Are you saying that it is now all of a sudden slower or are you talking about something else? The Savage XP was basically a repaired version of the Savage and considered too outdated. Yes, my password is: CMBB is the main reason I got this box and it starts. In early , S3 retired the Savage3D and released the Savage4 family. Sign in Already have an account?

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Register a new account. Again, my bet is that the video driver is lacking.

S3 Graphics Pro Savage DDR is driving me insane!

Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. They added single-pass multi-texturing, meaning the board could sample 2 textures per pixel in one pass not one prosavaye cycle through the rendering engine instead of halving its texture fillrate in dual-textured games like Savage 3D.

I normally only travel with my little Asus – but the screen is too small, so this time I travelled with both laptops, and the big one does not want to know!!!!! Go into Device Manager and right click on the card. Sign In Sign Up. The GeForce2 MX should work fine also and not downsample the textures.

It would clearly be faster, even in 2D, than my Voodoo3 right? All times are GMT S3 designed these chips for notebooks, but they were also sold as budget AGP graphics cards. This page was last edited on 29 Mayat It might be possible with der Party drivers check VoodooFiles.


Again thanks for all the help sb. I have a new PC with Xp and the vid card is listed above. I think when I installed XP, I had a choice of 3 kinds of cards that all looked the same.

Then, if the driver is a. I will probably do one of the above and just leave it at that. Are there known issues with this thing?

S3 ProSavage DDR 13.01.09 WHQL (Windows 95/98/ME)

I don’t know if you’ll be able to find a better driver. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. What do ddf think? Video chips that utilize shared memory are typically quite a bit slower than most stand alone video cards. It was never sold, only prototypes exist.

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If you want to experiment, you could try PowerStrip 3. Be aware that if you consider an ATI card that they don’t support fog tables under DirectX at least to the extent that CM needs – hence they don’t appear. The MX had many similarities to Savage4 but had reduced clocks and added an integrated TV out function with optional Macrovision. Supposedly the ProSavage 8 was made prosaavage for Windows XP’ according to VIA’s product documentation which really means nothing – you always fraphic your hardware to appear to be optimized for the latest and greatest software from a marketing standpoint.


Whether one needs to shut off system before installing new driver depends on the OS and the driver version – or more accuragely the version of the install package used and how it is designed graphiv interact with system.

S3 Graphics Pro Savage DDR is driving me insane! – TechSpot Forums

Machine had modem fried by lightning. However it is very likely that it won’t offer anything beyond what the video drivers already do. The date on the driver from them is I doubt that you would find much of a difference in the drivers however.

Only the high-quality texture capability from its S3TC support gave it good mind share with the gaming community. I don’t know if there is any settings you can change to affect the ‘flashing’.