Diamond Multimedia S3 Inc. Savage2000 Driver Download

Diamond Multimedia Drivers

The S3 Inc. Savage2000 is a popular graphics card manufactured by Diamond Multimedia. This driver fixes screen glitches, unwanted artifacts, stuttering or glitchy video and even screen tearing. This driver - "ViperII-Winme.exe" - has been downloaded 9,448 times and is rated 5 out of 5 stars based on 52 reviews. It has been installed successfully by our users on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 1.1 MB.

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Supported Models

ViperII Z200series

S3 Inc. Savage2000


Diamond Multimedia


Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows ME

File Name

Versions (2000-10-19) via .inf

Additional Notes

After unzip read the "read me" file. It contains an installation guide.

Uploaded By

R. Dijkema (DG Member) on 2-Mar-2002

Most Helpful Reviews

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
K. Zimmer
Tested on Windows 98SE
31 Aug 2006

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
"The graphics card that I used said it was a Viper II

220 on a label on the back of the board. The software I.D. it as a Savage 2000. The board has

32MB video ram. Driver works fine!!"

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Device Hardware IDs


Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
S3SW3EXT.CFG 46.1 KB 30 Oct 2000
S2KICD.DL_ 378.4 KB 30 Oct 2000
S3GAMMA.DLL 127.0 KB 30 Oct 2000
S3GAMMA.CFG 10.4 KB 30 Oct 2000
$Info$.ini 598 bytes 30 Oct 2000
S2KVDD.VXD 48.3 KB 30 Oct 2000
S3UNINST.EXE 49.7 KB 30 Oct 2000
readme.txt 4.8 KB 30 Oct 2000
S3SWTCH3.CFG 27.7 KB 30 Oct 2000
S3SWTCH3.VXD 5.2 KB 30 Oct 2000
S2KDLL.DLL 729.1 KB 30 Oct 2000
NDL.DLL 159.7 KB 30 Oct 2000
DVIDEO.DLL 25.6 KB 30 Oct 2000
SAVAGE2K.INF 10.2 KB 30 Oct 2000
SAVAGE2K.DRV 140.2 KB 30 Oct 2000
S3SWTCH3.DLL 261.6 KB 30 Oct 2000

How to Update S3 Inc. Savage2000 Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the S3 Inc. Savage2000 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 Diamond Multimedia S3 Inc. Savage2000 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 Diamond Multimedia Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the Diamond Multimedia website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

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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