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End of life (EOL) effective August 2010
The Matrox P650 LP PCI 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 P650 LP PCI can now benefit from nearest product alternatives such as the P690 PCI and P690 Plus LP PCI.


Matrox P650 Low-profile PCI

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The P650 low-profile PCI is a dual monitor graphics card that supports independent resolutions and fits in low-profile and ATX systems.

  • PCI card compatible with all PCI and PCI-X slots
  • Low-profile form factor to fit in a wider variety of systems
  • Matrox DualHead to use two digital or analog monitors at a time (in "independent" or "stretched" mode)
  • Joined graphics card mode enables an additional Matrox DualHead* or TripleHead** graphics solution to work in tandem in one system to drive up to four displays†
  • 64 MB graphics memory
  • Matrox UltraSharp Display Output Technology
  • Multi-display 2D/3D OpenGL and Microsoft DirectX acceleration
  • Unified Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Vista XDDM display driver for Matrox P-series and Parhelia series graphics cards
  • Easy-to-use Matrox PowerDesk driver interface
  • Widescreen resolution support and additional functionality via Matrox PowerRes
  • Display pivoting (rotation) support
  • 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 PureVideo to view hardware-accelerated video playback in a video window on one display and full-screen on the other display
  • Matrox Glyph Anti-Aliasing for the hardware-accelerated smoothing of text edges
  • Support for customizable unattended installation for rapid multi-system setup
  • Global sales and technical support
  • 3-year warranty

* With Joined graphics card mode, a DualHead graphics card can only be joined with another DualHead graphics card to drive a maximum of four displays.
** TripleHead graphics cards are supported in DualHead mode only.
† Joined graphics card mode multi-display configurations can be obtained by downloading the Matrox PowerDesk-SE version 2.04 display driver and above.

Hardware included

  • Matrox P650 Low-profile PCI graphics card (with factory-installed ATX bracket)
  • LFH60-to-DVI dual-monitor adapter cable (1-foot)
  • 2 DVI-to-HD15 connector adapters
  • Separate low-profile bracket

Software included

  • Matrox display driver for Microsoft 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)
  • LFH60-to-DVI dual-monitor cable (6-foot)

Maximum resolutions (per display)

  • Digital, 1-2 monitors: 1920 x 1200
  • Analog, 2 monitors: 1920 x 1440
  • Analog, 1 monitor: 2048 x 1536



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