To date, there are already a number of games that support this feature, and Matrox promises more titles to come. It contains various features, such as full hardware alpha-blended sub-picture blending and real-time aspect ratio conversion. However, the G Max strength lies in the Rasterizer and Fill Rate tests where it scored a lot higher than the rest. 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. Previously Released Drivers for Older Matrox products Drivers in this section are previously released drivers and should be used for trouble shooting purposes only. However, do note that the Max version only began shipping in the US sometime mid of August. The same driver versions were used in the Quake II tests.

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It was also equipped with a hardware transform and lighting unit capable of processing 20—30 million triangles per second. This year the trend seems to be division according to clock speed, instead of worrying about releasing a single product and hoping the competition can’t beat it in performance, why not release a variety of products, with each one offering a higher clock speed and theoretically faster performance. Matrox tried to make stable drivers for several months but with no luck. Subscribe to our newsletter.

Drivers for older operating systems Windows 95, Window 3. Comparing the scores of the G cards using the Pentium II, we can see that the Max version performed only slightly better than the non-Max version. The G is a video card made by Matroxreleased in September Miscellaneous Controls Page This could explain why the GMax performance at bit and bit colours yielded similar results.


However, it does require you to fix a certain region code before you could start playing your favourite movies. No hiccups and no glitches. I continued to test the card further with the more recent driver version, which is 5.

Anyway, if you want to skip this, you can go directly to The Test section. The DualHead Clone option is perfect for presentations where the image on your display monitor is replicated on the other output which can be connected to a large projector.

Also to note is the small difference between bit and bit performance for the G Max.

Matrox Graphics – Support – Latest Matrox drivers for legacy products

The TNT2-Ultra driver version was the reference driver version 2. Imagine all the things you’ll be able to do with Ultima Online: However, under very close observation, I can see that the GMax image quality is crisper and more well defined. Armada from Activision will be the first game to take advantage of this feature. Various effects can be generated with this hardware feature that allows developers to create a more life-like environment.

Matrox “SE” drivers have a standard interface that doesn’t require.

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. With the 3D market hitting everyone, 3D accelerators are no nax viewed as “only for gamers” although gamers do seem to get matrxo more of a benefit from a Voodoo3 than business users do.

Those who want a kick-ass 3D card, I suggest that you wait for the next generation of video cards which will be released in the coming months.


Matrox G4&mmdh4a32g AGP Video Card Millennium G400 Max DH Dual

By shrinking the core, costs are reduced because more chips are made per wafer at the factory, and Matrox can take the time to fix earlier mistakes in the core, and trim or add new functionality. A Matrox user going by name Adis hacked original drivers to make the card work under Windows Only a few games supported the feature, such as Dungeon Keeper 2 and Millennium Soldier: The G Max is not far behind and leads in the remaining tests.

The chip had 3 pixel pipelines with 3 texture units each. The Information tab displays all the necessary information you need to know about the card from the size of the memory to the serial number of the video card. The DualHead feature of the card allows the user to use two different monitors for increased productivity and entertainment.

Review of the Matrox G400 MAX

Based in Motreal, Canada, this graphics chip designer and board manufacturer is a leader in the graphics industry. This is quite normal as the product only began shipping some one to two months ago. dualhad

This is a really cool feature which adds a lot more gaming enjoyment as you never know what kind of visual surprises await amtrox. Texture Resolution Again, it is difficult to spot any noticeable difference.