However, the first major product after the merger, branded as the S3 Savage , was a commercial failure. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The audio engine further received poor reviews regarding MIDI quality, which was a common standard for multimedia music playback at the time. Wed Mar 20, 8: This chip was rather slow and basic. Jan 5, Posts:

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Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The numbers had more than a random meaning. Nov 2, Posts: When it is finished scanning it will automatically update them to the latest, most compatible version. Diamond Multimedia resurfaced in after the brand and assets had been purchased by Best Data.

But it won’t work with another card, with those damn generic drivers. Windows 98 or 98SE is not recommended due to problems that may happen with video color and alignment.

Diamond Stealth II S drivers for Windows XP – Home

It utilized the then state-of-the-art Aureal A3D 2. In SLI, a pair of Voodoo2 boards splits the effort of rendering the 3D scene between alternating raster lines, allowing performance to be nearly doubled.

Diamond’s innovation created the Rio PMPone of the first consumer MP3 players, but they soon sold their MP3 player line and no longer provide support for it.


Los Angeles, CA Registered: The company was founded by Chong Moon Lee and H. Diamond altered the PCB reference design and labeld their device VFX series professional workstation graphics card. Initially the Stealth line was Diamond’s high-end brand but transitioned to midrange after the Viper line was introduced. Still the lineup consisted of several capable cards.

Win2K/XP drivers for a Diamond Stealth 3D 2000 video card?

The company was the defendant in a significant copyright case for its Rio digital music playerwhich the Recording Industry Association of America claimed infringed copyrights; the Ninth Circuit deemed it to be a fair usehowever, in RIAA v. I use it in my old win95 machine. Easy Driver Pro will scan your computer for missing, corrupt, and outdated Drivers.

The series was highly successful as the Voodoo Graphics and Voodoo2 chipsets introduced consumer-grade 3D graphics into the PC and arcade markets, whereas such capabilities had previously been present primarily in very high-end CAD and graphic design workstations.

Diamond Multimedia drivers – Diamond Multimedia Video Drivers

Huh, who acted as the technical designer. I’m fairly certain there should be generic s3 drivers built into the OS.

However, as Microsoft Windows gained market share and newer graphics products entered the market, it was later relegated to the cheaper, value-oriented products and the SpeedStar branding was expanded to other products. Wed Mar 20, 8: Diamond again ddiamond expansion boards. The Vortex2-equipped MX was a superior card for 3D audio. As of Septemberthus long after that business, Diamond was also preparing a new video card, based on the latest-generation R graphics core.


This chip was rather slow and basic.

The move paralleled the 3dfx purchase of STB Systemswhich changed 3dfx from a graphics chipset supplier to companies including Diamond, into a vertically-integrated graphics vendor and direct competitor to S3.

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Foodman Ars Tribunus Militum Registered: The Viper line was Diamond’s high-end offering. The original Monster Sound card wi distinct in this regard, but also controversial because it possessed poor DOS game compatibility [ citation needed ] which was still critical at the time. The drivers and player software for these are not compatible with the DVD and Please help improve this article by adding xtealth to reliable sources.

A special BIOS patch was released by Diamond for the Stealth II S which brought its clock speed up to the same level as the high-end Verite V chip, resulting in equal performance at a significantly lower price.

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