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End of life (EOL) notification effective March 2017
Matrox has publicly announced EOL notification in March of 2017 for the G550 AGP card and expects this product will no longer be manufactured or sold by Matrox within approximately 3-6 months from this date. Order your product today to ensure availability or contact your Matrox representative for more details. Customers looking for the nearest product alternatives should consider the G550 LP PCI (PCI bus), G550 LP PCIe (PCIe bus), and G550 PCIe (PCIe bus).

Matrox G550

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The Matrox G550 is a dual monitor AGP graphics card with 32MB of graphics memory and support for dual-RGB, TV output and DVI output.

  • Matrox DualHead to use 2 monitors at a time (in "independent" or "stretched" mode)
  • AGP card compatible with all AGP slots (AGP 1x, 2x, 4x, and 8x)
  • Passive cooling (heat sink with no fan) for silent operation and extra reliability
  • TV-output support (composite video and S-video, NTSC or PAL)
  • Unified Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Vista XDDM display drivers for G-series products
  • Easy-to-use Matrox PowerDesk driver interface
  • Matrox Clone to view a copy of one display on the other display
  • Matrox Multi-Display Zoom to view a portion of one display full-screen on the other display
  • Matrox DVDMax to view hardware-accelerated video playback in a video window on one display and full-screen on the other display
  • Support for displays with special aspect ratios
  • Support for customizable unattended installation for rapid multi-system setup
  • Open-source Linux/Unix display drivers available
  • Global sales and technical support
  • 3-year warranty

Hardware included

  • Matrox G550 graphics card
  • DVI-to-HD15 connector adapter
  • Retail version only: TV-output adapter cable (composite video and S-video, 1-foot)

Software included

  • Matrox display drivers for Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows XP *
  • Matrox PowerDesk (driver interface and utilities)

* Drivers for Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP X64 (64-bit) and Windows Vista XDDM available online. For other possible operating systems, contact Matrox.

Maximum resolutions (per display)

  • Digital: 1280 x 1024
  • Analog, main display: 2048 x 1536
  • Analog, secondary display: 1600 x 1200



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