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Matrox Parhelia

Specification Matrox graphics cards

Benchmark points

Parhelia OEM Parhelia 128
700 831
Matrox Parhelia with 4x4 pipelines, 256-bit memory and DirectX 8.1 support was the fastest GPU in the world before the introducing of the ATI Radeon 9700.
First versions Parhelia OEM and Parhelia Retail had AGP 4x support, while later versions Parhelia 128 and Parhelia 256 got AGP 8x support and higher clocks.

Used cards: Expensive and not rare
Matrox Parhelia
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Matrox Parhelia OEM
AGP 4x 128 Mb

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Matrox Parhelia Retail
AGP 4x 128 Mb

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Matrox Parhelia 128 - AGP 8x 128 Mb

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Matrox Parhelia 256 - AGP 8x 256 Mb

Model Ramdac Slot GPU Transistors Memory DirectX OpenGL
Mhz Pipes Fillrate Millions ┬Ám Mhz Mb ns Type bit Bandwith
  Parhelia OEM 7082-0401 400/400 AGP 4x 200 4x4x2 3200 80 .15 250 128 3.3 DDR 256 16000 8.1 1.3
  Parhelia Retail 7082-0401 217 3472 271 17344
  Parhelia 128 7119-0102 AGP 8x 250 4000 300 2.8 19200
  Parhelia 256 7119-0102 325 256 2.5 20800


Matrox Parhelia benchmark results


Model CrystalMark09 Quake3 Demo 3DMark 2000 3DMark 2001SE SeriousSam FE Aquamark3 Chameleonmark
GDI D2D DirectX OpenGL
  Matrox Parhelia OEM 13467 6621 312.4 11300 8114 177.2 270.7 19190 39.36
  Matrox Parhelia Retail 13995 7180 335.6 12095 8851 179.0 271.0 20717 42.78
  Matrox Parhelia 128 14476 7362 385.5 14705 10012 187.9 283.5 22329 48.72
  Matrox Parhelia 256 14378 7750 395.4 14870 10332 191.9 289.2 22958 48.75


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