[SunRescue] Silly Question.
james at foonly.com
Thu Jan 20 02:33:41 CST 2000
On Thu, 20 Jan 2000, Kent Rankin wrote:
> Actually, I was playing Quake on a Onyx RE2 Deskside the other day, and
> was actually *RATHER* impressed when playing at 1280x1024. Didn't
> recall it being nearly as fast.
Pretty impressive, and Onyx/RE2 systems are starting to get really cheap.
I'd much rather go with one than an Octane for most things anyway.
Did you have full-screen antialiasing turned on? That sucks cycles like
there's no tomorrow but looks beautiful.
> I don't even want to think about what it would be like on a Onyx2 IR.
> I mean, we're talking nausea. Not to even dream on what it would be
> like when viewed through a 6-sided CAVE. *shudder*
CAVEs are very nice. The one we had at ISI running off of an Onyx2 IR
8-CPU rack was tremendous fun after-hours. "Holodeck Mk. 1".
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