Money is a precious resource for us capitlists.... Do not copy or redistribute in any form main blog index contactdan rssfeed twitter donations articles&tutorials reviews columns letters funstuff Diamond Viper V550 graphics card Review date: 3 December 1998. As it is the usual style of DIAMOND, it did not pack any manual with the card, making their product paperless. Remember this if you run your favourite game and it seems strangely slow; check your desktop colour depth. his comment is here
All rights reserved. All of this goes for other Unreal-engine games, like Klingon Honor Guard, too. NVIDIA has made it a point of not letting this happen with the TNT (Twin Texel Engine) as it displays solid design, which wins over even the top notch G200. Moreover, it would only be available for AGP users. try here
Benchmarks results are still improving and if you are intending to purchase a new 350/400/450MHz Pentium II processor, do throw in this graphic card as well. And we're not talking low-depth flickervision, here; 1920 by 1200 can be yours in 32 bit colour and with an 85Hz refresh rate. Super 7: The current fastest motherboards for traditional, socketed, Pentium-style chips like the AMD K6, as opposed to the Slot 1 Pentium II and Celeron. Direct3D: Microsoft's own 3D graphics Application Programming Interface (API), which serves the same function as OpenGL and Glide - programmers can use the API to get their software to work on
I've been told that this is impossible... 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 For objectionable or problem posts, report this post to a moderator or PM a mod directly. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.
And packed with a more powerful brain that G200 can't cope with. Texel: Short for Texture Element. 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. http://www.video-drivers.com/drivers/29/29052.htm I would personally recommend a cooling fan to be installed if you intend to overclock it's memory or chip.
The outside of the box also declares that Zoran's DVD playing software, SoftDVD, is included in the package. Performance differences of 10% or less are not noticeable, and inter-TNT card differences are considerably less than that. Video out The back of the V550 has a Y/C S-video connector on it and it comes with a little adaptor cable that gives you a composite connector. UPDATE The drivers I'm currently using for the V550 are the NVIDIA Detonator reference drivers, available from the Drivers link here.
TerryNet replied Jun 21, 2017 at 8:13 PM MY LAPTOP SCREEN TURNS GRAY metallica5456 replied Jun 21, 2017 at 8:13 PM Loading... http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/open-gl-diamond-viper-v550-in-xp.1672/ Matrox's G200 has been much more seriously hogtied by terrible drivers ever since its release. Diamond Video Cards The big black square is the heatsink over the main processor chip. While I'm on the subject of Stuff That Doesn't Work, some motherboards, particularly Super 7 ones, disagree with TNT cards.
Documentation Want a manual? this content Does much the same thing as Direct3D and Glide, but does it on any computer you care to name. Like any chip, RIVA TNT still packed some nasty bad points. I've looked at GLSetup I don't see the card listed there either.
Note that your submission may not appear immediately on our site. The box design is a notch above the former aircraft found on the Viper V330. OpenGL: The platform-independent 3D graphics interface standard, with different flavours developed by Silicon Graphics and Microsoft. weblink Gamma: Adjusting the "gamma" of an image or of an image acquisition device gives you a way of brightening or darkening without losing as much detail as a straight brightness adjustment.
OpenGL games inherit the colour depth of the desktop when you run them; if you're running 16 bit in Windows, that's what the game'll be. Remember, the screen resolution of even a really good television set is less than 800 by 600 - the tube quality is not nearly as high. Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users.
Unsubscribe About Us Overview Contact Us Take our Site Survey Testimonials Copyright © 1996 - DriverGuide is an iCentric Corporation Company. Another reason not to install XP is for performace reasons. You are reading about a product that is yet to be launch even in US. thanks Dan thegreatone, Nov 20, 2003 #1 Cowboy622 Joined: Oct 4, 2001 Messages: 781 You might try here: Diamond Viper V550 TNT [nVidia RIVA TNT] http://www.nvidia.com/object/riva_drivers and choose RIVA128 Driver
DmIndy May 29, 2002 #1 Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,573 +65 Re: help??? Thanks all, Please feel free to email me at: [email protected] or send me an instant message. DIAMOND has the long tradition of getting it's products out fast but having poor drivers to compliant it. check over here Login now.
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