This card is an excellent budget video card, however, and a great baseline for graphics accelerators. The fundamental ideas behind the Kyro’s tile-based rendering method are very solid, and the implementation ain’t bad, either. About us Privacy policy Mailing list Mobile. What of the Kyro II’s drawbacks? This item will be sent through the Global Shipping Programme and includes international tracking.

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That’s a heck of an accomplishment for a card with such a miserly hardware spec.

For the most part, it just works right, and its drivers never once rendered my PC unbootable which is more than I can say for the Prophte or caused a system crash. Test Configuration Page This tiling technique saves valuable bandwidth when rendering 3D scenes.

Hercules 3D Prophet 4500 TV/Out (AGP 4x, 64 MB)

Delivery times 45000 vary, especially during peak periods. But let’s not overlook its strengths. ST Micro wanted a presence in the graphics market, so they turned to Imagination Technologies, the company behind PowerVR technology, to make it happen. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme review: Standard Shipping from outside US.


For additional information, see the Global Shipping Programme terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. A notch above expectation.

Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international postage is paid 3x part to Pitney Bowes Inc. Hercules sells a version of the card with a television output, but our test unit didn’t have one.

The company carrying the Hercules brand, Guillemot Corporation, has placed orders for vast quantities of chips from STMicro. On a more serio This listing has ended.

A Speedy Tiler: Kyro II on Hercules’ 3D Prophet

Hercules’ 3D Prophet is a shock, though. Yes, it’s much more efficient, but in worst-case scenarios, it just doesn’t have the oomph to overcome what finesse can’t.

The Kyro II has lived up to expectations. 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.

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Please enter up to 7 characters for the postcode. Click to find out more. The 3D Prophet gets Hercules’ usual fancy looks. A powerful business laptop with a top-quality 4K screen. It’s intended to push graphics cards to their limits, expose their soft underbellies, and give ’em a tweak. Neutronbeam Zak, you know you can’t validate any of the above details without first throwing Find out more about your rights as a buyer – opens in a new window or tab and exceptions – opens in a new window or tab.


Resplendent in Hercules blue, the card matches TR’s swanky color scheme.

Voldenuit It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays. Which uses Tile based rendering, this type of rendering has been around for a while. Subscribe to our newsletter. Benchmarks At 32 Bit Color. This card is an excellent budget video card, however, and a great baseline for graphics accelerators. These two companies worked with Hercules to improve the Kyro’s drivers and otherwise make the Kyro II product competitive.