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 version of "cat712b.zip" is rated (5 out of 5 stars) based on 6,214 downloads and 30 reviews. Visitors have successfully installed this driver on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 1.5 MB.

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Supported Models

S3 Savage 2000 64 mg AGP card

S3 Savage2000



Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP

File Name

Versions (2002-04-05) via .inf

Additional Notes

I finally found a driver that works with Windows XP!!! It also has the TV out options that other drivers don't have and the 3d texturing that you need to run the XP Serene Screen fishtank screen saver (which was just blocks of unrecognizable garbage before I found this driver). It also works great with all my games. I hope this helps all of you that have been looking for this driver...I've been looking off and on for over 6 months!

Uploaded By

BarbG112 (DG Member) on 19-Oct-2002

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
winxp2k/S3/S3SW3EXT.CFG 46.1 KB 9 Feb 2000
winxp2k/S3/_SYS1.CAB 209.2 KB 14 Feb 2000
winxp2k/S3/S3SETUP.DAT 5.5 KB 5 Apr 2002
winxp2k/S3/SETUP.LID 49 bytes 14 Feb 2000
winxp2k/S3/S3GAMMA.DLL 127.0 KB 17 Feb 2000
winxp2k/S3/S3GAMMA.CFG 10.4 KB 17 Feb 2000
winxp2k/S3/SETUP.INS 93.0 KB 22 Feb 2000
winxp2k/S3/_ISDEL.EXE 8.7 KB 27 Jan 1998
winxp2k/S3/S3SAV2K.INF 8.7 KB 5 Apr 2002
winxp2k/S3/S3UNINST.EXE 49.7 KB 9 Feb 2000
winxp2k/S3/OS.DAT 417 bytes 6 May 1997
winxp2k/S3/SETUP.EXE 60.4 KB 24 Nov 1998
winxp2k/S3/DATA1.CAB 4.7 KB 14 Feb 2000
winxp2k/S3/S3SWTCH3.CFG 27.7 KB 9 Feb 2000
winxp2k/S3/DATA.TAG 104 bytes 16 Feb 2000
winxp2k/S3/S3SAV2K.DLL 361.6 KB 5 Apr 2002
winxp2k/S3/NDL.DLL 159.7 KB 19 Apr 2000
winxp2k/S3/LAYOUT.BIN 355 bytes 14 Feb 2000
winxp2k/S3/LANG.DAT 4.5 KB 20 Oct 1997
winxp2k/S3/s3swtch3.dll 270.3 KB 28 Mar 2002
winxp2k/S3/S3SAV2KM.SYS 85.7 KB 5 Apr 2002
winxp2k/S3/SETUP.INI 42 bytes 14 Feb 2000
winxp2k/S3/_SETUP.DLL 11.3 KB 23 Jan 1998
winxp2k/S3/S2KICDNT.DLL 770.0 KB 29 Mar 2002
winxp2k/S3/_USER1.CAB 80.1 KB 14 Feb 2000
winxp2k/S3/_INST32I.EX_ 291.6 KB 23 Nov 1998
winxp2k/S3/SYMBOLS/DLL/S3SAV2K.DBG 6.6 KB 20 Sep 2000
winxp2k/S3/SYMBOLS/DLL/S3SAV2K.PDB 222.2 KB 20 Sep 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.

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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.

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