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Diamond Viper Resource Page , accessed March The company was the defendant in a significant copyright case for its Rio digital music player , which the Recording Industry Association of America claimed infringed copyrights; the Ninth Circuit deemed it to be a fair use , however, in RIAA v. Diamond Multimedia is an American company that specializes in many forms of multimedia technology. When S3 finally returned to the scene looking for their old pals at Diamond to welcome them back with open arms, the bitter rejection of S3’s at the time flagship Savage3D design by Diamond put the once gigantic video manufacturer in their place, back at the drawing boards. It was also somewhat complicated to make use of the MP3 acceleration because special software was needed to use it. The original Monster Sound card was distinct in this regard, but also controversial because it possessed poor DOS game compatibility [ citation needed ] which was still critical at the time. The first thing you would notice about the cards is the lack of a fan.

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Limited and slow Direct3D-supporting drivers did eventually show up, but performance was inadequate and buggy. Post Z540 Comment Please log in or sign up to comment.

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Done x for all tests, Wintune and 3D Winbench. The audio engine further received poor reviews regarding MIDI quality, which was a common standard for multimedia music playback at the time. The original Monster Sound card was distinct in this regard, but also controversial because it possessed poor DOS game compatibility [ citation needed ] which was ili critical at the time. Descent 3 xx16 OpenGL Page The Sonic Impact was the value-oriented sound card line from Diamond. These are the contents of the package: Diamond’s innovation created the Rio PMPone of the first consumer MP3 players, but they soon sold their MP3 player line and no longer provide support for it.

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Let’s look at our game benchmark test suite and find out. I don’t know when: Only the bundled player software can use the hardware MPEG2 decoding of the card. However if you intend to use TV out merely for bragging to your friends “Oh, I’ve got a Sony 29” monitor at home! They have produced graphics cardsmotherboardsmodemssound cards and MP3 playershowever the company began with the production of the TrackStar, a PC add-on card which emulated Apple II computers.

Descent 3 xx16 DX6. Diamond Multimedia resurfaced in after the brand and assets had been purchased by Best Data. When the 3D engine was called into use, the 3dfx-based card would disconnect the 2D pass-through signal and begin driving the display directly.

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But the only useful feature of TV out surfaces if you do not have things like a VCD player or DVD player to hook on to the TV, this is also when you gather the whole family around with some d540 and sit down to watch a movie or two!

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Whereas the MonsterSound lineup sti targeted at no-holds-barred gamers, the Sonic Impact cards were more generally aimed, and were cheaper and less powerful.

Even though the core clock has changed the temperature of the graphics chip isn’t affected much. Benchmarks were done in Windows 98 Ver 4. Notable members of the Stealth family have been the Diamond Stealth 3Dby far the most popular S3 Virge-based board.

Unlike the TNT2, most Savage4 board 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? Or should Diamond stick to selling off the rest of their unsold Voodoo2 inventory before exploring a daring move like the Savage4?

First Impressions Following the Diamond tradition, the Atk comes in a huge box that bears an attractive cover design, it is also nice to know that Diamond stalth hires a designer to design the box, not getting their engineers to do the job, a fine tradition that is worth keeping.

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These are some of my first impressions on opening the box, hehe, so without further ado, let’s continue with the Technical Ari 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. Most of us are familiar with Savage4 based graphics products.

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Few technical specifications are iiii on the box and there is only a six page installation guide which is just the size of a CD cover.

For GUI environments such as Windows, the Viper cards used a Weitek graphics co-processor which accelerated many drawing functions and performed very well for its time. MS DirectX Version 6.

According to Vijay’s tests the Spectra manages Diamond Multimedia later merged with S3, Incorporated in after a long-time cooperative business arrangement, when S3 decided to expand their business ss540 producing graphics chipsets to manufacturing retail graphics cards. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Diamond Multimedia.

Quake 3 Arena Test xx16 Page How Does This Board Perform? In any case the default refresh rate for the S is

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