S3 Inc. Savage4 Driver Download

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The Inc. 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 update - "savage4.zip" - has an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 17 reviews, and has been downloaded 1,494 times. Our users report success installing this driver update on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 3.3 MB.

17 Ratings
1,494 Downloads

Supported Models

Savage4 Video Cards (Gainward)

S3 Inc. Savage4

Manufacturers

S3

Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98

File Name

Additional Notes

This is the driver for the Savage4 line of video cards made by S3. Specifically, I got it for the Gainward CardExpert Savage4 Video Card. Gainward no longer offers the drivers on their site. Other S3 drivers may be found at:

http://ranger.s3graphics.com/swlib/?license=accept

The .zip file contains three other .zips, one each fow WIN98, ME, and XP.

Uploaded By

Al Jenke (DG Member) on 22-Dec-2004

How to Update S3 Inc. Savage4 Device Drivers

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the S3 Inc. 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 Inc. 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

After downloading your new driver, it's time to install it. For Windows users, the built-in Device Manager is your go-to tool for managing system devices and drivers. Here's how to use it:

  1. Right-click the Start button to open the Quick Access menu.

  2. Select "Device Manager" from the list of options.

  3. In the Device Manager window, locate the device that needs updating.

  4. Right-click on the device name and choose "Update driver" from the context menu.

  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process.

Once the installation is complete, restart your computer to ensure the new driver is properly integrated and functional.

This simple process helps keep your system running smoothly and maintains compatibility with your hardware components.

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.

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
savagewin9x.zip 1.3 MB 21 Dec 2004
savagewin9x.zip/S3_AGP/DVIDEO.DLL 25.6 KB 13 Dec 1995
savagewin9x.zip/S3_AGP/METAL.DLL 151.6 KB 9 Mar 2000
savagewin9x.zip/S3_AGP/S3COLOR.CFG 36.6 KB 26 Apr 1999
savagewin9x.zip/S3_AGP/S3COLOR.CPL 85.5 KB 11 Feb 2000
savagewin9x.zip/S3_AGP/S3GAMMA.CFG 10.4 KB 17 Feb 2000
savagewin9x.zip/S3_AGP/S3GAMMA.DLL 127.0 KB 17 Feb 2000
savagewin9x.zip/S3_AGP/S3MICD.DL_ 363.5 KB 28 Aug 2000
savagewin9x.zip/S3_AGP/S3REFRE.CFG 10.1 KB 22 Jan 1999
savagewin9x.zip/S3_AGP/S3REFRE.VXD 5.2 KB 25 Jan 1999
savagewin9x.zip/S3_AGP/S3SW2EXT.CFG 46.1 KB 19 Jun 2000
savagewin9x.zip/S3_AGP/S3SWTCH2.CFG 27.7 KB 3 Sep 1999
savagewin9x.zip/S3_AGP/S3SWTCH2.DLL 231.4 KB 19 Jun 2000
savagewin9x.zip/S3_AGP/S3SWTCH2.VXD 5.2 KB 19 Jun 2000
savagewin9x.zip/S3_AGP/S3UNINST.EXE 49.7 KB 1 Feb 2000
savagewin9x.zip/S3_AGP/S3VDD8.VXD 136.0 KB 30 Aug 2000
savagewin9x.zip/S3_AGP/S3_8.CAT 56.4 KB 25 Oct 2000
savagewin9x.zip/S3_AGP/S3_8.DLL 647.2 KB 30 Aug 2000
savagewin9x.zip/S3_AGP/S3_8.DRV 240.7 KB 30 Aug 2000
savagewin9x.zip/S3_AGP/S3_REFRE.DLL 105.5 KB 25 Jan 1999
savagewin9x.zip/S3_AGP/SAVAGE4.INF 17.1 KB 24 Oct 2000
savagewinme.zip 1.3 MB 21 Dec 2004
savagewinme.zip/S3_AGP/DVIDEO.DLL 25.6 KB 13 Dec 1995
savagewinme.zip/S3_AGP/METAL.DLL 151.6 KB 9 Mar 2000
savagewinme.zip/S3_AGP/S3COLOR.CFG 36.6 KB 26 Apr 1999
savagewinme.zip/S3_AGP/S3COLOR.CPL 85.5 KB 11 Feb 2000
savagewinme.zip/S3_AGP/S3GAMMA.CFG 10.4 KB 17 Feb 2000
savagewinme.zip/S3_AGP/S3GAMMA.DLL 127.0 KB 17 Feb 2000
savagewinme.zip/S3_AGP/S3MICD.DL_ 363.5 KB 28 Aug 2000
savagewinme.zip/S3_AGP/S3REFRE.CFG 10.1 KB 22 Jan 1999
savagewinme.zip/S3_AGP/S3REFRE.VXD 5.2 KB 25 Jan 1999
savagewinme.zip/S3_AGP/S3SW2EXT.CFG 46.1 KB 19 Jun 2000
savagewinme.zip/S3_AGP/S3SWTCH2.CFG 27.7 KB 3 Sep 1999
savagewinme.zip/S3_AGP/S3SWTCH2.DLL 231.4 KB 19 Jun 2000
savagewinme.zip/S3_AGP/S3SWTCH2.VXD 5.2 KB 19 Jun 2000
savagewinme.zip/S3_AGP/S3UNINST.EXE 49.7 KB 1 Feb 2000
savagewinme.zip/S3_AGP/S3VDD8.VXD 136.0 KB 30 Aug 2000
savagewinme.zip/S3_AGP/S3_8.CAT 56.4 KB 25 Oct 2000
savagewinme.zip/S3_AGP/S3_8.DLL 647.2 KB 30 Aug 2000
savagewinme.zip/S3_AGP/S3_8.DRV 240.7 KB 30 Aug 2000
savagewinme.zip/S3_AGP/S3_REFRE.DLL 105.5 KB 25 Jan 1999
savagewinme.zip/S3_AGP/SAVAGE4.INF 17.1 KB 24 Oct 2000
savagewinxp.zip 805.9 KB 21 Dec 2004
savagewinxp.zip/S3_AGP/S3GAMMA.CFG 10.4 KB 17 Feb 2000
savagewinxp.zip/S3_AGP/S3GAMMA.DLL 127.0 KB 17 Feb 2000
savagewinxp.zip/S3_AGP/S3MICD.DLL 733.2 KB 10 Aug 2000
savagewinxp.zip/S3_AGP/S3SAVG4.CAT 22.8 KB 29 Sep 2000
savagewinxp.zip/S3_AGP/S3SAVG4.DLL 225.8 KB 10 Aug 2000
savagewinxp.zip/S3_AGP/S3SAVG4.INF 9.2 KB 9 Aug 2000
savagewinxp.zip/S3_AGP/S3SAVG4M.SYS 84.7 KB 10 Aug 2000
savagewinxp.zip/S3_AGP/S3SW2EXT.CFG 46.1 KB 19 Jun 2000
savagewinxp.zip/S3_AGP/S3SWTCH2.CFG 27.7 KB 3 Sep 1999
savagewinxp.zip/S3_AGP/S3SWTCH2.DLL 231.4 KB 19 Jun 2000
savagewinxp.zip/S3_AGP/S3UNINST.EXE 49.7 KB 31 Jan 2000
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