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Parheila and Aero

Discussion in 'Matrox' started by nobody, Dec 31, 2007.

  1. nobody

    nobody Guest

    I am running a old AGP G450 on a P4 3.4 media box because I
    appreciate the simplicity and reliability of DVD Max. However, I
    recently upgraded my video editor to a new version, which requires
    that I run a Vista Aero supported video card. I am hoping that I can
    stay with my current AGP slot board.

    Does the PH-A8X256 support Vista Aero?
    Does it support HD?
    Does it support DVD Max?

    If not, and I decide to upgrade the motherboard to a PCIe board, does
    the Parhelia APVe 128meg support Aero, HD and DVD MAX?

    nobody, Dec 31, 2007
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  2. The Parhelia doesn't support DX9, so no Aero, and you can forget about HD
    acceleration too I'm afraid. I used to be the most ardent Matroxian but
    unfortunately their graphics cards are completely and utterly outmoded
    nowadays. Even their reputation for better VGA picture quality has been
    largely usurped, both by ATi and nV improving theirs, and the steady
    encroachment of digital interfacing.

    Richard Hopkins
    Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
    (replace nospam with pipex in reply address)
    Richard Hopkins, Jan 11, 2008
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