View Full Version : 2 ATI Rage 128 Video Cards...

08-12-2004, 02:31 PM
or is there advantages to having one card that supports 2 monitors for my Apple MulitpleScan 20"s? (besides the additional PCI slot)v :p

OS9.1 & 10.2
B&W G3/800Mhz
Digidesign/Reason Software

08-13-2004, 08:26 AM

I was having PCI "too busy" errors with Digi 001 in a B&W and a Rage 128 so I installed a Radeon 7000, figuring that more GPU horsepower would unload the PCI bus, and it seemed to work. Dual monitors with the Radeon 7K worked OK, not that I used it much. So it could be that another Rage 128 would work the PCI bus hard enough to give you trouble because both 33 and 66 busses run through the Grackle PCI controller. I suspect a dual-head graphics card would be better.


08-13-2004, 09:36 AM
put the best video card you can and so that you aren't flooding the PCI bus. Not all cards work in 66 MHz slot, but any Radeon will. Just wish could say that there was a retail Radeon PCI 9000. Many people flash the 64MB PC Radeon (there are so many models, be sure what you do use). that would be best - and support dual monitors. OWC had some Radeon 7000 stock earlier this week.