[rescue] SGI Impact 10000

Joshua D. Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Thu Aug 16 13:53:18 CDT 2007

On Thu, 2007-08-16 at 10:44 -0400, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
> kevin at pipeline.com wrote:
> > Unless i'm mistaken, the IMPACT level graphics are the same as first
> > gen Octane (MGRAS), just with a slower bus and less potential TRAM
> > (1mb max vs 4mb max).
> > 
> > Someone put me in my place here if i'm off.
> Well, sort of.  Again, there were three levels.  The Solid IMPACT was 
> like the SI, the High IMPACT was like the SSI and the Maximum IMPACT was 
> like the MXI.  I believe the SE, SSE and MXE were the ones with more RAM.
> I *think* I remembered that right.

It would probably be more acurate to say that Octane SI was like I2 High
Impact.  I2 Solid Impact couldn't take texture ram, while the Octane SI

Also, the Octane SSI is by definition a MXI without TRAM, while High
Impact can have TRAM, but is slower than Maximum Impact.

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