Summary: The Matrox Parhelia is an awesome AGP 4X/8X Graphics with Dual Monitor Support. I purchased an HP 2311x Flat Screen Monitor. Using the PC build in video the monitor was horrible, terrible fonts, and no matter what I did I could not adjust the monitor to work for me. I was so disappointed. The HP vs17e displayed a better picture then my new larger Monitor. Then I purchased the Parhelia and figured to use both monitors with the new monitor being the second screen.
Cons: The driver is just so poor, it has killed my machine twice. My second monitor does not always work, and no it's not the monitor. The card rarely tuns back on after the power management turns the monitor off, (the macine is still running and the only way