Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. Through all the talk of driver hell, mine ran perfectly stable for months, overclocked like hell. Welcome to the Ars OpenForum. Mar 20, Posts: The price-performance competition seems to have a new winner here And now that there is no more driver support And now that there is no more driver support, I wonder if Viper II is really such a good purchase

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Sun Oct 29, Rockhammer Ars Scholae Palatinae Registered: Then came the Savage4 injust about an entire year after the release of the Savage 3D, and the market wondered if we were due for another unpleasant surprise from the once dominant S3. Jaxin Ars Scholae Palatinae Registered: That should ensure new drivers for a while at least. At the vioer time, the Savage was to be diamond viper ii z200 second consumer level graphics chipset of this generation to feature an on-board hardware transform diamond viper ii z200 lighting engine that would help to off-load some of the transform and lighting calculations from the CPU and onto the graphics card.

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Sun Oct 29, 2: Just around the Khalkhists Registered: Mon Oct 30, 9: Jul 5, Posts: The price-performance competition diamond viper ii z200 to have a new winner here Only Hercules, a company that no longer diamond viper ii z200 in the same form that they once did, was able to make a decent Savage 3D card, but only after hand picking the chips they would use on their boards and running extensive tests on their products before finally allowing them into the hands of the consumers.

Aug 31, Posts: Viiper 2, Posts: And now that there is no more driver support Mar 20, Posts: Ars Scholae Palatinae et Subscriptor. Welcome to the Ars OpenForum. Axl Ars Praetorian Registered: Let the buyer beware.

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May 18, Posts: Once again, the product, on paper, appeared to be a very capable competitor. For the past two product releases, S3 has done very little to offer the market a competitive solution.

Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. Mon Oct 30, The Savage4 ended up being a pretty good OEM solution because it was inexpensive and it worked, but, for the hardcore gamer diamond viper ii z200 performance enthusiast, the chip was not a viable solution at all.

The driver problems were still there. The Viper had better far better 2D and slightly better 3D quality than the Geforce.

Maybe check out Sharky’s diamond viper ii z200. The initial benchmarks looked solid, the performance of the chipset was much improved over the old Savage3D and most of the bugs the original solution were fixed in the Savage4.

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Dec 8, Posts: Posting Guidelines Contact Moderators. Unfortunately, the final shipping product was nothing more than a buggy disappointment. DLoken Ars Praefectus Tribus: Jan 25, Posts: