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Category: Monitor and Video Cards
Manufacturer: 3Dfx Interactive
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 8.24 MB
Operating System: Windows XP, 2000
Latest Version / Release Date: 4 / 6th March 2008
The 3dfx Interactive Voodoo Series is a collection of next generation 3D FX solutions which use an exterior pass through cable that connects to an already set video card on a PC. To install the 3dfx Interactive Voodoo Series Driver the necessary hardware connections need to have done including an SLI connection with two similar voodoo 2 cards which are connected via an inner data cable. When installing the driver MS Direct X 9.0 has to be installed and the system re-booted. Later versions of MS Direct X 9.0 can also be used. The downloaded file should then be clicked on and the software unzipped. If there are any previous Voodoo 2 drivers, they should be removed from the control panel. The system is then re booted and Windows should now be able to detect the Voodoo 2 card if there is a request to search for a driver click the cancel button. The set up file located in the driver file should be double clicked and the instructions followed. After this the system needs to be rebooted again.
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For the overclock tab setup to be enabled the 3dfx Interactive Voodoo Series Driver file should be opened and the tweaker folder accessed. The directory for Voodoo OC is copied in Windows System dir when using XP and in Winnt/System 32dir when using Windows 2000. The V2 OC control panel exe file is then double clicked and the system rebooted. For any alterations to the monitor's display the control panel for the drive can be used. Here custom adjustments can be made such as monitor settings. The moment the tabs for voodoo 2 OC and 3Dfx Voodoo 2 are displayed there will be some buttons and slider controls, which are used for configuration and control panel settings. From these controls one can adjust refresh rates, linking gamma sliders, and various other advanced properties. The drive also has a trouble shooting panel for any issues that may arise during operation. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and 3DFX Interactive Voodoo Series Driver errors before installing any driver updates.