If you happen to be playing a game that runs extremely fast on your system you have the option of enabling V-sync in that game alone, so that when you drop down to play some Quake 3 Arena v-sync will be disabled again. This depends partly on the engine design and having a feature that allows you to create a profile for each game means not having to re-clock your card everytime you start a new game. V 3D Mark99 Overall Score. Fri Dec 08, 5: Compared to the previous Gigabyte GA that I just reviewed, the card looks and feels more solid. But although they’re released more often, 3dfx is still the king of compatibility here – the UT engine is still quite popular, and a voodoo card does the business here.

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Diamond, not willing to go out on the same limb Hercules and Guillemot have traversed, willingly changed the specs on their two TNT2 based cards to reflect the changes. Which one of those categories does the V Ultra fall into? And there, dia,ond course, is a major point. This Product is provided courtesy of.

Performance and User-friendly configuration won my heart. The TNT 2 is a better ‘future’ card. If Siamond can accomplish it with 5. Log in Don’t have an account?

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With it’s standard but attractive packaging, it did not fail to attract most graphic card seeker’s attention when it was launched. Or would it just be another TNT2 ultra card out there?? Reconfiguring the card to work at normal speed might have to be done to each profile. The only thing I could think of is the fact that uktra geometry and transform information stress memory bandwidth further and therefore it is possible that a geforce would take a harder hit going to 32 bit color.


These are the contents of the package: From Diamond’s perspective, the V was thrust into the position of the company’s graphics flagship. As I ripped open the bright red packaging, pardon me if I am wrong about the color, I’m color blindwhat i saw was a card of excellent made quality.

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Diamond isn’t any better off now that 3dfx has left their Voodoo3 wishes unfulfilled. With a Celeronyou should probably be content at bit colour. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me.

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Using Diamond’s “Boost Levels” the highest setting we could achieve was the Boost Level 5, which ddiamond the maximum the drivers allow for.

The issue of compatibility is partially addressed by nVidia’s frequent driver updates. This depends partly on the engine design and having a feature that allows you to create a profile for each game means not having to re-clock your card everytime you start a new game.


Diamond Viper V770 TNT 2 Ultra Vs Voodoo 3 2000

Game-2 Not much noticable difference in Picture production compared to the reference picture. Frequent Beta driver updates. How was I to know she was with the Russians too Registered: LJ Ars Praefectus Registered: Just put it in Quake3 ultrw it will leave any V3 in the dust. The diamodn drivers from 3dfx are quite a decent improvement over previous ones, too. Bundled with diamond’s InControls 00 software, configuration is easy and straight forward.

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You can add that to Nvidias driver record. Jul 21, Posts: Upon closer inspection, it was revealed that the Dynamite TNT2 Ultra used considerably slower memory timings to achieve its stability at MHz when compared to the Leadtek board which was only required to run at MHz memclock. The world first learned of the Diamond Viper V through the shocking previews performed by two of the internet’s most well respected hardware review sites, Sharky Extreme and Tom’s Hardware.

When whistler comes out you can bet that Nvidia will have better TNT drivers than 3dfx will have V3 drivers at the release date.