I know some PCAD users who have been complaining from 
Radeon 9600 video card.
It may not be just Protel's problem.

I'm using nVidia GeForce4 MX and it serves me well.

Mira

--- bob stephens <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> I'm using the RADEON 9600 dual head also, and I do
> have video "problems"
> occasionally. I don't think it's the card though,
> more likely protel bugs.
> For example, in the design rules window the minimum
> clearance constraint
> value is obscured by the text next to (on top of)
> it. I've seen this sort of
> thing in several other areas as well. None of them
> are show stoppers, but
> they are annoying.
> 
> Bob Stephens
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Igor Gmitrovic [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] 
> Sent: Tuesday, August 24, 2004 10:45 PM
> To: Protel EDA Forum
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ?
> 
> Agree with nVidia, they are working quite well. I
> used GeForce 440MX 64MB
> and was more than happy. Then I changed to Radeon
> 9600 128MB dual head that
> was much faster. Both running without any problems.
> 
> Cheers,
> Igor
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Terry Creer [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Sent: Wednesday, 25 August 2004 3:22 PM
> To: 'Protel EDA Forum'
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ?
> 
> 
> Hi Linden,
> 
> To date, all of the machines I've used for Protel
> have run nVidia based
> cards without a problem. 
> 
> I've used the following cards, and all ran without
> hiccups:
> 
> nVidia Vanta 16mb (not enough memory for anything
> other than a small design)
> nVidia GeForce 2 32Mb (still not quite enough
> memory)
> nVidia GeForce 4 MX 64Mb
> nVidia GeForce 4 MX 128Mb
> nVidia GeForce FX 5200 128Mb (in current machine)
> 
> None have had dual outputs, but you can easily set
> up dual outputs in WinXP
> with a second PCI video card. (See my post "Multiple
> Displays" a month or so
> ago).
> 
> TC
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Linden Doyle [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] 
> Sent: Wednesday, 25 August 2004 2:28 PM
> To: PEDA
> Subject: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ?
> 
> Greetings all,
> 
> I have heard that some brands of video cards can
> show problems when running
> Protel.
> 
> Does anyone have any recommendations as to whose
> video boards work well and
> those I should steer clear of?
> 
> I'm not after the latest and greatest video gamers
> mega-card just something
> that will reliably display Protel PCBs and
> Schematics preferably upgradable
> to a dual monitor setup (either a board with 2
> outputs or the ability to
> operate with 2 seperate boards)
> 
> 
> Best Regards,
> 
> Linden Doyle
> Product Development Engineer
> Zener Electric Pty Ltd.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
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