I did not try any overclocking on the card as I felt that it is too precious and expensive to fry the card. On the other hand, the TNT2-Ultra suffers a larger performance hit when moving from bit to bit rendering. Well, here are some nice pics although not the best that I’ve captured to add to what you’ve already seen in other reviews. Other options are self explanatory. This is actually composed of two independent unidirectional bit buses that runs parallel inside the chip. Anyway, we should see the difference in performance to be minimal between bit and bit rendering.

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Anyway, you should not need worry as the driver is smart enough to output the video playback in full screen to your TV.

Judging from the range of mouth-watering features, we can see this card is indeed packed with a lot of new features that will excite not only gamers, but also users who seek to increase work productivity. Matrox only supports HeadCasting feature through the bundled Matrox Digimask software, which have matroox become popular. In fact, games have become so complex nowadays that leaving this feature out would reduce the rendered image quality.

The Matrox DeskNav is a little utility that you can call up to zoom into a particular section of your desktop. The chip had 3 pixel pipelines with 3 texture units each. However, the boxed retail version for the GMax have only just arrived. Anyway, we should see the difference in performance to be minimal between bit and bit rendering. Imagine how much more saliva he would leave on my keyboard if he sees it being done on the G Max.


Matrox G400

All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from April Webarchive template wayback links. It basically test the system if DirectX 6.

This is certainly strange considering newer driver revisions should contain improvements. The DualHead feature of the card allows the user maatrox use two different monitors for increased productivity and entertainment. It is purely a Direct3D 6. I did not try all software DVD players to see if it katrox, 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.

Imagine playing a flight simulator where one screen displays your cockpit, and the other displays a map or the status of your plane. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The QID Matdox and Extio F products support multi-display with up to 4 displays in stretched or independent mode with a wide variety of display resolutions including widescreen modes. Besides these features, the 0. However, the G DualHead display technology eliminates the need to change your primary display refresh rate and yet it is able to output flicker free high resolution images to the TV, thanks to the Mstrox video encoder chip.

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. At this point, I vdeo still not very satisfied and decided to run one last round of tests. The G is a video card made by Matroxreleased in September Please review the feature user agreement thoroughly before using this feature.


Matrox G – Wikipedia

It is nowhere near nVidia’s Quick Tweak menu. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

This driver was a precursor to a fully functional OpenGL ICD driver, a quick development to improve performance as fast as possible by offering an interim solution. As you can see, the possiblities are endless!

Comparing the scores of the G cards using the Pentium II, we can see that the Max version performed only slightly better than the matdox version. On the other hand, the Matrox Diagnostic is a small utility to check if your system is ready to use the G NET Framework is required.

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Since the VCQ2 rendering engine actually renders scenes in bit mode and then dithered down to bit if you are using bit display modeI suspect the GMax should perform well in bit as compared to the bit mode.

The G is also capable of high-quality DVD playback at full resolution and frame rates. First of all, the installation of the drivers was fairly simple and straightforward. Retrieved from ” https: Over the past five years alone, Matrox has been recognised with international awards for its innovation in graphics and video technology.