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Mon Mar 11, 2002 12:37 pm

What kind of performance increase (if any) will i notice if i hooked up a voodoo2 to my 8500? What about if i hooked up a voodoo2 to my agp voodoo3 2000? Thanks
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Mon Mar 11, 2002 12:40 pm

VooDoo2's function independantly of any other video cards. So, unless you have a Glide fetish, adding Voodoo2's to a Radeon 8500 is pointless.

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Mon Mar 11, 2002 4:15 pm

Will running ANY game in glide mode increase the performance any? Thanks
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Mon Mar 11, 2002 4:20 pm

Probably only older games with good Glide support and lousy DirectX support. Otherwise, nope.
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Mon Mar 11, 2002 7:22 pm

Just an example, running UT on a GF2MX in 32 bit color is prettier and faster than running it in 16 bit Glide on a V2 SLI setup. I've tried it.

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