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Re: (Onboard) Voodoo 3 troubleshooting

Update: - have now tested with OpenGL too: same as with GLide, crashes after a few minutes. Direct3D still rock-solid after hours. - during last Direct3D test, the heatsink fell of the V3 chip and I didn't notice for a few minutes... No crash. Alarming and definitely not something I would have done …

Re: Matrox card questions

Matrox cards had an important niche in the day, but unfortunately it's not one of much relevance at present. Up to ~2000 they tried (and generally succeeded) to remain competititve in terms of gaming performance, with the G400Max being the fastest single card out there in D3D games (at least, when …

Re: (Onboard) Voodoo 3 troubleshooting

Did you install the chipset drivers? It's i440BX, supported natively by Win2k. Have you tested the reference Voodoo3 drivers? Yes, 1.03. Behaviour unchanged (note that I'm not entirely sure the 1.03 driver installed correctly, during installation it gave an error about the PCI ID not begin in the . …

(Onboard) Voodoo 3 troubleshooting

Good news: I have several motherboards with onboard Voodoo3-2000 8MB Bad news: every one of them has stability issues in GLide. Given that I have the same problems on three boards with three different CPUs, I'm fairly confident it isn't a hardware issue. So I must have messed up in software. I just …

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