On Sun, Dec 17, 2000 at 10:51:24AM +0000, Christian J van den Bosch wrote:
> Hi all,
>> Just wondering if you have any recommendations on graphics cards. I
> don't care about 3D, all I want is high res / high refresh and a really
> good RAMDAC (just got me a 21" monitor that will do 1600x1200 at 85Hz) -
> Ideally I want support for still higher resolutions like 1800x1440 or
> similar. If it will do funky text modes like say 132x60 or whatever that
> would also be good.
I got an ATI Xpert2000 32MB AGP card when I was building this machine
in August. Like you, I was looking for good 2D, so didn't want
to spend too much on a fancy-schmancy 3D card. This was UKP 53.50
from Scan at the time.
I think you will need XFree 4.01 to drive this card.
The ATI site rates this card up to 1600x1200x85Hz. The Xpert2000 Pro
In summary, it does the job I want and does it well. The XFree4 drivers
seem to be rock solid as well.
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