which video card for FreeBSD/amd64

Mikhail Teterin mi at corbulon.video-collage.com
Sun Apr 24 14:50:42 PDT 2005

> > Adding an older PCI (VGA) card to drive the second monitor was
> > disappointing -- the picture is of noticably poorer quality than over
> > DVI.
> > 
> > Is there a decent AGP or PCI-X dual-DVI card out there, that offers
> > decent 1600x1200 picture on FreeBSD/amd64? 3D is not a requirement...
> I'm a happy camper with an ATI card with VGA and DVI output:
> none3 at pci2:0:0: class=0x030000 card=0x200217ee chip=0x41501002 rev=0x00 hdr=0x00
>      vendor   = 'ATI Technologies Inc.'
>      device   = 'Radeon 9600 Series (V350)'
>      class    = display
>      subclass = VGA
> none4 at pci2:0:1: class=0x038000 card=0x200317ee chip=0x41701002 rev=0x00 hdr=0x00
>      vendor   = 'ATI Technologies Inc.'
>      device   = 'Radeon 9600 Series - Secondary'
>      class    = display
> it gives met 2*1280*1024. But I'm shure you can get it to do 1600x1200
> as well. I'm just running 1280*1024 'cause the 17" LCD are native at
> that resolution. Xorg has some nice tricks to play multiple screens in
> a simple way.

I guess, I'll try using an ATI's DVI combined with one of the DVI
outputs on my NVidia.

I wonder, if there is a chance of getting GATOS on FreeBSD/amd64.


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