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

If you want to get it, and spend some extra cash, you should ask your retailer. So what actually is the deal with Hercules graphics cards from Guillemot? The card is also one of the first ones we have seen to come with both DVI-output and TV-output standard. Log in Don’t have an account? Year-long tech parts shortage looms.

Guillemot/Hercules 3D Prophet II GTS 64 MB- Card Specs – NVIDIA GeForce 2 GTS Roundup – July

Both cards do not come with any video input or output. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The features of the cards from Elsa and Creative are a little disappointing.

guille,ot Now and then their products suffered from instabilities and a bad picture quality due to so-called pixel noise. Test Methodology Page 6: Forming a standard of video display, Hercules became synonymous with monochrome.


Articles needing additional references from July All articles needing additional references Commons category link is on Wikidata. Their Voodoo graphics cards also surface under the brand STB at individual retailers – mainly because in each case the manufacturer failed to explain the details of the acquisition to the distributors.

With these traits in mind, it was really no surprise that the 3D Prophet III was one of the coolest running cards we tested.

NVIDIA GeForce 2 GTS Roundup – July 2000

There is another unusual guillrmot The memory temperatures measured a cool degrees F, performing best in this test. The memory heatsinks come attached to the RAM chips via thermal tape. Since we know that the core and memory chips are being cooled well, we can assume that the yield on our card was low, hence the poor overclocking success.

InGuillemot also introduced a new sound card, Game Theater XP, with the Hercules brand name, and Hercules gradually became the computer peripherals brand in Guillemot Corporation.

Hercules, originally conceived inessentially created the video card revolution.

Retrieved from ” https: These are nice features that add to the appeal to the card. After low sales with InColor, Hercules stopped making its own graphics core and bought graphics chipsets coming from other manufacturers. The relatively old company, founded in the small town Hercules near San Francisco inhad established a standard for monochrome monitors in the 80’s, that consequently was named after the company. A few readers have already informed us about the somewhat different brand names of this graphics card.


As mentioned before, the company formally known as Hercules was synonymous with quality. The Latest On Tom’s Hardware. This is good for those not wanting to order a video card from the internet, but it does equate to higher prices.

This is an advantage for owners of an expensive LCD monitor with digital connector. Overclocking Chip And Memory.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Hercules corporation. The heat sinks give an encouraging impression, but this does not necessarily mean that this product is the ultimate candidate for overclocking.

Subscribe to our newsletter. In case of Guilelmot the only consolation is that the lack of features saves the consumer some money. Comprehensive VIA motherboard roundup June Test Setup Page 7: The motivation behind Guillemot’s investment: