New POWER toys

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Fri Aug 19 07:15:25 CDT 2005


Al Kossow wrote:
>  > There are some ass-kicking (for the time) video cards for the very early
>  > RS/6000s that took up three slots (!).
> 
> They were based on the early SGI 4D chip sets.
> It would run the SGI flight simulator (I had a set in the RS/6000 I used
> for early PPC Mac development)

It's called the IRISvision/MC.  I have one.

I've found that the later high-speed MCA graphics cards designed to work 
with later MCA RS/6000's tend to be quite a bit faster.

Plus the IRISvision only supports AIX<4.

Peace...  Sridhar




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