Finally, we’ll take a quick look at the OpenGL performance of the card using Quake3. This increases the efficiency and bandwidth of data flow within the chip to each of its functional units. Boards shipped with dual analog VGA connectors. However, the Warp engine was programmable which theoretically enhanced flexibility of the chip. For me, personally, the technology is useless and redundant.

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It does this by improving on the 96 constant registers specified for by DirectX 8. By it’s very nature, a single animated head can’t convey the same range of emotion and information you get from watching a real person.

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Both cards do a twin output solution and both are faster at 3D, the GF2 markedly so. The software transmits the HeadCasting data back and dhal over the network and the HeadFone software animates the talking head at the other end using the HeadCasting engine on the G Therefore it seems that Matrox doesn’t really have much to show with the G This amount is subject to change until you make payment.

The G makes use of its vertex and pallete skinning engine to support hardware skinning and vertex shading for supposedly phot realistic heads. Matrox DVDMax to view hardware-accelerated video playback in a video window on one display and full-screen on the other display.


Fast and safe postage. It does Matrix Pallete Skinning part of the DX8 duaal in hardware with up to 32 matrices and splits things up per vertex, per triangle or per draw, depending on what needs to be done.

This lets the card do realistic facial animations and other operations which call upon the MPS functionality. Matrox’s award-winning Powerdesk display drivers and control panel integrated Dualhead in a very flexible and functional way that become world-renowned for its effectiveness.

Matrox Graphics – Products – Legacy Products – G-Series – G Low Profile

Will usually dispatch within 3 working days of receiving cleared payment – opens in a new window or tab. Description Postage and payments. Add to Watch list Watching Watch list is full. It appears to be just a cosmetic tweak away from the sky-blue Special Edition. DualHead was still a novelty then and Matrox pulled it off very well and gave the masses a twin output solution.

Matrox took the technology developed from the G project, refined it, and basically doubled it up to form the G processor. The hardware doesn’t run the Nature test due to a lack of hardware acceleration for the features the test needs. The underlying hardware is a highly capable DVD playback solution uead the software layered on top is excellent.

Matrox Graphics – Products – Graphics Cards – G-Series – G LP PCI

Video conferencing works fine and you get a more human interaction. Taking a look back at the feature list we can see that the heae is targetted elsewhere. Codenamed ” Toucan “, it was a more powerful and refined version of its predecessor, the G However, contrary to the video mode’s name, Heac does not support full DVD decoding hardware acceleration.


You’re covered by the eBay Money Back Guarantee if you receive an item that is not as described in the listing. Views Read Edit View history. Matrox has never made anything of the Duql being a gamers card and have targetted at graphics professionals needing exceptional 2D image quality or the dual head capability.

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Matrox G550 Dual DVI

See all condition definitions – opens in a new window or tab. The card struggles playing Quake3 with everything on and the Gainward Ti ends mattox being over 8 times faster at x Before we take a look at the 3D performance using 3DMark Profession and Quake3, here’s the test system. Even with initial driver difficulties, Matrox G was very competitive.