The box design is a notch above the former aircraft found on the Viper V330. Note that your submission may not appear immediately on our site. 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. And if you've got a slower computer - anything under a Pentium II 300 - the TNT's full benefits will not be available to you. http://www.driverguide.com/driver/detail.php?driverid=130542
When a game has rendering options that say something like "Standard OpenGL" and "3DFX OpenGL", the second option's Glide. Introducing DIAMOND Viper V550 TNT, which stands for TwiN Texel Engine. Copyright © 1998, Singapore Hardware Zone.
Gamma adjustment may be needed to brighten up the image in 3D, but this is hardly a problem unique to the Viper. I'll settle for that. In brief, this means you can plug the card straight into any VCR, regular or S-VHS, and any TV with a video in, and play games on the big screen, record A recent upgrade to a similarly overclocked Celeron 300A made only a very slight difference to Quake 2 framerates with the V550 card.
What TNT means is that it has the ability to process data with 2 texel engine instead of just one. Does much the same thing as Direct3D and Glide, but does it on any computer you care to name. If you own a video projector, though, forget I spoke. great post to read Running the new SMALL SOLDIER game, with very detailed graphics displayed, TNT just brings out the ultimate gaming sensation.
If you own only a Pentium MMX or a K6, I recommend you upgrade to a faster processor or go for other brands. If you've got a DVD-ROM drive but not a decoder card (like, for example, the Jaton one reviewed here), it's not a bad piece of software. Rate this product: 2. And we managed to get it here for you.DIAMOND has been eager to support nVIDIA from day one.
We take the pride to ship in the original RETAIL Viper AGP with a pretty nice AIR-FLOWN sticker in the parcel. https://us.driverscollection.com/?H=Viper%20V550&By=Diamond%20Multimedia And this is yet another such case as I have a little bit of problem getting it running under OpenGL ICD. I run 1024 by 768 in 16 bit colour; many users have reported less dramatic increases or even speed decreases from the Detonator drivers. Even a 500MHz machine will produce low-ish Quake 2 framerates in 1280 by 1024 or 1600 by 1200.
I won't elaborate on this mentioned issue but on something more special.... http://depthvision.net/diamond-viper/diamond-viper-v550-driver-windows-xp.html Some users have apparently reported that K6-2 machines actually ran faster with the enhanced CPU support disabled. The Diamond Viper V550 is a pretty good one, but they're all much the same speed, so base your decision on pricing and bundled software and extra features, like, for example, Discussion Thread Date Diamond Multimedia Diamond stealth 3d 2000 (Windows 95) [PCI / ISA] 1 reply Apr 8, 2014 Diamond Multimedia Stealth 2000 (Windows XP Home) [PCI / ISA] 1 reply
They're advertised as up to 30% faster for OpenGL and DirectX games; I saw a 25% improvement in Quake 2 frame rates in the Crusher demo, but less when the machine Direct3D games choose their own colour depth, and may or may not be switchable between 16 and 24 bit mode. Classy Unfortunately, the card I reviewed had NTSC TV out, and I'm in Australia, where the TV standard is PAL. weblink It must also do it at a reasonable refresh rate.
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. However there is a slight problem here because TNT does not seem to like Super-7 boards.VIDEO CARD RATING Overall Rating (Out of a maximum of 5 Star) Installation 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.
Most cards in the market, including the MATROX G200 falls into the latter category. DIAMOND has the long tradition of getting it's products out fast but having poor drivers to compliant it. You are logged in as . Documentation Want a manual?
It's very airy.....These are the contents of the box: Viper, model V550 accelerator Viper Installation CD-ROM with Installation Guide Others software NVIDIA became famous overnight with the launched of the 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 Super 7 motherboards offer all the features of Slot 1 motherboards, but with a socket instead of a slot. check over here So here they are: DIAMOND Viper V550 AGP 16MB 125MHz SGRAM Benchmarking Softwares 640x480 800x600 Ziff-Davis WinBench 98 High-End (2D) 272 - Ziff-Davis WinBench 98 Business (2D) 207
However, I guess the biggest disappointment would be that RIVA TNT is a very processor-dependent card. Motorhead is a superb example of the Lens Flares 'R' Us school of computer graphics and, to my mind, fatally flawed by having cars that do not have guns on them But it is only a matter of time that they'll do it. Note that your submission may not appear immediately on our site.
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 As it is the usual style of DIAMOND, it did not pack any manual with the card, making their product paperless. Its 2D graphics hardware and software are near-perfect, but in 3D it doesn't support OpenGL properly, and has to use a Direct3D "wrapper", which translates OpenGL calls into Direct3D, more or But otherwise, buy a TNT card.
Again, woe betide you if your processor's not fast enough, as TA is still eminently capable of bringing an arbitrarily fast computer to its knees, but seeing that much more of It's incoporate the functions to increase GAMMA, memory speed, and many on the fly adjustments. Close Update Your Review Since you've already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review. Staff Online Now Triple6 Moderator Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Earlier Versions of Windows > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members
By now, V550s on the shelves should actually have SoftDVD in the box, and not just promise it. It's very unclear when exactly NVIDIA will ironed out all the small bugs that keep bugging the chip. Especially CANOPUS's superior s/w offering. 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
Discussion Thread Date Diamond Multimedia Diamond stealth 3d 2000 (Windows 95) [PCI / ISA] 1 reply Apr 8, 2014 Diamond Multimedia Stealth 2000 (Windows XP Home) [PCI / ISA] 1 reply The latest news is of a "pre-beta" (uh, that would be an alpha, right?) driver, no faster than the Direct3D wrapper but presumably without its bugs, coming on December the 9th.