Category: Monitor and Video Card
Manufacturer: Matrox Graphics
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 34.5 MB
Operating System: Windows 2000, Windows Server, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Linux
Latest Version / Release Date: 2.08.04.011 SE U / 07 Oct 2009
The Matrox Parhelia APVe device driver is designed to support the various feature sets embedded into this native PCI Express compatible graphics processing card. The device driver is partly responsible for the activation of the various feature sets which allows for the delivery of high quality textual and graphical images to the computer user. It allows for the smooth flow of processed data from its various interface ports that include High Definition Television quality video out, video input port, DVI compatible interface ports, and television output interfaces. An additional feature set that is supported by the device driver of the Matrox Parhelia APVe is the What You See Is What You Get interface output port. Essentially the manufacturer claims that the supported hardware component is capable of delivering image quality that is as close to its source quality as possible provided that the correct device driver is used.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
Before any of these built-in feature sets can be correctly activated by the device driver it first has to make sure that the host operating system environment can correctly identify the presence of the Matrox Parhelia APVe hardware component. This is done by storing relative information into the central registry database which is not only accessible to the underlying operating system environment but to other installed software applications as well. In this context various software applications like image editing and video editing programs among others gain additional functionality. One of the basic roles of the graphics processing card like the Matrox Parhelia APVe is to help reduce the load of the main processor by taking over all the processing requirements of graphical data. This role provides excellent solution to graphic intensive programs like computer gaming which makes use of complex combination of images and structures. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Matrox Parhelia APVe errors before installing any driver updates.