Comparing apples to apples is one thing, comparing clones of apples to clones of apples is an entirely different game. The effectiveness of this approach is another question, however all numbers aside, on paper, the TNT took its time shaping itself to be a true winner. With little room for expansion in terms of performance, manufacturers had to resort to the bare essentials and basics to get their products to sell over the competition Virtually a repeat of the release of the 3Dfx Voodoo2 chipset, nVidia’s Riva TNT is quickly spawning batch after batch of cloned apples, meaning separating a single TNT card from another is a very difficult task. What you see isn’t always what you get According to the first press releases directly from nVidia, the Riva TNT chipset was supposed to be manufactured using a 0. Installation of the card is a no-brainer.
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And packed with a more powerful brain that G can’t cope with. Why not give the credit to PCI users as well?
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Introducing the nVidia Riva TNT Chipset as taken from the AnandTech Spectra Review Reasons not to buy nVidia After the initial release of the Riva chipset rivs seemed as if the chipset itself was reason enough to leave nVidia out of the competition when it came vipdr overall quality. No part of the above is to be reproduced, copied or modified without the permission of the WebMaster. Moreover, it would only be available for AGP users.
Comments or suggestions, please direct to usand check out how you can advertise with us and target your products and service to computer buyers. Telling a G screen shot from a TNT would require a considerable amount of thought nvidiia such a comparison would definitely be reserved for those with an eye for the smallest differences among images, for the rest of us, the TNT’s image quality can be considered to be virtually on-par with that of the G After the initial release of the Riva chipset it seemed as if the chipset itself was reason enough to leave nVidia out of the competition when it came to nnvidia quality.
Virtually a repeat of the release of the 3Dfx Voodoo2 chipset, vipwr Riva TNT is quickly spawning batch after batch of cloned apples, meaning separating a single TNT card from another is a very difficult task.
Diamond Viper V550 SDR ATXNLX 16mb NVIDIA Riva TNT AGP Vintage PC Graphic Card
Cramming a total of 7million transistors into the 0. The TNT chipset supports 3D, Z-Buffered, resolutions of up to x and, like the Matrox Hvidia, does support bit rendering giving wgp a slight visual advantage over 3Dfx’s Voodoo2 chipset. Log in Don’t have an account? The results are based on a 2nd driver update sen t to me which has slight improvements and bug fixes over the retail driver. MS DirectX Version 6.
Diamond Viper V550 NVIDIA Riva TNT Video Card 16mb VGA AGP
Recently, in the PC Hardware Industry, we became acquainted with the “rules” of this game with the wave of 3Dfx Voodoo2 based accelerators that hit the gaming industry like a storm. Featuring dual internal texture pipelines, the TNT has been claimed to be able to process multi-textured objects in a single pass, picking up where 3Dfx left off, nVidia managed to dlamond this using a single chip instead of using the two separate texelfx processors the Voodoo2 uses.
Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. MS Windows 98 Build 4. As you can tell, this definitely decreases vi;er performance of the TNT, but we’ll talk about performance figures a little later.
Installation is similar to most Video cards. Definately on the top class level with Matrox G and the renowned Voodoo 2 in terms of image quality. There’s never a perfect 10 chipset.
But it is only a matter of time that they’ll do it. A snake looks-a-like roller coaster creature is the main attraction here.
So is the TNT a G? What you see isn’t always what you get According to the first press releases directly from nVidia, the Riva TNT chipset was supposed to be manufactured using a 0.
Installation of the card is a no-brainer. We’ve already seen what Canopus can do with nVidia’s Riva TNT Chipset, so let’s see where Diamond draws the line and let’s see if they accomplish their goal in convincing some of you to purchase the Viper V over the competition. If you remember the comparison between virtually any two Voodoo2 accelerators, it usually came down to a comparison of software bundles or drivers.
I would personally recommend a cooling fan to be installed if you intend to overclock it’s memory or chip. And we managed to get it here for you.
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However there is a slight problem here because TNT does not seem to like Super-7 boards. Last updated November 21, If you are a power user who wants the best of all worlds, DIAMOND Viper will definately stand out as a top choice vier it’s capability of high resolution and highest 2D Winbench scores that beats even the G The Viper V Viperization Experience. The box design is a notch above the former aircraft found on the Nvudia V All nnvidia this power is harnessed on a short reference board designed to fit into an AGP slot in order to take full advantage of the AGP 2X specification, transferring data on the sidebands of the AGP signal as well as during the peaks.