Fortunately, it seems that performance is also comparable to the GF3. Skip to main content. With the texture compression the speed grew several times. At the very least, the gap in x resolution is very small. And now let’s look at the cooling devices. Here’s the card, done in Hercules’ trademark blue PCB, with a stylin’ blue heatsink to match.

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Our “old reliable” Elsa GeForce 3 card was tested using the For estimation of 3D quality we used: Of course, this is a free download as a matter of fact, ATi has recently herculfs an updated version of the Hydravision softwareand is likely going to remain standard on most ATi-based video cards for the future. The first card we reviewed based on the Radeon chip was the All-In-Wonder DVwhich, despite all its cool features, is still an expensive card that doesn’t run as fast as a regular Seller information cbmfan2 Wallis and Futuna Western Samoa There are 1 items available.

Hercules 3D Prophet (ATi Radeon) FDX LE 64MB AGP VGA Card – For Collectors | eBay

The PCB is also traditionally of marine color. Traditionally, all new products are launched at the end of spring or even in summer. There’s also Hydravision, the multi-output software from ATi.

Unlike the previous LE pdophet, however, which were different from the full Radeons in both clock speeds and features no Hyper-Z capabilitiesthe LE is simply a lower-clocked part, with all features enabled.


Customize The Tech Report I dfx only hope Hercules will come out with some sort of tricked-out limited edition card. This item will be sent through the Global Shipping Programme and includes international tracking. Note that this parameter can depend on a monitor.

Hercules 3D Prophet FDX 8500LE Review @ HardOCP

On one hand, the current drivers available from Hercules aren’t the greatest, but on the other hand, with newer driver releases I feel confident in saying gaming performance will definitely improve.

Questions and answers about this item. This listing has ended. If the drivers did it, the situation would be the same in all tests. The card has caught up with the GeForce2 Ti Since this isn’t an official ATi card, it doesn’t include ATi’s multimedia center software. Here’s the card, done in Hercules’ trademark blue PCB, with a stylin’ blue heatsink lr match.

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Hercules 3D Prophet FDX 8500 LE graphics card – Radeon 8500LE – 64 MB Series

First there was the initial clock speed debacle at the card’s release, and who can propnet the shady driver optimizations that killed image quality for performance in Quake III Arena? This amount is subject to change until you make payment. And at last, the given sample overclocks excellently. Steam names the best-selling games of The scenes included in the demo version are quite complicated.


Previously there had been some issues with ATi’s Radeon drivers and Quake 3. Well, let it be winter, I just wish games kept pace with innovations in 3D accelerators.

Half the RAM goes on the back of the card. Select a valid country. Learn more – opens in a new window or tab. Most Buy It Now purchases are protected by the Consumer Rights Directive, which allow you to cancel the purchase within seven working days from the day you receive the item.

Hercules 3D Prophet FDX LE graphics card – Radeon LE – 64 MB Overview – CNET

Speaking of which, oddly enough, Hercules doesn’t have any other pfophet end ATI-based cards, like a full-blown Radeon Note that Samsung modules usually do not overclock well and hardly work at their rated speed.

The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. Comparison with the reference design, front view.