Dont buy that s3 card, I have one, complete nightmare to setup, wont work in
any older distros, run funny in newer ones, like max res being 400x600,
Matrox normally setup fine and detect perfectly, I even got a Matrox to be
seen by Solaris (didnt see the s3 at all)
From: Dermot Gorman [mailto:dermot.gorman at eircom.net]
Sent: 08 November 2000 16:46
To: ilug at linux.ie
Subject: [ILUG] video card ??
I'm in the market for a new video card. How does the following perform under
linux and which is the better of the two. Are the prices reasonable? Bear in
mind that i don't need a super 3d card for games or anything, just normal
applications and stuff.
Diamond Speedstar 8MB, 8MB AGP (1x/2x) Version, S3?s 128-bit 2D/3D graphics
engine: Trio3D/2X price 35IRL
Graphics card Matrox 4MB AGP, Matrox G100, 4MB AGP price 19 second hand.
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