Subject: Re: Graphics boards...
To: H}kan Th|rngren <>
From: Markus Illenseer <markus@TechFak.Uni-Bielefeld.DE>
List: amiga-x
Date: 10/12/1994 11:39:35
On Oct 12, 10:07am, H}kan Th|rngren wrote:
> At the moment I consider getting back to NetBSD, but I really have to
> get a graphics board.  I went to my local dealer who offered Picasso II,
> but he claimed that it could not do 1280x1024 non-interlaced, I would
> have to get a Retina in that case.  Is this true?  

 This is true. No Cirrus-based Graphics board can display 1280x1024 
in non-interlace. Max. is 1152x900 (and slightly above even).

> BTW, will a 17" monitor be too small for 1280x1024?  I am used to a 
> 19" monitor at work.

 Well, my 15" is too small :)

> I rather get the Picasso II since it appears to have more problem free 
> software on the Amiga side, which I might use from time to time.

 What's wrong with 1192x900 - that's Sun-resolution. 

Markus Illenseer