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Re: Proposed OS/2 Build

Very nice! I have a real soft spot for OS/2, and that's a pretty sweet config. I've got an OS/2 machine too - Pentium3/700 on a 440BX board with an ESS 1868 card and nVidia Quadro graphics (which is mostly useful when I dual-boot to Windows 98 or 2000). My ESS card never gave me grief, but OTOH, I …

Re: TOP 5 videocards of all time

1. IBM VGA - for its pivotal role in setting standards. This standard, old and moldy as it is, isn't defunct even today. 2. 3dfx Voodoo Graphics - Plasma said it all, "First 3D accelerator that didn't suck", at least for PCs. 3. Hercules Graphics Card - yep, this put PC graphics on the map and …

Re: CL-GD5401-42QC-Bvs TVGA-9000B ISA

If you insist on an ISA card, between those two the GD5401 would be my choice. However, I'd be looking for an ET4000AX or a later Cirrus card. On a DX/33 that might not be too far off, just a little slow. On a DX4, you'll definitely notice the difference between ISA and VLB or PCI.

Re: Getting around that soundcard mess

Yeah, I found them, just separately. They actually might ship with 4.52, true - didn't check that. In the original spirit of the thread, however - can folks think of specific games for which something other than an SB Pro (or ESS/YMF/etc) is the optimal choice, where you really want a PAS, or GUS, …

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