[rescue] Any Minneapolis area listers ?
abuse at cabal.org.uk
Wed Jan 10 09:53:01 CST 2007
On Wed, Jan 10, 2007 at 08:55:38AM -0600, Lionel Peterson wrote:
> On this list, anything with greater than 256 colors classifies as "decent"
> ;^) Server MBs even have up to 8 MB of on-board RAM for the video card
> these days...
Some do, and that is ideal, but many are in fact just shared video, such as
the i810. Those will sap memory bandwidth from the CPU. I specifically avoid
those boards unless I'm building a cheap clunker where I'm putting a glacial
CPU in anyway.
In any case, the graphics card on most of my machines usually does 80x25 in
16 colours and displays a login prompt that nobody can see anyway :)
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