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Diamond Stealth III S Savage4 Pro
Log in Don’t have an account? Whereas the MonsterSound lineup was targeted at no-holds-barred gamers, the Sonic Impact cards were more generally umltimedia, and were cheaper and less powerful.
Diamond needs to spend more time re-considering that feature! Unfortunately, the transition from this mock-up 3D accelerator market to the powerful 3D industry of today was ill made by S3, and the company faded into the shadows not to be heard from for quite some time. This chip was rather slow and basic.
Well, I did not try plucking the heatsink off the Savage4 chip, but I guess that the heatsink is bonded by the normal paste like grey thermal compound, not like others which are bonded by adhesive so strong they could survive an earthquake intact! It was a substantial step forward in gaming audio, with impressive 3D audio positioning and other effects.
There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The line later included chipsets with combined 2D and 3D capabilities. Diamond Multimedia later merged with S3, Incorporated in after a long-time cooperative business arrangement, when S3 decided to expand their business from producing graphics chipsets to manufacturing retail graphics cards.
Still the lineup consisted of several capable cards. First Impressions Following the Diamond tradition, the S comes in a huge box that bears an attractive cover design, it is also nice to know that Diamond actually hires a designer to design the box, not getting their engineers to do the job, a fine tradition that is worth keeping.
This Product is provided courtesy of. This card connected to the VGA card with an external passthrough stealt, a 3. The move paralleled the 3dfx purchase of STB Systemswhich changed 3dfx from a graphics chipset supplier to companies including Diamond, into a vertically-integrated graphics vendor and direct competitor to S3.
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However, the first major product after the merger, branded as the S3 Savagewas a commercial failure. Get to Know Us.
Huh, who acted as the technical designer. While S3 was lurking in the background, Diamond made a few new friends by the names of 3Dfx now 3dfx and Rendition. The company was the defendant in a significant copyright case for its Rio digital music playerwhich the Recording Industry Association of America claimed infringed copyrights; the Ninth Circuit deemed it to be a fair usehowever, in RIAA v.
These are some of my first impressions on opening the box, hehe, so without further ado, let’s continue with the Technical Specifications! View Cart Proceed to checkout. Done x for all tests, Wintune and 3D Winbench. Loading recommendations for this item Thermal Issues Yes, this is one of the most cruicial portions of this review, as seen from the images above, the Savage4 sports a heatsink without a fan courtesy of Diamond!
Wikimedia Commons has media related to Diamond Multimedia. Diamond also made kits called the Maximum DVD and Like the Diamond tradition, the S is “manual-less”. 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. Installation of the S is basically peanuts like installing any card, simply slide it in and fasten the screw!