[rescue] Sources of IRIX
andrew at jones.ec
Sat Feb 11 15:02:19 CST 2017
On 02/10/2017 09:45 PM, Scott Quinn wrote:
> The thing to keep in mind with Indy is that most do not have a
> Z-buffer. Indy R5000 with a SGI-version of the Creator3d or similar
> would have been a big upgrade over XL graphics, but SGI was looking
> to O2 by then and the Indy R5k was a quick and cheap refresh of their
> low end.
With an R5000, rendering in software was considerably faster than the
hardware-accelerated graphics option for the Indy.
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