The Voodoo3 3000 chipset is out,
it's CHEAP !!
Almost every new game that comes
out uses 3Dfx, and if you don't have the hardware, you're missing out on
the best graphics available today.
the best Mp3 player around, also supports 3Dfx.
(it starts a 3d screensaver while
you play your CD-quality tunes)
I'm now using a Voodoo3
2000 PCI, and it's great ! P1 users will find that it will dust off
your old dog and let it do a few more tricks !
To help you see what you are missing,
here is a before and after shot of Quake.
Keep in mind that the shots aren't
as good as the game itself, but it's enough for a comparison.
These shots are 320X240.
The Quake picture without GL was
shot at the max resolution my video card would allow. 360X480. Using the
'timerefresh' command in the console, I was getting about 12 frames per
second in the spot where the picture was shot.
The GL Quake picture was shot in
640X480. I was getting 24 frames per second in the spot the picture was
Note the halo around the lava ball.
Check out these links for tons
of 3D info!
3Dfx home site