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what is it about matrox?

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December 4, 2008 5:29:06 PM

what is it about matrox?
the cards are inadequate, and they cost SO much money, when they can be outperformed with £20 (7200GS) instead of a £420 PARHELIA card??!!

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December 4, 2008 5:42:42 PM

lol they are not meant for gaming
December 4, 2008 5:50:04 PM

They are 2D cards for business use, they are not built for 3d games.
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December 4, 2008 5:52:01 PM

why pay £90 (cheapest one i could find) for a business card?
December 4, 2008 5:58:23 PM

they have features not found on a cheap 7200GS
December 4, 2008 6:04:35 PM

sorry just come off msn. correction:
what are they?
December 4, 2008 6:26:07 PM

Because they are made for very specific purposes, like crazy stock broker/trader setups.
December 4, 2008 6:31:13 PM

current gaming cards (geforce and radeon) in multi monitor setups will give you two seperate displays with their own independent resolution. A matrox card combines the resolution of all the monitors and creates a single display. To the best of my knowledge this feature is only available from firegl and quadro series cards which are priced about the same.
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