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End of life (EOL) effective November 2009
The Matrox P650 PCIe 128 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 PCIe 128 can now benefit from nearest product alternatives such as the P690 PCIe x16, M9120 PCIe x16, and M9128 LP PCIe x16


Matrox P650 PCIe 128

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The Matrox P650 PCIe 128 is a dual monitor PCI Express x16 graphics card with 128 MB of memory.

  • Native PCI Express x16 support
  • 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†
  • 128 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 P-series and Parhelia series
  • Matrox-certified display driver available for leading CAD and GIS software
  • 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 PCIe 128 graphics card
  • 2 DVI-to-HD15 connector adapters

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)

Maximum resolutions (per display)

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