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Matrox chooses AMD GPU for next generation multi-display graphics cards


Matrox Graphics Inc. is leveraging over 35 years of experience in board design and manufacturing to launch a new line of multi-display graphics cards based on AMD GPUs and their corresponding professional grade display drivers. The new range will complement Matrox’s PCI Express-compliant graphics cards designed for demanding commercial applications.

New features in the Matrox’s next generation multi-display graphics cards will address real-world problems in enterprise, industrial, pro A/V, digital signage, security, command and control, and other professional applications. Matrox customers will continue to benefit from the exceptional stability, usability and versatility enabled by Matrox PowerDesk desktop management software, which will be integrated to work seamlessly with AMD’s professional display drivers.

David Chiappini, vice president of research and development, Matrox Graphics explains that the AMD Graphics Core Next (GCN) GPU allows Matrox to continue designing and manufacturing professional, reliable video cards. Matrox add-in boards strike the perfect balance between video output density, performance and power consumption, enabling their enterprise and industrial customers to continue benefitting from Matrox multi-display board designs, easy-to-use PowerDesk software, direct customer support and long product lifecycles.

Key features of the selected AMD GPU include 28nm technology with 1.5 billion transistors; DirectX 11.2, OpenGL 4.4 and OpenCL 2.0 compatibility; shader model 5.0; PCI Express 3.0 and 128-bit memory interface.

The robust, field-proven Matrox PowerDesk desktop management software for Windows lets users easily configure and manage multi-display setups. The software offers professional users a comprehensive set of tools to deploy and control a variety of display configurations including stretched or independent desktops, clone mode, pivot, bezel management and edge overlap.

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