S3 Savage4 Driver Download

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The Savage4 is a popular graphics card manufactured by S3. This driver fixes screen glitches, unwanted artifacts, stuttering or glitchy video and even screen tearing. This driver - "s3savage4win98.zip" - has been downloaded 6,600 times and is rated 4 out of 5 stars based on 62 reviews. Visitors have successfully installed this driver on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 1.3 MB.

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Supported Models

s3 savage4

S3 Savage4



Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95

File Name

Versions (1999-08-05) via .inf

Uploaded By

Martin van Dam (DG Member) on 25-Jun-2000

Most Helpful Reviews

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Tested on Windows XP
11 Jun 2006

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
"Does not work with Win XP"
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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
S3REFRE.VXD 5.2 KB 24 Jan 1999
S3GAMMA.DLL 129.5 KB 1 Feb 1999
S3GAMMA.CFG 10.0 KB 31 Jan 1999
SAVAGE4.INF 16.0 KB 17 Aug 1999
S3_REFRE.DLL 105.5 KB 24 Jan 1999
S3SW2EXT.CFG 45.7 KB 2 Jun 1999
S3UNINST.EXE 47.6 KB 24 May 1999
S3_8.DLL 644.6 KB 4 Aug 1999
S3SWTCH2.DLL 229.4 KB 2 Jun 1999
VERSION.TXT 757 bytes 4 Aug 1999
S3SWTCH2.CFG 27.4 KB 2 Jun 1999
DVIDEO.DLL 25.6 KB 12 Dec 1995
S3REFRE.CFG 10.1 KB 21 Jan 1999
S3COLOR.CFG 36.4 KB 7 Dec 1998
S3SWTCH2.VXD 5.2 KB 2 Jun 1999
S3VDD8.VXD 106.6 KB 4 Aug 1999
S3_8.DRV 239.0 KB 4 Aug 1999
S3MICD.DL_ 431.9 KB 4 Aug 1999
METAL.DLL 159.7 KB 4 Aug 1999
S3COLOR.CPL 83.5 KB 7 Dec 1998

How to Update S3 Savage4 Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the S3 Savage4 driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter S3 Savage4 into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the S3 Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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