Re: jaws/new computer

  • From: "John Miller" <n1umj@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2004 08:00:12 -0400

Me too, I have had video cards in my laptops and my last desktop which is 
now my backup with TV out on the video card and not 1 single problem, my 
current desktop might have it too I'm not sure but either way none of them 
have ever had a problem with jaws or anything else because of the TV out 
drivers or anything else.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "david poehlman" <david.poehlman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, October 14, 2004 7:14 AM
Subject: Re: jaws/new computer


> I've got an s3 video card with tv out in my laptop and it works fine.
>
> Johnnie Apple Seed
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> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Bill" <bill.cam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 13, 2004 10:19 PM
> Subject: Re: jaws/new computer
>
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> hmm both choices are usulally good choices.
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> try getting a A T I video card if possible and preferrable one with no t v
> out.
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> other cards will work but with A T I being the biggest manufacture more
> bugs will be resolved with it for that reason.
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> [ t v out can be disabled if it causes a issue with jfw. ]
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> now if your switching from 98 to xp be aware xp is not as fast.
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> xp by it self is much more stable, unfortunately where still putting on
> apts that can easily cause one to crash so its not a perfect beast.
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> in addition you need more umph for an x p system.
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> so the real question is do you have the c p u to run it and memory
> requirements.
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> janice was right on about the memory requirement.
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> if you decide to build it your self
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> be aware that being able to put onit what you want also means you need to
> have the knowledge to no what is out their.
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> for instance suppose you decide to build, what case should you get?
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> determining factors, include power supply,
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> internal harde drive space, external bayh space.
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> not to mention factors like cooling, noise, and the ability to access 
> ports
> and sound card from the front of the case.
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> by the way my experience with home built systems has been very good due in
> part to the fact i start with hi quality components.
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> usually around 400 watts for the power supply, and think most store built
> systems have closer to 300 watts.
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> the 400 watter gives me an extra margin of reserve power and also allows 
> me
> to add stuff to my systems.
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> store bought systems often have issues if you start adding extra stuff to 
> a
> power supply that is only adequate.
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> realize both avenues are good ones depending on your needs.
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> home built systems are not any cheaper any more but can offer a upgrade
> down the road for less money.
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> for instance just pulled my mother board out of my mini tower and stuck in
> a 3 gig A M d withone gig of memory for 400 dollars.
> the memory was 169, processor 115, mother board 100 dollars.
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> this type of swap is not possible with most store bought systems, they 
> have
> moved to custom mother boards to make this type of upgrade impossible.
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> bill
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