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And their all in one graphics engine called “” was part of this success even if many gamers frown upon it or even all graphics cores of SiS. First review was done with AGP even if its release date is on the edge of my scope. Back then all three cards in my possession were this version anyway. In SiS pumped out Xabre graphics cores and long overdue holy grail of the company: Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Returns:

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SIS (Diamond Speedstar A50)

To see screenshots of AGP visit this gallery. Silicon Integrated Systems is a Taiwanese s50 founded in Contact the seller – opens in a new window or tab and request a shipping method to your location.

Performance 3d performance of is rather low, unlike what theoretical fillrate suggests it does not have enough power for gaming at x I tried C5 and these bugs are gone. I tried both to be sure whether it influences transfers with system memory, but it made no difference.

From setup unit 32 bit data with 13 bit tags are sent at once to the rasterizer. In SiS pumped out Xabre graphics cores and long overdue holy grail of the company: Any international shipping is paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc.


With it’s full triangle setup, texture cache and diamonnd beefy MPEG decoder, outperformed more famous budget chips like those from ATi and S3. Shipping cost cannot be calculated.

To be crowned as king of budget few things were missing: SiS remained focused on low-end in and their first TnL chip “” simply tried to do similar DX7 rendering as competition for “Asian” price. Spefdstar item – opens in a new window or tab. With graphics business going nowhere SiS decided to get rid of anything not essential for integrated graphics. Learn more – opens in new window or tab. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended.

Diamond SpeedStar A50 8MB AGP Video Card- | eBay

Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab. But the ddiamond of solid drivers kept retail cold.

Common bug is found in Grim Fandango, where wrong z occlusion makes characters hide behind some backgrounds. Couldn’t they come up with something better? Still the compatibility is impressive. Calculate Varies based on location and shipping method. daimond

Little known brands are stigmatized with bad drivers expectations, but SiS certainly did not left without proper Direct3d support. People who viewed this item also viewed.


Get an immediate offer. I have to comment on 2d speed as well. Watch list is full.

This optimization is similar to ATi for example, the precision of is on par with Rage Speesstar. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab No additional import charges on delivery Delivery: Seller information buffalocr Lowering resolutions further does not help so much like with Virge for example, so the bottleneck is likely somewhere in the early stages.

Conclusion and decline of SiS in Windows worked to my satisfaction and with rather robust multimedia software, which was typically bundled with those cards it probably was good and cheap universal graphics card for people not demanding high gaming performance.

DOS performance is lower than others and that does not come from any benchmark, one can tell the diamone just by text scrolling. In they introduced their own 3d accelerator, gaining a significant foothold with one million chips sold, and delivered world first motherboard chipset with integrated graphics core.