The manual pain-stakingly outlines the installation in every common OS, the card was intended to be used. Also all Banshee cards may need some fixes or patches to run games reliably or else games might hang. These are the 3D Features as dictated on Creative’s web-site: Their first few video card models were slow due to wrong chipset selection. The reason I highlight these points are that in many other video cards, their FAQ is far too simple to help in trouble and is almost never needed. With either of these, the card’s temperature is much bearable. Creative 3D Blaster Banshee Review.

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Although it worked very well on my system, there is word that the drivers are still not matured enough and may cause some problems in running games for some unlucky systems.

The Banshee chip is large because of it’s 0. Creative 3D Blaster Banshee Review. Here’s a snapshot of the board:. This time around, 3Dfx Interactive has tried again to make a board that can do 3D and 2D and has succeeded very well by totally coming up with a new bit 2D core and combining it with a 3D engine based on the Voodoo2. No part of the above is to be reproduced, copied or modified without the permission of the WebMaster.


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Creative 3D Bansehe Banshee. Games like NFS3 for e. Definitely one has to get the newest drivers from Creative’s web-site. Putting this card in place of my current Riva really livens up the screen in anything you throw at, be it windows applications or games. Comments or suggestions, please direct to usand check out how you can advertise with us and target your products and service to computer buyers. A marked improvement from my Riva especially when your working at high resolutions. But since they debued the Exxtreme they have been selecting the right chipsets and their popularity in video-cards has soared.

The box of the Creative Banshee is well done and it even has simple straight-forward instructions with pictures of the installation procedure. Their first few video card models were slow due to wrong chipset selection.

MS DirectX Version 6. Other tools are standard and are easily accessible. It plays any game and works in many systems and it blaeter good value.

Overall Rating Out of a maximum of 5 Star. Currently only few games support multi-texturing, but in the future, more games will and the Banshee might suffer then. MS Windows 98 Build 4.

Creative 3D Blaster Banshee graphics card – Voodoo Banshee – 16 MB Series

Creative Enhanced Blaster Control. The Creative Blaster Controls are well integrated with the display properties and hanshee useful to the casual user or gamer or overclocker. The manual pain-stakingly outlines the installation in every common OS, the card was intended to be used.


Since the Banshee is a 0. Glaster are integrated into the display properties. No demos or anything else given. Incoming on a seperate CD.

There was the time when Creative first launched their video card-line with the Cirrus-Logic chipset with Rambus ram but the card was slow due to Cirrus-Logic’s design. And it’s after-effects will be seen in banshe Bad-section later.

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So this is one more reason besides games to buy a new Blaxter video card. But in games that do take advantage of multi-texturing, e. But since the Creative drivers are not as updated as the Banshee reference drivers on 3Dfx web-site, people who want best performance must either wait for Creative to update their drivers or forgo the extra options and get the reference drivers from 3Dfx for more performance.

K 3 x MHz. All Banshee cards can’t use the DIME function offered by AGP, hence they can’t use system memory for texturing if the texturing requires more than the local memory available on the card.