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Matrox to make low-profile PCI cards

Discussion in 'News' started by W1zzard, Sep 18, 2004.

  1. W1zzard

    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

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    Yes, PCI - not PCI-Express.
    While everybody is talking about PCI-E, Matrox presents three new PCI cards geared towards the multi-display 2D market:
    • Matrox G550 Low-profile PCI, 32 MB, $135
    • Matrox P650 Low-profile PCI, 64 MB, $259
    • Matrox QID Low-profile PCI, 128 MB, Quad-DVI!, $849

    Full press release:
    Montreal, Canada, June 3, 2004 — Matrox Graphics Inc., the leading manufacturer of professional graphics solutions, today announced the Matrox G550 Low-profile PCI, the Matrox P650 Low-profile PCI and the Matrox QID Low-profile PCI.

    This new range of graphics cards is designed to complement Matrox's existing product line and to fully address the graphics needs of the 2D multi-display markets including financial, public information display, process control, airport information display and public safety dispatch.

    "As the multi-display leader, Matrox is pleased to enhance its product offering for corporate and business professionals with these three new low-profile graphics cards," says Mitch Furman, senior product manager display technologies. "Our comprehensive choice of cards includes the most unique, flexible and stable solutions that will meet any and all 2D graphics needs."

    The G550 Low-profile PCI half-length 32 MB card is ideal for financial and corporate desktop users who need Matrox's renowned stability, pristine image quality and unified driver support in addition to full-featured dual digital and analog output capabilities.

    Featuring an ultra compact 5.2-inch long board design, the P650 Low-profile PCI is the industry's smallest DualHead® card. Powerful and versatile, the P650 Low-profile PCI is equipped with 64 MB of memory and supports exceptionally high-quality digital and analog output.

    The QID Low-profile PCI half-length 128 MB card supports Matrox's signature quad digital and analog feature-set such as customizable unattended install, second generation Matrox MultiDesk (MMD) and Matrox Multi-Pivot/Portrait. The QID Low-profile PCI also features a novel KX 20 connector to quad DVI-I with four DVI-VGA adaptors.
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