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Discussion in 'Computing' started by sickyboy, Sep 30, 2005.

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  1. sickyboy

    sickyboy Guest

    I have a 64 meg card that keeps giving me the hardware buffer error. Looking for a 128 one cause i think thats the problem. have no probs with my 128 meg with single display.
     
  2. McCheese

    McCheese Well-Known Member

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    I think 64MB should be fine for non-gaming work. Are your drivers updated?
     
  3. Caisson

    Caisson Guest

    I used a geforce for duel screen until I got a new pc that didn't have an agp slot.....so I had to buy a new one.....a picked up an ATI raddeon 64MB card for 30 bucks...looks and works great. Now if your gaming I don' t know if 64 is enough.
     
  4. sickyboy

    sickyboy Guest

    No gaming. This is a dedicated audio workstation with win XP pro. It said i had the right drivers. Soyou dont think it could be memory related?
     
  5. Tommy P.

    Tommy P. Well-Known Member

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    a good vid card for dual? how's about a great card for dual!

    Last time I checked, Matrox was the industry leader in text and graphics display. A difference in clarity that can be easily seen when comparing to many high end gaming cards. Matrox drivers are rock solid. The cards are highly compatible.

    I've been using a Matrox G450 32mb dual head for years, it excels at what it was designed for- not gaming- but high end graphics display.

    Its always been at the top of the list for workstations I think.
    But then I havn't looked into hardware in a while, 'cause my stuff just works too well.

    If you only need dual analog video outputs, the Matrox card I have(OEM Matrox G450 32mb) is about 89 bucks at newegg. A model with 64mb and dual DVI will cost a bit more.
     

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