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 Voodoo 4 4500 WinXP driver problems
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Posted - 11/06/2020 :  16:32:44  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

I have a Voodoo4 4500 PCI and i have some problems with driver on WinXP SP3.

I have tested Amigamerlin, SFFT and 3dhq with some errors as listed bellow:

SFFT 1.9: Is the more stable driver for DIRECTX and have the best performence, but, games Glide not work (NFS5 and NFS4 no starts, buffer error - No enough video memory). OpenGL and Direct 3D games work fine and windows is very stable.

Amigamerlin 3.0 - Glide games starts, but i have OpenGL bugs e some Windows unstability (BSOD).

Amigamerlin 3.1 R11 - Same 3.0 + Direct3D bugs (color deph stay in 16bits even if I try to change to 32 ).

3dhq - Glide games no starts and direct3d games cause BSOD.

I have tested the card into WIN98 and he is fine. The computador i have to put then do not support Win98 (i tested into friend's PC).

Have a tip to solve this problems?



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Posted - 11/06/2020 :  20:01:57  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Some news

I have tested the Glide3x provided by koolsmoky in version and are able to start the games with SFFT Driver. But, using da .30303 glide (the lastest version) i have the related bug.

Another issue is with the Glide Splash intro during starting of 3d environment. Using the .30303 i have the splash, but, using 2610, wont.

PS: The Splash Screen are activated into 3DFX Tools.
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Posted - 16/06/2020 :  20:31:04  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Problem solved. I have reinstalled all of windows and installed a clean version of SFFT1.9 with the last version of GLIDE.

VOODOO 4 4500 its working fine!
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Posted - 20/06/2020 :  16:06:43  Show Profile  Visit Glide's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Hi JosiasMartins,

you're welcome.

Many thanks to have shared your experience with the great graphics card Voodoo4 4500 PCI. I'm happy you have solved the issues, so now you can enjoy your 3dfx hardware with all graphics APIs .

See you soon.

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