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Date:      Wed, 6 Dec 1995 10:33:05 +0000 ()
From:      Michael Smith <msmith@atrad.adelaide.edu.au>
To:        kallio@jyu.fi (Seppo Kallio)
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Video cards ... is this a good configuration?
Message-ID:  <199512061033.KAA00920@genesis.atrad.adelaide.edu.au>
In-Reply-To: <v01530507ace89b98ad08@[130.234.41.39]> from "Seppo Kallio" at Dec 4, 95 03:55:02 pm

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Seppo Kallio stands accused of saying:
> I am building a FreeBSD machine for myself.
> 
> I need X with 64000 colors
> 
> Opinions about this configuration?
> 
> - P120 PCI MicroStar TR-2
> - 32 MB RAM
> - 17" Nokia Multigraph 447X
> - Logitech 3 button serial mouse
> - SoundBlaster 16 Value Edition
> - PCI Stealth 64 2MB VRAM Video 1602 (or ATI Mach64 xxxx?)

Not enough memory; you'll want 4M on that card if you want 1280x1024x64k.
I'm using (and happily recommend) the number nine 9FX motion 771, I'm 
fairly sure the Stealth VRAM is comparable.

> - (I have: AHA 2940 + 2G IBM 06xx)
> 
> Seppo
> 
> 
> 


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