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Re: Best DOS video card?

in Marvin \ Video
Thanks! The test with modern GPU is a good idea but I have no modern video card, the GeForce 6800GS is my latest card. I think the moden nVidia chips still have good DOS compatibility, at least much better than NV1/STG2000. 😀

Re: Best DOS video card?

in Marvin \ Video
nVidia chips (except NV1/STG2000) have good DOS compatibility. Cards from GeForce4 have problems in 1280x1024 and 1600x1200 in Duke Nukem 3D based engine games (from RIVA128 to GeForce3 this problem not exist). Maybe your problem also exist starting from GeForce4. If you have an older GeForce you …

Re: Best DOS video card?

in Marvin \ Video
I have finished my full test. I need to modify my early results: On CRT monitor you can use Voodoo chips (with 2d part) without errors also (Voodoo Banshee; 3; 4 and 5). Same other chips will also work on CRT without problems: Cirrus Logic CL-GD5440;S3 Trio32;64;64V+;3D;Trident ProVidia 9685 (These …

Re: Proprietary 3D API's

in PC Emulation
ATI CIF: ATI 3D Rage, 3D Rage II/II+/IIC, Rage Pro, Rage LT Pro Does anyone know whether it works with ATI Rage XL (its Rage Pro based)? Which is the fastest of these cards? (Rage Pro, Rage LT Pro or Rage XL?). Is there a list of games supporting it? (i found: WipeOut, Assault Rigs, MechWarrior II, …

Re: Best DOS video card?

in Marvin \ Video
It is interesting. I have tested a normal (non ultra) TNT2 and it also got "graphics mode too big" error message. This card is nVIDIA OEM (for Compaq). What is youd Boulderoid version? My is "v1.12" (1994.Jun.30). Here it is: http://193.166.3.2/pub/msdos/games/arcade/bould112.zip Now I have …

Re: Best DOS video card?

in Marvin \ Video
Riva128 and TNT in DOS compatibility are amost the same as TNT2 and laters but I have found a game "Boulderoid" version 1.12: http://www.mobygames.com/game/dos/boulderoid that cannot start on Riva128; TNT (and 3Dlabs Permedia 2). The error message is: "graphics mode too big". But maybe it is a video …

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