February 7, 2020


The package includes the following: Anyway, we should see the difference in performance to be minimal between bit and bit rendering. The system was equipped with MB of SDRAM and different processor speeds were also used to assess the difference in speed gain with higher processor speed. Let’s look at how they perform in 3D Mark99 Max, shall we? Video capturing was possible but drivers are still based on VfW. Ok, ok, I know some of you are getting overloaded already, but just bear with this for another second. Before we start counting the chicks before they hatch, let’s look at the results first.

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Millrnnium is the first thing that you will notice upon rebooting your machine after the installation of the drivers. Numerous tabs on the display properties window is available for you to configure each option.

Comparing the framerates between bit and bit rendering, the TNT2-Ultra is still the clear champion in this category, especially at lower resolutions.

This feature significantly improves the visual realism of 3D rendered scenes.

Retrieved from ” https: Anyway, I believe there are more dualehad enough results for you guys or gals? Basically, this rendering engine ensures that richly textured 3D environments are rendered with vibrant colors and sharp contrasts.

The new chip featured several new and innovative additions, such as multiple monitor output support, an all-around bit rendering pipeline with high performance, further improved 2D and video acceleration, and a new 3D feature known as Environment Mapped Bump Mapping.


This is one of the most talked about feature of the G line of video cards.

At the time when the G was tested the driver version was 5. This feature virtually add details such as scratches, surface textures or water rippling effects just to name a few to your 3D game environment, thus, adding a lot more visual enjoyment rather than just frame rates. However, it does require you to fix a certain region code before you could start playing your favourite movies. The G Max is not far behind and leads in the remaining tests. Typically, the drop in performance is less than 1 fps at lower resolutions, but at higher resolutions the drop ranges from about fps.

Anyway, let’s take a quick look at some 3DMark 99 Max benchmark scores.

The 3D capabilities of G were identical to G Only a few games supported the feature, such as Dungeon Keeper 2 and Millennium Soldier: Fill Rate with Multi-Texturing. I know the table looks a little matdox.

Matrox Graphics – Support – Latest Matrox drivers for legacy products

On the other hand, if you compare the framerates at both and Mhz, the performance was almost on par, and only a few framerates away from each other as compared to h400 TNT2 Ultra.

The G continually received official driver updates into Beta drivers are not supported by Matrox Graphics Technical Support.

The feature that seems to draw the most interest is the ability to have games utilize two screens simultaneously. 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.


The results for 3D Mark 99 Max at x with bit per pixel rendering are shown above. Most graphic cards do not support this and actually requires the user to lower their primary display refresh rates to 50Hz or 60Hz in order to output the display simultaneously to a TV. OK, I promise, this is the last table of results.

The DualHead feature ddualhead superb for all different individuals, from gamers to professionals and could very well make it millenniumm a personal home theatre solution too.

Matrox Millennium G400 & G400MAX

Matrox took the technology developed from the G project, refined it, and basically doubled it up to form the G processor. Even with initial driver difficulties, Matrox G was very competitive.

At this point, I was still not very satisfied and decided to run one last round of tests. To date, there are already a number of games millennijm support this feature, and Matrox promises more titles to come.

As you can see, the possiblities are endless! The G is also capable matrlx high-quality DVD playback at full resolution and frame rates. Besides these features, the 0. This is a really cool feature which adds a lot more gaming enjoyment as you never know what kind of visual surprises await you.