[clug] Video card
bryan at netspeed.com.au
Thu Nov 6 05:42:02 MST 2014
> Who needs a video card with dual ports for dual monitors ?
> What bus type?
I opened up the PC and cleaned it.
> PCIe or AGP ?
Extension slots available are:
* 1 AGP; and
* 4 PCI.
> I am about to throw out a few such old cards, but they would not be
> suitable for gaming, way too slow, but would be suitable for dual
> monitors working with text and web pages, etc.
The only game I play on the PC is a Web site chess game.
Because the installed video is inadequate, the Ubuntu updater said that
my PC was unsuitable for upgrading to the latest version.
I had thought it would be nice to try out a file manager with a 3D
> I also have several sata Hard Disk drives, 80 GB to 120 GB in
> capacity, that need to be disposed of.
That's a lot more than I currently have!
> Anyone using them should run
> a disk exerciser over them first to ensure they are worthy of your
> data, as they are not young and I do not know how reliable the data
> retention is.
Please advise what this is.
> There maybe a few older computers too, but not sure about that yet.
I have been experimenting with SSH into a 400 MHz phone!
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