It causes missing textures, errors in geometry and models, and minimal performance benefits. You are logged in as. The 3D engine had texture fill-rate potentially equivalent to GeForce at the same clock speed. Within Direct3D titles such as Shogo: S3 refined the chip, fixing hardware bugs and streamlining the chip for both cost reduction and performance. The compressed textures were a vast improvement over the standard textures used on all other cards. Click here to review our site terms of use.

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Sexually explicit or offensive language. In earlyS3 retired the Savage3D and released the Savage4 family. Once reported, our staff will be notified and the comment will be reviewed. Select type of offense: Savage4 supported the then-new AGP 4X although lnc. the older 3. The compressed textures were a vast improvement over the standard textures used on all other cards.

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VIA Technologies x86 processors. This page was last edited on 29 Mayat Update your nVidia graphics processing unit to the latest drivers. Not only that, but S3TC allowed these much higher quality textures to be rendered with negligible performance impact. Many of the Savage3D’s limitations were addressed by the Savage 4 chipset. The Savage XP was the first chip announced by the regrouped S3 in Views Read Edit View history.

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Click here to review our site terms of use. Savags this respect at least, S3’s economical use of transistors proved highly advantageous. Thank You for Submitting Your Review,! By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Unfortunately S3TL does not function properly. Login or create an account to post a review. Drivers were again an issue with S3’s product; holding back overall performance and causing compatibility issues with software and hardware.

The Savage XP was basically a savate version of the Savage and considered too outdated.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Unfortunately for S3, deliveries of the Savage3D were hampered by poor manufacturing yields.

Enter the e-mail address of the recipient Add your own personal message: S3 Graphics graphics processors. Savage was a product-line of PC graphics chipsets designed by S3.

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. Retrieved from ” https: It causes missing textures, errors in geometry and models, and minimal performance benefits.

Savage4 was an evolution of Savage 3D technology in many ways. It was never sold, only prototypes exist. Advertisements or commercial links.

Development of Savage as a discrete card was discontinued.