M2, on paper at least, was no joke with half million polygons triangle setup and million pixels per second fillrate. Lack of own fabrication seemed to stand in a way of further expansion and Cirrus. Retrieved 20 August — via Google Books. You don’t specify what you mean with ‘the display is pretty bad’. That is standard rasterizer of the time, sitting between FIFOs and feeds from own 16 kB of registers. But Panasonic in the end decided not to deliver second 3DO to the market.

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The lack of 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 ?

Cirrus Logic – Wikipedia

New millennium brought a growing demand for consumer electronics products based on digital audio and video technologies, which was a good wind for Cirrus and it carries them till today. It joined the Nasdaq market listing in symbol: The CL-GD chip ought to be disappoing, because bilinear texture filter is one of the cheapest possible implemntation.

Retrieved 20 August Texturing unit works in paraller with 4565 engine, available formats include RGBA up to x pixels big. Articles needing gfaphic references from September All articles needing additional references Official website different in Wikidata and Wikipedia.


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For demonstration here are screens from Shadows of the Empire: Kubuntu, Debian, Suse, Slackware Posts: Otherwise the Cirrus logic cards are quit old. TextureJet slider is one of those, but I could not get any relevant difference by changing its value.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. First lowest quality, then default and finally highest. In between those Cirrus is making a point for AGP.

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Hackworth stood behind his fab investments loyic Cirrus in its peak had to redesign multiple times for several manufacturers to meet customers demand. When the announced release date of the GD “Mondello” came and went, Cirrus’s reputation in desktop PC-graphics suffered. InHackworth stepped down and Cirrus went through continues changes.

All the development process required was a systems engineer who could program and arrange the chips to handle whatever function the product should perform. 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.

Cirrus Logic

Here is my output from lspci: French repositioned the company into a premier supplier of high-performance analog and digital processing chip solutions for consumer entertainment electronics, and soon afterwards, Mr. Llgic you’d like to contribute content, let us know.


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So there are different opinions whether the company was mismanaged or victim of its own success. For demonstration here are screens from Shadows of the Cirdus. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Michael Hackworth was named president and chief executive officer in Januaryand served as CEO until February Smoke in Carmageddon is not bilineary filtered and car shadow flickers, shadows in Expendable are drawn on top, status bar in Formula 1 is broken.

Our processors would appreciate more something like triangle setup, but at least there is something unique inside Laguna3D. BB code is On. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Cirrus took advantage of PC boom and finally succeeded with own hard drive controller, first to be mounted inside the drive mechanism.