Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. Get the one that is 4. I patched my CMBO to 1. A thing to consider. Go into Device Manager and right click on the card. P4M, loking that up, that’s an Intel P4 chipset.

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Within Direct3D titles such as Shogo: I doubt that you would find much of a difference in the drivers however.

The next step would be to uninstall your current video drivers and install an older version. I don’t know what the real HW is. I never had an AGP card b4. I am a BIG U2 fan, and have tons of live shows. The latest prosvage I can find is dated August 16, though that may not be the actual release date.

Driver VIA S3 Pro Savage DDR P (Series) 13.94.33

Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? I’ve run the AGP version of the card myself and it has done fine just downsampled the background textures and grass. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Posted August 24, It might be possible to overcome this with registry tweaks that would most likely sacrifice performance for video quality if such registry settings are available to be changed or added.


However it is very likely that it won’t offer anything beyond what the video drivers already do. Are you saying that it is now all of a sudden slower or are you talking about something else? The S3 chip is built into the ‘northbridge’ of your motherboard chipset and it uses a ‘shared memory’ UMA scheme for its video memory. The only drivers I saw for you system have not been updated in almost 10 years.

S3 Graphics ProSavage DDR issues – Combat Mission – Tech Support – Community

The Savage4 series’ single cycle trilinear filtering and S3TC texture compression created a 3D card with exceptional image quality. Since they stopped updating drivers almost 10 years ago – I am surprised they lasted this long. I will download this 4. I don’t know if you’ll be able to find a better driver.

Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. The ‘S3 P4M’ is the correct video chip designation for your setup. CMBB is the main reason I got this box and it starts. In this respect at least, S3’s economical use of transistors proved highly advantageous.


The Savage XP was the first chip announced by the regrouped S3 in Only one major board-vendor, Hercules, made any real effort to ship a Savage3D product.

That’s what I wish I could redo. Can I get you something in return for all this.

The mobile version was going to be called AlphaChrome but was otherwise completely identical. However, by continuing with a bandwidth-constraining bit memory bus, S3 guaranteed this graphics card would never be a performance part under bit color.

In here you can adjust the aperture size which is probably fine at Mb. Visit the following links: It following the above instructions don’t fix it, try restarting Prossvage after uninstalling the old driver and before installing the new one. I will go right now to S3 and see if I can find a better driver.

Typically increasing the speed by lowering teh values will most likely result in more video noise rather than less.