Reply 20 of 31, by NautilusComputer
BSA Starfire wrote on 2020-06-26, 05:29:NautilusComputer wrote on 2020-06-24, 17:13:
I meant to mention that in my post - edited. Amazing the difference that even 2.5 years made when we were near "peak advancement […]Tetrium wrote on 2020-06-24, 14:36:
The 2 chips were some years apart. Btw you have any pics of the cards and are you planning on testing more cards?
Tbf, TNT1 doesn't seem like a very useful retro card to me, but at least your had less of the weird artefacting you are decribing 😜
I meant to mention that in my post - edited. Amazing the difference that even 2.5 years made when we were near "peak advancement rate" for graphics improvements.
Top card is the MX400, bottom is the TNT1. I had a spare 80mm fan blowing right at the heatsink of both cards for the tests. The MX400 looks like it might need re-capped; that could be the source of the artifacting?
I did this test on a whim; I'd add more into it if I have what people want to see tested. I've got some less common cards at the moment - NVS280 PCI, Quadro4 XGL, Voodoo3 2000 (common), SiS 305 AGP, Savage4 AGP, a leftover Radeon 7000 VE with a VESA P&D (Plug & Display) connector (I think AKA M1?).
I'd like to see the SiS 305 and the Savage 4, nice to visit some less usual cards.
This motherboard HATES the Savage4; beeps at power up and won't post. Will verify if card is good in a different motherboard. Definitely not running the OLDEST drivers for the TNT. I'll have to get back to it next week.