Graphics Card supports Windows 2000/XP dual-link monitors.

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Parhelia(TM) DL256, combined with 30 in. Apple Cinema HD Display®, provides ultra-sharp output at resolutions up to 2,560 x 1,600. Compatible with all PCI and PCI-X slots, 64-bit, 66 MHz card includes 256 Mb of graphics memory, support for second analog monitor at resolutions up to 2,048 x 1,536, multi-card 2D/3D OpenGL® and Microsoft DirectX® acceleration, hardware quad-buffered stereo 3D, and TV output. Display drivers for Linux® and Sun Solaris(TM) x86 are available.

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Matrox Launches New Parhelia DL256 PCI Graphics Card Supporting Apple Cinema HD Display Under Windows

Latest Matrox card supports dual-link standard for very high-resolution digital monitors is ideal for mission-critical tasks

Montreal, Canada, January 25, 2005 -- Matrox Graphics Inc. launches the new Parhelia(TM) DL256 PCI graphics card supporting very high-resolution, dual-link monitors under Microsoft(R) Windows(R) 2000 and Windows XP. Combined with the 30-inch Apple Cinema HD Display(R), the card provides stunning, ultra-sharp output at resolutions up to 2560 x 1600. The Parhelia DL256 supports the dual-link DVI industry standard for compatibility with next-generation, high-resolution, digital monitors.

"The Parhelia DL256 graphics card paired with a high-resolution monitor like the 30-inch Apple Cinema HD Display is an excellent solution for professionals that need to see more and do more," says Sam Recine, manager, workstation graphics, Matrox Graphics Inc. "For example, in CAD, GIS, dispatch, security monitoring, and process control, it's critical to have large amounts of information presented as clearly as possible. This solution can help improve productivity and reduce errors."

The Matrox Parhelia DL256 PCI is a 64-bit, 66 MHz, PCI graphics card that is compatible with all PCI and PCI-X slots. In addition, this card includes: 256 MB of graphics memory, support for a second (analog) monitor at resolutions up to 2048 x 1536, multi-card 2D/3D OpenGL(R) and Microsoft DirectX(R) acceleration, hardware quad-buffered stereo 3D, and TV output (composite video and S video, NTSC or PAL). Display drivers for the Linux(R) and Sun Solaris(TM) x86 operating systems are available as upgrades.

Pricing and availability -- The Matrox Parhelia DL256 PCI graphics card is available at a list price of $699 (USD) from authorized resellers and directly from Matrox at For more information, please contact Matrox sales at 1-800-361-1408 or

About Matrox Graphics Inc. -- Matrox Graphics Inc., the leading manufacturer of professional graphics hardware, has been delivering high-quality, innovative products for more than a quarter century. Pioneer of the trend-setting DualHead(R) technology, Matrox is a graphics chip designer and card manufacturer whose products have been awarded over 1,000 times worldwide for their superior image quality, practical ingenuity, and unwavering stability. A privately held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Matrox has international offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, and Hong Kong. For more information, see

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