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Re: Graphic cards - opinions

Hi there, I'm having some doubts about which graphic card might fit this context. I'm planning to upgrade my graphic card for a Pentium III - 256 to 512MB Ram - currently with an ATI Rage 128 Pro. I'm mostly using it for Windows 9x games, so to say, but also for some DOS games as well. So far the …

Re: Dual (SLI) Voodoo2 1000 worth it?

How does the Radeon 7xxx series fair with DOS game compatibility? 99% of games will work just fine. :) I tested cards like the Radeon 7500, 8500 & 9800PRO and they're actually very compatible and fast in DOS. They don't usually have scrolling issues (well... except for some Commander Keen games …

Re: Dual (SLI) Voodoo2 1000 worth it?

SLI allows using higher Resolution. Anything that will benefit from higher resolutions will also perform great (better) on newer nVIDIA (or even ATI) cards. Yes, even Unreal (the latest version). :-) Let's face it, a Voodoo 2 SLI build doesn't make any sense if we're solely looking for performance. …

Re: Dual (SLI) Voodoo2 1000 worth it?

Voodoo 2 cards work great when paired with AGP cards. Just for fun, I even paired them with GeForce FX 5900 / ATI Radeon 9800 PRO and have had no issues. A Pentium 3 450 can usually be easily overclocked to 504 MHz (112 FSB - if your motherboard supports it) and it will work very well when paired …

Re: Dual (SLI) Voodoo2 1000 worth it?

It really depends if it's 'worth it' for you. :) You haven't mentioned anything about your build, so I'll assume that you have a Slot 1/i440BX PC or similar. If you're only doing it for performance reasons, then I would say that no, it's not worth it (2 x Voodoo 2s in SLI have about the same …

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