Matrox has introduced two new multi-head PCI Express x16 graphics cards today, the M9128 and M9188. The M9128 is a new dual-head graphics card with DisplayPort and DVI support, while the M9188 is a beast capable of supporting eight DisplayPort or DVI outputs. And if this isn't enough, you can add a second M9188 to drive up to 16 displays, all from a single workstation!
Both graphics cards will start shipping this quarter, the Matrox M9128 LP PCIe x 16 will retail for $259 while the Matrox M9188 PCIe x16 will be priced at a whopping $1,995.
"The M9188 is designed specifically for professional monitoring environments that require visualization of large amounts of data at once to enhance mission-critical decision making," says Ron Berty, Business Development Manager, Matrox Graphics. "The expansive multi-monitor configuration allows system operators to accurately manage energy grids or train dispatch applications, while ensuring maximum performance across all displays."
Matrox M9128 and M9188 Key Features
Native PCIe x16 performance
Single-slot graphics cards
1 GB (M9128) and 2 GB (M9188) of memory
Drive two (M9128) or eight (M9188) DisplayPort monitors at 2560x1600 per display or DVI Single-Link monitors at 1920x1200 per display
Can be combined with other M-Series products (multi-card support)
Support for stretched or independent desktop modes across all monitors
Easy deployment and wide enterprise flexibility with unified driver package