Amiga Hardware Database Expansion cards

G-Rex 1200 Manual Photo
DCE, Germany
Blizzard PPC
 Autoconfig ID
8512 / 101
    PCI busboard
  • five PCI slots clocked with 33 MHz
  • early models have one DMA slot, later models have two
  • 14 - 18 MB/s transfer speed between PCI cards and the Blizzard (depends on the Blizzard's clock speed)
  • 1.76 GB address space without bank switching
  • AT & ATX power supply connectors - the ATX connector is not active, a PIC for switching the ATX PSU have to be installed in the empty socket
  • the Blizzard firmware has to be updated
  • CyberGFX 4 and Warp3D drivers for Voodoo3, Voodoo4, Voodoo5, Permedia2, ViRGE, ViRGE/DX and SiS6326 graphics cards
  • driver for Brooktree and Conexant Fusion based TV/Video cards with Microtune or Philips tuners
  • driver for certain Realtek based network cards
  • driver for ESS Solo-1 sound cards
  • despite many announcements, USB drivers were not released

    DCE G-Rex 1200 - Interface board  front side
    Interface board, front side

    DCE G-Rex 1200 - Interface board  back side
    Interface board, back side

    DCE G-Rex 1200 - Bus board  front side
    Bus board, front side

    DCE G-Rex 1200 - Bus board  back side
    Bus board, back side

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