While the Savage3D did manage to find its very own niche market with Super7 users as well as some lower end Slot-1 users, the product itself as well as its drivers were quite immature and the product never really attained its full potential. Only one major board-vendor, Hercules, made any real effort to ship a Savage3D product. Originally on top of the game before the 3D revolution in the mid’s, S3 controlled a large portion of the market simply because they could produce competitive 2D accelerators that performed well, and could be molded to fit virtually any desktop situation. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. Please note the delivery estimate is greater than 7 business days. Szombathely, Vas megye, Hungary.

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Gainward Cardexpert SG4 The Savage4 builds on the stack of the Savage3D’s original features, adding such important features as single-pass multi-texturing and bringing back the old strengths of the Savage3D such as the texture compression that filled so many screen shots last year. savahe4

S3 designed these chips for notebooks, but they were also sold as budget AGP graphics cards. Add to watch list. The Savage4 starts off by boasting a core very similar to the original Savage3D, in actuality, the 0. Savage was a product-line of PC graphics chipsets designed by S3. After discussing the topic with a couple of savage44, it seems like the 32MB Savage4 based products won’t be too big of a rarity in the low-cost isles at your local computer hardware store.


What S3 needed was another chance, should the market give them another chance and more importantly, is it worth re-visiting S3 after what they pulled with the Savage3D? Combined with poor sabage4 and the chip’s lack of multitexturing support, the Savage3D failed in the market. Back to home page. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

This item will ship to United Statesbut the seller has not specified shipping options. Not only that, but S3TC allowed these much higher quality textures to be rendered with negligible performance impact.


Many of the Savage3D’s limitations were addressed by the Savage 4 chipset. This time around, 3dfx isn’t the competition, NVIDIA isn’t the one to topple, and Matrox isn’t the one S3 needs to be guarding their customers from, instead, this time around S3 is looking to be the best savags4 can be, not the best in the market.

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Please enter a number less than or equal to 1. Savage4 was an evolution of Savage 3D technology in many ways.

Will usually ship within 2 business days of receiving cleared payment – opens in a new window or tab. Subject to credit approval. In this respect at least, S3’s economical use of transistors proved highly advantageous.


S3 Savage4

S3’s Savage3D, on paper, was a high-end solution capable of winning the elusive title of “Voodoo2-killer,” the most sought after champion of No additional import charges at delivery! Its innovative feature-set included the following:.

Also, mimicking the latest from 3dfx and NVIDIA and soon to be Matroxthe Savage4 also supports the “oh-so-marketable” digital interface for flat panel LCD displays, a feature which will slowly gain dy and eventually pick up as the desired output port on video cards when digital LCD monitors drop to a more reasonable price point.

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 Add to watch list. Case in ch is the formerly dominant force in the video industry, S3. If you pick the former, you’re in for a rough ride, as the competitive nature of manufacturers in the video industry will keep you on your toes. Whether the savagf4 are a result of poor drivers or defective hardware is unknown.

S3 Savage – Wikipedia

Standard Shipping from outside US. Savabe4 not available Photos not available for this variation. VIA Technologies x86 processors. In earlyS3 retired the Savage3D and released the Savage4 family.