These are the contents of the package: Click to Enlarge Why on earth would you want a feature like that? You can modify that profile by selecting different “Boost Levels” which basically allows your card to be clocked at a different frequency depending on what game you run. Compared to the previous Gigabyte GA that I just reviewed, the card looks and feels more solid. To prevent this from happening, Diamond took extra steps to make sure that the software works only with Vultra card. 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.
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After some thoughts, here are my views. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. By choosing the different Boost Levels for each program, you can allow your card to have an easier time when you are doing non-graphic intensive application. At the time, there were no other TNT2 cards to compare the V to, and the Voodoo3 drivers weren’t as mature as they are now.
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Diamond isn’t any better off now that 3dfx has left their Voodoo3 wishes unfulfilled. Click here to find lowest prices on this product. The installation Diaomnd packaged with the card fired up the classic Diamond installation screen, and the trip from there was very simple.
With it’s standard but attractive packaging, it did not fail to attract most graphic card seeker’s attention when it was launched.
Diamond unleashes Viper V with RIVA TNT2
However, since TV-out and digital panel ports are not really sought after items in the local context, it makes no difference to making a decision on whether to throw in a couple of hundred dollars to get this baby. Overclocking can be a tricky thing to do sometimes. 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.
The ability to independently select a clock speed for each game gives you the tweaking control over your system without having to re-clock your card every time you start a new game.
Creatively enough, Diamond dubbed a set of 5 pre-set overclocked frequencies, the 5 different “Boost Levels” unofficially dixmond by the Viper V Ultra. Diamond realized that there would always be a chance that the owner of a competing TNT2 card would try and install Diamond drivers over their own in order to take advantage of the InControl Tools 99 features, in order to prevent this Diamond took some extra steps to make sure that the V Ultra drivers could only be used on a V Ultra card.
The Card – Diamond Viper V Ultra TNT2
Have a look at the below selected screenshots taken by 3D-Mark99 test suite for comparisons to view in full size, click on pictures:. Overall Rating Diamohd of a maximum of 5 Star. The answer lies in this review as I set forth to test dimond this fine card made by Diamond Multimedia System. What might put people off and go in search of other brands might be it’s price compared to other TNT2 ultra at the moment. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me.
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The Legend of Diamond Multimedia has continued and they have produced yet another card with diammond performance. V7770 Windows 98 Build 4. Soon to come, i might try to get other cards to work on OSs like Redhat 6. Meanwhile, the results were captured below with some screen captures. Back to top The Benchmarks Benchmarking was of course done on Windows Final Reality Benchmark results: Which one of those categories does the V Ultra fall into?
Diamond’s xiamond goal here is to make sure that they aren’t any worse off without the backing of 3dfx’s high powered chips. V Final Reality Performance.
Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. Log in Don’t have an account? Diamond isn’t any better off now that 3dfx has left their Voodoo3 wishes unfulfilled, Diamond’s primary goal here is to make sure that they aren’t any worse off without the backing of 3dfx’s high powered chips.
You can modify that profile by selecting different “Boost Levels” which basically allows your card to be clocked at a different frequency depending on what game you run. Before I carry on, let’s look at the core and memory clock of the 5 different boost levels.
Although this makes sense for Diamond, it prevents the detection of the equivalent reference driver revision which the V Ultra drivers are based on. Why on earth would you want a feature like that? Compared to the previous Gigabyte GA that I just reviewed, the card looks and feels more solid.