In #quake2 on IRC, alot of people have Diamond's Moster 3D and they love IT! So heres the scoop on it!
Here's the company's review
Killer 3D for your PC!
Arcade games? Dedicated game consoles? Who needs them! Monster 3D brings the arcade into your PC with blistering, in-your-face 3D graphics. 3D graphics for games and games only. Based on the state-of-the-art 3Dfx Voodoo 3D accelerator, Diamond Multimedia's Monster 3D works with your existing graphics card to transform your ordinary, unassuming computer into a monstrous gaming machine. Monster 3D will transform any Direct 3D game for Windows 95 into a reality all its own. Using the supplied pass through cable, Monster 3D patiently waits for your normal VGA card to finish it's boring word processor jobs. Then, when you are ready for a heart pounding adrenaline rush, start a Direct 3D game or a DOS game accelerated for 3Dfx, and your PC roars to life in a blitz of color, motion and depth. Monster 3D is THE fastest 3D accelerator available!
Finally, Arcade quality performance for your PC. Diamond Multimedia brings it to you with Diamond Monster 3D. Based on the on 3Dfx Voodoo Graphics chipset, Diamond Monster 3D sets the new standard for affordable, real-time, full screen 3D rendering on personal computers. Designed for compatiblity and flexibility, Diamond Monster 3D, it works with your current VGA accelerator. Using pass-through technology, the PCI bus based Diamond Monster 3D, provides outstanding 3D without the need to replace your current 2D graphics solution. Monster 3D is the fastest performing Microsoft Windows '95 Direct3D accelerator available with equally high-performance 3D in DOS. Full-featured 3D graphics brings games to life at over 30 frames per second, with action so real that, if you don't watch out the Monster '3D' will get you!!!
My Review - The Monster 3D graphic Card it's one of the best buys EVER! It has the 3Dfx chipset which is all you need. It comes with so much bundled software don't bother buying a new game. Its a great buy! Graphic's are as smooth as silk. Picture this: -When your best friend comes over for a vist he will touch your moniter to see if the Monster In Quake2 is Real- So what are you waiting for go check it out.
Price - $199.99
3Dfx Interactive Voodoo Graphics
PCI 2.1 Compliant
4mb EDO DRAM
2MB Frame Buffer for additonal resolutions and Z-buffer 2MB for Texture Memory
Horizontal Sync Signals:
31.5kHz - 81.5kHz
43.5Hz - 120Hz
Maximum Dot Clock Rate:
DB-15 with DDC support
VGA DB-15 pass through connector