Savage4 supported the then-new AGP 4X although at the older 3. Which should be capped then? Textures looked amazing compared to the voodoo1 blur I was used to before that. This disclaimer is brought to you thanks to the BSA. I remember that S3 had a Quake 3 event and that their drivers were essentially designed for Quake 3 initially.

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Only one major board-vendor, Hercules, made any real effort to ship a Savage3D product.

Reply with quote Re: Image quality was great. I remember that S3 had a Quake 3 event and that their drivers were essentially designed for Quake 3 initially.

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I have to w3 that both cards are quite good at overclocking. I checked S3’s site and I saw some drivers for windowsthat might work so Savagw will try those.

S3 Savage Discussion about old PC hardware. This time Samvage is the winner in every case One can see that even when Savage 4 is overclocked it is still slower than Savage on default speeds. Oh, and when you exit the game, the 2D driver is ultra slow until you reboot.


It does seem to be borked though.

It was a sign of things to come though of course. Are they kidding or what?

VIA/S3 86C298 graphic drivers for Microsoft Windows XP 32bit (4 files)

This page was last edited on 29 Mayat Within Direct3D titles such as Shogo: I’m thinking the card 22000 sell very well for a number of reasons. But when it comes to 3D Its innovative feature-set included the following:. This site hosts no abandonware. I’ve been wondering about why driver development just died off for this card.

Many of the Savage3D’s limitations were addressed by the Savage 4 chipset.

Return to General Old Hardware. Combined with poor drivers and the chip’s lack of multitexturing support, the Savage3D failed in the market.

Not only that, but S3TC allowed these much higher quality textures to be rendered with negligible performance impact. I’ve always been fascinated by this semi-defective GPU. Originally Posted by SirCow. Lets go to Quake 2 now: S3 would regroup in later years and create the Chrome series. But the chip does work in games savagge varying degrees of success and it is a 2×2 pipeline design so it is fairly fast compared to TNT2 savgae G Index On Paper 0.


S3 Savage 4 with Windows XP?

S3 engineers claimed that the S3TL engine had feature parity with GeForceand that it could render 2. Log in Don’t have an account? There are 9x drivers much newer than Diamond ever released. I Seem to remember some custom quake levels being around too.

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