Ivan,

Thought I'd pass along this gem from Protel CSC, its their response to the 
*brand new* problems with my ATI All-in-Wonder Pro card.  Didn't ever have 
problems before service pack 6.

Just FYI,

Frank


 >Frank,
 >We have encountered some issues with the ATI video card, it is not a good
 >card to use with our software. It is also has issues with other CAD
 >products. Installing the latest video driver does not always solve the
 >problem, as you have already tried. The best fix is what you have already
 >tried - installing a different video card.
 >If you have any further questions please email us.
 >Thank you,
 >Protel Support Team
 >[EMAIL PROTECTED]

----- Original Message -----
From: "Frank Gilley" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Monday, January 29, 2001 9:48 AM
Subject: Protel CSC-Web Rpt : Protel Technology Inc (Filename: No File
Attached)

 > InfoRequest (inserted by WWW page)
 >
 > The following customer filled in the Report Form on the Protel Web site:
 >
 > Customer Name : Frank Gilley
 > Customer Email : [EMAIL PROTECTED]
 > Report Type : Issue
 > Product Name : PCB Layout
 > Product Version : 99 SE with Service Pack 6
 > Summary : 3D PCB Viewer no longer functions on ATI Rage Pro
 > Cards
 > Request Details :
 >
 > License Number is XXXXXXXXX, Operating System is Windows 98 SE
 >
 > Since service pack 6, the 3D PCB viewer no longer functions with the ATI
 > All-in-wonder Rage Pro cards. It does appear to function with a 3dfx
 > Voodoo3 card.
 > ATI rage pro cards display the initial wire-frame outline, but that's all
 > that is drawn. I have tried the OpenGL beta drivers as well as the latest
 > release drivers. Sometimes you can get it to render by playing with the
 > document manager on/off button.
 >
 >
 > File attached : No File Attached
 >
 >


At 12:46 PM 2/6/01 -0500, you wrote:
>Hello, all:
>
>I am trying to decide what video card to buy in my new PC (Athlon, DDR).  I
>would like to know what cards are stable and fast for use with 99SE and
>Win2K.  Also, I would like to know what cards to avoid.
>
>My local PC shop will use any card I specify, but is recommending the Elsa
>Synergy III (Nvidia chipset), a dual-port card.  Any comments on it?
>
>Thanks in advance for all your advice.
>
>Best regards,
>Ivan Baggett
>Bagotronix Inc.
>website:  http://www.bagotronix.com
>
>
>
>

Frank Gilley
Dell-Star Technologies
(918) 838-1973 Phone
(918) 838-8814 Fax
[EMAIL PROTECTED]
http://www.dellstar.com



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