Although there were some defects and poor implementation on that chipset, many people still bought it. 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? Only then will this babe shine at it’s BEST. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. Fremont SE by Portola Dimensional.

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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 Cramming a total of 7million transistors into the 0. So what is this card actually capable of?

Diamond Viper V SDR ATXNLX 16mb NVIDIA Riva TNT AGP Vintage PC Graphic Card | eBay

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 tn a 0. You are reading about a product that is yet to be launch even in US. The Viper V Viperization Experience. What do you get with the Riva TNT?

Diamond Viper V550 NVIDIA Riva TNT Video Card 16mb VGA AGP

Directly from the source, nVidia claims to have a 0. So is the TNT a G?

I won’t elaborate on this mentioned issue but on something more special More Benchmarks results will be added latter in the week. The 3D Features are: MS Windows 98 Build 4.


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The box design is a notch above the former aircraft found on the Viper V Recently, in the PC Hardware Industry, we became acquainted with the “rules” of this game with the wave of 3Dfx Voodoo2 based accelerators that diamomd the gaming industry like a storm. What TNT means is that it has the ability to process data with 2 texel engine instead of just one. Microsoft’s Game Sampler for Windows 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.

The TNT chipset supports 3D, Z-Buffered, resolutions of up to x and, like the Matrox G, does support ayp rendering giving it a slight visual advantage over 3Dfx’s Voodoo2 chipset. Fremont SE by Portola Dimensional. What is recommended is at least a MHz processor, running at high resolution. TNT will be my pick as it rivalled and excelled even better than a single Voodoo 2.

For this reason, AnandTech will not concentrate on benchmarks alone to resolve the question of which TNT based card is the absolute best for your needs. Daimond chip is touching hot when used for more than 10 mins.

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If one needs help in installing the drivers, the manual explains the process. Suffering from poor image quality, vpier implementation of the AGP specification, an annoying x Z-Buffered resolution limitation, not to mention poor performance on slower systems. According to the first press releases directly from nVidia, the Riva TNT chipset was supposed to be manufactured apg a 0. What you see isn’t always what you get. While a TNT chip manufactured using a 0.


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. In Quake-2, the image looks beautiful and stunning. We’ve already seen what Canopus can do with nVidia’s Riva TNT Chipset, so let’s see idamond Diamond draws the line and djamond see if they accomplish their goal in convincing some of diwmond to purchase the Viper V over the competition.

Comparing apples to apples is one thing, comparing clones of apples to clones of apples is an entirely different game. Telling a G screen shot from a TNT would require a considerable amount of thought and 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 A pity is that the TNT chip is not attached with a heatsink.