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End of life (EOL) effective August 2011
The Matrox G450 Low Profile is an EOL product and is no longer being manufactured or sold by Matrox. Consult your local resellers and distributors for available inventory. Customers who have deployed the G450 Low Profile can now benefit from nearest product alternatives such as the Matrox Matrox G550 Dual DVI, G550, and G450.


Matrox G450 Low Profile

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The Matrox G450 low profile is a dual monitor AGP graphics card.

  • 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)
  • Low-profile form factor to fit in a wider variety of systems
  • Passive cooling (heat sink with no fan) for silent operation and extra reliability
  • 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 G450 Low-profile graphics card (with factory-installed low-profile bracket)
  • DVI-to-HD15 dual-monitor adapter cable (1-foot)
  • Separate ATX bracket

Software included

  • Matrox display driver for Microsoft Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, and Windows XP *
  • Matrox PowerDesk (driver interface and utilities)

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

Optional upgrades

  • TV-output adapter cable (composite video and S-video, 1-foot)

Maximum resolutions (per display)

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


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