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Re: Are Voodoo graphics card THAT good ?

Rage 128 should have a honourable place as 32-bit enabler. I would place such honor to Matrox G400. The Matrox G400 MAX outperformed Riva TNT2 Ultra at 32-bit colors. For the short period of time, it was the highest performance 3D gamers' card money could buy for 32-bit colors. I don't know why …

Re: Are Voodoo graphics card THAT good ?

What? 16 MB is rarely limiting. Yeah, we all know how it ended for 3dfx with their marketing gimmicks. Trilinear filtering is of course supported Trilinear filtering is supported only on paper. In reality, only dithering is available for user. Same thing for TNT cards, but they had other stuff …

Re: Are Voodoo graphics card THAT good ?

Voodoo 3 had 16 Mb of VRAM when all competitors had 32 Mb, 16-bit color only vs 32-bit for all competitors, no trilinear filtering, supported up to 256x256 textures only, no stencil buffer, no solid OpenGL driver on start, crappy passive cooling on all cards or none at all. To add the "cherry on …

Re: Best PCI VGA for a K6-III+

Thanks for the memory refresh about T&L games, I'm trying to remember the name of that Direct3D one I'm quite sure one of the early if not the first one using T&L but I need to search a bit on those period games, I remember the player jumping and running on some sort of yellow/green planet and it …

Re: Voodoo 5 Throttling

Garrett W wrote on 2021-06-27, 23:48: Shagittarius wrote on 2021-06-27, 21:37: It seems heat related to me, giving the machine a rest brings it back to its full performance. One solution is to enable Triple Buffering, which largely alleviates this phenomenon (it also helps with input lag!). No, …

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