From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved June 14, It outperformed the Mobility Radeon by a large margin, as well as being Nvidia’s first DirectX 8 laptop graphics solution. Although the was initially supposed to be part of the launch of the GeForce4 line, Nvidia had delayed its release to sell off the soon-to-be discontinued GeForce 3 chips. Many criticized the GeForce 4 MX name as a misleading marketing ploy since it was less advanced than the preceding GeForce 3.

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This page was last edited on 10 Geforc4eat Retrieved from ” https: Nvidia attempted legal action against a version of Omega Drivers that included the Nvidia logo.

Comparison of Nvidia graphics processing units. It was very similar to its predecessor; the main differences were higher core and memory clock rates, a revised memory controller known as Lightspeed Memory Architecture IIupdated pixel shaders with new instructions for Direct3D 8. Firstly, the Ti was perceived as being not good enough for those who wanted top performance who preferred the Tinor those who wanted good value for money who typically chose the Ticausing the Ti to be a pointless middle ground of the two.

At half the cost of thethe remained the best balance between price and performance until the launch of the ATI Radeon Pro at the end of Retrieved June 14, In practice its main competitors were chipset-integrated graphics solutions, such as Intel’s G and Nvidia’s own nForce 2, but its main advantage over those was multiple-monitor support; Intel’s solutions did not have this at all, and the nForce 2’s multi-monitor support was much inferior to what the MX series offered.


Despite harsh criticism by gaming enthusiasts, the GeForce4 MX was a market success. Using third party drivers can, among other things, invalidate warranties.

In motion-video applications, the GeForce4 MX offered new functionality. CS1 German-language sources de Use mdy dates from October Pages using deprecated image syntax All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from August Articles with unsourced statements from November Commons category link is on Wikidata.

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All three families were announced in early ; members within each family were differentiated by core and memory clock speeds. ATI’s Radeon Pro graphics card: This caused problems for notebook manufacturers, especially with regards to battery life. GeForce 2 4 MX. The two new models were the MXX, which was clocked slightly faster than the original MX, and the MXSE, which had a narrower memory bus, and was intended as a replacement of sorts for the MX Bringing mobile gaming to new heights”.


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In latethere was an attempt to form a fourth family, also for the laptop market, the only member of it being the GeForce4 Go NV28M which was derived from the Ti line. This family is a derivative of the GeForce4 MX family, produced for the laptop market. This kept the MX in production while the was discontinued. Retrieved April 12, One step forward, two steps back? Many criticized the GeForce 4 MX name as a misleading marketing ploy since it was less advanced than the preceding GeForce 3.

When ATI launched its Radeon Pro in Septemberit performed about the same as the MX, but had crucial advantages with better single-texturing performance and proper support of DirectX 8 shaders. Nvidia’s eventual answer to the Radeon was the GeForce FXbut despite the ‘s DirectX 9 features it did not have a significant performance increase compared to the MX even in DirectX 7. In consequence, Nvidia rolled out a slightly cheaper model: GeForce Series Video cards Computer-related introductions in