On Sat, 18 Dec 2004 00:13:59 +0000, Dave wrote in message
> May I suggest looking out for GeForce FX5800Us.
> Myself and a friend managed to pick an unused pair up a few months ago
> for very little money and they are quite frankly 'storming' cards.
> They have a 500Mhz GPU and 1000Mhz (DDR) memory on 128bit bus and
> manage to keep up with the higher-spec 5900/U's by using sheer
> brute-force clocks rather than wider memory busses.
> The catch with the card is the FlowFX system which is *fairly* noisy
> but not louder than a modern air-cooled high-performance PC.
> Plus they run a treat with Linux and are fully supported by the Nvidia
> driver set including temp sensing etc.
..these are Nvidia clones, which chip?
> On Friday 17 Dec 2004 23:36, Curtis L. Olson wrote:
> > I hope this isn't too off topic ...
> > I am involved with a project where we are going to setup a
> > multi-channel visual system running flightgear. (3 PC's, 3
> > monitors.) We can budget about $150-200 for the graphics cards, but
> > the landscape has changed so much since I last shopped I'm not sure
> > what to do. We are committed to buying something nvidia/GeForce
> > based. The new 6800 cards are still way out of our price range.
> > The 5900/5950 cards are probably a bit high right now too. But I
> > see there area 5200's, 5500's, 5700's. and you can still find the
> > older ti4600/4800 cards floating around too. I know that some of
> > these varients were designed more as low end/cheap consumer cards,
> > and I'd like to get something with the best capability/performance I
> > can within our budget. Does anyone have any recommendations?
> > Thanks,
> > Curt.
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