Advice for buyer needed

Elfar Aðalsteinn Ingvarsson eoman at simnet.is
Sun Jan 14 08:49:19 PST 2001


I just want to say that matrox has improved their drivers a lot from the
g200 and erlyer drivers (wich sucked big time).
The g400 has great drivers for windows and some of the best I have seen for
X
Personaly I think its the best card for a workstation today. (or the g450)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Hayashi" <sth at andrew.cmu.edu>
To: <lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Sunday, January 14, 2001 4:16 PM
Subject: Re: Advice for buyer needed


> Oh if only I had that much money.
>
> The motherboard that comes to mind immediately would be the Asus CUR-DLS,
> since I'm a big Asus fan.  The only problem is that it comes with
> everything you wanted to keep separate (ie, SCSI-160, built in Lan, video
> card)  I'm personally considering this machine simply because I can't
> afford to buy everything in one go, except like this.
>
> G400?  I don't know how their linux drivers are, but their Windows drivers
> tend to suck.  Great card otherwise though.
>
> You should be able to get a dual PIII 1GHz each on that puppy.
>
> -Steve
>
> On Sun, 14 Jan 2001, Sergey Ostrovsky wrote:
>
> > Hello all,
> > I know it is not Linux-LFS-whatever question, and just hope you forgive
me
> > that.
> > It is time for me to buy a new horse -:).
> > Several i586s that I have ain't good anymore ...
> > So, I want to make an investment in a new system which should'n make me
regret
> > about money spent for 3-4 years. ( Because it is OK with my wife to
spent
> > several thousand on this-big-boy-toys, but not every year ).
> > I think it will be something which is perceived today as a server -
> > dual-processor board. It will have SCSI-160 controller ( not on-board
for
> > ease of upgrading ). I do not think it will have any IDE device.
Sertainly
> > it will have a decent videocard, I think G400.
> > So, the question of questions is - which motherboard ?
> > Also, which videocard is advisable ?
> > Is there any motherboards with 200MHZ FSB ?
> >
> > An advice is appreciated very much.
> >
> > Sergey Ostrovsky.
> >
> >
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