In addition to my fears of the card overheating, I also had trouble getting the video capture function to work properly using the Ulead Video Studio provided in the package, although the Visual Reality software worked flawlessly. Game-1 The image quality between the two graphic cards are almost identical here. In spite of its critics, Fall Comdex ’98 did hold one very interesting product release that essentially sparked the uproar in the graphics card industry that is finally dying down. In addition, the screen output is almost always not centered. So, do consider this point carefully if you intend to get this card. Anyway, here are some of the controls that you will see in the Voodoo3 driver. The amount of heat accumulated is unthinkable.

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One could easily overclock the cheaper cards to MHz without much problems. Imagine what will happen when the card is used in an enclosed environment.

Although there are not many options, I suppose it is made fo ease of use. Abp was pushed to the forefront as it offered a quicker time to market than the already delayed Rampage.

One thing you should keep in mind, your harddisk should be fast enough to keep up with the capturing process. Click on the thumbnails to see the detailed results. Webarchive template wayback links All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from November However, voidoo the crusher demo, the TNT2 Ultra came out tops at x Well, to begin, let’s take a look at some Quake II benchmarks.


As indicated in the earlier part of the review, I failed to capture any decent videos with the Ulead software due to dropped frame rates. So, what do you do with all the captured movies? However, you may need a larger hard disk space as the encoded files are huge.

Although the Voodoo3 was a replacement for the Voodoo2, it was often beaten by Voodoo2 SLI cards in direct comparisons. But for now, we’ll just have to voodop how these two high-performance cards perform in Quake II. The picture below shows the temperature of the heatsink only after 10 minutes of benchmarking, and it is already at a whopping 63 deg.

3dfx Voodoo3 3500 TV

Dual monitor support with V1. However at this year’s E3 Expo 3dfx re-announced that the would be made available with a few new features that weren’t in the original specifications for the card.

I was at once dissatisfied with my Riva 33500 was already considering to purchase a 12MB version of the Voodoo2 card. I personally have clocked my Voodoo3 to MHz without any problems.

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This Product is provided courtesy of. I tried recording short video clips and the size turned up to be about Anyway, enough of history lessons, and let’s get on 300 some action. Thus, you would need a large 25GB hard disk to give you enough space for 25 hours of videos. They should have included more detailed instructions to help users get pass the painful learning stage.


This didn’t mean that the output quality was not sharp on the TV, but I was more disappointed with the TV-out function.

The vents on the lower left wall are much smoother in the GMax as compared to the jagged lines on the V I remember when 3dfx released the Voodoo2 line of graphic add-on cards, most 3D gamers rushed to get one of them. This 2D engine led the Voodoo3 to be considered one of the more high-performance video cards of its generation. Perhaps I might have missed out something, but that is already enough to dampen my interest. On the other hand, installation of the drivers are quick and easy.

3dfx Interactive Voodoo3 TV AGP

These are the contents of the package: AVI capturing via software codec. I suppose the reason is clear. On the same end, there’s another connector for you to connect to the monitor. However, I was unable to capture any decent videos as I kept getting dropped frames which is a real letdown.