I would say Cirrus did a fine job on the , but something extra was missing to become gamers choice. M2, on paper at least, was no joke with half million polygons triangle setup and million pixels per second fillrate. Jan 2, Messages: It was in similar market segment, and suffered from it’s own blending and perspective correction problems. Was this board popular in that country for some reason?

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Cirrus Logic Laguna3D review

It takes care of common rendering functions such as Gouraud shading, perspective correction ahem cireus, Z-buffering, texture map filtering well The lack cirdus major differences between and puts execution of Cirrus into question, Could they just stay idle while waiting for Intel LX AGP chipset release in August ?

Oct 31, Messages: A year later came second joint fabrication venture with Lucent named Cirent. MGazDec 28, Experience First big complaint about image quality is broken texture perspective correction. Visit Falcon’s site for anything related to that card or any games or issues you have if you haven’t yet.


Cirrus took advantage of PC boom and finally succeeded with own hard drive controller, first to be mounted inside the drive mechanism. Yousuf Palla joined as Vice President of Operations and Manufacturing, contributing further to its success.

Jan 2, Messages: If you end up xgp the V5, go here for updated drivers. When you’re done, could I have one of those cards for my K rig? Because of this Mondello never logid off the ground. In the early s, Cirrus Logic became a supplier of PC graphics chips, audio converters and chips for magnetic storage products.

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By the end of Laguna3D was ready for mass production, but the specifications were agl like M2. It’s been a while, but I think the Voodoo5 was supposed to be in the same league as the original Geforce and I don’t remember ATI being a player in the high end 3D game at that point. Default setting is quite high, but still some large flat surfaces have problems, for example you may see shaking ground in Mechwarrior 2.

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. LogiHackworth stepped down and Cirrus went through continues changes.


Good find none the less. Suhas Patil founded the company as “Patil Systems, Inc.

Even if execution units are designed to process multiple operations in single pass, their inputs cannot be fed fast enough. The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.

Taking price into ckrrus it performs quite well in old games even with small amount of local memory.

Jun 28, Messages: The company announced in April that it had completed moving its headquarters to Austin, Xgp. You must log in or sign up to reply here.

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Overall Laguna3D claimed performance of more than 50 million “perspective-corrected” textured pixels per second. All the development ago required was a systems engineer who could program and arrange the chips to handle whatever function the product should perform.

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