They were the first to introduce a bit graphics engine for the PC market with its MGA series in Some product drivers that I know never even matured after the product was delivered into the market many many months ago. We finally made it to the benchmarks. 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. The Matrox DeskNav is a little utility that you can call up to zoom into a particular section of your desktop.

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Just count how many bold coloured numbers you see for each card, and you will know what I mean. On the other hand, you can also choose to use the second display adapter to do Multi-Display, thus enlarging your desktop area.

The Installation, Driver features and Programs. Perhaps the most notable feature of G is its marrox to drive two separate monitors to display a single desktop.

Internally the G is a bit processor, using what Matrox calls a “DualBus” architecture. Previously Released Drivers for Older Matrox products Drivers in this section are previously released drivers mztrox should be used for trouble shooting purposes only.

They were the first to introduce a bit graphics engine for the PC market with its MGA series in First of all, the installation of the drivers was fairly simple and straightforward. MS DirectX Version 6. dualbead

An excellent feature for the visually challenged? This is certainly strange considering newer driver revisions should contain improvements.

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Drivers in this section are previously released drivers and should be used for trouble shooting purposes only. Findings within a release of Matrox graphics drivers MGA On the other dualheax, the Matrox Diagnostic is a small utility to check if your system is ready to use the G This is perhaps one of the most desirable feature ever placed into a single graphic card, dual display capabilities.

The OpenGL drivers are still not as matured as I’d like it to be, and there are certainly a lot more that could be done to improve the OpenGL performance.

Comparing the framerates between bit and bit rendering, the TNT2-Ultra is still the clear champion in this category, especially at lower resolutions. This is because the chip could get pretty hot as it is required to handle the second display at higher refresh rates than other similar chips used in other cards.

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Besides these features, the 0. The same driver versions were used in the Quake II tests. It added some new features to DualHead that worked with Internet Explorer to make pages show up on both screens at once. It is nowhere near nVidia’s Quick Tweak menu. Also to note is the small difference between bit and bit performance for the G Max. Matrix on the images to see the full view of the picture itself.

It is purely a Direct3D 6. 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.

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Here, we see the actual behaviour of the G in real world application. S-Video or Composite Video Out via special cable connected to the second monitor output. The Enhance Text option really helps make text look sharper on the TV. Imagine how much more saliva he would leave on my keyboard if he sees it being done on the G Max.

File name Release date and file size Driver Notes, including operating system and Matrox graphics card support Disk 1 Judging from the Wintune 98 benchmarks, we can see that the G Max really performs with flying colours, beating the TNT2-Ultra in every single video benchmarks.

Drivers for older/legacy Matrox products

I know the table looks a little messy. This meant that the primary monitor could run much higher resolutions and refresh rates than the secondary. Unfortunately, I was not able to capture any screen shots of the movies that I tested. Matrox took the technology developed from the G project, refined it, and basically doubled it up to form the G matroox. Retrieved from ” https: