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Re: MCA Adlib card -- just need pictures

Hi there, is it true that these PS/2 models are "speed-sensitive" when it comes to add-on cards? I think I have read something about..."this card only works in model xyz, not in model abc" Currently I am awaiting my first PS/2 machine. It's an Model 56 486SLC2. It has no 5,25" drive, no scsi- …

Re: VGA games with only 16 colors

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These later 256color SCI games all suffer from the same problem that they used handdrawn graphics and scanned them and downgraded them to 256colors. I don't like that. If the images are drawn on pc with less colors they are way better, more detailed, crisp and sharp. I think 256color version of …

Re: Voodoo5 5500's DirectX Support

Ok, that's new to me, but what is the best option in terms of beauty and most stable 60fps. 1. 3dfx-glide 1024x768 without AA 2. 3dfx-glide 640x480 with 4xAA 3. Opengl 1024x768 S3TC without AA 4. Opengl 640x480 S3TC with 4xAA Currently I am on 2 because with 1 and 4xAA is too slow.

Re: Voodoo5 5500's DirectX Support

Some games don't use DX7/8 features like TnL or Shaders but do install DX81 like severance blade of darkness. Much more interesting would be using a voodoo5: - play on glide in 16bit without S3TC but with AA? or - play on ogl in 32bit with s3tc what will be the better choice?


What about: - msdos - win9x - win 2k/xp - linux - amithlon What can I expect of the built AC97 codec. Does it work under plain dos as SB(pro), what about win3x drivers ? The machine has AGP 4x so a Voodoo5 should be working? What would you install in the PCI-Slot if the AC97 does not work on Dos or …


Hi there, what do you think about such a machine? Mini-Aluminium-Barebone-System Socket 478 supports 400/533FSB (no Prescott support) As of version 2.0: Hyper-Threading-Support Chipsatz: SiS 651(B) / SiS 962 Low noise with ICE-Heatpipe-Cooling 1x AGP (4X), 1x PCI (for simultaneous use) 2x DDR333/266 …

Re: VGA games with only 16 colors

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And I'm pretty sure Prince of Persia falls under that category as well, right? Prince of Persia is fantastic on Mac...we already discussed this in another thread. I tested it on LC (68020/16/OS 6.0.8) It natively supports: B&W, 16 greytones (very nice!) and 256 colors. I think SQIII also supports …

Re: Mac-only or Mac-best Games

Actual I am using a LC with 6.08 for the really old B&W and 16color stuff. 256colors are working because I upgraded the VRAM to 512KB. But 256colors are a bit slow on that machine. therefore a PM6100/66 is a better choice. Using "Speed-Doubler" on a slow PPC is a very good advice when playing native …

Re: Which CPU to pair with a Voodoo 4MB?

Voodoo1 Cards have problems with D3D Games up around 400Mhz. Glide should be fine in most cases. You can install a Voodoo3-AGP with a Voodoo1 for a P2-300/333/350/366 or Celeron. So you can make benefit of the fast voodoo3 and you can play the old dosglidegames without issues. For a P3 and above an …

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