Though at that time few games supported large textures and bit color, and those that did generally were too demanding to be run at playable framerates, the features “bit color support” and “x textures” were much more impressive on paper than bit color and x texture support. It was thus incompatible with the new Pentium 4 motherboards. If this item contains incorrect or inappropriate information please contact us here to flag it for review. Voodoo3 was a series of computer gaming video cards manufactured and designed by 3dfx Interactive. Learn more – opens in new window or tab. The company manufactured only the chips and some reference boards, and initially did not sell any product to consumers; rather, it acted as an OEM supplier for graphics card companies, which designed, manufactured, marketed, and sold their own graphics cards including the Voodoo chipset.

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We will only allow returns if we’re contacted within 3efx days of receiving the item. Retrieved 18 August QuinStreet does not include all companies or all types of products available in the marketplace. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. However, on July 22,Sega announced that it was terminating the development contract, [ citation needed 33dfx and that Sega chose to use NEC’s PowerVR chipset for its game console.

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It was a landmark and expensive achievement in PC 3D-graphics. This item will ship to United Statesbut the seller has not specified shipping options.


Voodoo3 was a series of computer gaming video cards manufactured and designed by 3dfx Interactive. Views Read Edit View history. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used.

Image not available Photos not available for this variation. This 2D engine led the Voodoo3 to be considered one of the more 3ffx video cards of its generation. Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new g32316 or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab.

I need help identifying a video card so I can find a driver In some cases it was shown to compete well with the GeForce 3trading performance places with the card on various tests.

We strive for excellent customer service and delivering quality products. Like the Voodoo Graphics, there was no interrupt mechanism, so the 3fdx had to poll the Rush in order to determine whether a command had completed or not; the indirection through the 2D component added significant overhead here and tended to back up traffic on the PCI interface.

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3dfx 3Dfx Voodoo 3 (V32316G20) 16MB PCI Graphics adapter

I may also have multiple quantities so please write me if b32316 need more of a particular item or have any other questions. Item is in good, working condition with a 30 day warranty. Although the Voodoo3 was a replacement for the Voodoo2, it was often beaten by Voodoo2 SLI cards in direct comparisons. Please visit my store, we have similar items and will be happy to combine items to reduce shipping costs.


This was in fact quite complex, as Voodoo3 operated to full bit precision 8 bits per channel, Much was made of Voodoo3 christened ‘Avenger’ and its bit color rendering limitation. Minimum monthly payments are required. May Learn how and when v33216 remove this template message. Napalm would have been unable to compete with the GeForce, so it was redesigned to support multiple chip configurations, like the Voodoo2 had.

Avenger was pushed to the forefront as it offered a quicker time to market than the already delayed Rampage. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. It was thus incompatible with the new Pentium 4 motherboards. This section possibly contains original research. Sega solicited two competing designs: The part number is V The advantage of an abstraction layer is that game developers save programming effort and gain flexibility by writing their 3D rendering code once, for a single API, and the abstraction layer allows it to run on hardware from multiple manufacturers.