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Need KILLER Direct-X Cards for CREED tour system

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December 15, 2001 12:55:54 PM

We;re building a 4 CPU rack for SUPER HI-DEF, multi screen projection, for the CREED world tour, kicking off Jan 17th. I'm using the very cool WATCHOUT sw from Dataton. It's kind of like real time After Effects: lots of huge, moving, 32 bit stills, many layers, transparency, plus multiple animation codec movies, and mpeg2. No 3/d, textures/etc. The SW makers recommended GF2ultra, but that's now old news. I'd like the 8500, w/it's dual ramdecks, so I can monitor each computer backstage, plus output to projectors. but will it have the bandwidth and D-X 8.1 performance of the GF3? Which performance "spec" should I be comparing to select cards?
THANKS, GREG

You want it finished WHEN?

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December 15, 2001 4:55:06 PM

Your job depends on the quality of this setup correct?

I would recommend you don't introduce variables into the equation.
December 15, 2001 5:50:28 PM

That's soo cool what ur doing. If this is gonna be mainly 2D stuff, have u considered Matrox?

What if your life moved.....2 inches to the left?
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December 15, 2001 6:27:23 PM

R8500 is the right choice. Its fully DX8.1 compared to the GF3 only being DX8. Multimedia is ATi strength if your not using it for 3d i see. Only ATi has the best mpeg2 playback in the market.

Nice Nvidia and ATi users get a Cookie.... :smile: Yummy :smile:
December 16, 2001 9:39:07 AM

Since its creed, you should call pearl jams tour manager and ask, since creed gets all their best stuff from pearl jam anyways.




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