Yes it was one of the first eMachines PC models. If this were not enough, Voodoo2 architecture provided something known as SLI. Skip to main content. Although the Voodoo3 was a replacement for the Voodoo2, it was often beaten by Voodoo2 SLI cards in direct comparisons. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Dual monitor support with V1. But when 3D applications are in the spotlight, the Voodoo2 would jump out of the shadows and roar through the 3D acceleration process. Show More Show Less.

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More items related to this product. I couldn’t have afforded a more expensive PC at that time nor did I at that specific time have the skill to build a custom PC. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

They will burn out and have a short life if not cooled properly. Skip to main content. This offered better quality than running in pure bit mode. Rather is was strictly a 3D accelerator board which performed all 3D operations on the Voodoo2 chip.

3dfx 3Dfx Voodoo 3 (V33416) 16 MB AGP Graphics adapter

Of course, it came for a steep price. When it is time to start 3D processing, each Voodoo2 card would render every other 3ddx line to be drawn. Show less Show more.


This was in fact quite complex, as Voodoo3 operated to full vopdoo precision 8 bits per channel, Of course, prices have come down now if you could even find one now.

Introduction 3dfx has established itself as one of the market leaders in manufacturing high-quality, high-performance 3D chipsets and cards. It was the successor to the company’s high-end Voodoo2 line and was based heavily upon the older Voodoo Banshee product.

If you 3dtx your fingers on the heat sink and it’s too hot to the touch it definitely needs extra cooling. The last set of drivers officially released for the Voodoo 3 on Win9x was version 1. The Voodoo2 was a 3D-only vooodoo that allowed for extremely high frame rates during its time and was the hands-down leader performance-wise in the mainstream graphics industry. Trending Price New. Previous graphics boards made by 3dfx include the Voodoo Rush, Voodoo Banshee and the much-loved Voodoo2.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The Voodoo3’s RAMDACwhich took the rendered frame from the framebuffer and generated the display image, performed a 2×2 box or 4×1 line filter on the dithered image to almost reconstruct the original bit color render. Everyone who owned a Voodoo2 was the envy of the neighbourhood. The and boards generally differed in their support for TV output; the boards also carried a TV tuner and provided a wide range of video inputs and outputs.


3dfx 3Dfx Voodoo 3 (V32416) 16MB AGP Graphics adapter

Sad that 3DFX went belly up but they will never d3fx forgotten Read full review. Avenger was pushed to the forefront as it offered a quicker time to market than the already delayed Rampage.

It did not have an analog output since it didn’t do 2D either. This item doesn’t belong on this page.

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Viodoo, accessed August 30, Beginners Guides Cases and Access. Before moving any further, here are the specs Not to mention the cost of a 2D card.

The Voodoo3and differed mainly in clock frequencies memory and core were synchronous. In order for you to see something, you required a regular 2D board with a VGA-out.

These I also put 3DFX cards into.