S3 Savage2000 Driver Download

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The Savage2000 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 - "s2k_9.21.01w.zip" - has an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 18 reviews, and has been downloaded 654 times. Our users report success installing this driver update on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 1.5 MB.

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Supported Models


S3 Savage2000



Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000

File Name


9.21.01D/9.21.01G (19-Jan-2006) (2002-04-05) via .inf

Additional Notes

S3 Savage2000 original driver version 9.21.01D merged with 9.21.01G. "D" version has most stable core, and best OpenGL ICD, "G" version has the latest S3 Display and S3 Gamma extensions.

Best driver for Windows XP.

Uploaded By

woj (DG Member) on 28-Feb-2006

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
_USER1.CAB 80.1 KB 14 Feb 2000
DATA1.CAB 4.7 KB 14 Feb 2000
S3GAMMA.CFG 10.4 KB 17 Feb 2000
S3SW3EXT.CFG 46.1 KB 9 Feb 2000
S3SWTCH3.CFG 27.7 KB 9 Feb 2000
LANG.DAT 4.5 KB 20 Oct 1997
OS.DAT 417 bytes 6 May 1997
S3SETUP.DAT 5.5 KB 5 Apr 2002
_INST32I.EX_ 291.6 KB 23 Nov 1998
SETUP.LID 49 bytes 14 Feb 2000
S3SAV2KM.SYS 85.7 KB 5 Apr 2002
DATA.TAG 104 bytes 16 Feb 2000
_SETUP.DLL 11.3 KB 23 Jan 1998
NDL.DLL 159.7 KB 19 Apr 2000
S2KICDNT.DLL 745.5 KB 19 Apr 2000
S3GAMMA.DLL 127.0 KB 17 Feb 2000
S3SAV2K.DLL 360.3 KB 6 Mar 2002
s3swtch3.dll 270.3 KB 28 Mar 2002
SETUP.INI 42 bytes 14 Feb 2000
SYMBOLS/DLL/S3SAV2K.DBG 6.6 KB 20 Sep 2000
SYMBOLS/DLL/S3SAV2K.PDB 222.2 KB 20 Sep 2000
_ISDEL.EXE 8.7 KB 27 Jan 1998
S3UNINST.EXE 49.7 KB 9 Feb 2000
SETUP.EXE 60.4 KB 24 Nov 1998
S3SAV2K.INF 8.7 KB 5 Apr 2002
SETUP.INS 93.0 KB 22 Feb 2000
LAYOUT.BIN 355 bytes 14 Feb 2000
_SYS1.CAB 209.2 KB 14 Feb 2000

How to Update S3 Savage2000 Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the S3 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 S3 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 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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