Matrox launches Parhelia LX-based Millennium P series

Low-cost three-monitor boards for video pros

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Matrox yesterday unwrapped its latest Parhelia graphics chip, the LX, pitching boards based on the part at professional video editing users.

The Parhelia LX supports AGP 8x and up to 64MB of DDR memory across a 128-bit interface. The chip can support up to three DVI, RGB and TV displays. It supports OpenGL 1.3 and DirectX 8.1.

The part will power two graphics cards: the Millennium P650 and P750. Both contain 400MHz RAMDACs capable of supporting resolutions up to 1920 x 1440 on analog devices and 1600 x 1200 on digital displays. The P650 provides dual monitor support; the P750 can drive two monitors plus a TV, or three monitors.

The Millennium P650 will sell for £117/EUR169 and the Millennium P750 will sell for £173/EUR249. Both cards in the Millennium P-Series will be available during Q2. ®