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MikeH
17-08-2002, 10:46 AM
Is there anyone out there who is currently using a Voodoo3 card with DirectX8 or above games? If so what drivers do you use?

I've had a look around voodoofiles.com and there seem to be a couple of possibilities, does anyone have a recommendation for a good driver set?

Cheers

Mike

John Grieve
17-08-2002, 11:41 AM
Try the Omega set of drivers but the reality is its all over for the Voodoo 3 with new games. Have a look round these 2 sites for info and drivers sets but you should just bite the bullet and get an NVidia based card.

http://x3dfx.da.ru/
http://go.to/cairey

John Grieve
17-08-2002, 11:43 AM
Forgot to say. Some users have had some success by using the Voodoo 4/5 drivers which are DX8 enabled but this is not garanteed to work. Try it though just in case you are one of the lucky ones.

MikeH
17-08-2002, 12:38 PM
Thanks John

I assume that DirectX is backwards compatible,
ie. if I had DX7 drivers and DX8 installed, but played only games requiring DX7 - that would work ok?
Or if I install DX8 am I committed to getting drivers and/or a card that supports it?

Cheers

Mike