Baseline per polygon mip-mapping is implemented as well. At least with this card 32 bit depth becomes realistic possibility and allowed me to confirm mipmap selections of G are indeed problematic. Why didn’t they advertise this? G First I should say this is again not exactly a gamers card. United Kingdom Import charges: That is right, no steps between half transparent and opaque! The seller has not specified a shipping method to United States.

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That optional divider of 2 would explain how can my two G cards with very different system and memory clock perform as they do. May not ship to United States mba Read matrpx description or contact seller for shipping options. With small 3d polygons faster chip wins, large polygon fills are more limited by memory bandwidth. This Hewlett-Packard card will be your guide in the amazing world of stipple alpha blending.

Matrox G100 Graphics Card – MGA G100a – E

The big geeky question is what is the 3d engine exactly. Shipping cost cannot be calculated.

Seller information davidoboladze16 Following chips were about making G more cost efficient. In fact, these two cards often trade blows which implies chip clock is compensating memory clock differences. Watching this puppy drawing mega texels per second back in the days when I believed it runs at 41 MHz filled my head with associations with Parhelia’s quad texturing. I found it difficult to believe such low chip clock inpersonally I would expect divider of 2. Surprise Since Matrox quickly remove any gaming bells from G just like with Millennium II criticism of 3d capabilities would be off the place.


First I should say this is again not exactly a gamers card. In the office I could very well be happy with such a card. Despite being the slow one among new architectures it was very different from previous MGA chips because Matrox became for first time 3d image quality leader.

Like so often with early 3d cards you better disable mip-mapping though, or you will face some random mip level switching. Other games tested do not support single pass multitexturing, which means there are still more performance enhancements in G compared to Mystique.

Will usually ship within matrox mga ga-e business days of receiving cleared payment — opens in a new window or tab. Previously Released Drivers for Older Matrox products Drivers in g100a-w section are previously released drivers and should be matrox mga ga-e for trouble shooting purposes only. I found out one big thing, G supports multitexturing. This amount is subject to change until you make payment.

Matrox G Graphics Card – MGA Ga – E | eBay

At least with this card 32 bit depth becomes realistic possibility and allowed me to confirm mipmap selections of G are indeed problematic.

Well, this is one of the ugliest filters I saw, but it still helps. It is an evolution of Fast Texture Architecture, but what else could change? Alright, forget what Matrox said about powerful 3d gg100a-e and welcome to the domain of corporate computers.


Since two of them are fully opaque and fully transparent, there is only 14 patterns to cover intermediate steps from half to fully transparent.

And it finally has a bilinear filter.


All the specifications you can find around web say otherwise, but the numbers speak for themselves. Baseline per polygon mip-mapping is implemented as well.

The patterns are defined for 4×4 pixel squares by four bit register, meaning 16 options. Please enter 5 or 9 numbers for the ZIP Code. Why didn’t they advertise this? Continue to performance summary. Matrox still could not be bothered with OpenGL amtrox. This raised my expectations regarding gaming speed, but surprisingly it did not exceed tested 4 MB G unless memory capacity is of concern.

Matrox Productiva G review

View Matrox screenshot gallery Overclocking G have a huge potential, Matrox really put the chip clock unnecessarily low. In most cases games on G looks better than on Mystique, but there are situations when that horrible blending ruins it all.

Soon the prices dropped to dollars and G was presented as office card- and it was excelent at that.