By now, V550s on the shelves should actually have SoftDVD in the box, and not just promise it. The outside of the box also declares that Zoran's DVD playing software, SoftDVD, is included in the package. Close see all reviews + Full Specifications+ General Publisher Diamond Multimedia Publisher web site http://www.diamondmm.com/ Release Date September 30, 1999 Date Added September 30, 1999 Version n/a Category Category Drivers Feel free to quote the articles, guides, reviews & links. http://www.video-drivers.com/companies/305.htm
One-line summary: (10 characters minimum)Count: 0 of 55 characters 3. On the other hand, if you're into low-polygon games like flight simulators, in which very high framerate is not necessarily important, the higher resolutions may work well - on fast Pentium Please submit your review for Viper V550 1. You also get Diamond InControl Tools 98, another of those programs that wants to Change The Way You Use Windows by giving you handy little menus and extra bits and pieces.
Overall Is the Riva TNT the chipset that succeeds the Voodoo 2 as king of the mountain? DmIndy May 29, 2002 #1 Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,573 +65 Re: help??? A recent upgrade to a similarly overclocked Celeron 300A made only a very slight difference to Quake 2 framerates with the V550 card. And if you absolutely positively must have frame rate above all else, then Voodoo 2 Scan Line Interleave (SLI), with two cards in the one machine, is for you, and nothing
That's not a good thing, though. I'm hoping all you smart guys will know better. **************** * The Background * **************** I'm trying to run a few games on my old P2400 They require OpenGL. Refresh rate, measured in Hertz (Hz), is the number of times per second the screen is "repainted" with the image. http://www.driverguide.com/driver/detail.php?driverid=130542 Upload Driver or firmware or documentation Membership Free Premium Plus Premium Pro Multiple User Licenses Site Beginner's Guide F.A.Q.
DmIndy May 29, 2002 #8 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Topic Status: Not open for further replies. This also means that playing games on your PC is rather a waste of the V550's abilities, even if you have a PAL version. Broken stuff If you want to play Unreal, forget it until the TNT drivers start working with it. Stealth 3D 2000 Series driver3dnt42031.exe [more] Windows NT viper v550 drivermain550255-9X.exe [more] Windows 95 & 98 WeitekPower P9100 PCI drivervpr95224.exe [more] Windows 95
This will archive your subject for later searches/retrieval Subject lines like "Help me" or "I have a question" & other pleas of desperation are not useful in a help forum. http://depthvision.net/diamond-multimedia/diamond-multimedia-viper-v330-drivers.html Login now. Some, like Incoming, come in different versions for different colour depths. No matter how fast your processor, you're not going to get much more than 35 frames per second on average out of a Voodoo 1 when you're running games like Quake
In gaming, refresh rate is not so critical, because you're generally not staring intently at relatively stationary objects in great fields of solid colour. Tough. Games with funkier engines that do fog mixing and similar tricks benefit more visually from 24 bit, but since going for 16 bit will let you run a higher resolution at
Please try to use a specific question on the Subject Line. And if you love Unreal, the TNT drivers do not yet share your love. Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. I'll settle for that.
You can't use your TV and monitor simultaneously, though, and the TV Out part of the V550 driver is deeply flaky, with controls you can't use, and an "on" button that If you're after lightning fast 2D and 3D graphics for serious applications and games, there are presently a few options open to you. 3DFX's Banshee chipset is capable of the windowed Money is a precious resource for us capitlists.... For more info on what the heck this means, check out my guide to all flavours of video here.
Remember this if you run your favourite game and it seems strangely slow; check your desktop colour depth. You are logged in as . This is a heavily populated AGP board, with lots of surface mount components on the back, too. But you still want 75Hz or so, if you can get it.
Performance differences of 10% or less are not noticeable, and inter-TNT card differences are considerably less than that. Gamma adjustment may be needed to brighten up the image in 3D, but this is hardly a problem unique to the Viper. The one I got, though, had just a dinky little coupon apologising for the unavailability of SoftDVD at the time of packaging and inviting me to send in the coupon to