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. Within the huge S box, lies a packet, containing the manuals and the card wrapped in an electrostatic bag divided into 2 levels. Something else woth mentioning was that the contents of the box were pretty firm and didn’t rattle about as I brought it home. I am interested in using it in a retro gaming PC, but am primarily concerned about getting it to function properly in Windows 3. S3 Metal support for the Unreal series meant high-res textures making UT99 a joy to play. MS Windows 98 Build 4. The Latest On Tom’s Hardware.

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The next most important thing that the S lacks would be a TV-Out function. This is a problem which most users will face, how do you exactly cool it?

N9 made one using the S4 LT chip, I own one. It appears that Diamond never offered their own official drivers for the card under that OS.

Diamond Stealth III S540 Xtreme Review

I wonder if this is Diamond’s intepretation of saving paper??? These are the contents of the package: This disclaimer is brought to you thanks to the BSA.

The only real difference shl the regular and Pro models is that the Pro allows for a memory clock of MHz, while both solutions offer core clock frequencies of MHz. Let’s look at our game benchmark test suite and find out. Other than those differences, the S is your run of the mill Savage4 board, however in order to establish any major differences let’s take a closer look at the card itself.


Diamond Stealth III S Savage4 Pro

According to Vijay’s tests the Spectra manages Despite that, the loading time of games like NFS3 and Half-Life is very fast and during gameplay the S diamondd smooth and no freezes whatsoever! I’m also interested in knowing whether or not the card will work with an overclocked AGP bus.

This isn’t a big deal, but should you want to upgrade your RAM, you would stp to remove the S first, which is very inconvinent! Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment.

dimond 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 S a bit more attractive than its more expensive iik.

I ran that combo for a good while but ultimately replaced it with a Hercules Geforce2MX card. Demo xx16 Page 6: Something else woth mentioning was that the contents of the box were pretty firm and s54 rattle about as I brought it home. Expendable Demo xx32 Page 9: How Does This Board Perform? In any case the default refresh rate for the S is The first thing you would notice about the cards is the lack of a fan.


Diamond Stealth III S graphics card – Savage4 Pro – 32 MB Overview – CNET

The box is plastered with information and boasts the advantages of owning a S over the 3dfx Voodoo3. Later on, an up and coming company named NVIDIA also joined the bunch, providing Diamond with a killer lineup d540 high performance 3D accelerators that were tailored to fit the needs of virtually every unique user.

The card also appears to perform just fine with the AGP bus overclocked.

Shogo xx16 Fortress Page 5: 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. I am currently searching for an S4pro PCI card to test in a p4 thinclient.

I don’t know when: Board index All times are UTC. Like the Diamond tradition, the S is “manual-less”.

Diamond Stealth III S540 32mb VGA AGP Video Card S3 Savage 4 Pro Vintage

There is no material that is knowingly illegal here. Diamond Multimedia, a company reknown for its multimedia products has a new addition to its Stealth family. We measured only a 4C difference between the S and S Xtreme.

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