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DOS text mode was unacceptably slow, taking several seconds to do a simple directory listing. Since the Stealth II is aimed at the low end desktop market don’t expect your high end 3D rendering programs to simply fly on the card, while they will benefit from the advanced 3D features of the Rendition Verite if you are looking for a high end 3D card for a purpose other than gaming give the Creative Labs Graphics Blaster EXXTREME a strong consideration. A few diagrams would have been nice, but the quick installation guide packaged with the Stealth II will have to suffice, consider the card a word document which basically says: The first CD contains drivers, while the second has Direct3D game demos – four playable and two “watch only”. 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. Any missing features will have been worked out by the time you read this.

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Diamond Stealth II S220 Rendition V2x00

Since the Dtealth II is aimed at the low end desktop market don’t expect your high end 3D rendering programs to simply fly on the card, while they will benefit from the advanced 3D features of the Rendition Verite if you are looking for a high end 3D card for a purpose other than gaming give the Creative Labs Graphics Blaster EXXTREME a strong consideration. Video Card Specifications Interface: 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.

Although installing a video card is a very simple task many manufacturers decide to include bulky and intimidating user manuals that often get put away beneath tons of junk, Diamond, not being diamonc of them, included a brief reference card as the “installation manual” for the Stealth II. 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.

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Is that all you get with the Stealth II? Log in Don’t have an account? Installation under Windows 95 was uneventful. 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.

I have to admit, that originally the Stealth II appeared to be a horrid card due to the problems with the installation and the refresh rate settings, however the S and the Rendition V chipset really have to “grow” on you.

Diamond Stealth II S Rendition V2x00

Any missing features will have been worked out by the time you read this. A few diagrams would have been nice, but the quick installation guide packaged with the Stealth II will have to suffice, consider the card a word document which basically says: In any case, the Stealth II is a near-perfect match for any average desktop system looking for a cheap upgrade to fast 3D acceleration.

Strangely, video diamlnd not smoothed at x true color but worked fine at high color bit and x true color.

A nifty desktop utility and some shareware games on a CD? Both Winstone and Winbench results were among the lowest recorded.

Some Direct3D features were missing in the drivers tested, such as transparencies in Jedi Knight, but overall performance was quite good. The first test system the Stealth II was used on was an AOpen AX6L Pentium II – system, stealtj the first reboot after installing the card and its drivers without removing the previous Millennium II drivers the system began to load the Windows 95 desktop immediately steealth which it switched the monitor into suspend mode. 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 ji of the actual card, leaving much “breathing room” who knows what all that space is for.

Diamond is here to disprove that belief, armed with Rendition’s new Verite chipset and killer performance Diamond’s Stealth II 3D offers the most bang for your buck.

Is Quake 2 your game?

Using the Beta GL drivers for the Verite chipset you can experience what some steakth 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 which didn’t produce the high quality effects the BetaGL drivers managed to achieve such as colored lighting, etc Gamers looking for that extra 5 fps or professional 2D users with high resolution and refresh rate needs would be better served by a different Diamond product.

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Playback was very smooth although blurrier than other boards, particularly the FireGL. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me.

DOS text mode was unacceptably slow, taking several seconds to do a simple directory listing. The picture produced was bright and sharp, but users with high-end 17″ and larger monitors may be disappointed with the low refresh rates produced by the slow MHz RAMDAC and color depth limits.

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 steaalth for your system, however if you are playing to the tune iii a Socket-7 processor take a look at what the Stealth II can offer you for much less than either of those two stewlth.

While it proved capable of handing complex 3D titles, users looking for fast 2D and high refresh rates will want to look elsewhere. A quick restart into safe mode confirmed that the problem wasn’t because of a bad card, rather a refresh rate problem, setting the refresh rate in the Display control panel to Adapter Default instead of Optimum corrected the anomaly and allowed the system to boot properly.

If you don’t mind dealing with a few headaches from the get-go, the Diamond Stealth II can really impress you.

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The first CD contains drivers, while the second has Direct3D game demos – four playable and two “watch only”. Index Features The Test. Direct3D games played quite smoothly on the Stealth II, JediKnight was playable s220 even the Cyrix 6x86MX test system although the player’s screen did show signs of a sub 30fps frame rate at higher resolutions.