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Download Alexa for your Windows 10 PC for free. Or should Diamond stick to selling off the rest of their unsold Voodoo2 inventory before exploring a daring move like the Savage4? View Cart Proceed to checkout. The MX was the last of the Monster Sound cards.

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The numbering scheme confused many people since Diamond just renamed current cards with new names. This chip was rather slow and basic.

Huh, who acted as the technical designer. It seems like ages ago, a quickly growing company, Diamond Multimedia, released their first Stealth 3D graphics accelerator.

The Stealth 3D would prove to be a member of a multiplying faction of “3D” accelerators of the time, which actually barely resemble today’s wave of standard 3D accelerators in the least. 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!

At the same time, Diamond’s new InControl Tools 99 utility comes bundled with the card and should help make tweaking your card a more pleasant experience. Diamond needs to spend more time re-considering that feature! Don’t see what you’re looking for?


This isn’t a big deal, but should you want to upgrade your RAM, you would have to remove the S first, which is very inconvinent! Diamond Multimedia, a company reknown for its multimedia products has a new addition to its Stealth family.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. While it may not be of importance to most users, TV-Out was certainly a must for me when I consider buying a video a540, because my TV is not too far away from where my computer is placed and playing games on a 29″ Toshiba screen sure beats a Viewsonic 15″ anytime! Alexa Actionable Setalth for the Web.

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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 Specifications! With Diamond’s desktop lineup being composed entirely by solutions from NVIDIA and Dizmond, there must be an incredible level of attention paid to making sure that their own products don’t compete with one another.

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MS Windows 98 Build 4. The drivers and player software for these are not compatible with the DVD and Terms and conditions apply. The next most important thing that the S lacks would be a TV-Out function. As of Septemberthus long after that business, Diamond was also preparing a new video card, based on the latest-generation R graphics core. The only real difference between the regular and Pro diamobd is that the Pro allows for a memory clock of MHz, while both solutions offer core clock frequencies of MHz.


The RAM clips 2 out of 3 are quite inaccessible. Retrieved from ” https: Monster Sound MX was advertised as being one of the first sound cards with hardware MP3 decoding acceleration.

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

There was a problem completing your request. The Installation, Driver features and Programs. 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. The default Diamond applications started up together with the system and the most annoying thing about it is whenever you left click on a blank portion of xiamond desktop, the Windows 98 Start Menu pops up.

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