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Definitely not a buy for 3D intensive gamers! The next most important thing that the S lacks would be a TV-Out function. The Installation, Driver features and Programs. This time around, armed with the Savage4, and stepping in right as Diamond’s former companion, 3dfx, stepped out, S3 is ready to make amends and get their name back into the eyes of the public. Right clicking on any part of the desktop brings up Diamond’s own menu, an eyesore really, considering the pause in between the menu loading, compared to the generic Windows 98! In AnandTech’s tests, the Savage4 core was able to go up to MHz without a problem, with MHz being a little unstable, and anything above MHz behaving quite erratic.

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Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. They could be equipped with MiB memory. Its innovative feature-set included the following:. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. Following the Diamond tradition, the S comes in a huge box that bears an attractive cover design, it is also nice to know that Diamond actually hires a designer to design the box, not getting their engineers to do the job, a fine tradition that is worth keeping.

The Card – Diamond Stealth III S Savage4 Pro

Development of Savage as a discrete card ssavage discontinued. 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 company namely nVidia.


However Diamond informed Siamond that the first memory shipments may be coming from Samsung, as well as possibly from Micron depending on who can get the fastest, most reliable parts, at the lowest cost.

Otherwise, operate the computer in a air-conditioned room without the casing on, that pretty much solved the problem since the S kept locking up every 15 minutes into my Half-Life game grrr! Back to xiamond page Return to top. For the uninitiated, Mira is a subsidiary of Mitsubishi, so it’s not some unknown brand.

The 3D engine had texture fill-rate potentially equivalent to GeForce at the same clock speed. Views Read Edit View history. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing.

Like the Diamond tradition, the S is “manual-less”.

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Retrieved from ” https: 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 Savage XP was the first chip announced by the regrouped S3 in See all condition definitions – opens in a new window or tab Within Direct3D titles such as Shogo: At the bottom of the card, near the AGP interface are 3 jumpers.


It’s redundant if you ask me. I wonder if diamknd is Diamond’s intepretation of saving paper??? S3 engineers claimed that the S3TL engine had feature parity with GeForceand that it could render 2.

Something else woth mentioning was that the contents of the box were pretty firm and didn’t rattle about as I brought it home. General Definitely, diamoond biggest flaw of this card is the lacklustre performance of the S3 Savage4 Pro chipset.

S3 would regroup in later years and create the Chrome series. Because I stongly believe that benchmarks are useless numbers without comparison to others, I will be comparing the S to my Asus TNT sabage overclocked as well as the Canopus SpectraPE Rseults obtained from Vijay’s Review and give the S a good run for its money!

Diamond Stealth III S540 Savage4 Pro

Because of 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.

For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab. See full item description. Add to watch list Add to savahe list. Only one major board-vendor, Hercules, made any real effort to ship a Savage3D product.