Introducing Matrox M-Series – graphics cards for stretched desktop applications

New M-Series has more memory and cross-platform flexibility to drive multiple-monitor business applications with exceptional performance.

Montreal, Canada, June 25, 2008 – Matrox Graphics announces the availability of its M-Series multi-monitor graphics cards. These quad-capable display cards offer 512MB of memory, native PCIe x16 performance, and support for independent or stretched mode on up to four monitors simultaneously.

“Many applications require the ability to drive multiple monitors—from two to eight displays per seat—especially in high-end corporate, government, and industrial environments,” states Alan Vandenbussche, VP Sales and Marketing, Matrox Graphics. “The M-Series represents next-generation Matrox graphics technology specifically designed for these display-hungry professionals.”

The M-Series cards are WHQL-certified on both Microsoft® Windows® XP and Windows Vista®, and ship with unified drivers for easy deployment across a wide variety of systems. 

Matrox M-Series Highlights
Multi-Monitor Features:
• Native digital quad-monitor support with PCIe x16 performance (M9140)
• Dual digital output cards offer low-cost instant upgrade to quad analog output via external cable (M9120 Plus)
• Drive up to two monitors per card at maximum resolutions of 2560 x 1600 (M9125 – digital) or 2048 x 1536 (M9120 – analog) per display
• Pristine image quality for the highest resolution monitors
Advanced Multi-Monitor Desktop Management:
• Support up to four widescreen monitors (DVI or analog) in portrait and landscape simultaneously as one large desktop or with independent resolutions         
• Matrox PowerDesk software for configuring and managing program windows on multiple monitors
Passive Cooling:
• Fanless design eliminates noise and increases product reliability

Availability and Pricing
The Matrox M-Series graphics cards will be available in Q3/08.
• M9120 PCIe x16                    $259 USD
• M9125 PCIe x16                    $399 USD
• M9120 Plus LP PCIe x16         $329 USD
• M9120 Plus LP PCIe x1           $329 USD
• M9140 LP PCIe x16                $599 USD
• Quad analog upgrade cable     $99 USD

About Matrox Graphics, Inc.
Matrox Graphics is a leading manufacturer of graphics solutions for professional markets.  In-house design expertise, top-to-bottom manufacturing, and dedicated customer support make our solutions the premier choice in industries that require stable, high-reliability products. Founded in 1976, Matrox is a privately held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada, with representation and offices in the Americas, Europe, and Asia.