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Blue Wonder? The Guillemot/Hercules 3D Prophet II GTS

3D Prophet II GTS Drivers

The core drivers of the Hercules card are based on version 0516. The performance resembles nVidia's 0516 reference drivers (Detonator 2), as Hercules didn't use any tweaks. Hercules still does not have a driver update. At least version 0530 of the nVidia reference drivers circulating on a few Websites .

The general display adapter information shows the embedded Hercules logo, otherwise it is simply a copy of the nVidia reference drivers. As you can see, the card offers an encoder chip for TV-out. It gets more interesting, however, if you press the button 'Additional Properties'.

Here you can adjust brightness, contrast and gamma, which may be changed globally or individually. It is even possible to store a 'scheme'.

No new stuff for the DirectX 7 compatible Direct3D interface. For most games you do not need to change anything. However, if you want to switch of the V-Sync to boost the performance, you must use an appropriate tool like for example Powerstrip .