[rescue] SGI Impact 10000
phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Thu Aug 16 14:07:19 CDT 2007
Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
> Phil Stracchino wrote:
>>> IMPACT is actually a series of graphics cards. There were three levels,
>>> Solid IMPACT, High IMPACT and Maximum IMPACT, in that order. The Solid
>>> IMPACT is fine for 2D stuff, but I'd upgrade, if you want to do any 3D.
>>> The Solid IMPACT does have 3D acceleration, but the other two are a
>>> good bit faster and have texture RAM, which the Solid IMPACT lacks. If
>>> memory serves, the Max IMPACT has twice as much TRAM as the High IMPACT.
>> So an Indigo2 Impact 10000 would have the Solid IMPACT?
> Actually, machines that were configured with any of the three would come
> with just the IMPACT badge, if memory serves. It's been a little while.
> You'll know either when you boot the machine up the first time, or when
> you open it the first time. The boards themselves are quite different
> in size.
>> (Oh, it includes IRIX 8 media, btw. Owner says he hasn't touched it
>> since he bought it 5 years ago, tried to install IRIX, and screwed up
>> the install.)
> You mean IRIX 6? I don't believe IRIX ever got to 8.
Maybe he meant IRIX 6.
Maybe he meant IRIX 6.5.8.
Maybe he can't read.
maybe ..... :)
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