Nog een review van deze Savage4 kaart van Diamond. Als je voor een savage4 kaart gaat, dit is een goede keus.
Wait. Seriously. At least until another driver update comes out, or until a game that effectively uses S3TC appears.
If you genuinely need a video upgrade now, both the 16MB TNT2's and the Voodoo3 2000 are in the same price range and are significantly faster, with more mature drivers. Even the ATI Rage Fury is just about in the same price range.
However, I do genuinely like this card. I like it enough to get rid of my TNT. I especially like its DVD capabilities. And frankly, I would hesitate to buy any card right now that does not have S3TC /DirectX texture decompression. I suspect that texture decompression will be the killer feature when Unreal Tournament comes out.
The Savage4 offers fantastic visual quality features. When is comes to speed, however, this card is a classic underachiever. The potential is there, but remains unrealized. Hopefully that means the Savage4 has considerable potential for growth as the drivers inevitably mature.