However, at x, the G Max was the highest of the lot. Stencil buffering actually represents a mask or stencil hence the name? On , Matrox Graphics Inc. This page was last edited on 4 January , at There is no doubt that this product is packed with some of the best features you can find, or will ever find in one single offering. Just count how many bold coloured numbers you see for each card, and you will know what I mean. The bump-mapping feature made playing Expendable a pleasant and surprising experience as the graphics had improved visual realism.

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This is a letdown since the G support is superb for DVD, but the software limits its capabilities.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Installation, Driver features mahrox Programs. However, the Warp engine was programmable which theoretically enhanced flexibility of the chip. For those that do not play much 3D games like methis card will offer you the best there is for now. This card is an above average performer, giving the best in 2D video, the sharpest in TV-out quality, the richest in graphic quality and acceptable 3D dualjead performance.

A Matrox “DualBus” chip consists of twin unidirectional buses internally, each moving data into or out of the chip.

This meant that the primary monitor could run much higher resolutions and refresh rates than the secondary. No hiccups and no glitches.


OK, to start off the second round of competition, let’s take a look at how well it performed in Quake II, again. Matrox was known for their quality analog display output on prior cards and the G is no exception. Fill Rate with Multi-Texturing.

However, contrary to the video mode’s name, G does not support full DVD decoding hardware acceleration. I’m not sure if it could be done, but if millemium, perhaps Matrox should consider placing that option in their next driver revision? For professionals, the dual display feature helps improve productivity by doubling up your display workspace.

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This is perhaps one of the most desirable feature ever placed into a single graphic card, dual display capabilities. However, at x, the G Max was the highest of the lot.

This is the first thing that you will notice upon rebooting your machine after the installation of the drivers. NET Framework, even if version 2. In order to mwx the color accuracy, the VCQ2 rendering engine actually uses a bpp color throughout the rendering pipeline to produce smoother color gradients.

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

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G’s 3D engine consists of 2 parallel pixel pipelines with 1 texture unit each, providing single-pass dual-texturing capability. Imagine playing a flight simulator where one screen displays your cockpit, and the other displays a map or the status of your plane.


If you configure this properly, you hardly need to readjust your monitor every time you execute a game that uses a different resolution. OnMatrox Graphics Inc. MS DirectX Version 6.

Due to time constraints, I did not run any further tests. All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from April Webarchive template wayback links.

Imagine an older driver delivering better performance than the newer revision.

Before we start counting the chicks before they hatch, let’s look at the results first. There are several more settings available if you enable DualHead display. Ok, ok, I know some of you are getting overloaded already, but just bear with this for another second. 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.

Matrox G drivers 5. We finally made it to the benchmarks.