[rescue] value of U10 frame buffer card?
Joshua D. Boyd
jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Wed Oct 3 14:13:48 CDT 2007
On Wed, 2007-10-03 at 11:18 -0700, James Hartley wrote:
> 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?
Certainly. Try ebay. Or google.
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