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Re: Recommend me an AGP card for DragonFly

From: "Steve O'Hara-Smith" <steve@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2010 09:19:03 +0000

On Mon, 08 Nov 2010 09:56:41 +0100
Max Herrgard <herrgard@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi list,
> I feel it's time to get something faster than my old Matrox G450 to run 
> with the DragonFly box. Any recommendations? I don't want to upgrade to 
> PCIe yet as I would need to build a completly new box for that. And I 
> want 3D acceleration in X. I will probably do some ghetto silent cooling 
> thing, so not a too hot chip ;-)

	You're probably pretty much OK with almost any AGP ATI card, I've
had good results with a couple of 9200SE cards, an old All-In-Wonder
(Hercules branded) and an X1650 - that last is probably a bit too hot
though (fan on card and an extra power connector).

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