
Diamond Stealth III S540 graphics card – Savage4 Pro – 32 MB
TV-In would be nice although it is not exactly diamonnd must. Measured in Reality Marks Benchmark Comments. I wonder if this is Diamond’s intepretation of saving paper???
Or should Diamond stick to selling off the rest of their unsold Voodoo2 inventory before exploring a daring move like the Savage4?
It’s redundant if you ask me. The first thing you would notice about the cards is the lack of a fan. Unlike the TNT2, most Savage4 board manufacturers will be shipping their products at the same time, but stwalth you do happen to come across Diamond’s latest concoction, should you give ‘er a try?
Diamond Stealth III S graphics card – Savage4 Pro – 32 MB Overview – CNET
This Product is provided courtesy of. These are the contents of the package: TV-In would definitely make the S stand out of its competitors and although that adds a few more dollars to the cost, I think it’s defnitely a worthwhile choice! Right clicking on any part of the desktop brings up Diamond’s s5540 menu, an eyesore really, considering the pause in between the menu loading, compared to the generic Windows 98!