Note that your submission may not appear immediately on our site. That was one big nail into Laguna3D’s coffin, because with advancing time game developers were using it more and more. Jul 10, Messages: The texture manager is supported with 1 kilobyte texture cache and on-chip address translation table that tracks, via dynamic random accessing, all the memory locations of textures being used. Cirrus abandons PC graphics There was little excitement around Laguna upon release and there is little excitement now when looking back. All basic blending modes are supported except one- multiplicative blending. The company announced in April that it had completed moving its headquarters to Austin, Texas.

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I would logif Cirrus did a fine job on thebut something extra was missing to become gamers choice. In the early s, Cirrus Logic became a supplier of PC graphics chips, audio converters and chips for magnetic storage products. Enter the e-mail address of the recipient Add your own personal message: Since most of other accelerators I am comparing don’t have such problems I used the highest quality setting for my tests to get a more leveled conditions.

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Finally, there are many small problems caused by missing multiplicative alpha blending or driver bugs. Clock of Rambus controller is half of 54×6 rate, which means own domain ticking at frequency of MHz.


Retrieved January 14, Note that your submission may not appear immediately on our site. It is nice when accelerator uses higher internal precision, but dither pattern employed by Laguna is far from accurate and several overlapping layers of transparent textures can deliver awful almost stipple-like pattern.

It may also be the reason for no OpenGL games support. Thank You for Loggic Your Review,! Select type of offense: Dec 11, Messages: Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Thank You for Submitting a Reply,!

Cirrus Logic Laguna3D review

All basic blending modes are supported except one- multiplicative blending. Oti86Jul 10, The Maxx was supposed to be a killer card, but was very problematic in trying to get to run in Win 98 and Then there are games partially giving up on texturing, likely because of failure in lightmap phase, those are using or originating from Quake engine, like Half Life and Thief. After three years of struggle Patil contacted Hackworth, back then in Signetics.

Promote cracked software, or other illegal content. Retrieved 20 August — via Google Books. Initial promotion price of hundred bucks should be a sign that Laguna3D is not so hot performer.

There are more interesting settings to play with in Laguna registry, though they seem mostly applicable only for AGP version of Laguna3D. The first chip obviously did not come in expected shape. Logiv the series card Hackworth stood behind his fab investments because Cirrus in its peak had to redesign multiple times for several manufacturers to meet customers demand.


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But some games don’t like textures outside of local memory, like Viper Racing shows by switching to very small mipmaps, and Incoming drops texturing completely. But Panasonic in the logix decided not to deliver second 3DO to the market.

Smoke in Carmageddon is not bilineary filtered and car shadow flickers, agpp in Expendable are drawn on top, status bar in Formula 1 is broken.

Unreal just skips lightmaps alone and Laguna is useless for other effects as well. Cirrs April Cirrus has licensed the 3D portion of 3DO’s M2 technology, a bit graphics acceleration built for new console. It joined the Nasdaq market listing in symbol: Then there is rather heavy dithering to 16 bit colors. September Learn how and when to remove this template message.