MS DirectX Version 6. The goal was to prevent dithering and other artifacts caused by inadequate precision when performing calculations. The DualHead display offers a wide range of possibilities, for both gamers and professionals alike. This is one of the most talked about feature of the G line of video cards. The difference is most notable on bit rendering where most video cards would fail to render accurate color reproductions. I did not try all software DVD players to see if it works, but if it is able to output my Southpark episodes full screen on the TV using Windows Media Player, I don’t see why other softwares cannot do the same. Will Apple scrap low-end PowerBook?

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Matrox G – Wikipedia

File name Release date and file size Driver Notes, including operating system and Matrox graphics card support Disk 1 This feature significantly improves the visual realism of 3D rendered scenes. Where many cards were crippled by blurry output, especially as the resolution and refresh rate increased, the Matrox cards delivered very sharp and clear images. Due to time constraints, I did not run any further tests.

The DualHead feature of the card allows the user to use two different monitors for increased productivity and entertainment.

It added some new features to DualHead that worked with Internet Explorer to make pages show up on both screens at once. Anyway, let’s take a quick look at some 3DMark 99 Max benchmark scores. This eliminates the black bands on the top and bottom of your TV screen, especially when viewing DVDs encoded in the Letterbox or Widescreen formats.


I was hoping that the OpenGL ICD in the newer driver revision would be improved, but instead, its performance dropped as compared to the older 5.

Even with initial driver difficulties, Matrox G was very competitive.

NET Framework, even if version 2. G’s rendering pipelined uses what Matrox called “Vibrant Color Quality 2” VCQ2a functionality in which all internal 3D calculations are done with bit precision. The 2D Video speed was expected as Matrox is well known for its 2D video speed.

I did not try any overclocking on the card as I felt that it is too precious and expensive to fry the card.

matgox Submit your views to this review here. This results in rich image quality with smoother and accurate color reproductions. Eventually a native OpenGL driver called “TurboGL” was released, but it was only designed to support several popular games of the time e.

Well, I certainly did not stop all my benchmarking here.

Review of the Matrox G MAX

All these things might be possible very soon if not already. It does this by improving on the hdad constant registers specified for by DirectX 8. This was the same as G Also note the jagged patterns in the TNT2 rendered image. It was also equipped with a hardware transform and lighting unit capable of processing 20—30 million triangles per second.


Based in Motreal, Canada, this graphics chip designer and board manufacturer is a leader in the graphics industry. In cases where “available with OS” is stated, the operating system will install a Matrox driver that will give you basic 2D and 3D functionality, where this driver is supported by Microsoft. I know the table looks a little messy.

Matrox only supports HeadCasting feature through the bundled Matrox Digimask software, which have never become popular. Gamers would find matroc an irresistable feature as it offers high quality TV output, as well as a second display for certain games that utilizes the feature.

Besides these features, the 0.

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Armada from Activision will be the first game to take advantage of this feature. Unfortunately Matrox never described the functionality of this component in-depth so little is known about it.

Will Apple scrap low-end PowerBook? Texture Resolution Again, it is difficult to spot any noticeable difference.

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