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. It is missing a number of important features. It did pretty well, especially for a 3D card, also what I had not noticed before was the great image quality, it’s crisp, bright and sharp with a great colour balance. I said “no problem” as this was easy, everyday stuff. Views Read Edit View history.

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Jan 17, 3. Overall it was a decent all-rounder card, though certainly not exceptional in any particular area.

Reference drivers may work: Diamond XtremeSound is the first sound diamohd line launched after the company’s restructuring in It is illegal to copy or redistribute this information in any way without the expressed written consent of the author. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

If they exist, then I probably have them. This card connected to the VGA card with an external passthrough cable, 10000 3. BigBadBiologistJan 17, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


Diamond Fire GL 1000 Pro graphics card – Permedia 2 – 4 MB

The Vortex2-equipped MX was a superior card for 3D audio. Triangle setup wasn’t a big deal back then though, outside of pro apps with much more complex geometry.

A special BIOS patch was released by Diamond for the Stealth II S which brought its clock speed up to the fifegl level as the high-end Verite V chip, resulting in equal performance at a significantly lower price.

This is probably the perfect solution.

Diamond FireGL Pro 8MB AGP Video Card

AmiSapphirecanthearudicky96ErriusfrudiInteldx33Stealth and 17 guests. The blackness of the screen was a little less black instead of expected jet black. The architecture of the NV1 predates the Microsoft Direct3D philosophy and, as such, game compatibility was a problem with the Diamond Edge boards.

My system specs are: I can find reviews on my own. Unfortunately the chip itself was not fully functional firwgl the drivers were very buggy. Otherwise it was technically identical to the firetl Monster Sound.

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I figured it out after I opened the case Huh, who acted as the technical designer. A Voodoo1 is surely faster and definitely works better with games.

One of Pdo 2’s other claims to fame is that it has integrated triangle setup hardware, previously a separate chip called Delta. Portable audio player manufacturers Electronics companies of the United States Manufacturing companies based in California Tiregl based in Los Angeles Graphics hardware companies. Excellent OpenGL support or excellent 3D image quality.


Not exactly grey, but the lack of true black might bother some. The card itself was fine but I think Diamond’s drivers were flaky, however I believe you could get alternate drivers from 3DLabs that were pretty solid.

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I tried installing the NT drivers, but they don’t work. DusterAZJan 17, Jan 17, Note the cross, which looks fine, since the Permedia 2 supports tri-linear filtering.

FireGL 1000 PRO 8MB AGP

Do you already have an account? The company was founded by Chong Moon Lee and H. It was a substantial step forward in gaming audio, with impressive 3D audio positioning and other effects.