Matrox C420 LP PCIe x16

The Matrox C420 is a low-profile, PCIe® x16 graphics card that drives up to four displays or projectors at resolutions up to 2560 x 1600 per output. The four-monitor video card features a passively cooled design for increased reliability and silent operation, and its low power consumption makes it a perfect fit for small form factor and embedded systems.

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Product Description

Performance Meets Flexibility

The Matrox C420 is a low-profile, PCIe® x16 graphics card that drives up to four displays or projectors at resolutions up to 2560 x 1600 per output. The four-monitor video card features a passively cooled design for increased reliability and silent operation, and its low power consumption makes it a perfect fit for small form factor and embedded systems. Matrox C420’s unique feature set delivers high reliability and advanced multi-monitor capabilities for a wide range of commercial and critical applications including enterprise, industrial, pro A/V, digital signage, security, control rooms and more.

Features

  • Drive up to four displays or projectors at resolutions up to 2560 x 1600
  • Experience smooth video playback and graphics performance with 2 GB of memory
  • Benefit from a low power, fanless video card for increased reliability and silent operation
  • Minimize power consumption with an energy efficient board design
  • Leverage a low-profile design to install in a wide range of small form factor and full height systems
  • Customize your setup with the easy-to-use Matrox PowerDesk™ multi-display configuration and desktop management software
  • Configure displays independently from one another or select stretched desktop mode to create a single ultra-large desktop across multiple displays
  • Clone content to show the same information on all displays
  • Select any combination of portrait or landscape and set the orientation that works best for you
  • Prevent loose cabling with secure Mini DisplayPort connectors
  • Expand your desktop space with multi-board support to drive up to 8 displays from a single computer
  • Adjust the number of overlapping pixels with Edge Overlap to create a seamless, unified image on up to four edge blending projectors
  • Facilitate enterprise-wide deployments by installing Matrox PowerDesk & drivers across many systems without any user interaction
  • Supports Microsoft® DirectX® 11.2, OpenGL® 4.4, and OpenCL™ 1.2 to run the latest professional applications
  • Protect your investment with Matrox long product life-cycles
  • Compatible with Windows® 10 (32/64), Windows 8.1 (32/64), Windows 7 (32/64), Windows Embedded Standard 7 (32/64), Server 2012 R2 (64), Server 2008 R2 (64), Linux® operating systems

What’s in the box?

  • Matrox C420 graphics card with factory-installed ATX bracket
  • Low profile bracket
  • Quick start-up guide
  • Display drivers and Matrox PowerDesk desktop management software available for download from Matrox website

Accessories (Sold Separately)

  • Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort adapter cable (part # CAB-MDP-DPF)
  • Active Mini DisplayPort to DVI adapter cable (3rd party)
  • Active Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter cable (3rd party)

PowerDesk

The robust, field-proven Matrox PowerDesk desktop management software for Windows lets users easily configure and manage multi-display setups. It offers professional users a comprehensive set of tools to deploy and control a variety of display configurations including stretched or independent desktops, clone mode, pivot, bezel management and edge overlap. Matrox advanced desktop management features also let users determine where and how program windows are displayed on the desktop—a productivity tool designed to enhance multi-display experiences.

Stretched Desktop
Create an ultra-large desktop to expand a single application across all screens.
Independent Desktop
Set displays independently from one another to open different applications within each screen.
Clone Mode
Duplicate content to show the same information on all displays.
Desktop Divider
Split up your desktop into different sections to create additional partitions for all your applications.
Edge Overlap
Adjust the number of overlapping pixels between edge blending projectors to build a seamless, unified image.
Bezel Management
Compensate for the physical space created by monitor bezels to output a continuous image across multiple displays.
Pivot Mode
Select any combination of portrait or landscape and set the orientation that works best for you.
Desktop Management
Determine where and how program windows are displayed on the desktop.
Mode Management
Increase resolution support and select display modes (wide-screen resolutions, video timings & refresh rates) not available by the default in the monitor’s EDID.
EDID Management
Provide consistent EDID signal to the graphics card to ensure video is displayed correctly.
Unattended Install
Deploy different desktop configurations / environments based on individual department requirements across the organization.
C420 LP PCIe x16
Matrox C420 low-profile, PCIe x16 quad card with full height bracket (low profile bracket included).


Specifications

Connectivity
Bus Type PCIe 3.0 x16
Form Factor (Card) Low Profile/Half Length
Bracket (Mounted) Full height bracket (ATX)
Extra Bracket Included Low profile bracket
Number of Video Outputs 4
Video Output Connectors 4 x Mini DisplayPort (secure)
Video Output Formats DisplayPort™ 1.1
Optional Video Output Formats (Active adapters required- sold separately) – DVI Dual Link
– DVI/HDMI® Single Link
Audio Output Formats – Multi-stream audio through DisplayPort (4 streams)
Performance
Memory 2 GB GDDR 5
GPU AMD™
Maximum resolution (per monitor) 2560×1600 @ 60Hz (DisplayPort)
1920×1200 @ 60Hz (HDMI)
Cooling
Passive Yes
Additional Features
HDCP Compliance Yes
Supported Graphic Standards – OpenGL® 4.4
– DirectX® 11.2
– OpenCL™ 1.2
PowerDesk Software Yes
Independent Desktop Mode Yes
Stretched Desktop Mode Yes
Clone Mode Yes
Pivot Mode Yes
Physical/Environmental
Dimensions Length: 16.76 cm (6.6″)
Height: 6.86 cm (2.7″)
Requirements
System Requirements – Single available PCIe x16 lane
– 2 GB of system memory
– Internet access for software installation
– Compatible operating system
Supported Operating Systems – Windows® 10 32-bit
– Windows 10 64-bit
– Windows 8.1 32-bit
– Windows 8.1 64-bit
– Windows 7 32-bit
– Windows 7 64-bit
– Windows Embedded Standard 7 32-bit
– Windows Embedded Standard 7 64-bit
– Windows Server® 2012 R2 64-bit
– Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit
– Linux®
General
Part number C420-E2GBLAF
What’s in the box? – Matrox C420 board with factory-installed ATX bracket
– Low profile bracket
– Quick-start guide
– Display drivers and Matrox PowerDesk desktop management software available for download from Matrox website
Accessories (Sold Separately)
Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort Adapter Cable CAB-MDP-DPF
Active Mini DisplayPort to DVI adapter cable 3rd party
Active Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter cable 3rd party

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