PCI interface was enriched by bus mastering. The desirability of the card was based on a combination of factors, though was a rather uncommon example of finding one with retail box and all. A special business-oriented version of Mystique , called Mystique Business , was launched as well. Average framerate difference corresponds to clock difference, how about difference in Final Reality:. Email required Address never made public.

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Mystique also had various ports on the card for memory expansion and additional hardware peripherals.

Overall feel is closer to console like Playstation rather than other PC 3d graphics. The killer combo of lack of fogging, filtering and proper blending View Matrox screenshot gallery Incidentally OpenGL games can give a hint of Matrox’es Simple Interface, because Techland wrote a driver based on MSI library for their game using Quake 3 engine.

Gamers who wanted the best of both worlds may have opted to combine a Matrox with a Voodoo2.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: First MGA chip Atlas supported high resolution true color 2d accelerator for a mywtique generation of operating systems with demanding graphical user interfaces.

Playing with refresh timer did not make any difference to me.

Matrox Mystique 220 graphics card – MGA 1164SG – 4 MB Series

It was also available with 8 MB. Average framerate difference corresponds to clock difference, how about difference in Final Reality:. This page was last edited on 21 Januaryat While the Mystique did have 3D capability, it was considered underwhelming for gaming use. After a little bit of effort, Windows 95 was installed and the whole drive was easily accessible.


Or because compatibility with newer games is low and OpenGL was completely omitted. Think along the lines of stock-market trading or monitoring control rooms. Few titles from bundle of gaming edition had around polygon scenes.

Views Read Edit View history. The retail version of Mystique included 3 3D game titles, including: Limited feature set prevents quite a few games from working properly or at all on the Mystique. This so called stipple alpha was Matrox’s choice until G, worst implementation of alpha blending imaginable. Driver support for the Mystique was robust at launch.

They must be unzipped using the -D option.

Matrox Mystique graphics card – MGA SG – 4 MB Overview – CNET

Archived from the original on Overclocking With early Matrox 3d cards things are not so simple if you are looking for maximum. This site uses cookies. Mystique’s image quality became quickly inadequate and perhaps from there comes the bad nick “Matrox Mistake”. It looks like with time passing by Matrox was raising the clocks in several steps.


Matrox Mystique 220 PCI 4mb Graphics Card 220mhz

From a business point of view it did its job well. The big news of Mystique mystiquue texturing unit. It was based heavily on the Millennium but with various additions and some cost-cutting measures. The newer Millennium card also contained 3D capabilities similar to the Impression Plus, and was nearly as limited.

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The 8 MB configuration used the memory expansion module. Millennium’s engine is exposed to Direct3d, but I don’t graphkcs any titles except Turok which would not require texturing. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Without support for texturing, the cards were very limited in visual enhancement capability. Besides the ramdac Mystique also integrates video engine with hardware scaler. At the time cards that offered both 2D and 3D mywtique generally good with one or the other, not both.

Beta drivers are not supported by Matrox Graphics Technical Support.