[ale] Video Cards
esoteric at denali.atlnet.com
Sun Nov 25 20:00:24 EST 2001
I've found that you're going to get a better price with local tech shops
over the Microsoft resellers (best buys, office [max|depot], compusa,
microcenter..). Check out the places you'll find in the tech section of
the Atlanta J+C if you want to do local business. Otherwise, check out
http://pricewatch.com for the best prices. I've had good success with
I personally find MicroCenter to be about the highest price folks around
and the techs at Best Buys to be the most clueless.
> --- Jeff Hubbs <hbbs at mediaone.net> wrote:
> > I've got a machine with an Asus K7V mobo in it (about a year and a half
> > old). Right now I have a 4MB SiS 6326 AGP video card in it (it came
> > real cheap in another machine that came from Frontech). I put RH 7.2 on
> > it last night and it works, but it strikes me as being real slow. I've
> > got it at 16bpp, 1024x768. FWIW, Tux Racer's frame rate looks to be on
> > the order of 1 frame/sec - quite unplayable.
> > I'm not a gamer but I need to get things going a bit beter than this.
> > What can I 1) pick up for not very much $ at your basic Best Buy, Micro
> > Center, etc. 2) get to work w/o issue or hassle in the newest distros?
> > - Jeff
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Until later: Geoffrey esoteric at denali.atlnet.com
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