MATROX PARHELIA 256MB DRIVER

Delivery Options see all. This card has recently been removed from a working system during recycling. The card’s fillrate performance was formidable in games that used many texture layers; though equipped with just 4 pixel pipelines, each had 4 texture units. Guaranteed 3 day delivery. The Parhelia was the first GPU by Matrox to be equipped with a bit memory bus, giving it an advantage over other cards of the time in the area of memory bandwidth. For example, in a flight simulator or sim racing , the middle monitor could show the windshield while the left and right monitors could display the side views offering peripheral vision.

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The Parhelia was the first GPU by Matrox to be equipped with a bit memory bus, giving it an advantage over other cards of the time in the area of memory bandwidth. The card’s fillrate performance was formidable in games that used many texture layers; though equipped with just 4 pixel pipelines, each had 4 texture units. However, ATI’s Radeon was released mmatrox that year, with a considerably larger transistor count million vs.

Memory Size see all. Buying Format see parheelia. Delivery Options see all. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Retrieved from ” https: All manufacturers’ warranties are void unless otherwise stated. Why Buy From Us. Despite the lackluster performance for its price, Matrox hoped to win over enthusiasts with the Parhelia’s unique and high quality features, such as “Surround Gaming”, glyph acceleration, high resolutions, and 16x fragment anti-aliasing.

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Guaranteed 3 day delivery. Dual link TMDS is supported via external controller connected to the digital interface. Due to their equivalent pricing mxtrox faster cards, the Parhelia never got a significant hold in the market.

Originally, Matrox planned 256mn produce the “Parhelia 2” successor, codenamed “Pitou”. However, it was all a bit of a moot point because Parhelia’s performance was not adequate to drive most DirectX 9-supporting titles well even without more complex shader code weighing the card down. Unlike previous products, it supports Windows Vista Aero acceleration.

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The “Surround Gaming” support allowed the card to drive three monitors creating a unique level gaming immersion. The Parhelia processor featured Glyph acceleration, where anti-aliasing of text was accelerated by the hardware.

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Released init was best known for its ability to drive three monitors “Surround Gaming” and its Coral Reef tech demo.

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After the launch of Parhelia, Matrox released Parhelia-LXwhich supports only bit memory and has only 2 pixel pipelines.

While the Parhelia possessed an impressive raw memory bandwidth much of it was wasted 256mmb invisible house-keeping tasks because the card lacked the ability to predict overdraw or compress z-buffer data, among other inefficiencies.

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In JuneMatrox announced the release of M-Series video cards. It remained a niche product, while nVidia and ATI control the majority of the discrete graphics chip paruelia. Puerto Rico or Virgin Islands. As had happened with previous Matrox products, the Parhelia was released just before competing companies released cards that completely outperformed it.

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