[rescue] Video card reco
gleblanc at linuxweasel.com
Thu Oct 24 20:02:49 CDT 2002
On Thu, Oct 24, 2002 at 10:47:16AM -0400, Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 24, 2002 at 09:53:53AM -0500, Scott Newell wrote:
> > Need a recommendation on a FeeCee video card. Something fairly cheap,
> > 1280x1024 true color, PCI slot, decent 2D performance (it's used for web
> > browsing). My dad has one of those Computer Friend P-Pro machines, and the
> > card won't do 1280x1024 at a decent color depth on his new LCD monitor.
> > Used is ok.
> Matrox Millenium with 8MB WRAM. Should be able to get them used for
> cheap. Crappy 3D performance but wonderful 2D performance.
Err, Neither the Millenium or the Millenium II had any 3d hardware.
2d performance on new cards is no better than these.
There are also some PCI GeForce2 cards, but if you're willing to ebay,
then the Matrox cards are clearly better.
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