The 3D Features are: You are reading about a product that is yet to be launch even in US. Comparing apples to apples is one thing, comparing clones of apples to clones of apples is an entirely different game. As you can tell, this definitely decreases the performance of the TNT, but we’ll talk about performance figures a little later. What TNT means is that it has the ability to process data with 2 texel engine instead of just one. If you are a power user who wants the best of all worlds, DIAMOND Viper will definately stand out as a top choice with it’s capability of high resolution and highest 2D Winbench scores that beats even the G
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In Quake-2, the image looks beautiful and stunning. Installation of the card is a no-brainer. All drivers version are unable to be disclosed due to the fact that this review is based on a card that is not yet launch worldwide and will only be announced when it’s launched soon. Definately on the top class level with Matrox G and the renowned Voodoo 2 in terms of image zgp.
Diamond Viper V550 NVIDIA Riva TNT Video Card 16mb VGA AGP
The chip is touching hot when used for more than 10 mins. With little room for expansion in terms of performance, manufacturers had to resort to the bare essentials and basics to get their products to sell over the competition What TNT means is that it has the ability to process data with 2 texel engine rnt of just one.
The nVidia Riva TNT, a chipset whose description on paper could have been the best graphics accelerator of Comparing apples to apples is one thing, comparing clones of apples to clones of zgp is an entirely different game. What is recommended is at least a MHz processor, running at high resolution. However, if you own a slower system, it would not be such a good idea to get this card, as you will not be able to bring out its full potential.
So here they are:.
16MB Diamond Viper TNT 3D AGP graphics card > Need driver for win 98 | Tech Support Guy
So is the TNT a G? It requires only the BEST to work with. However the improvements weren’t enough to justify ditching your Voodoo or Riva for a card based on a chipset that sounds like it was a discontinued Camaro.
The image quality on the TNT is vastly diajond to that of the original Rivabut better yet, it is virtually on par with that of the Matrox G Microsoft’s Game Sampler for Windows The effectiveness of this approach is another question, however all numbers aside, on paper, the TNT took its time shaping itself to be a true winner.
MS Windows 98 Build 4. The Viper V Viperization Experience. As you can tell, this definitely decreases the performance of the TNT, but we’ll talk about performance figures a little later.
MS DirectX Version 6.
Diamond Viper V graphics card – Riva TNT – 16 MB Overview – CNET
All of this power is harnessed on a short reference board designed to fit into an AGP slot in order to take full advantage of the AGP 2X specification, transferring data on the sidebands of the AGP signal as well as during the peaks.
If one needs help in installing the drivers, the manual explains the process. For this reason, AnandTech will not concentrate on benchmarks alone to resolve the question of which TNT based card is the absolute best for your needs.
And we managed to get it here for you. Hype doe s not always live up to it’s name. Featuring dual internal texture pipelines, the TNT has been claimed to be able to process multi-textured objects in a single pass, picking up where 3Dfx left off, nVidia managed to accomplish this using a single chip instead diaamond using the two separate texelfx processors the Voodoo2 uses.
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Diamond Viper V550 graphics card – Riva TNT – 16 MB Series
We’ve already seen what Canopus can do with nVidia’s Riva TNT Chipset, so let’s see where Diamond draws the line and let’s see if they accomplish their goal in convincing some of you to purchase the Viper V over the competition. Click here to find tnnt prices on this product.
In spite of the fact that the public was blatantly lied to by nVidia about the potential of the TNT, technically nVidia never said when their TNT would be a Voodoo2-killer, so we can’t really blame them now can we? Directly from the source, nVidia claims to have a 0.
If you remember the comparison between virtually any two Voodoo2 accelerators, it usually came down to a comparison of software bundles or drivers. More Benchmarks results will be added latter in the week. And packed with a more powerful brain that G can’t cope with.