[MVLUG] cheap graphics

Joe Pfeiffer joseph at pfeifferfamily.net
Thu Sep 9 11:28:33 MDT 2010


I need 1.5 volts (I didn't know 2.0 was backward compatible) --
thanks!

Eric Staley writes:
>Joe,
>
>We have a APG 2.0 with 1.5 volts or 3.0 volts.  Which one do you need?
>
>....Eric
>
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: mvlug-list-bounces at mvlug.org [mailto:mvlug-list-bounces at mvlug.org] On Behalf Of Joe Pfeiffer
>Sent: Thursday, September 09, 2010 8:22 AM
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>Subject: [MVLUG] cheap graphics
>
>Does anybody out there have a PCI or AGP 2.0 graphics card they'd like
>to donate to the Las Cruces Community Theatre?  The computer we use
>for reservations processing is in a house that was struck by lightning
>during a recent storm, and its on-board graphics chip was damaged.
>
>I'm amazed I can't find a PCI video card around here, but everything
>I've found in the house so far is either ISA (!) or AGP 1.
>
>It does have to be AGP 2.0; it turns out that they changed the voltage
>and the keying of the card for 2.0, so an AGP 1.0 card won't work (it
>was discovering this that led me to learn about the change in voltage
>and keying).  They changed the voltage again for 3.0, so I wouldn't
>expect one of those to work either.
>
>I'll be bringing the computer home between now and Saturday and
>bringing it to InstallFest to put Ubuntu on it; I don't remember it as
>having a PCI-E slot but haven't verified that (It's old enough I'd be
>a bit surprised).
>
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