Matrox heeft een vandaag z'n nieuwe G400 en G400MAX videokaarten aangekondigd. Hier heb je wat spul uit de press release:
Matrox Graphics Inc. today announced the first 2D, 3D, video, TV-Out and dual display graphics boards based on the Matrox G400 Chip Series: the high speed Matrox Millennium G400 for the most demanding business and home users; and the industry's benchmark leader, the Matrox Millennium G400 MAX, for power gamers and professionals requiring maximum resolutions for high-end displays.
"The Millennium G400 and Millennium G400 MAX offer the highest levels of speed in the industry combined with a dramatically different feature set," said Dan Wood, Senior Product Manager, Matrox Graphics Inc. "Add a second display to your PC with Matrox's unique DualHead Display. Enhance the visual realism of 3D gaming with built-in hardware support for DirectX 6 Environment Mapped Bump Mapping. Enjoy the richest, most photorealistic colors with Matrox's Vibrant Color Quality2 rendering-all on a single Matrox Millennium card." [break]Blablabla. Ik skip ff het stuk over de G400 retail. Hier de G400MAX:[/break] The Matrox Millennium G400 MAX is also supercharged with the same three unique, must-have features that distinguish it from all other graphics solutions: Matrox's DualHead Display, built-in support for Environment Mapped Bump Mapping and Matrox's trademark Vibrant Color Quality2 rendering. It is also equipped with a 3D rendering engine that achieves amazingly fast single pass multi-texturing with 32-bit rendering, 32-bit textures, 32-bit Z-buffer with 8-bit stencil, full AGP texturing and anisotropic filtering. Fitted with a fixed 32MB of high-bandwidth SGRAM, the Matrox Millennium G400 MAX provides lightning fast, ultra-crisp displays with a 360MHz UltraSharp RAMDAC capable of driving high-end monitors at resolutions up to 2048 x 1536, 32-bpp at 85Hz.
Targeted directly at the accept-no-compromise PC gamer and at professionals who require an exceptionally large desktop display, the Matrox
Millennium G400 MAX gears performance into overdrive with an increase in raw speed of more than 30 per cent over the Matrox Millennium G400. In addition, the Matrox Millennium G400 MAX nearly maxes out Ziff Davis' 3D WinBench 99, scoring 1080 at 1024 x 768 resolution at 16-bpp.
Available to end-users in mid-June 1999, the Matrox Millennium G400 MAX will sell for $249 ESP.
Meer info (DualHead Display, hardware bumpmapping enz.) vind je in de press release.