Using the well written User’s Manual, the installation of the Spectra couldn’t be made easier. Suffering from poor image quality, poor implementation of the AGP specification, an annoying x Z-Buffered resolution limitation, not to mention poor performance on slower systems. The monitor connects to the 2D-card directly. After the initial release of the Riva chipset it seemed as if the chipset itself was reason enough to leave nVidia out of the competition when it came to overall quality. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. None other than Canopus Corp. This listing has ended.
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Also they have illustrated on how to set up and connect the cables to use the TV-output function. It is a card designed for 2 groups of people. Skip to main content. It’s a card for everybody!
What do you get with the Riva TNT? By connecting your VGA cable directly into your Spectra you eliminate any degradation of 2D image quality as a result of sending the signal through the Voodoo2 card s. The price is fine according to other TNTs sold and that the Spectra provides far more features.
If you’ve ever been on a midnight walk under the starlit sky or taken a stroll by the calm lights surrounding the Falls in Canada, then you can probably tell something that is visually pleasing apart from something that isn’t.
The image quality on the TNT is vastly superior to that of the original Rivabut better yet, it is virtually on par with that of the Matrox G The box design is of course a wonderful match to a powerful product like the Spectra.
Quick Control – Gives users “on-the-fly” keyboard control to simultaneously adjust gamma on their monitor and brightness on the TV screen during game play.
The human eye can perceive a limited range of the electromagnetic spectrum referred to as visible light, daily we are surrounded by this visible light and take in its beauty as well as its glow.
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But from the very begining, the 3D quality of the Riva was not up to par of all other video-card chipsets. AnandTech received a final revision Spectra from Canopus, albeit packaged in a pictureless cardboard container, which will begin shipping in a total of three flavors. Please enter up to 7 characters for the postcode.
The Canopus launcher bar was present at the top of the screen, and quick resolution switch utility also made its presence known in the Windows 98 Systray. Starting with the aerodynamically shaped AGP card just in case you feel like hurling it out the window to see it flyCanopus didn’t waste an inch of space with the Spectramaking it an extremely efficient occupant of the printed circuit board real estate, keeping the price down to a semi-manageable level.
This item will be sent through the Global Shipping Programme and includes international canopuz. For overclockers, you can push up the core speed up to Mhz and the ram up to Mhz using Power-Strip. According to the first press releases directly from nVidia, the Riva TNT chipset was supposed to be manufactured using a 0. The 3D quality spectar of course nothing short of stunning! The other is for the high-end gamer who craze for beastly graphics performance, wanting to fulfill their fantasy of owning the Spectra and the sheer exhilaration of running it along with a pair of SLI Voodoo2 cards!
In order to understand what the Riva TNT is all about you must first understand what inspired the creation of the chipset, in essence, what the Riva lacked.
Moving to a more virtual world, the realm of a 3D game, one usually expects to be set loose in the most aesthetically pleasing environment possible, and for the most part, programmers have been able to provide the entire community with just that. This listing has ended. As you can tell, this definitely decreases the performance of the TNT, but we’ll talk about performance figures a little later.
Learn more – opens in a new window or tab. The nVidia Riva TNT, a chipset whose description on paper could have been the best graphics accelerator of Will usually post within 1 business day of receiving cleared payment – opens in a new window or tab.
Learn More – opens in a new window or tab. Suffering from poor image quality, poor implementation of the AGP specification, an annoying x Z-Buffered resolution limitation, not to mention poor performance on slower systems.
Canopus Spectra – Part 1. For those who don’t want to download Power-Strip or for other reasons, Canopus has provided a slider to overclock the Spectra to a certain extent but not as much as Power-Strip. The monitor connects to the 2D-card directly. So is the TNT a G?
Featuring dual internal texture pipelines, the TNT has been claimed to be able to process multi-textured objects in a single pass, picking up where 3Dfx left off, nVidia managed to accomplish this using a single chip instead of using the two separate texelfx processors the Voodoo2 uses.