Diamond Viper


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View graphics card detailsDiamond Viper V330 (PCI)
Diamond Viper V330 (PCI)

This Diamond Viper V330 uses an nVidia RIVA 128 chipset. The RIVA 128 (NV3) was released in late 1997 as successor of the NV1 and combined 2D and 3D in one chip. RIVA stands for Real-time Interactive Video and Animation accelerator.

In end of 1997, 3Dfx already established a name in the 3D market... > Read more

View graphics card detailsDiamond Viper V550 (AGP)
Diamond Viper V550 (AGP)

The RIVA TNT (codename NV4) is a 2D/3D graphics chip and was the factor to get nVidia in the 3D business.

RIVA is an acronym for Real-time Interactive Video and Animation accelerator and TNT refers to the chip's ability to work on two texels at once (TwiN Texel).

With this card nVidia hoped to... > Read more

View graphics card detailsDiamond Viper V770 Ultra (AGP)
Diamond Viper V770 Ultra (AGP)

This is the competitor of the Voodoo3. With the TNT2 nVidia made a good chip capable of all the new 3D techniques. One 'big' difference with the Voodoo3 is 32-bit rendering where the Voodoo3 only did 16-bit. Even though the Voodoo3 rendered more than 16-bits internally (with 22-bit output) people of... > Read more