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SVGA minimum RAM?

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Reply 20 of 21, by ntalaec

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I really don't know.
I though 800x600 was only possible with 16 colors (256 KB) but I also though that 640x480 256 (512 KB) was possible, so I am wrong in one of them (or both).

I have configured PCem with the card and installed Windows 3.1 with the drivers provided by tayyare: Re: Wanted Diskette Drivers for OTIVGA OTI067 card
They support weird resolutions (768x1024) but they don't support 640X400.

Reply 21 of 21, by Grzyb

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ntalaec wrote on 2020-03-09, 21:30:

I though 800x600 was only possible with 16 colors (256 KB) but I also though that 640x480 256 (512 KB) was possible, so I am wrong in one of them (or both).

You may also be perfectly right.
I've seen at least one 512 KB card that can't do 800x600x256.
I'm not sure why - perhaps not enough video memory bandwidth?