They are a slightly newer product with the ‘Navigator’ player software having a cleaner user interface. Growth in the add-on sound card market, also an ongoing Diamond business, was tempered by the bankruptcy of Aureal Semiconductor and subsequent asset purchase by vertically-integrated Creative Technologies. 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. This card connected to the VGA card with an external passthrough cable, a 3. The move paralleled the 3dfx purchase of STB Systems , which changed 3dfx from a graphics chipset supplier to companies including Diamond, into a vertically-integrated graphics vendor and direct competitor to S3.

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It was a substantial step forward in gaming audio, with impressive 3D audio positioning and other effects. E3d driver average Views Read Edit View history. Diamond Multimedia is an American company that specializes in many forms of multimedia technology. Dynamix 3d benchmark results – Software mode a. Windows 98 or 98SE is not recommended due to problems that may happen with video color and alignment.

Monster Sound MX was advertised as being one of the first sound cards with hardware MP3 decoding acceleration. Initially the Stealth line was Diamond’s high-end brand but transitioned to midrange after the Viper line was introduced.


There’s been a whole slew of developments over the past few days from different directions, in terms of MSM graphics. It is now a valuable resource for people who want to make the most of their mobile devices, from customizing the look and feel to adding new functionality.

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Limited and slow Direct3D-supporting drivers did eventually show up, but performance was inadequate and buggy. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. We have a version of the ATI d3d driver that makes VR hologram works smooth and some games are totally different. The line later included chipsets with combined 2D and 3D capabilities.

There is a visible improvement with this driver but the driver is ignored. 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.

Diamond altered the PCB reference design and labeld their device VFX series professional workstation graphics card.

XDA Developers was founded by developers, for developers. The Viper line was Diamond’s high-end offering. The Monster3D line was based on 3dfx Voodoo Graphics and Voodoo2 chips which did not contain a 2D engine, requiring a separate VGA card connected externally using a pass-through cable. Huh, who acted as the technical designer. Why is that and is this the only 3d version?

As of Septemberthus long after that business, Diamond was also preparing a new video card, based on the latest-generation R graphics core. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Afi 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.


Portable audio dlamond manufacturers Electronics companies of the United States Manufacturing companies based in California Companies based in Los Angeles Graphics hardware companies. Diamond XtremeSound is the first sound card line launched after the company’s restructuring in In the middle of the Stealth line-up, Diamond chose to implement a diamknd scheme to differentiate their cards.

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Whereas the MonsterSound lineup was targeted at no-holds-barred gamers, the Sonic Impact cards were more generally aimed, and were cheaper and less powerful. This card connected to the VGA card with an external passthrough cable, diamons 3. It was also somewhat complicated to make use of the MP3 acceleration because special software was needed to use it.

Duamond the lineup consisted of several capable cards. 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.