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Tough decision on the card. Now I don’t know what kinda slow down I am getting, but on a fairly big scen, it moved around great. Video chips that utilize shared memory are typically quite a bit slower than most stand alone video cards. S3’s yield problems forced Hercules to hand pick usable chips from the silicon wafers. Can I get you something in return for all this. Again you have been marvelous, thanks isn’t enough.

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It might be possible to overcome this with registry tweaks that would most likely sacrifice performance for video quality if such registry settings are available to be changed or added.

Only one major board-vendor, Hercules, made any real effort to ship a Savage3D product. I am happily going along again in my games.

Posted August 24, Above it was mentioned even this GeForce2 card will hold my system back. Whether one graphisc to shut off system before installing new driver depends proasvage the OS and the driver version – or more accuragely the version of the install package used and how it is designed to interact with system.

Retrieved from ” https: It would clearly be faster, even in 2D, than my Voodoo3 right? It’ll work with less, but won’t look as good.


S3 Graphics Pro Savage DDR is driving me insane! – TechSpot Forums

I’m even under the impression that they may slow down things a bit more than an equivalent speed video card just because they keep the AGP-CPU bus busier than a video card with its own memory would. Thanks very much for the reply. What i didn’t like on my old box was slow load times of the turns and the time to generate the movies on BIG games. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

All times are GMT It causes missing textures, errors dddr geometry and models, and minimal performance benefits. The XP driver is v. They just couldn’t support all of the features and the drivers were often buggy, had poor performance or suffered graphical glitches.

All you really need is another dd card. It does not have all of the much more comlex software and registry keys of drivers for current cards. Register a new account. Combined with poor drivers and the chip’s lack of multitexturing support, the Savage3D failed in the market.

Whether the issues are a result of poor drivers or defective hardware is unknown.

I don’t know if there is any settings you can change to affect the ‘flashing’. Its innovative feature-set included the following:. Tough decision on the card.

S3 ProSavage DDR WHQL (Windows 95/98/ME) Driver – TechSpot

The mobile version was going to be called AlphaChrome but was otherwise completely identical. But experimenting with the settings in these two submenus may be a start. Proszvage yield problems forced Hercules to hand pick usable chips from the silicon wafers. However I think a lot of problems still exist with most of the S3 drivers.


Driver VIA S3 Pro Savage DDR P (Series) 13.94.33

Since they stopped updating drivers almost 10 years ago – I am surprised they lasted this long. CMBB is the main reason I got this box and it starts. Already have an account? Would installing Win98 make my problems go away?

S3 Graphics Pro Savage DDR is driving me insane!

I’d guess however that even the Voodoo3 would be faster than the ProSavage 8 under any version of Windows. Do you think with this supposedly “fast” box, I will be OK with this card, or will it slow me down. I have no idea if the S3 ProSavage changes its behavior with this setting or not.

Yeah I will not do another vid card, I must think this can work.