Matrox announces world's first PCI Express x1 graphics card
Montreal, Canada, July 13, 2005 -- Matrox Graphics Inc., the leading
manufacturer of graphics solutions for professionals, announces Millennium G550
PCIe, the world's first PCI Express x1 graphics card.
The x1 design allows this card to be compatible with any
compliant PCI Express slot. The card is based on Matrox G550 technology and has
DualHead(R) support for using 2 digital or analog monitors at a time.
This announcement follows other recent Matrox releases for PCI Express,
including Matrox QID LP PCIe, Millennium P650 PCIe 128, and Millennium P650 LP
"This product offers unprecedented flexibility for a variety of
mission-critical systems, including servers and industrial computers with no
available PCI Express x16 slots," says Sam Recine, Product Manager, Matrox
Graphics. "With products for AGP, PCI, and PCIe, Millennium G-series is now the
most universal and proven graphics card product line available."
In addition to having Matrox display drivers for Windows, Millennium G550
PCIe will be the world's first 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: