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Posted - 18/07/2003 :  14:59:43  Show Profile  Visit Glide's Homepage
This driver setup is to get a balanced level of performance and quality

OS: Windows XP - 3dfx Voodoo3 2000/3000/3500 cards


-AGP command fifo: 2x or autodetect

-Highest quality video: enabled

-Refresh optimization: disabled

-Via chipset: performance


-3d filter: quality high

-Alpha blending: sharper

-Auto mip mapping: enabled

-D3D guardband clipping: enabled

-Anti aliasing: fast performance if you like run games at high resolution, else 2X enabled (until 1024x768 resolution) or 4X (lower resolution suggested).

-Edge aliasing: enabled

-Level of detail bias: 0

-Maximum buffered frames: 1 pending buffer

-Mip mapping dithering: disabled

-Rendering color depth: software controlled

-Speed setting fastest v-sync: disabled

-Trilinear filter: disabled

-Triple buffer: enabled

-Z buffer optimizzation: enabled


-16 bit depth precision: fast

-32 bit depth precision: fast

-3d filter quality: high

-Alpha blending: sharper

-Anisotropic filter: 4 tap

-Anti aliasing: as for D3D games

-Edge aliasing : enabled

-Force 16 bit texture: disabled

-Force 3d now! instruction: on

-Force mmx instruction: on

-Force voodoo rush emulation: disabled

-Glide 32bpp rendering: software controlled

-Glide guardband clipping. enabled

-Glide refresh rate (monitor dependent)

-Glide triple buffer: enabled

-Hidden surface removal: disabled (enabling yuo could see visual artifacts)

-Legacy texture compression: enabled

-Level of detail bias: 0

-Limit texture memory: disabled (enable for compatibility with old

-Maximum buffered frames: 1 pending buffer

-Mip mapping dithering: disabled

-OpenGL guardband clipping: enabled

-OpenGL culling: enabled

-Speed Setting fastest v-sync: disabled

Of course you'll be find not all settings in your driver control panel because some features are typical of Voodoo4/5 hardware or VIA based motherboard only: just reply what is on in your 3dfx Tools.

Bye bye

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