Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ?

2004-08-30 Thread Peter Moreton
other impossible situation, I wouldn't be caught dead using or promoting a Matrox product unless I had no other choice. aj -Original Message- From: Indrek Rebane [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, August 27, 2004 7:57 AM To: Protel EDA Forum Subject: Re: [PEDA] Video Board

Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ?

2004-08-28 Thread ajenkins
that the FX500 is a more practical purchase, or the FX6800, though I can't personally confirm or deny. aj -Original Message- From: Joe Sapienza [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, August 25, 2004 10:53 PM To: Protel EDA Forum Subject: Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ? any

Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ?

2004-08-27 Thread Indrek Rebane
Hi Brian, Brian Guralnick wrote: Also, keep in mind that Matrox flopped with their 3D capabilities being too slow expensive compared to the competition You may be right there, I do not play computer games, so how would I know. For applications I use, like Protel, it works great and has

Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ?

2004-08-26 Thread Indrek Rebane
Brian Guralnick wrote: Stay away from Matrox, unless you will be sticking with good old win2k. Why is that? Can you explain? My P650 works great, with XP. Indrek -- Indrek Rebane | Borthwick-Pignon Electronics Engineer|Tartu Science Park Phone: (+372) 7 302 641 | Riia

Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ?

2004-08-26 Thread Buckley.Dave
I'm using an nVidia Quadro FX 500. No problems so far. Dave -Original Message- From: Joe Sapienza [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 26 August 2004 03:53 To: Protel EDA Forum Subject: Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ? any feedback on the Nvidia FX 700, been thinking about

Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ?

2004-08-26 Thread Brian Guralnick
] Sent: Wednesday, August 25, 2004 6:22 PM Subject: Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ? On Wed, 25 Aug 2004 16:48:38 -0400, Brian Guralnick wrote: Stay away from Matrox, unless you will be sticking with good old win2k. Why do you say that? I use Matrox video cards almost exclusively for my

Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ?

2004-08-25 Thread Indrek Rebane
Hi, Linden Doyle wrote: Does anyone have any recommendations as to whose video boards work well and those I should steer clear of? I used to use combination of nVidia (AGP) and ATI (PCI) card. ATI had better picture at high resolutions/refresh rates. Bad picture on CRT seems to be related to price

Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ?

2004-08-25 Thread bob stephens
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

Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ?

2004-08-25 Thread Protel Hell
After using two different dual head cards from ATI it would not be my choice to use any of their cards again. They come with Dell which would not be my choice either. From: Linden Doyle [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: Protel EDA Forum [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: PEDA [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [PEDA]

Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ?

2004-08-25 Thread Brian Guralnick
safer if you use CRTs you do the right click thing quite often. Brian Guralnick - Original Message - From: bob stephens [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'Protel EDA Forum' [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, August 25, 2004 9:39 AM Subject: Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ? I'm

Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ?

2004-08-25 Thread Kerry Berland
, 2004 10:42 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ? After using two different dual head cards from ATI it would not be my choice to use any of their cards again. They come with Dell which would not be my choice either. From: Linden Doyle [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ?

2004-08-25 Thread Steve Wiseman
25/08/2004 21:48:38, Brian Guralnick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Stay away from Matrox, unless you will be sticking with good old win2k. Working exceptionally well here under WinXP Pro. It's a twin- headed Parhelia, running into asymmetrical CRTs - one 1600x1200, one 1920x1440. Nice sharp,

Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ?

2004-08-25 Thread Matt Pobursky
On Wed, 25 Aug 2004 16:48:38 -0400, Brian Guralnick wrote: Stay away from Matrox, unless you will be sticking with good old win2k. Why do you say that? I use Matrox video cards almost exclusively for my workstations and have never had a problem with the drivers or hardware and their dualhead

Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ?

2004-08-25 Thread ajenkins
For basic support, (neither cheasy nor caviar-based) with continually upgraded video driversets from the chipset mfg, I suggest an Nvidia-based MX440, 64M-128M memory, dual video out. I purchased my last one from EVGA, (www.evga.com), though the popularity, ease of use, performance, cost, etc. of

Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ?

2004-08-25 Thread Brian Guralnick
PROTECTED] To: Protel EDA Forum [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, August 25, 2004 6:22 PM Subject: Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ? On Wed, 25 Aug 2004 16:48:38 -0400, Brian Guralnick wrote: Stay away from Matrox, unless you will be sticking with good old win2k. Why do you say that? I use Matrox

Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ?

2004-08-25 Thread Harry Selfridge
I would have to agree with Matt. We've got Matrox cards running dual head under Win98SE, Win2K, and WinXP. We have never, repeat never, had a driver or graphics card problem with Matrox under Protel or any other Cad program. Matrox is the ONLY graphics card brand about which I can make that

Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ?

2004-08-25 Thread JaMi Smith
: Wednesday, August 25, 2004 10:03 AM Subject: Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ? For basic support, (neither cheasy nor caviar-based) with continually upgraded video driversets from the chipset mfg, I suggest an Nvidia-based MX440, 64M-128M memory, dual video out. I purchased my last one

Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ?

2004-08-25 Thread Mira
, 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

Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ?

2004-08-24 Thread Terry Creer
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

Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ?

2004-08-24 Thread Igor Gmitrovic
: 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

Re: [PEDA] Video Board Recommendations ?

2004-08-24 Thread Rob Sterling
. 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