Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Outstanding Laptops Graphics Smartphones CPUs Storage Video Card Specifications Interface AGP 4x (AGP-2x compatible) Chipset S3 Savage4 PRO+ Ram Mira 32MB 7ns SDRAM Data Path 64 bit RAMDAC 300 Mhz TV-Output None Video Playback MPEG-1, MPEG-2, Indeo, Eric-tile Newbie Posts: 4Joined: 2013-2-26 @ 01:33 Top Reply with quote Re: Diamond Stealth III S540 32MB AGP Compatibility Questions by Eric-tile » 2013-3-22 @ 00:44 Well, I bit the At the bottom of the card, near the AGP interface are 3 jumpers. his comment is here
Skip to content Advanced search Board index ‹ Eddie, the Shipboard Computer ‹ PC Emulation Change font size FAQ Register Login Diamond Stealth III S540 32MB AGP Compatibility Questions Emulation of You may download appropriate latest drivers from links below if necessary. Get the answer AnonymousNov 21, 2001, 12:53 AM Yes it is the Savage 4 pro chipset. The core also was un-overclockable as that portion was shaded in the PowerStrip options (In other words, disabled). http://www.techspot.com/drivers/driver/file/information/1789/
When I went to install the Driver with the CD that came with my VidCard it wouldnt install. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Also, the card was nicely detected and within several reboots I had the S540 running benchmarks, proving its ease of setting up! I'll be using the card in an Asus P3B-F which has the Intel 440BX chipset.
However the OpenGL performance really proved to be an eye-opener! The most simplest way would be to attach a fan by means of screws, you know, re-use those 486 fans that have been sitting in the storeroom since errr... To get the full speed on my processor, I've overclocked the FSB to 133MHz, which unfortunately also overclocks the AGP bus. Controller: S3 Savage4 Pro+ 128-bit 2D, 3D and video Bus Type: PCI Memory: 32 megabytes SDRAM Horizontal Synchronization Signals: 31.5kHz - 112kHz Vertical Refresh: 60Hz - 200Hz Maximum Dot (pixel) Rate:
The Stealth family from Diamond has chipsets used from many different manufacturers, for example S3, Rendition and Intel, quite unlike the Viper family which has all its chipsets drawn from one Also notice that unlike other 32MB cards which sport 16 X 2MB RAM chips, this sports 4 X 8MB RAM chips, I guess this cuts down on the PCB, but increases More information on the Intel 440BX chipset here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intel_440BX. Driver Installation ManagerThis option requires no OS understanding.Automatically scans your PC for the specific required version of Diamond Stealth Iii S540 + all other outdated drivers, and installs them all at
I wil keep coming back for sure."Eric Smalter, Boston, MA "WOW! This disclaimer is brought to you thanks to the BSA. Nevertheless, the Savage4 provides good value for money when it comes to OpenGL, other wise you might just want to settle for a RIVA TNT based card instead. This isn't a big deal, but should you want to upgrade your RAM, you would have to remove the S540 first, which is very inconvinent!
It's redundant if you ask me. More hints Unsubscribe About Us Overview Contact Us Take our Site Survey Testimonials Copyright © 1996 - DriverGuide is an iCentric Corporation Company. As where indicated PII-375 would mean I'm overclocking my system to 5.0 X 75.5MHz and PII-416 would mean overclocking to 5.0 X 83.3MHz. A New Era in Gaming Graphics!
Integrating state-of-the-art 3D quality features and S3TCTM texture compression, Stealth III delivers extreme realism to the hottest 3D games, even in high resolutions. this content Try finding a reference driver and see if that works.Chesnuts roasting on an open CPUBill Gates nipping at your wallet AnonymousNov 20, 2001, 4:01 PM Is that the Savage4 thing? Thanks guys. Despite that, the loading time of games like NFS3 and Half-Life is very fast and during gameplay the S540 feels smooth and no freezes whatsoever!
The Installation, Driver features and Programs Installation of the S540 is basically peanuts like installing any card, simply slide it in and fasten the screw! Diamond Stealth Iii S540 Installation Guide Please Note: There are particular operating systems known to have problems with Diamond Stealth Iii S540:Windows Vista Home PremiumWindows Vista UltimateWindows Vista Enterprise (Microsoft Windows Please consult the readme file included for additional driver information. weblink and it worked fine when i did that.-DAvid-Live, Learn, then build your own computer!- AnonymousNov 22, 2001, 12:52 AM How do you flash the BIOS?
Currently, my BH6 doesn't support AGP 4X and thus, this feature could not be tested, but I reckon that speeds would be slightly faster (not exactly 2X faster than AGP2X) due It seems that I have to open one end to get the video card and the other end to the manuals and CDs, nothing difficult if the card is yours, since This unit is an OEM pull and does not include any software, drivers or manuals!!
Also, the Stealth III S540 was launched on the very day that Diamond lauched its Viper V770 (based on nVidia's Riva TNT2) as well, however the difference in the pricing of Stealth III S540 stealth III s540 with Dell PC Can't find your answer ? TechSpot is a registered trademark. I've indicated my system as PII-333(S540) when running with the Stealth III S540 and PII-333(V3400TNT) when running with my Asus V3400TNT/TV video card.
So I went on the net and Downloaded the recent driver there and runs like [-peep-], really glitchy and slow. Driver CD not provided!! Ask ! check over here Colour depth = 16bit for all tests Diamond Stealth III S540 32MB SDRAM (AGP) Final Reality Benchmark CPU Configuration (Video Card) 2D Image Processing 3D Performance Bus Transfer Rate Overall Score
and i have the driver cd, but i dont know if that is the problem. But I believe they sucked in WinMe. I don't know when :). Back to top The Benchmarks Benchmarks were done in Windows 98 (Ver 4.10) and using the drivers provided in the Diamond CD.
This card is based on the S3 Savage4 Pro chipset,the last card we saw bearing the Stealth badge was the Stealth II G460 which was based on the Intel i740 chipset. I'm sure many BH6 owners would also gripe about this, definitely more so for us testers. The memory chips being used is the Mira 7ns type. Diamond Stealth III S540 32MB SDRAM (AGP) CPU Configuration (Video Card) Wintune98 Video (2D) / Mps Wintune98 Direct3D / Mps Wintune98 OpenGL / Mps 3D Winbench/ 3D Winmark PII-333 (S540) 38.5518
Back to top VIDEO CARD RATING Overall Rating (Out of a maximum of 5 Star) Installation ***** Performance *** Price **** Software Bundle ***1/2 Material Quality **** Overall Rating **** Back Based on this, I think the S540 makes an excellent OpenGL card! Upload Driver or firmware or documentation Membership Free Premium Plus Premium Pro Multiple User Licenses Site Beginner's Guide F.A.Q. However, it would definitely be an added plus if the card could automatically detect between AGP4X and AGP2X The next most important thing that the S540 lacks would be a TV-Out
The Pentium II 333MHz which I have cannot run 5 X 100MHz and the best it can manage is 416MHz (5 X 83.3MHz) but due to harddisk stability issues, the max