There are no real performance trend setters in the Voodoo 2 market, so it comes down to the bundle and features that one card offers over the competition. Included on the cd-rom were Directx 5. Riddick on the other hand was still a challenge for my PC. If you have a powervr get this because I told you to: But I was always hurt deep down inside because I could not play 3dfx games on tv.

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For all the experienced DIY people, you would surely like this card. He was the shizanit back in the 90’s though I guess.

Because of the slow texture swapping, anyone buying a voodoo should get a six pure33d board e. Actually I ended up screwing the card under it onto the top of the Monster’s slot which kept me from pulling the monster out. You will see more texture swapping in quake on an 8mb voodoo 2 than you would on a 6mb voodoo 1.

Anyway, this Voodoo 2 based card is one of my personal favorite. Certainly not worth for two in my case. The company’s focus shifted from enthusiast video cards to other areas of video hardware and software after the release of their Spectra line of products. Would you give up driving for a sexy, electric bicycle? The Pure3D itself – do I need to explain?


But Quake II is required for this mission pack add-on. There is some benefit over only having 2 mb of memory, but it isn’t double.

–>Canopus Pure3D II LX

The benefits that the 4 meg of texture ram bring are excellent. Combining the features the Voodoo 2 chipset offers with Canopus’ own special touch which can be seen throughout the installation and use of the card. Which would not have left any space for a full size vga input for the passthrough cable.

I had to take out the old Monster that I had in the computer and then undo the existing cables that I had in the computer. Evidentially the conversion process is not very hard so expect to be using the extra ram in the next version of glquake which is released. I did have some problems getting the monster out of my computer.

Just remember that with any high end peripheral that ventillation is a must. Overclocking Well there was some big todo on the voodoo web pages about overclocking problems with the Pure3d.


Other then the passthrough connector and lack of bundled software there is nothing wrong with this card. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment.

But I was always hurt deep down inside because I could not play 3dfx games on tv. Audio cable – This one was a good idea to stick in the package. cankpus


Canopus Pure 3d review

Be assured that the card is very overclockable. It’s very “stealthy” so if you are into games like thief or splinter cell you should enjoy this Once you play for a while lounging back in the lazyboy you will thank me: The card was under some foam wrapped in a static bag.

Quake II Mission Pack: Maybe the final version of the disk will include demos and shareware or something.

With its thick plastic arms and strongly engineered hinges, the PortaGrip car mount won’t be easily dislodged from a windshield or broken in the automotive environment. It used to be that the distant graphics would just kind of popup into the picture. Webarchive template wayback links All stub articles. I thought maybe the heat of the card soldered it to the motherboard: The relatively heavier price tag is a good hindering factor to get this Voodoo2 card.