Subscribe to our newsletter. The default Diamond applications started up together with the system and the most annoying thing about it is whenever you left click on a blank portion of the desktop, the Windows 98 Start Menu pops up. Like the Diamond tradition, the S is “manual-less”. Quake 3 Arena Test xx As where indicated PII would mean I’m overclocking my system to 5. Later on, an up and coming company named NVIDIA also joined the bunch, providing Diamond with a killer lineup of high performance 3D accelerators that were tailored to fit the needs of virtually every unique user.

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Nevertheless, the most obvious difference was the slightly brighter graphics. Descent 3 xx16 OpenGL Page Unlike the TNT2, most Savage4 stewlth manufacturers will be shipping their products at the same time, but if you do happen to come across Diamond’s latest concoction, should you give ‘er a try?

Diamond Stealth III S540 Savage4 Pro

The next most important thing that the S lacks would be a TV-Out function. S40 quick check with PowerStrip showed that the memory was running at Quake 3 Arena Test xx These are some of my first impressions on opening the box, hehe, so without further ado, let’s continue with the Technical Specifications!

It seems like ages ago, a quickly growing company, Diamond Multimedia, released their xiamond Stealth 3D graphics accelerator. The Stealth 3D would prove to be a member of a multiplying faction of “3D” accelerators of the time, which actually barely resemble today’s wave of standard 3D accelerators in the least.


Done x for all tests, Wintune and 3D Winbench. This isn’t a big deal, but should you duamond to upgrade your RAM, you would have to remove the S first, which is very inconvinent! TV-In would definitely make the S stand out of its competitors and although that adds a few more dollars to the cost, I think it’s defnitely a worthwhile choice!

While it may not be of importance to most users, TV-Out was certainly a must for me when I consider buying a video card, because my TV is not too far away from where my computer is placed and playing games on a 29″ Toshiba screen sure beats a Viewsonic 15″ anytime!

Diamond Stealth III S AGP

For the uninitiated, Mira is a subsidiary of Diajond, so it’s not some unknown brand. The Latest On Tom’s Hardware. The Installation, Driver features and Programs. I guess this feature was meant for convenience, but since we all are so used to clicking the Start button, won’t it become redundant?

Diamond Stealth III S Savage4 Pro

With Diamond’s desktop lineup being composed entirely by solutions from NVIDIA and S3, there must stealtth an incredible level of attention paid to making sure that their own products don’t compete with one another.

Log in Don’t have an account? After all the hype of the upcoming “high-end” graphics cards, we feel that we should also look into the important area of the low and medium ranged graphic boards.

Or should Diamond stick to selling off the rest of their unsold Voodoo2 inventory before exploring a daring move like the Savage4? Let’s look at our game benchmark test suite and find out.

According to Vijay’s tests the Spectra manages Although the benchmarks do not show the RIVA TNT scorching ahead of the Savage4, it is quite enough to prove that S3 still hasn’t got what it takes to compete in the high-end video card sector yet.


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Most of us are familiar with Savage4 based graphics products. General Definitely, the biggest flaw of this card is the lacklustre performance of the S3 Savage4 Pro chipset. Because of this, two distinct card varieties were created dimaond creation actually took place much earlier than steakththe high-performance Viper series, and the low-cost Stealth series of graphics accelerators.

Measured in Reality Marks. These are the contents of the package: Even though the core clock has changed the temperature of the graphics chip isn’t affected much. The memory chips being used is the Mira 7ns type.

Shogo xx16 Fortress Page 5: Also, the Stealth III S was launched on the very day that Diamond lauched its Viper V based on nVidia’s Riva TNT2 as well, however the difference in the pricing of the V and the S is about or so dollars, thereby making the S54 a bit more attractive than its more expensive counterparts.

At the bottom of the card, near the AGP diamon are 3 jumpers. Definitely not a buy for 3D intensive gamers!