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To: "'framers@xxxxxxxxx'" <framers@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: Video card recommendations?
From: "Brierley, Sean" <Sean@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 1999 08:48:20 -0500
Ananda: I like the Matrox G400+. I like Matrox cards for DTP in general, Matrox's 2D continues to be excellent and it's 3D and gaming pretty solid. I used to use Number 9 cards, too, but that company hasn't had a competitive release in a long time. Other cards, such as the Voodoo 3 do good 2D and wonderful 3D gaming, plus are easier, I think, to overclock. For FrameMaker and Adobe in general, I'd avoid STB and ATI, based on poor performance and/or driver issues . . . but maybe I am alone in that. Best regards, Sean email@example.com > -----Original Message----- > From: Banttari, Ananda [SMTP:Ananda_Banttari@sdsi.com] > Sent: Monday, December 20, 1999 7:21 PM > To: Framers (E-mail); 'firstname.lastname@example.org' > Subject: OT: Video card recommendations? > > After getting the blue screen of death twelve times in two days, > MIS decided that my current video driver does not play well > with NT 4 service pack 5. > > This means I get to pick out a new video card (Yaaay!). > Anyone have any favorites? any black-listed cards? > I use Frame more than anything else, but I do have a lot > of Adobe stuff on this machine (Photoshop, Illustrator, > GoLive, InDesign, PressReady, ATM, etc.). 3D acceleration > is relatively low on the priority list. I often have twelve or > more windows open at the same time, running five to ten > different apps. Suggestions? > > Thanks, > Ananda Stevens ** To unsubscribe, send a message to email@example.com ** ** with "unsubscribe framers" (no quotes) in the body. **