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Offline jackpilot

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Matrox
« on: February 02, 2016, 10:02:20 AM »
« Last Edit: February 03, 2016, 07:43:50 AM by Trevor Hale »


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Offline navymustang

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Re: Matrox
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2016, 02:46:45 PM »
Just a note form the user guide on this board:

Maximum resolution
4096 × 2160 @ 30 Hz
4096 × 2160 @ 60 Hz (Max. 3 monitors

So be careful if you really want to drive this card to its maximum - the refresh rates are low. And at full resolution, it only supports 3 monitors.
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Offline Sam Llorca

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Re: Matrox
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2016, 06:48:03 PM »
I bought one for the inside displays and didn't work, too slow, at the time I was using Sim-A avionics and it was a nightmare, just be careful before you buy, I can tell you that for the outside views it wouldn't work.

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Re: Matrox
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2016, 10:10:03 AM »
Matrox cards have for quite some time been inferior to Nvidia when it comes to flight simulation.

I was involved in a commercial installation using a similar Matrox card a couple of years ago and it worked just fine for the application it was being used. (non flight simulation)

But as the others have said, using this for a sim may not be your best choice.
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