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PMac 5500 Graphics card
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Nov 23, 2000, 02:36 PM
 
I have a PowerMac 5500 225 with 128 MB RAM and a Crescendo G3 400 Mhz card installed. My system kicks ass except when it comes to graphic perfomance as I still use the 2 MB VRAM that came with it. Now , on the tech spec sheet of my computer, it says that graphic acceleration is only available when running the monitor at 640 x 480 resolution and 16 bit color depth. Is there any way around this without forking out for a PCI card. Thanks
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Nov 23, 2000, 03:58 PM
 
Some QuickTime and/or QuickDraw excelleration may only work at 640X480, but otherwise there really isn't any way to work around this limitation.

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