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B11 Matrox Millenium




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This item is from the PC 3D Graphics Accelerators FAQ, by Blair MacIntyre with numerous contributions by others. (v1.2).

B11 Matrox Millenium

This information was obtained from Matrox's WWW server at http://www.matrox.com/

The Matrox Millenium is consistently reviewed as one of the best 2D graphics cards currently available, with features including

* World's highest performance at 61 million Winmarks

* Dual ported Window RAM (WRAM) memory technology

* Optimized PCI Local Bus Design

* Resolutions up to 1600 x 1200 in 256, 65K and 16.7M Colors

* 220 Hz flicker-free screen refresh

* Base versions available with 2 or 4 MB of Window RAM

* Upgradeable to 4 or 8 MB of Window RAM

* Hardware accelerated color space conversion and video upscaling to accelerate MPEG and AVI full screen playback.

The 3D features include

* Gouraud shading

* double buffering

* 16-bit Z-buffering

* renders 190,000 Gouraud shaded polygons per second

* display drivers for Windows {3.1, 3.11, '95, NT 3.5}, OS/2 2.1, Warp 3.0, AutoCAD 12 and 13 for DOS and Windows, Microstation 5.0, VESA 2.0 (up to 1280 x 1024)

* Support for standard 3D APIs including Silicon Graphics OpenGL, Microsoft Reality Lab, Intel 3DR, and Criterion RenderWare

Specifications Summary and Ordering Information

 Windows Resolutions                      With 3D
 and Colors                               Gouraud
                                          Shading
 Resolutions           Colors             Resolutions     Colors
 1600 x 1200           256, 65K*,16.7M**  1600 x 1200     256**
 1280 x 1024           256, 65K* 16.7M*   1280 x 1024     256*, 65K**
 1152 x 882            256, 65K, 16.7M*   1152 x 882      256,* 65K**

1024 x 768 256, 65K, 16.7M* 1024 x 768 256*, 65K**,16.7M**

800 x 600 256, 65K, 16.7M 800 x 600 256, 65K*, 16.7M**

640 x 480 256, 65K, 16.7M 640 x 480 256, 65K*, 16.7M**

* Requires 4 MB of Window RAM

** Requires 8 MB of Window RAM.

All 3D modes are double buffered with 16-bit Z-buffer

Refresh Rates

 Resolution    V. Frequency H. Frequency

1600 x 1200 60 - 85 Hz 76 - 96 KHz 1280 x 1024 60 - 110 Hz 63 - 107 KHz 1152 x 882 60 - 120 Hz 54 - 110 KHz 1024 x 768 60 - 120 Hz 48 - 104 KHz 800 x 600 60 - 200 Hz 37 - 100 KHz 640 x 480 60 - 200 Hz 32 - 100 KHz

 

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