[Ardour-Users] building a new machine for Ardour

Raphaël Doursenaud rdoursenaud at free.fr
Thu Dec 11 00:24:05 PST 2008

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Justin M. Streiner a écrit :
> On Wed, 10 Dec 2008, Michael Bechard wrote:
>> I see, because the graphics cores use the Unified Memory Architecture.
>> After digging around further
>> (http://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/intel-graphics-media-accelerator-developers-guide),
>> I found that for the Intel G43 chipset, the graphics core can use up to
>> (and over?) 512mb of system memory.  I would be curious, though, how
>> much of that system memory is used when running your regular
>> non-3D-enabled XFree server environment.  I would guess not much at
>> all...
> I'm planning to stick with a separate video card if possible.  I've used
> a Matrox Millenium G450 in my existing machine and been very happy with
> it. I haven't looked to see if there is a newer version that has more
> on-board RAM and better dual/multi-monitor support, but that's in the
> future.  I don't particularly care about 3D acceleration on the audio
> box.  A bonus is that many of the Matrox cards are well supported in Linux.
> jms
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I'd stay away from newer Matrox since they use proprietary driver that
may not be RT friendly and is a nightmare to setup.
I'm very happy using a fanless  ATI Radeon HD2600 with the radeonhd driver.

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