Savage4 supported the then-new AGP 4X although at the older 3. Retrieved from ” https: They could be equipped with MiB memory. S3 designed these chips for notebooks, but they were also sold as budget AGP graphics cards. S3’s yield problems forced Hercules to hand pick usable chips from the silicon wafers. Thank You for Submitting a Reply,! Its innovative feature-set included the following:.

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Advertisements or commercial links. Many of the Savage3D’s limitations were addressed by the Savage 4 chipset.

S3 Graphics Savage MX-IX (290-298) (Windows XP) v. 7.90.36 PCI

Development of Savage as a discrete card was discontinued. Whether the issues are a result of poor drivers or defective hardware is unknown. The mobile version was going to be called AlphaChrome but was otherwise completely identical.

Select type of offense: Enter the e-mail address of the recipient Add your own personal message: They could be equipped with MiB memory. The Savage4 series’ single cycle trilinear filtering and S3TC texture compression created a 3D card with exceptional image quality. Its innovative feature-set included the following:.

Click on the following links for the driver package readme info: It was never sold, only prototypes exist.


S3 Graphics Savage MX-IX () (Windows XP) v. PCI Driver – TechSpot

Click here to review our site terms of use. Promote cracked software, or other illegal content. It causes missing textures, errors in geometry and models, and minimal performance benefits. The MX had many similarities to Savage4 but had reduced clocks and added an integrated TV out function with optional Macrovision. Flaming or offending other nic. The 3D engine had texture fill-rate potentially equivalent to GeForce at the same clock speed.

In this respect at least, S3’s economical use of transistors proved highly advantageous. Retrieved from ” https: In earlyS3 retired the Savage3D and released the Savage4 family. Intel VGA driver v7. Your message has been reported and will be reviewed by our staff.

Note that your submission may not appear immediately on our site. S3 would regroup in later years and create the Chrome series. Savage4 savahe an evolution of Savage 3D technology in many ways.

Only the high-quality texture capability from its S3TC support gave it good mind share with the gaming community. S3 designed these chips for notebooks, but they were also sold as budget AGP graphics cards.


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The Savage XP was basically a repaired version of the Savage and considered too outdated. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Only one major board-vendor, Hercules, made any real effort to ship a Savage3D product. Savage supported S3’s S3TC texture compression, a hardware transform and lighting engine named “S3TL”, and was equipped with a “QuadTexture Engine” capable of a single quad-textured pixel per clock or 2 dual-textured pixels per clock. S3 engineers claimed that the S3TL engine had feature parity with GeForceand that it could render 2.

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Drivers were again an issue with S3’s product; holding back overall performance and causing compatibility issues with software and hardware. S3 Graphics graphics processors. This page was last edited on 29 May graphicw, at