I’m not sure if they completely work under WinXP either I don’t think that they do. Select type of offense: S3 engineers claimed that the S3TL engine had feature parity with GeForce , and that it could render 2. The XP driver is v. I’ve run the AGP version of the card myself and it has done fine just downsampled the background textures and grass. Supposedly the ProSavage 8 was made ‘expressly for Windows XP’ according to VIA’s product documentation which really means nothing – you always want your hardware to appear to be optimized for the latest and greatest software from a marketing standpoint. Anyway, thanks so much to the forum.

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S3 Graphics

Sometimes an older version may not be as buggy as something that is newer though most driver updates are actually geared towards fixing bugs rather than improving performance. The next step would be to uninstall your current video drivers prosavag install an older version. I don’t know what the real HW is. The XP driver is v. Views Read Edit View history. Thank You for Submitting Your Review,!


Meaning with the processor, my fillrate could be that much higer?

S3 Graphics Drivers – TechSpot

Didn’t work, but nice to update the driver. However the other problem is driver quality, which you’re seeing here. I do have version Note that your submission may not appear immediately on our site. I’m also not sure of which is the better 3D performer – the S3 or the Voodoo 2’s.

Unfortunately for S3, deliveries of the Savage3D were hampered by poor manufacturing yields.

They could be equipped with MiB memory. Thank You for Submitting a Reply,! Z3 have a new PC with Xp and the vid card is listed above.

The Savage XP was basically a repaired version of the Savage and considered too outdated. VIA Technologies x86 processors. Since you’ve already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review.

Your message has been reported and will be reviewed by our staff. Posted August 24, Most of the code base is probably very similar between these two chips and they would most likely have the same graphic problems.

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S3 Savage – Wikipedia

I also tried making the system run in x at all kinds of screen refreshes, nada. I doubt that you would find much of a difference in the drivers however. The MX had many similarities to Savage4 but had reduced clocks and added an integrated TV out function with optional Macrovision.

The chipset showing up is the Intel version. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Savage4 supported the then-new AGP 4X although at the older 3. I don’t know if there is any settings you can change to affect the ‘flashing’. S3 engineers claimed that the S3TL engine had feature parity with GeForceand that it could render 2.

I will tinker tomorrow with your suggestions in the driver i have. S3’s yield problems forced Hercules to hand pick usable chips from the silicon wafers. Click here to review our site terms of use.