macintosh rom simms
brianlanning at gmail.com
Tue Mar 10 15:44:45 CDT 2009
On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 3:30 PM, Teo Zenios <teoz at neo.rr.com> wrote:
> A good Nubus video card will get you more features and probably more color
> depth, but it still goes through the Nubus BUS which is kind of slow. Built
> in video on the Quadra's isn't that bad. Once you get into the Nubus PPC the
> PDS (processor direct slot) video cards are faster then any Nubus based one
> just because of bandwidth. The Mac II series that has built in video is
> crippled (IIci, IIsi, etc), the best Mac IIs (II, IIx, IIfx have no built in
> You can probably fine some VRAM cheaper then that website sells it for, try
> LEMswap on google groups and see what comes up. I like the Supermac Thunder/
> 24 Nubus cards for Quadras, they are fast and have 3MB of VRAM for 24 bit
> color at 1024x768.
> You only have 2 slots on the Q700 for Nubus cards (which is why I never
> bothered to get one), but for most people that is plenty.
It already has scsi and ehternet so I'm not sure what else I would put
in there unless I found something unique or interesting.
I still need to track down that goofy ethernet dongle that gives you an rj-45.
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