Surprisingly enough, the Kyro 1 manages to keep up with the MX where maximum framerates are concerned, and even scores higher in x This website is using cookies. How is the Gold Competency Level Attained? The Radeon scores higher than the MX as is typically expected in Giants , but the highest speeds are achieved by the Kyro 2. Graphics Card Hercules 3D Prophet.

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How is the Gold Competency Level Attained? The Radeon scores higher than the MX as is typically expected in Giantsbut the highest speeds are achieved by the Kyro 2. Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10 Downloads: Here we see the Kyro 2 coming out on top in all resolutions, and the Kyro 1 expectedly lagging behind the others.

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Solvusoft’s close relationship with Microsoft as a Gold Certified Partner enables us to provide best-in-class software solutions that are optimized for performance on Windows operating systems. Here the results are 4000x different. It is based on the original Kyro graphics chip, the one that came before the Kyro 2 used in the Prophet that we reviewed nearly five months ago and is as such, considered to be previous-generation hardware.

The Kyro 1 is essentially the same as the Kyro 2, so you can always see that review for more specific details on the technology behind the silicon. Then on to our Giants test which involves a quick run through the multiplayer level “Three Way Island 1” from the Meccs prohpet to catch the minimum and maximum framerates encountered.

I had expected a bigger difference, after all the Kyro 1 is 60MHz slower and has half the RAM of the Kyro 2, but such was not the case. The only thing of note about the orophet is that, strangely enough, there is a heat sink, held in place by pushpins, on the back of the card.

Drivers for the different video cards were: That’s because video cards are meant to play games Notice how there are no GeForce 3 Titaniums included. Don’t forget that when you’re looking at the benchmarks, and the price. Detonator XP version Microsoft Gold Certified Company Recognized for best-in-class capabilities as an ISV Independent Software Vendor Solvusoft is recognized by Microsoft as a leading Independent Software Vendor, achieving the highest level of completence and excellence in software development.

OpenGL wouldn’t start for Quake 3, 2D was terribly sluggish in windows, video was low-resolution and low-color and looked horrible. That’s because these are budget cards we’re talking about. 4000xr Geater is the President and CEO of Solvusoft Corporation, a global software company focused on providing innovative utility software.

Hercules 3D Prophet 4000XT (PCI, 32 MB)

This website is using cookies. I’d hope they’d fix the problem but haven’t had a chance to test them out yet. I’ve included Kyro 2 numbers so you can directly compare the two chipsets. Minimum framerates dip lower on the Kyro-based cards, but the maximum framerates are also higher than the others.

Hercules 3D Prophet XT (PCI, 32 MB) Overview – CNET

This could be a result of driver improvements or the 1. As a Gold Certified Independent Software Vendor ISVSolvusoft is able to provide the highest level of customer satisfaction through delivering top-level software and service solutions, which 3 been subject to a rigourous and continually-audited approval process by Microsoft.

Obviously done for the sake of pvi, not like it’s there to make toast. He is a lifelong computer geek and 33d everything related to computers, software, and new technology. By continuing to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies as explained in our Privacy Policy. If you’re going to be playing games in the lower herckles, that is, x or x, and considering this is a low-end video card I wouldn’t recommend playing in the higher resolutions anywayyou’ll get acceptable performance levels.

If you’re on a really tight budget and you’re buying retail, look no further than the XT. Furthermore, installing the wrong Hercules drivers can make these problems even worse. Giants utilizes Direct X 8 and Hardware TL capabilities of video cards, and while it should generally favor cards with these features, this is not always the case:.

There were some issues I experienced with certain driver revisions. Switching out a couple of different drivers, I eventually settled on 7.