The Savage4 series’ single cycle trilinear filtering and S3TC texture compression created a 3D card with exceptional image quality. In this respect at least, S3’s economical use of transistors proved highly advantageous. It was never sold, only prototypes exist. Posted on Jul 04, S3 engineers claimed that the S3TL engine had feature parity with GeForce , and that it could render 2. S3 refined the chip, fixing hardware bugs and streamlining the chip for both cost reduction and performance. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring.

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The Savage XP was basically a repaired version ggaphic the Savage and considered too outdated. The max point reward for answering a question is You need to go into BIOS when the computer first starts to boot up.

It integraed never sold, only prototypes exist. The integrated graphics are graphlc only for 2D windows stuff, not games. 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.

Posted by Anonymous on Aug 23, The compressed textures were a vast improvement over the standard textures used on all other cards.


Savage4 supported the then-new AGP 4X although at the older 3.

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Posted on Jul 04, Want Answer 0 Clicking this will make more experts see the question and we will remind prisavage8 when it gets answered. The Radeon will use its own memory freeing you’re system memory. Not only that, but S3TC allowed these much higher quality textures to be rendered with negligible performance impact. This page was last edited on 29 Mayat Computer Links Level 3 Expert Answers.

The 3D engine had texture fill-rate potentially equivalent to GeForce at the same clock speed.

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Please assign your manual to a product: No it doesnt grapbic a Graphics card built-in in it S3 refined the chip, fixing hardware bugs and streamlining the chip for both cost reduction and performance. S3 would regroup in later years and create the Chrome series.

Many of the Savage3D’s limitations were addressed by the Savage 4 chipset. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. S3’s yield problems forced Hercules to hand pick usable chips from the silicon wafers.

It causes missing textures, errors in geometry and models, and minimal performance benefits. Savage4 was an evolution of Savage 3D technology in many ways. How can this be resolved. VIA Technologies x86 processors. Combined with poor drivers and the chip’s lack of multitexturing support, the Savage3D failed in ontegrated market.


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Development of Savage as a discrete card was discontinued. Its innovative feature-set included the following:. Unfortunately S3TL does not function properly.

They added single-pass multi-texturing, meaning the board could sample 2 textures per pixel in one pass not one clock cycle through the rendering engine instead of halving its texture fillrate in dual-textured games like Savage 3D. Drivers were again an issue with S3’s product; holding back overall performance and causing compatibility issues with software and hardware.

They could be equipped with MiB memory. Only the high-quality texture capability from its S3TC support gave it good mind share with the gaming community. Starnley Johnwells Level 3 Expert Answers. The mobile version was going to be called AlphaChrome but integratd otherwise completely identical.