View Full Version : Is this a good Graphics card?
10-04-2000, 05:53 PM
IBM 16MB Graphics card
Is there a difference between a graphics and a video card? Whould this be better than my old 8MB Diamond Stealth II G460?
10-04-2000, 06:01 PM
I would not spend money on a PCI video card, AGP is at least 2x as fast as PCI if you go by clock speed. If your system doesnt take AGP, then I would focus on one that can.
"I would not spend money on a PCI video card, AGP is at least 2x as fast as PCI if you go by clock speed. If your system doesnt take AGP, then I would focus on one that can." Its true that AGP is twice at fast in terms of clock speed but in real life performance there isn't much of a difference.
osseckiii if your buying this videocard for just cruising the web and typing up documents this videocard is fine.
10-05-2000, 06:46 AM
This site says the card will only work with windows NT. Any chances of it working with win 98?
10-05-2000, 06:47 AM
This videocard is by Intergraph and made for NT 4.0. A driver search of intergraphs website shows nt 4.0 drivers but not 98 drivers. I would highly recommend getting another card osseckiii.
10-05-2000, 04:13 PM
10-06-2000, 01:53 PM
For cruising the web, get a GeForce2 MX. Why bother with cheap POS video cards? With the MX you get decent performance, good price, Twin View (Optional), TV Out (Optional)... It's a good deal.
10-08-2000, 06:20 AM
Just for future reference, most video cards that retail for under $100 aren't that great. The only possible exception being the Voodoo3 2000 for 3d gaming, or if you don't care at all about 3d, a Matrox Millenium G200.
10-11-2000, 01:08 AM
I don't know if I would agree with that Crusher. I bought an ATI Xpert2000 for $80 (and I have seen it listed for less than that lately), and granted it won't perform great with HIGH-end graphics and games, but it holds its own. In fact, I don't even have to run a DVD decoder with this card... and the DVD's run like butter! :D
10-21-2000, 09:08 PM
hey, that's one of the intergraph wildcat cards. They used to be the shit back in the day... guess now it's just crap :)
10-26-2000, 08:01 PM
I have a voodoo3 2000 pci and It blows hard do not get it for gaming. I get 10fps during the heat of battle.:( 20fps=Dead Pala. I play Counter Strike at 340x400 or something. The one below 600x800. It sucks so I got a new Geforce 2mx pci 32mb version that should be here soon.
It was from Inno and is 135. Not a bad price for a geforce2mx. They are one over the only makers of Pci Geforces.:P
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