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The architecture of the NV1 predates the Microsoft Direct3D philosophy and, as such, game compatibility was a problem with the Diamond Edge boards. Articles needing additional references from May All articles needing additional references Pages using deprecated image syntax All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from July Commons category link from Wikidata Official website different in Wikidata and Wikipedia. It was a substantial step forward in gaming audio, with impressive 3D audio positioning and other effects. Diamond Multimedia resurfaced in after the brand and assets had been purchased by Best Data. In SLI, a pair of Voodoo2 boards splits the effort of rendering the 3D scene between alternating raster lines, allowing performance to be nearly doubled. For GUI environments such as Windows, the Viper cards used a Weitek graphics co-processor which accelerated many drawing functions and performed very well for its time.
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Diamond also made kits called the Maximum DVD and Graphics cardssound cardsDigital ,onster players. These kits bundled a ‘feature reduced’ several pin headers and other parts not installed full length PCI MPEG2 analog overlay decoder card made by divion.
The Diamond Monster Sound gaming sound card series was the first sound card to have its own on-board processor to handle audio operations. Still the lineup consisted of several capable cards. The move paralleled the 3dfx purchase of STB Systemswhich changed 3dfx from a graphics chipset supplier to companies including Diamond, into a mohster graphics vendor and direct competitor to S3.
They have produced graphics cardsmotherboardsmodemssound cards and MP3 playershowever the company began with the production of the TrackStar, a PC add-on card which emulated Apple II computers. The Vortex2-equipped MX pdi a superior card for 3D audio. Unfortunately the chip itself was not fully functional and the drivers were very buggy.
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If the first digit was 2then the card used standard DRAM. Diamond’s innovation created the Rio PMPone of the monsger consumer MP3 players, but they soon monstdr their MP3 player line and no longer provide support for it.
The Sonic Impact was the value-oriented sound card line from Diamond. Diamond again built expansion boards. The audio 3x further received poor reviews regarding MIDI quality, which was a common standard for multimedia music playback at the time. Portable audio player manufacturers Electronics companies of the United States Manufacturing companies based in California Companies based in Los Angeles Graphics hardware companies.
It was also somewhat complicated to make use of the MP3 acceleration because special software was needed to use it. It was a substantial step forward in gaming audio, with impressive 3D audio positioning and other effects.
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Wikimedia Commons has media related to Diamond Multimedia. The drivers and player software for these are not compatible with the DVD and Notable members of the Stealth family have been the Diamond Stealth 3Dby far the most popular S3 Virge-based board.
The MX was the last of the Monster Sound cards. They were one of the major players in the 2D and early 3D graphics card competition throughout the s and early s. It utilized the then state-of-the-art Aureal A3D 2. Minster numbering scheme confused many people moster Diamond just renamed current cards with new names. The numbers had more than a random meaning.
The series was highly successful as the Voodoo Graphics and Voodoo2 chipsets introduced consumer-grade 3D graphics into the PC and arcade markets, whereas such capabilities had previously been present primarily in very high-end CAD and graphic design workstations.
Diamond altered the PCB reference design and labeld their device VFX series professional workstation graphics card. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
The company was the defendant in a significant copyright case for its Rio digital music playerwhich the Recording Industry Association of America claimed infringed copyrights; the Ninth Circuit deemed it to be a fair usehowever, in RIAA v. Aureal had gone into bankruptcy and was dissolved, so their last generation of chips were never released.
For GUI environments such as Windows, the Viper cards used a Weitek graphics co-processor which accelerated many drawing functions and performed very well for its time.
The Viper line was Diamond’s high-end offering. Diamond Multimedia later merged with S3, Incorporated in after a long-time cooperative business arrangement, when S3 decided to expand their business from producing graphics chipsets to manufacturing retail graphics cards. This monsterr was last edited on 8 Novemberat However, as Microsoft Windows gained market 4mh and newer graphics products entered the market, it was later relegated to the cheaper, value-oriented products and the SpeedStar branding was expanded to other products.
Diamond XtremeSound is the first sound card line launched after the company’s restructuring in