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Sep 29, 2005, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Matrox Millennium graphics cards have for years proven reliable, with great drivers, good 2D rendering capabilities, and decent resolutions are supported. They let you span or clone two monitors without adding a second video card. The most recent design in the Millennium G series, the G550, has been in production for four years as an AGP and PCI card. Today, PCI Express is replacing AGP as the standard video card interface in newer motherboards, and the Matrox adapter is now available in a PCI Express configuration. Here's what to expect from it.

"Matrox has a history of both supporting open source driver development and providing proprietary drivers for the GNU/Linux platform. The Direct Rendering Infrastructure (DRI) currently supports all Matrox Millennium G series graphics cards that use an AGP interface..."

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