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To: "'Brierley, Sean'" <Sean@xxxxxxxxxxx>, "'framers@xxxxxxxxx'" <framers@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: Video card recommendations?
From: "Hays, Dennis " <KK7777@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 1999 09:11:00 -0500
I am getting a Matrox G400+ for my system (also NT). However, in checking with Matrox, the dual monitor aspects of the video card only allows an extension of the monitor---imagine your screen displayed over two monitors and moving your cursor seamlessly between the two. If set up properly, I could place the catalogs and designers on the right side leaving the left monitor for the working area. I have used the Matrox Productiva 8MB card under both NT (service pack 3 and 5) and also under Win98 with no problems. Dennis -----Original Message----- From: Brierley, Sean [mailto:Sean@Quodata.Com] Sent: December 21, 1999 8:48 AM To: 'firstname.lastname@example.org' Subject: RE: Video card recommendations? 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. ** ** To unsubscribe, send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org ** ** with "unsubscribe framers" (no quotes) in the body. **