Matrox Parhelia APVe: specs and benchmarks

Price now 228$
Games supported 39%
Matrox Parhelia APVe
  • Interface PCIe 1.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 250 MHz
  • Max video memory 128 MB
  • Memory type DDR
  • Memory clock speed 500 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2006


Matrox started Parhelia APVe sales 14 June 2006. This is Parhelia architecture desktop card based on 150 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 128 MB of DDR memory clocked at 0.5 GHz are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 8 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is single-slot card attached via PCIe 1.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 168 mm.

We have no data on Parhelia APVe benchmark results.

General info

Of Matrox Parhelia APVe's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance ratingnot rated
ArchitectureParhelia (2002−2006)
GPU code nameParhelia-512
Market segmentDesktop
Release date14 June 2006 (16 years ago)
Current price$228 of 49999 (A100 SXM4)

Technical specs

Matrox Parhelia APVe's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Matrox Parhelia APVe's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Core clock speed250 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Number of transistors80 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology150 nmof 4 (GeForce RTX 4080 Ti)
Texture fill rate1.000of 939.8 (H100 SXM5)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Matrox Parhelia APVe's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).

InterfacePCIe 1.0 x16
Length168 mm
Supplementary power connectorsNone


Parameters of memory installed on Matrox Parhelia APVe: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeDDR
Maximum RAM amount128 MBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width128 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed500 MHzof 21000 (GeForce RTX 3090 Ti)
Memory bandwidth8 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Matrox Parhelia APVe. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.

Display Connectors2x DVI

API support

APIs supported by Matrox Parhelia APVe, sometimes including their particular versions.

OpenGL1.5of 4.6 (GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of Matrox Parhelia APVe. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

  • Passmark


This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

Benchmark coverage: 26%

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