ADD2 card compatability?
nico at youplala.net
Mon Aug 13 06:45:12 PDT 2007
On Mon, 2007-08-13 at 09:35 -0400, Andrew J. Barr wrote:
> apologies if this has already been asked before, but as there's a few
> Intel employees on this list, and this is an Intel graphics-related
> question, I thought I'd try here first.
> I am getting a bit tired of the ghosting on my 1440x900 LCD monitor
> that is connected via analog VGA to my G965-based motherboard
> (DG965RY). This monitor has a DVI port and came with a free cable so
> I'd like to purchase an ADD2 card to have a digital connection to my
> monitor, hopefully improving display quality. I've found a few DVI-D
> cards for about $20, including shipping, and I was wondering if there
> was a good way to determine compatibility with my particular
> motherboard. I've never taken advantage of this particular aspect of
> Intel Desktop Boards before, even though this is my second system
> featuring one, so I don't really know what to buy here.
> If it makes any difference with regards to the driver, it's
> xf86-video-intel 2.1.0 on xorg-server 1.3 from Debian sid amd64.
You should be fine. Until someone better-knowing says differently ;o)
I can refer you to this thread:
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