Matrox Marvel G400 TV Reviews
Product Type: Matrox graphic cards
Description:Model ID G4+MTVA16GRI / Matrox Marvel G400 TV - Graphics adapter - MGA G400 - AGP 4x - 16 MB SGRAM - TV tuner - retail / The Marvel G400-TV all-in-one graphics, video capture and video editing solution is an explosion of multimedia performance and functionality. Get full-resolution, ... more
Matrox Marvel G400 TV ... full frame rate capture and playback with hardware-MJPEG compression/decompression. Create dynamic videos with special effects, titles and soundtracks thanks to Avid Cinema’s easy-to-use video editing software. The fully programmable TV tuner with digital VCR brings you to the cutting-edge of PC/TV convergence. True DirectX Environment-Mapped Bump Mapping delivers the ultimate in photo-realistic 3D gaming action. And the unique DualHead Display feature supports 2 independent displays with one graphics card and offers several different operating modes that will enhance every application area.
Newest Review: ... provided by this chip is in excess of software codecs by the likes of PICvideo etc. At the Matrox drivers' maximum ... more
Customer Matrox Marvel G400 TV Reviews (2)
by - written on 13/08/01, updated on 13/08/01 (Very useful, 1659 readings)
The Matrox Marvel G400-TV is designed as an 'all-in-one' graphics and video solution, similar to the ATI All-In-Wonder series. It's a single AGP board providing 2D, 3D, MPEG decoding (for DVDs etc.), as well as TV viewing/recording and video capture. The one distinct advantage the Matrox has over the ATI, however, is that it provides hardware-based MJPEG video compression. The input video quality is superior to that provided by other similar cards such as the All-In-Wonder series by ATI. It is visibly sharper and cleaner, which of course is important for video editing. The Matrox Marvel G400-TV features an onboard Zoran MJPEG codec chip, ... Read the complete review
by - written on 14/06/01, updated on 14/06/01 (Very useful, 272 readings)
At first glance I was slightly pesamistic about the Matrox Marvel G400-TV because of its lack of memory. With only 16MB of SGRAM memory it did not compare well with other graphics cards with 32MB as standard. However, although dated, the Matrox Marvel G400-TV peformed excellently in all fields. For games, the card gave an excellent frame rate at a resolution of 800x600 and faired quite well for a resolution of 1024x768. However, with new games coming out demanding more from your graphics card the Matrox should not be bought with gaming in mind. The card comes with an external box for connecting TV aerials, and video and audio inputs and outputs , which makes ... Read the complete review
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