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YBK
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Matrox severly overpriced

Fri Mar 07, 2003 8:21 pm

Hi

Don't you wish matrox does the same as ATI. :)


And a bit better than Nvidia :lol:.


Prices will go down and we will all be happy! :D

I thaught this Forum needed more life. 8)
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Fri Mar 07, 2003 11:37 pm

:lol:

Matrox caters to a different segment of the market and not us gamers. With emphasis on quality over performance and their triple monitor support, they will have a small niche. :wink:
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Sat Mar 08, 2003 3:04 am

Yeh, this place needs moreINTEREST 8)
Guess its gonna always be the small forum :lol:

I can't do anything about that, their cards are not worth any attention!!!!!
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Sat Mar 08, 2003 8:05 pm

:roll: :(

Yes that seems my lot in life. I FINALLY get to be a Mod & as it turns out my forum is all but DEAD.

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Sat Mar 08, 2003 10:00 pm

You could always change it to the matrox and 3Dfx forum. Then people would start flame wars about the Vodoo 6000 being the best card ever.
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Sat Mar 08, 2003 10:03 pm

:lol:

Hahahahaha.
 
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Sat Mar 08, 2003 11:25 pm

Poor Poor WebHobbit, next time one should choose to Moderate in Moderation. :cry:
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Sat Mar 08, 2003 11:36 pm

WebHobbit do not give up, I think you should try out the 3Dfx thing. At least you may get more traffic into the forum.
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Sun Mar 09, 2003 12:51 am

So punny it incites violence!

Really, though, Matrox effectively got out of the 3D market around the time the G550 came out. They're now some funky 2D quality/too many monitors niche.
 
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Sun Mar 09, 2003 11:14 am

I really wish the Parhelia was cheaper, I'd love to pick one up for $100-$150 to run my triple monitors on my dually (right now I'm using a Matrox g450 and a Matrox Millenium II), and maybe the occasional game (although I've got a uniprocessor machine with a gf4).
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Sun Mar 09, 2003 2:39 pm

If the Parhelia supported *real* triple monitor configurations, it would at least be atractive. Last I heard you were locked in at the same refresh/resolution for all three screens and forced to live with the annoying spanned taskbar. That's not even useful for me. Parhelia is basically a nice dual-dvi desktop card, and that's about it.
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Mon Mar 10, 2003 5:41 am

Hehe the 3dfx idea is pretty good. Much more people will post. (3dfx is popular) :lol:
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Mon Mar 10, 2003 10:59 am

Hmm, the spanned taskbar I don't care about since I keep my taskbar on the left (vertically), but having all my monitors the same resolution/refresh rate could be a deal breaker.
mattsteg wrote:
If the Parhelia supported *real* triple monitor configurations, it would at least be atractive. Last I heard you were locked in at the same refresh/resolution for all three screens and forced to live with the annoying spanned taskbar. That's not even useful for me. Parhelia is basically a nice dual-dvi desktop card, and that's about it.
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