GeForce3 System Requirements & Prices

I thought some of you who are building new systems might like to know what OS and type video card slot the GeForce3 cards will support. Thus far the two cards out from Elsa (Gladiac 920) and Hercules (3D Prophet III) support the following:


Elsa Gladiac 920
OS: Windows® 98, Windows® 2000 , Windows NT® 4.0, Windows® Millennium Edition
Slot: AGP 2x/4x

Hercules 3D Prophet III:
OS: Windows® 98, Windows® 2000, Windows® Millennium Edition
Does not mention Windows NT® 4.0
Slot:AGP (does not mention 2x or higher)

Note: Neither mention an AGP Pro Slot which was a big question. The fact that an AGP Pro Slot is not required is great news for many of us because that means we don't have to limit our selection of motherboards to those that have an AGP Pro Slot.

If you know of any other GeForce3 cards that have their specs out please feel free to add to this.


http://us.hercules.com/products/video/3dp3/techspec.php3

http://www.elsa.com/international/europe/produkte/grafikkarten/gladiac920.htm
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  1. Subject: Re: GeForce3 System Requirements

    I saw that Asus has a GeForce3 card (V8200) coming out too but they don't have minum system requirements posted yet:

    http://www.asus.com/whatsnew/whatsnew2103.html


    VisionTek has a card coming out named VisionTek GeForce 3. They do have the system requirements posted:

    Slot: AGP Slot
    OS: Microsoft Windows® 95 OSR2, Windows 98 and higher
    http://www.visiontek.com/products/index.htm


    Finally MSI has a GeForce3 card coming out (StarForce 822).
    Slot: AGP 4X
    OS: Microsoft Windows® 95 OSR2, Windows 98 and higher, and NT
    http://www.msicomputer.com/Newsrelease/Data/MS-8822_news.jpg
  2. Here are the best prices that I found for GeForce3 cards:

    Elsa Gladiac 920 $544.00
    http://search.shopping.yahoo.com/search?
    P=all&is=1&p=Gladiac+920&did=

    Guillemot (Hercules) 3D Prophet III $539.00
    http://207.181.248.118/

    Asus v8200 $529.00
    http://www.myinfinity.com/eshop/Category.asp?CartId=78STIQI14&cc=VID

    Vision Tek GeForce3 $498.95
    http://shop.store.yahoo.com/erwincomputers/visgef64ddr.html<P ID="edit"><FONT SIZE=-1><EM>Edited by chrisojeda on 03/23/01 10:10 PM.</EM></FONT></P>
  3. Well I found a killer deal on the Elsa Gladiac 920 which is about $55 less, bringing the best price for this card to $491...
    www.computers4sure.com/product.asp?productid=121097&affid=873&adid=873
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