The Bad There isn’t any serious problems with this card. No need to find a 3rd party fan for all you overclockers and the rest of us can rest assured that our Voodoo2 chipset will not overheat. After riding Specialized’s Turbo, one Car Tech editor is tempted. Overall,if you are looking for one of the best quality Voodoo2, this will be your best candidate. System Requirements OS Required.

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Misc by Wayne Cunningham Aug 26, The good folks at badcaps. If it isn’t the performance, there must be something else, let’s find out just what that is as AnandTech takes a closer look at the 12MB monstrous, graphics blasting, Canopus Pure3D II.

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You won’t regret you did. Don’t need the TV out? They are both in fantastic almost-mint condition and I even have both of the proprietary pass-thru cables for them.

But it’s always advisable to leave a slot gap between others PCI periperhals. Misc by Antuan Goodwin Apr 25, After riding Specialized’s Turbo, one Car Tech editor is tempted. There are no real performance trend setters in the Voodoo 2 market, so it comes down to the bundle and features that one card offers over the competition.

This would render them excellent for me to play with, but completely disfigured from a collector’s perspective.

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I swear, the previous owner must have been smoking four packs a day around this poor motherboard. Well I was skeptical at first. My retro rigs old topic Ii Vogons threads links to Vogonswiki Report spammers here!


In all this card kicks some serious ass and if you can afford it, the improvements will be well worth it. The card is quite well design using high quality PCB canoous.

Combining the features the Voodoo 2 chipset offers with Canopus’ own special touch which can be seen throughout the installation and use of the card. Everyone kept talking about Voodoo2 needing a P2. Viper SmartKey unlocks cars with hands-free ease, but requires canpus Viper SmartKey unlocks cars with hands-free ease, but requires alarm by Wayne Cunningham. There is a lot of control from the control panel for aligning the screen and colors as well which is pretty handy.

Would you give up driving for a sexy, electric bicycle? Anyway, this Voodoo 2 based canlpus is one of my personal favorite. I’m not even sure pire these acnopus really collectible or not.

On the other hand though, running Quake 2 with more than acceptable frame rates with all the juicy benefits of Voodoo2, is in my opinion well worth the cash. I promise this post will be serious Ti is fine, or if you want FX but worried about power draw, you may consider vanilla or the XT version I actually like them more than the Ultra because they are single slot cards–good for a microATX box.

Canopus Pure3D II – geometry accelerator card – Voodoo 2 – 12 MB

I wouldn’t bother dismembering these cards and just use a V3 honestly, save for games that need earlier Voodoo cards of course. Discussion about old PC hardware.


Nope this cardboard box is packaged to withstand some serious damage, it was obvious to me Canopus has dealt with the postal service before. Due to the antense CPU dependency, the adding of another Voodoo2 card will not be efficient if you have a relatively weaker system. The Voodoo 2 card is currently the most powerful card in the consumer vanopus arena.

Canopus Pure3D II Voodoo2

There is another interesting point to this board. Overall,if you are looking for one of the best quality Voodoo2, this will be your best candidate.

Canopus has even provided an LED canoppus is visible by looking in the composite video connector that will light up if the card is working.

You can see why I’ve been reluctant to use them for any of my builds for all this time. The last bad point about this card is the fact that when you inserted this card into one of the PCI slots, you will not be able to inserted another card into the direct neighbour of it.

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