This definitely means a lot since the 3DMark 99Max results above have already proved that the Savage 3D and RIVA TNT are of no match to this latest generation chip, notice the results on multi-texturing fill rate which the Voodoo3 shines high. The refresh-rate is set just like those standard ones offered by windows. But nevertheless, the other parts of the card are of rather good quality. The Desktop tab has all the important items from the display properties. MS Windows 98 Build 4.

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Overall, the quality from a first look seems quite inferior. Let us hope that competition will improve this card further. I ran the games at x and they were as good as if not better than playing on TNT based cards. However, there are very few entertaining titles out there currently that will show an incredible performance improvement using AGP texturing due to texture sizes. The internal organisation of Avenger was not complex.

All the results above are still based on the driver version 4.

3dfx Voodoo3 Video Card – Reviews, Specifications, and Pictures –

These are the 3D Features: But in the near future, you can expect the next wave of games to use much larger textures than we’re already used to.

The Voodoo3and differed mainly in clock frequencies memory and core were synchronous. STB, famous in the States and in Canada as a graphics cards manufacturer, will now take over the manufacturing and sales of 3Dfx graphics card. User also have to be content with the 16MB memory which might seem a little weak in the future. Simple as it seems, here it goes! Area Tested Celeron x4.


This definitely do not justify the need to pay over a hundred dollars or so for a small increase in performance.

Interestingly, this Voodoo model crave out a niche market for itself too. 300d0 from ” https: Opt for this 3dfx Voodoo3 card if you want the most advanced technology of today but do not want extra frills of TV-output available on the series. The last set of drivers officially released for the Voodoo 3 on Win9x was version 1.

3dfx Voodoo 3 3000 PCI VGA Video Card

I did try a much higher speed of Mhz however the system crash upon booting. But do give me a chance to comment on the performance of the output as the or version will have this feature onboard.

The retail card will definitely have much improved features and performance, minus the TV out feature of course: Simple as it might seem, you will truely appreciate the feature if you compare 3000 to older cards which also have TV out but whose screen was not centered as it did not allow adjustment. While I do not have the game titles that will be bundled, but judging from the way it see, 3dfx will probably bundle some real hot games but most likely to differ between zgpand models.

It was the successor to the company’s high-end Voodoo2 line and was based heavily upon the older Voodoo Banshee product. Or the tweaking of Gamma with the de facto slider feature.


3dfx Voodoo 3 3000 AGP RAM 5.5

However, I am unable to enable the desktop icon on the bottom left of the screen as similar to Diamond or other brands.

At that setting, the system did not hang even after 8 hours of continuous rounds of Quake II and other exciting games. Compared to the black PCB used on the version, the quality of the card seems to be of 5 years older.

I am sure the retail 3dfx Tools will be very much improved with the quality STB desktop tools that many of us are familar with. Guess everybody must be wondering why 3dfx uses such a fearsome eye image for their new Voodoo3 promotion. The 3D quality looks great and detailed. Running the latest 3DMark 99Max which was just released last month to public.

Voodoo3 – Wikipedia

I personally dislike the idea of squeezing 3 pieces of PCI boards into the limited space. In addition, the Voodoo3 consisted of one multi-texturing pipeline, the TNT series consisted of abp single texturing pipelines.

Actually, the model tested here perform at a similar level of what a Voodoo2 SLI is capable of. For overclockers, you can push up the core and memory speed up to Mhz using Power-Strip.