Graphics Card features low profile design.

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With x1 design, Millennium G550 LP PCIe is compatible with all compliant PCI Express slots, including x1, x4, x8, and x16. It features DualHead® support for using 2 digital or analog monitors simultaneously. In addition to display drivers for Windows, card includes open-source display drivers for Linux and other Unix-like operating systems.



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Matrox Announces World's First Low-profile PCI Express x1 Graphics Card



Montreal, Canada, August 3, 2005 - Matrox Graphics Inc., the leading manufacturer of graphics solutions for professionals, announces Millennium G550 LP PCIe, the world's first PCI Express x1 graphics card. The low-profile design allows the card to fit in a wider variety of systems and the x1 design makes the card compatible with all compliant PCI Express slots (x1, x4, x8, and x16). Like other Matrox G550 products, the card has DualHead® support for using 2 digital or analog monitors at a time. This announcement follows last month's announcement of the Millennium G550 PCIe, the world's first PCIe x1 graphics card of any kind.

"Millennium G550 LP PCIe is ideal for compact mission-critical systems, especially those with no available PCI Express x16 slots," says Sam Recine, Product Manager, Matrox Graphics. "The product adds even more flexibility to Millennium G-series, already the most universal and proven graphics card product line available."

In addition to having Matrox display drivers for Windows, Millennium G550 LP PCIe will be the world's first low-profile PCI Express graphics card with open-source display drivers for Linux and other Unix-like operating systems. For more information on this and other Matrox products, see: www.matrox.com/mga/workstation/3dws/products/home.cfm.

Pricing and availability
The Matrox Millennium G550 LP PCIe graphics card will be available in September 2005 at a list price of $169 (USD). This product will be available from authorized resellers worldwide or, in North America and Europe, directly from Matrox at shopmatrox.com. For more information, call Matrox Sales at 1-800-361-1408 (North America) or e-mail technicalsales@matrox.com.

About Matrox Graphics Inc.
Matrox Graphics Inc. is the leading manufacturer of graphics solutions for professionals and has been delivering high-quality, innovative 2D/3D and video graphics accelerators for more than a quarter century. Creator of the multi-display phenomenon, Matrox combines its proven graphics chip designs, reliable software development and dependable card manufacturing expertise to produce products that are reputed worldwide for their superior image quality, practical ingenuity and unwavering stability. Matrox Graphics designs and supports graphics solutions optimized for utility, empowering professionals to see more and do more. A privately held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Matrox has international offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Italy and Hong Kong. For more information, visit www.matrox.com/graphics.

Matrox Graphics, Matrox Electronic Systems, Matrox, and DualHead are registered trademarks of Matrox Graphics Inc. and/or Matrox Electronic Systems Ltd. Other company, product and service names and/or logos indicated above may be trademarks or service marks of such other companies.

Contact us
Serge Bohdjalian
Marketing, Matrox Graphics
http://www.matrox.com/graphics
Tel: (514) 822-6000, ext. 2855
Website:
http://matrox.com/mga/workstation/3dws/products/mill_gseries/g550_lp_pcie.cfm

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