[rescue] Creator 3D Series 3 Performance

Bill Bradford mrbill at mrbill.net
Mon Aug 25 08:57:12 CDT 2003

On Mon, Aug 25, 2003 at 12:51:37PM +0200, Frank Van Damme wrote:
> Where did you get it? I am looking for a decent framebuffer, that is, if they
> don't wost too much ;-)
> My ultra5 currently has an 8 bit framebuffer which is quit slow. I don't know
> if a 270 MHz is beefy enough to watch movies divx, mpeg,...[1]) but I guess I
> need one that supports hardware scaling. I have no idea what all these Sun
> framebuffers are capable of.
> [1] Someone I know played those on a 200 MHz Amd-K6, wasn't exactly fluently

You cant use a UPA framebuffer (C3D, etc) in an Ultra5- you'll have to go
with a PCI-based Expert3D-Lite or one of the newer Radeon-based XVR-100s.


bill bradford
mrbill at mrbill.net
austin, texas

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