Video Card Specifications Interface: The company was founded by Chong Moon Lee and H. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It seems like half of the money spent on making the Stealth II 3D went to the packaging, classic of most Diamond Video Cards, the Stealth II is sold in a retail box about 4 times the size of the actual card, leaving much “breathing room” who knows what all that space is for. Uninstalling the Stealth II is even easier than installing the card, just un-install the drivers and remove the card, no hidden registry keys, no possibilities of future hardware conflicts.

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They are a slightly newer product with the ‘Navigator’ player software having a cleaner user interface. This page was last edited on 8 Novemberat They have produced graphics cardsmotherboardsmodemssound cards and MP3 playershowever the company began with the production of the TrackStar, a PC multimeddia card which emulated Apple II computers. Inside the box you’ll find the standard “exciting game sampler CD-ROM” which is nothing more than 6 or 7 shareware demos designed to make you think that you’re getting much more than what you paid for, a fairly standard marketing tactic that unfortunately just leads to a desk cluttered with cheap shareware CD’s.

A few diagrams would have been nice, but the quick installation guide packaged with the Stealth II will have to steaoth, consider the card a word document which basically says: The Sonic Impact was the value-oriented sound card line from Diamond.

Diamond Multimedia later merged with S3, Incorporated in after a long-time cooperative business arrangement, when S3 decided to expand their dismond from producing graphics chipsets to manufacturing retail graphics cards. The company was founded by Chong Moon Lee and H. 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.


Huh, who acted as the technical designer.

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Diamond Viper Resource Pageaccessed March A quick left click atealth the mouse button on an open space of the desktop will activate the Start Menu at that very position, making access to all of your programs even easier than before.

Video Card Specifications Interface: It utilized the then state-of-the-art Aureal A3D 2.

These kits bundled a ‘feature reduced’ several pin headers and other parts not installed full length PCI MPEG2 analog overlay decoder card made by divion. The Viper line was Diamond’s high-end offering.

Diamond is here to disprove that belief, armed with Rendition’s steapth Verite chipset and killer performance Diamond’s Stealth II 3D offers the most bang for your buck. Whereas the MonsterSound lineup was targeted at no-holds-barred gamers, the Sonic Impact cards were more generally aimed, and diakond cheaper and less powerful.

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For GUI environments such as Windows, the Viper cards used a Weitek graphics co-processor which accelerated many drawing functions and performed very well for its time. Monster Sound MX was advertised as being one of the first sound cards with hardware MP3 decoding acceleration. Click here to find lowest prices on this product. Growth in the add-on sound card market, also an ongoing Diamond business, was tempered by the bankruptcy of Aureal Semiconductor and subsequent asset purchase by vertically-integrated Creative Technologies.

Only the bundled player software can use the hardware MPEG2 decoding of the card. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Uninstalling the Stealth II is even easier than installing the card, just un-install the drivers and remove the card, no hidden registry keys, no possibilities of future hardware conflicts. Diamond’s InControl Tools 95 desktop utility was installed by default, a nice little utility that allows the user to have easy access to the Start Menu regardless of the position of the mouse pointer. Portable audio player manufacturers Electronics companies of the United States Manufacturing companies based in California Companies based in Los Angeles Graphics hardware companies.


Index Features The Test. The numbering scheme confused many people since Diamond just renamed current cards with new names. When the 3D engine was called into use, the 3dfx-based diamknd would disconnect the 2D pass-through signal and begin driving the display directly. Using the Beta GL fiamond for the Verite chipset you can experience what some have called “Better than Voodoo” graphics in Quake 2, however at the time the tests were run on the Stealth II a Verite renderer was used stezlth didn’t produce the high quality effects the BetaGL drivers managed to achieve such as colored lighting, etc If you are looking for a powerful Pentium II system you are better off getting a Diamond Viper or FireGL card which will be better suited for your system, however if you are playing to the tune of a Socket-7 multimeida take a look at what the Stealth II can offer you for much less than either of those two cards.

The Diamond Monster Sound gaming sound card series was the first sound card to have its own on-board processor to handle audio operations. In the middle of the Stealth line-up, Diamond chose to implement a numbering scheme to differentiate their cards. Diamond also made kits called the Maximum DVD and