[rescue] value of U10 frame buffer card?

James Hartley jjhartley at gmail.com
Wed Oct 3 13:18:00 CDT 2007

On 10/3/07, Michael-John Turner <mj at turner.org.za> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 03, 2007 at 03:27:08AM -0700, James Hartley wrote:
> > Given that the economic value has dropped so much, this may already
> > answer my next question, but I'll be explicit anyways:  is there any
> > technical/performance advantage to using this card?
> Definitely. Whichever card it is, it'll be superior to the onboard ATI VGA,
> both in 2D and 3D performance. The ATI also has only 2MiB or 4MiB of VRAM
> (depends on which model of U10 you have - Darwin or Darwin II), limiting
> the maximum resolution substantially in 24-bit modes.

Is there such a thing as a converter going from a 13W3 connector to a
standard (PC) monitor?

Thanks again for everyone's input.


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