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Product: Hercules 3D Prophet II Ultra
Company: Guillemot International
Website: http://www.hercules.com
Estimated Street Price: $419.00
Review By: Julien JAY

Final Results and Overall Mark

Table Of Contents
1: Introduction
2: First Look & Features
3: Installation & various Features
4: Tests
5: Conclusion

Well we have reached the end of the review. Here are my final comments, notes and grades for Guillemot International - Hercules 3D Prophet II Ultra 64Mb.

 

 

Final Comments

How It Grades
  Installation: 85%
Performance: 95%
Features: 95%
Drivers: 95%
2D Quality: 95%
3D Quality: 95%
Users' Guide: 80%
Overall: 92%

 

The Hercules 3D Prophet II Ultra 64Mb is really an innovative and exceptional 3D card that offers hard-core gamers with extremely high 3D acceleration promising hyper realistic games. This card can be really considered as a weapon that every fanatical gamer wants as itíll provide unprecedented devilish 3D acceleration.  The Hercules 3D Prophet II Ultra is a real beast of power especially in high-resolution modes. Note that the blue styling along with the memory heatsinks make the card design one of the more visually attractive and will really differentiate the 3D Prophet II Ultra 64MB board from every other competing card.  However the price is as high as the performance makes this card really expensive. But every hard-core gamer will surely fall for this new card as it is simply the most powerful in the world.

 

Specs & Package
Overall Score 92%
Version Reviewed Hercules 3D Prophet II Ultra 64Mb with Bios 3.15.00.11
Release Date Already in stores!
In The Box? 1 User's guide,
1 CD with drivers & demo games,
1 TV Output S-Video cable,
1 Hercules 3D Prophet II Ultra 64Mb board.
The Good Points Amazing power
Tons of 3d features
Great Drivers
TV-Output
Nice Design
The Bad Points Too Expensive!
No real full MPEG2 hardware decoder
Reviewers PC Setup Pentium III 1 Ghz B
Intel VC820 Motherboard
Windows Millennium Edition
256 MB PC800 RDRAM w/ECC
DirectX 7a
17" Sony Trinitron Monitor
Hercules 3D Prophet II Ultra - 64Mb AGP 4x Graphics Card
Sound Blaster Live! Platinum
Adaptec 19160 Ultra SCSI card
Pinnacle Miro DC30+
Pinnacle Studio DV
Pinnacle Studio PCTV USB

Microsoft TrackBall Optical
Microsoft Natural Keyboard Pro

DVD Pioneer 105s (16/40x)
Yamaha 8824 Ultra SCSI internal burner
PC Required Minimum System

Windows 95/98/Me or Windows NT 4.0 SP3/2000
Pentium II or greater
Available AGP slot
AGP 2.0 compliant
64Mb of RAM
10Mb of available hard disk space
CD-Rom Drive
Microsoft Mouse or other compatible pointing device

 
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