Does that have the permedia chip on it? My system specs are: M ost of the information contained on this site is copyrighted material. Jan 17, 8. The brand has a lineage going back to Supra, Inc. The move paralleled the 3dfx purchase of STB Systems , which changed 3dfx from a graphics chipset supplier to companies including Diamond, into a vertically-integrated graphics vendor and direct competitor to S3.

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Jan 17, 8. In the middle of the Stealth line-up, Diamond chose to implement a numbering scheme to differentiate their cards.

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It is missing a number of important features. This brand was originally created decades ago as just “Fire” by the design team of the professional computer graphics pioneer SPEA Software AG from Starnberg Germany that was about acquired by Diamond.

Diamond also made kits called the Maximum DVD and Articles needing additional references from May All articles needing additional references Pages using deprecated image syntax All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from July Commons category link from Wikidata Official website different in Wikidata and Wikipedia. Yes, my password is: One interesting thing about it though is that id Software kinda liked it and used it as a sort of baseline for Quake 2 because it has quality OpenGL support.


For comparison, the Matrox G in NT4 scored 6. The card itself was fine but I think Diamond’s drivers were flaky, however I believe you could get alternate drivers from 3DLabs that were pretty solid. Jan 17, 6.

Diamond Fire GL 1000 Pro graphics card – Permedia 2 – 8 MB Series

The only real disadvantage of this card is the lack of ‘alpha transparency’ support. This article needs diamonf citations for verification. Wikimedia Commons xiamond media related to Diamond Multimedia. AmiSapphirecanthearudicky96ErriusfrudiInteldx33Stealth and 17 guests. The brand has a lineage going back to Supra, Inc. You can see the blocky road texture, no good linear filtering and dithering. It was also somewhat complicated to make use of the MP3 acceleration because special software was needed to use it.

They were one of the major players in the 2D and early 3D graphics card competition throughout the s and early s.

The numbering scheme confused many people since Diamond just renamed current cards with new names. Forums Search Forums Recent Posts. Only the bundled player software can use the hardware MPEG2 decoding of the card. Siamond the cross, which looks fine, since the Permedia 2 supports tri-linear filtering.


I tried installing the NT drivers, but they don’t work. Look at the exhausts of the rockets, there’s a black area around it. I think it was mainly the price that caused ’em to spill over into the consumer market a bit, but their ability to play games was more coincidental than anything. LaforgeJan 17, Windows 98 or 98SE is not recommended due to problems that may happen with video color and alignment. The Sonic Impact was the value-oriented sound card line from Diamond.

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Diamond Multimedia is an American company that specializes in many forms of multimedia technology. Initially the Stealth line was Diamond’s high-end brand but transitioned to midrange after the Viper line was introduced.

Jan 17, 2. I did however, ran one at my old workplace in a CAD machine during 98”. Jan 17, Its 2D is nothing special and 3D is barely better than software mode and very buggy.