“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