The results are based on a 2nd driver update sen t to me which has slight improvements and bug fixes over the retail driver. Installation of the card is a no-brainer. Overall Rating Out of a maximum of 5 Star. What is recommended is at least a MHz processor, running at high resolution. All of 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. I cannot imagine how a chip that’s packed with a Pentium II look-alike transitors not have even a small heatsink, when the P-II heatsink are of such large size. 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.

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So is the TNT a G?


Definately on the top class level with Matrox G and the renowned Voodoo 2 in terms of image quality. No part of the above is to be reproduced, copied or modified without the permission of the WebMaster. 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 riamond if they accomplish their goal in convincing some of you to purchase the Viper V over the competition.

In spite of the fact that the public was blatantly lied to by nVidia about the potential of the TNT, technically nVidia never said when their TNT would be a Voodoo2-killer, so we can’t really blame them now can we? Moreover, it would only be available for AGP users. Only then will this babe shine at it’s BEST.

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. There’s never a perfect 10 chipset. However, if you own a rivx system, it would not be such a good idea to get this card, as you will not be able to bring out its full potential.


The image quality on the TNT is vastly superior to that of the original Rivabut better yet, it is virtually on par with that of the Matrox G The reason for this could be directly attributed to the closeness by which manufacturers followed what is known as the reference design for their Voodoo2 boards. A snake looks-a-like roller coaster creature is the main attraction here.

So here they are:. Cramming a total of 7million transistors into the 0.

Installation is similar to most Video cards. Built on a 0.

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Perhaps due to the poor driver given. The box design is a notch above the former aircraft found on the Viper V If you are a power user who wants the best of all worlds, DIAMOND Viper will definately stand out as a top choice with it’s capability of high resolution and highest 2D Winbench scores that beats even the G Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment.

All of 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. There are still some of you who do not know that the current shipment is based on a.

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Fremont SE by Portola Dimensional. Click here to find lowest prices on this product. Introducing the nVidia Riva TNT Chipset as taken from nvidja AnandTech Spectra Review Reasons not to buy nVidia 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 overall quality. Comparing apples to apples is one thing, comparing clones of apples to clones of apples is an entirely different game.


As you can tell, this definitely decreases the performance of the TNT, but we’ll talk about performance figures a little later. I would personally recommend a cooling fan to be installed if you intend to overclock it’s memory or chip.

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According to the first press releases directly from nVidia, the Riva TNT chipset was supposed to be manufactured using a 0. Log in Don’t have an account? Saving both slot space and your vipre. 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 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 accomplish this using a single chip instead of using the two separate texelfx processors eiamond Voodoo2 uses.

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