These are the contents of the box: Click here to find lowest prices on this product. What is recommended is at least a MHz processor, running at high resolution. 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. Although there were some defects and poor implementation on that chipset, many people still bought it. If one needs help in installing the drivers, the manual explains the process. There are still some of you who do not know that the current shipment is based on a.

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No part of the above is to be reproduced, copied or modified without the permission of the WebMaster. Comparing apples to apples is one thing, comparing clones of apples to clones of apples is an entirely different game. According to the first press releases directly from nVidia, the Riva TNT chipset was supposed to be manufactured using a 0. 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 I would personally recommend a cooling fan to be installed if you intend to overclock it’s dismond or chip.

Only then will this babe shine at it’s BEST.

Cramming a diajond of 7million transistors into the 0. But it is only a matter of time that they’ll do it. Suffering from poor image quality, poor implementation of the AGP specification, an annoying x Z-Buffered resolution limitation, not to mention poor performance on slower systems.


Diamond Viper V550 graphics card – Riva TNT – 16 MB Series

Microsoft’s Game Sampler for Windows The nVidia Riva TNT, a chipset whose description on paper could have been the best graphics accelerator of So here they are:.

MS DirectX Version 6. I cannot imagine 16kb 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.

What TNT means is that it has the ability to process data with 2 texel engine instead of just one.

16MB Diamond Viper TNT 3D AGP graphics card > Need driver for win 98 | Tech Support Guy

Directly from the source, nVidia claims to have a 0. 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.

And packed with a more powerful brain that G can’t cope with. TNT will be my pick as it rivalled and excelled even better than a single Voodoo 2. diamonx

All drivers version are unable to be disclosed due to the fact that this review is based on a card that is not yet launch worldwide and will only be announced when it’s launched soon. More Benchmarks results will hnt added latter in the week.

A pity is that the TNT chip is not attached with a heatsink. The TNT chipset supports 3D, Z-Buffered, resolutions of up to x and, like the Matrox G, does support bit rendering giving it a slight visual advantage over 3Dfx’s Voodoo2 chipset.


For this reason, AnandTech will not concentrate on benchmarks alone to resolve the question of which TNT based card is the absolute diamons for your needs.

The chip is touching hot when used for more than 10 mins. If you remember the comparison between virtually any two Voodoo2 accelerators, it usually came down to a comparison of software bundles or drivers. Built on a 0. Two statements that are almost as different as night and day, and two statements which will end up ruining nVidia’s credibility in the future. Installation of the card is a no-brainer.

Firstly, Diamond should really consider adding a heatsink to the chip. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment.

16MB Diamond Viper TNT 3D AGP graphics card > Need driver for win 98

Log in Don’t have an account? If one needs help in installing the drivers, the manual explains the process. Perhaps due to the poor driver given.

If I were someone who does not know much about computers, I would have a hard time searching for the manual and the needed info. What do you get with the Riva TNT?