View Full Version : Matrox Parhelia 2 Revealed!!

31st March 2003, 21:54
I have seen the future...and it is Matrox.

Matrox Parhelia Perennial!!!

0.09 Micron Process
Up to 256MB 2.2ns Dual Channel DDR
True 512 Bit Wide Data Path
550MHz core/1100MHz RAM timing
DX9.0a compliant
AGP 8x
16 Discrete Rendering Pipelines
8 Way Vertex Shader
8 Discrete Texture Pipelines
Quad 450MHz RamDACs...Support for up to 4 Monitors: 3DVI + 1 Analog/TV-out. Component Video adapter available for each of the DVI Channels.
Fragment AA up to 24x
Anisotropic Filtering
HW Displacement Mapping, HW Bump mapping, HW Transform and Lighting, HW Reflection engine, HW Accelerated MPEG Decoding.
70mm low profile cooling fan with Copper heatsink.
Support for the new Rainbow Runner P*

Rainbow Runner P^2
Upgradeable Add-on PCI card.
PCI Universal Form Factor
TV/HDTV Tuner/MPEG1-2-3-4/MJPEG/DIVX encoder/decoder.
Support for up to three expansion daughterboards.

Option daughter boards;
Sirus Radio
Satellite TV

Estimated Street Pricing;

Parhelia Perennial: $99.00 (128MB Version), $129.00 (256MB Version)

RRP^2: $34 (With Sirius Daughter Card)

April Fool.


31st March 2003, 22:07

april fool :p

31st March 2003, 22:08
btw, what's with the dual channel DDR :?:

1st April 2003, 05:49
here are my credit card details... send me 10 of them right now....

Master Card
Name: SpiralDragon
number: 5545600601937004
CVC: 474


darn..... its and april fools thing a mabob... and i gave out my CC#....

1st April 2003, 05:51
actualy its a prepaid internet credit card with the value of $50 which i have already used up... there are a $0.62 if any one wants them :P

1st April 2003, 07:36
donate it to MURC

1st April 2003, 10:43
not funny! :mad:

1st April 2003, 11:28
Sounds like a sweet card though.. too bad it only exists in a joke.. I would have bought one in a second, had they existed :(

1st April 2003, 12:39
Except for the price and quad RAMDACs, it sounds credible with ETA Q403/Q104