Subject: Re: GeForce2 MX, vesa XFree86 driver and "Not using mode
To: Garrett D'Amore <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael Lorenz <email@example.com>
Date: 04/25/2006 14:54:18
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> I was pretty ticked when I found I couldn't even *buy* a cheap PCI-E
> radeon board. These days, even the "low end" radeon cards (e.g.
> Radeon 7000) are pretty damn good, unless you want to do some serious
> 3D rendering.
Yeah, they're made for games and little else. And yes, there's
definitely a lack of high quality, just-for-2d PCI-E cards.
> I'm using Radeon 7000 (PCI!) in some other stuff I'm doing, and I'm
> pretty impressed with their feature set. (Only one complaint -- they
> have only a single overlay generator, so you can't use separate
> overlays on separate displays.)
For serious work there's always Matrox :p
( not sure if they can do multiple overlays though )
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