Drivers & Bundled Software

  • Canopus Total3D 128V Control Panel Drivers

  • Kai's Power Goo SE

  • Simply3D 2 LE

  • VR Creator Learning Edition

  • Picture Publisher 7 LE

  • Demo versions of the latest Direct3D games

  • Trial versions of video applications

 


Incompatibilities

  • No known incompatibilities were experienced during the tests.

 


The Test

Test Configuration

Processor(s): Intel Pentium II 300 (512KB ECC)
Motherboard: AOpen AX6L LX Based Pentium II Motherboard
RAM: 1 - 64MB Advanced Megatrends SDRAM DIMMs
Hard Drive(s): Western Digital Caviar AC21600H
Video Card(s): Canopus Total3D 128V

 

2D - Windows 95 Performance - Intel Pentium II 300 (66MHz x 4.5) - AOpen AX6L

 

Video Card

Business Winstone 97

High End Winstone 97

ATI Xpert@Work (AGP)

64.4

31.8

Canopus Total3D 128V (PCI)

62.4

30.9

Creative Labs Graphics Blaster EXXTREME (PCI)

66.8

30.8

Diamond Monster 3D (PCI)

N/A

N/A

Diamond Stealth II 3D (PCI)

63.7

29.9

Diamond Viper V330 (AGP)

64.1

31.6

Diamond Viper V330 (PCI)

63.9

31.2

Matrox M3D (PCI)

N/A

N/A

Matrox Millennium II (AGP)

65.4

32.1

Matrox Millennium II (PCI)

63.6

31.8

STB Velocity 128 (AGP)

64.3

31.9

 

3D - Quake 2 Timedemo Performance - Intel Pentium II 300 (66MHz x 4.5) - AOpen AX6L

 

Video Card

DEMO1

DEMO2

ATI Xpert@Work (AGP)

18.1 fps

16.5 fps

Canopus Total3D 128V  (PCI)

20.4 fps

15.7 fps

Creative Labs Graphics Blaster EXXTREME (PCI)

15.0 fps

13.2 fps

Diamond Monster 3D (PCI)

25.6 fps

22.6 fps

Diamond Stealth II 3D (PCI) - MiniGL Beta

17.8 fps

18.1 fps

Diamond Stealth II 3D (PCI) - V1K Renderer

17.1 fps

16.5 fps

Diamond Viper V330 (AGP)

18.7 fps

16.4 fps

Diamond Viper V330 (PCI)

18.1 fps

15.9 fps

Matrox M3D (PCI)

19.4 fps

17.4 fps

 

Supported 3D Features
Feature Canopus Total3D 128V (PCI) ATI 3D Rage Pro (AGP) Matrox Millennium II (PCI)
3D Quality/Fog Vertex Capable Capable Not Capable
3D Quality/Fog Table Not Capable Not Capable Not Capable
3D Quality/Specular Highlights Capable Capable Not Capable
3D Quality/Color Key Transparency Capable Capable Not Capable
3D Quality/Alpha Transparency Capable Capable Not Capable
3D Quality/Linear Capable Capable Not Capable
3D Quality/Mipmap Linear Capable Capable Not Capable
3D Quality/Dithering Capable Capable Not Capable
3D Quality/Perspective Correction Capable Capable Not Capable
3D Quality/Fog Vertex and Color Key Capable Capable Not Capable
3D Quality/Fog Vertex and Alpha Capable Capable Not Capable

 


The Final Decision

If you're looking for a PCI Riva 128 based accelerator look no further, the Canopus Total3D 128V combines virtually every feature you can possibly imagine while incorporating the already popular features and benefits of nVidia's 1st class chipset.

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