[rescue] Sources of IRIX

Nick B nick at pelagiris.org
Sat Feb 11 17:40:28 CST 2017

I have an R5k indy and an o2, both unknown condition, FTGH in VA.  I don't
particularly want to ship either of them, and have not powered them up
in... way too long.  Contact me off list if you want them.

On Sat, Feb 11, 2017 at 4:02 PM, Andrew Jones <andrew at jones.ec> wrote:

> 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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